Worship / Music Coordinator

First Baptist Church of Portland, Oregon is seeking an experienced professional to fill the part-time, 20 to 24 hours per week, leadership position of Worship / Music Coordinator, who has a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

The Worship / Music Coordinator, a key member of the staff team at First Baptist Church, will work closely with the Senior Pastor to plan and implement two weekly worship services — one contemporary and one traditional. Also included are special worship services, such as Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, denominational or community events, etc.

The Worship / Music Coordinator will introduce updated musical styles and worship methods while honoring the church’s rich history of traditional music.

To these ends, this position requires a person who is knowledgeable Biblically and musically. Other attributes to ensure success are organization; attention to detail; creativity; innovation; flexibility; and sensitivity to the needs of other staff and volunteers.

This person must be able to lead worship using guitar, piano and/or other instruments, and be adept at public speaking.

The Worship / Music Coordinator will report to the Senior Pastor, and directly supervise the Choir Director (11:00 traditional service), the Worship Accompanist (8:45 contemporary service) and two A/V Technicians.

Worship / Music Coordinator receives two weeks paid vacation per calendar year, and, after 12 months of service, one week paid annual leave for the purpose of a continuing education event in the realm of worship or music.
Parking in the church lot and a private office are provided.

If qualified, applicants may opt to apply for the Choir Director position, as well, combining the two jobs into a 30 to 34 hours per week position.

The staff of First Baptist Church engages in mutual prayer and personal respect; has a commitment to be open to God’s will; and encourages the growth of Christ’s Kingdom on Earth through the Ministries of First Baptist Church of Portland, Oregon.

To apply, please provide your resume and fill out an application. Applications are available here.

Please note, due to the quarantine order in effect, the church office is not currently open, however we are still working and will respond to you.

Contact Cathy Francis
Business Administrator
First Baptist Church
909 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205