Thorn Grove Baptist–Worship Leader

Thorn Grove Baptist Church in Strawberry Plains, TN is seeking a Part-time Worship Leader.  The church has a blended style of worship with a praise team and a choir.  We are looking for an individual who loves the Lord, is passionate about worship, is knowledgeable and gifted in music, and has good rapport with the congregation.  The primary responsibility of the worship leader is spend 10 hours a week developing the order of service (for Sunday morning only), conducting praise team rehearsal (Sunday evening) and choir rehearsal (Wednesday evening), and leading the congregation in worship Sunday morning.  If you are interested please submit your resume to or contact the church office at 865-933-5771.

The Worship Leader must:
• Be a born-again believer in Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior and agree with the tenets of the Baptist Faith & Message (2000);
• Exhibit exemplary Christian character that will not distract from the worship, which he/she assists the congregation in carrying out;
• Be able to express God’s love through music and personal witness;
• Maintain a committed Christian faith that views this position as ministry;
• Be a member of the church and be active in the ministry of Thorn Grove Baptist Church;
• Possess a knowledge and understanding of church music, as well as related work/volunteer experience;
• Possess and demonstrate strong musical skills in accompaniment and performance;
• Possess strong interpersonal skills;
• Possess versatility and skills adapting to both traditional and contemporary music;
• Possess administrative capabilities in planning, organizational skills, and effective communication skills;
• Possess collaborative skills in supporting a music ministry within the overall ministry of the church