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Eastman First Baptist Church – Associate Pastor

5107 Oak St

Position Type

Associate Pastor


Baptist (SBC)

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

About Our Church

Eastman First Baptist is a dynamic, growing congregation of 600 in central Georgia. Although we are located in a rural setting, we are a church with a global reach that is committed to taking God’s unchanging truth to an ever-changing world.

Position Description

Eastman First Baptist is seeking a qualified candidate to join its ministry team for the purpose of providing planning, oversight and leadership to the full spectrum of music ministries at our church.


·      Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in worship leadership or ministry.

·      Additional seminary education preferred.

·      Must have a strong emphasis on congregational singing.

·      Ability to apply sound theology to song selection.

·      Adheres to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.


Prepare Sunday services for 8:45 AM and 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM.
Oversee all practices of both choir and orchestra.
Closely assist the Lead Pastor in building worship experiences that support the sermons delivered throughout the year.
Prepare and manage the worship ministries’ annual budget.
Schedule the band and audio/visual teams through Planning Center.
Prepare chord charts, demos, click/multitracks, and supporting tools.
Attend staff and leadership meetings.
Lead the volunteer worship team through regular communication and help recruit new people for worship and audio/visual teams.
Oversee the technical aspects of worship (sound, light, media, staging).
Be actively involved in mentoring and shaping the next generation in worship.
Provide leadership to the Youth and Children’s Choir ministry.
Other duties as needed.

Pastoral Duties

·      Cooperate with the other pastors in providing care to members.

·      Cooperate with the other pastors in carrying out administrative duties and providing leadership to ministry teams.

·      Cooperate with the other pastors in executing the vision and strategy for the church and its ministries.

·      Preach during the evening service 3-4 times per year.

Personal Attributes

·      Personal testimony of having received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

·      Evidence of leadership, musical, and ministerial ability through previous experience, responsibilities, and education.

·      A heart to care for and guide people in their walk with God.

·      Evidence of ability to effectively function within the ministry team.

·      Ability to use relevant technology, software, and apps related to duties of both office and worship ministry.

Requirements for Application

·      Resume detailing your professional experience and education.

·      Cover Letter

·       Statement of Ministry Philosophy

·      Link to a YouTube, Vimeo, etc. displaying a video of you leading worship.

All resumes may be sent to the Senior Pastor at [email protected]

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