Southern Baptist Convention

Purpose & About SSBC:
SSBC is seeking a full time worship leader to lead and coordinate the worship/music ministry of our church. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a definite call to ministry and be a strong worship leader who is able to lead and work alongside others (including existing musicians) to build both a strong and dynamic worship team that will lead the congregation in heaven-like worship.

SSBC is a growing, multigenerational, theologically-conservative, outreach-focused church located in South Bend, Indiana with an average weekend attendance of approximately 250, including adults and children. We are a part of the Southern Baptist Convention. It is our desire to develop passionate followers of Jesus Christ who seek to impact his or her community for Christ–one life at a time!

Plan weekend and special worship services alongside other pastors and ministry leaders
Manage scheduling of people for all areas of worship (i.e., vocalist, band, a/v)
Manage Planning Center database
Manage the Worship Ministry’s financial budget and purchases
Train and develop worship team members
Prepare with Worship Team both midweek and before services
Lead another ministry in the church based on gifting (Connect Group/Small Group Ministry, Outreach, etc.)
Report to Lead Pastor


Ministry Qualifications:
Godly, Humble Character
Demonstrates Spiritual Maturity
Relational and Evangelistic
Affirm The Baptist Faith & Message 2000 of the Southern Baptist Convention
Be able to integrate sound doctrine with the worship set
Able to integrate all music styles into worship (hymns & modern worship)
Strong Love for Congregation
Strong Organizational and Administrative Skills
Strong Musical Ability
Strong ability to build a team
Strong plus
Ability to play multiple instruments
Audio/Visual experience
Ability to assist in other pastoral functions
Although this is currently a part time position, we are open to the conversation of turning this position into full time.


Scott Smith

South Side Baptist Church

1130 E Jackson Rd
South Bend, IN 46614-5940
(574) 291-1665