Southern Baptist Convention

First Baptist Church, Tampa, a multigenerational, multicultural thriving church in an amazing ministry and mission context is seeking a Worship Pastor who is called of God to disciple believers and lead the church to engage in worship and spiritual growth.


General Qualifications:
• A demonstrated call to ministry
• Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field of study (Seminary training preferred but not required.)
• Five or more years of experience as a leader of a creative team for a medium to large suburban or urban church

Personal and Professional
• To exemplify their Christian faith in words and actions
• Energetic, enthusiastic, dynamic and Spirit-filled leader
• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to listen
• Ability to work effectively on the FBC Tampa ministerial team
• Ability to multitask effectively, including: ability to plan, organize, delegate, influence and monitor multiple priorities
• A demonstrated ability to create and develop teams of servant leaders as part of a long term strategy
• A demonstrated ability to disciple believers

• A demonstrated ability to lead music ensembles and perform musically in multiple styles vocally and/or instrumentally (preferably both)
• A general working understanding of sound, lighting, acoustics and stage design as it relates to executing ongoing and large scale ministry
• Interest in continuing education and professional improvement

• Work with the Senior Pastor on executing a service plan for each week
• Provide musical and pastoral leadership to those participating in the worship ministry of the church
• Provide musical leadership, rehearsals or meetings as necessary
• Review music and other worship elements prior to rehearsals for clarification and context
• Lead weekly worship services
• Lead Sunday morning platform rehearsal for musical accuracy, blend and flow
• Recruit, develop and equip servant leaders in the ministry
• Coordinate music/technical needs for weddings, funerals and other special events as needed


Pastor Bob Block

First Baptist Church of Tampa

302 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1412
(813) 251-2425