Pastor of Worship
First Baptist Concord

Knoxville, Tennessee
Church or Org Description *
First Baptist Concord is a vibrant community of believers located just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Over 6,000 people call it home. In November 2018, the church welcomed their new senior pastor, Dr. John Mark Harrison. Since that time, First Baptist Concord has stepped into a Spirit-fueled season of unity, hope, and expectation for the future. They are passionate about engaging the next generation of leaders alongside the leaders of today.

Worship is a priority at First Baptist Concord. They place a high value on excellence and the quality of the experience. Services are well-planned and streamlined to allow space for what’s most important: people engaging with the presence of God together. In this new season of ministry, Concord seeks to honor the foundation of the church, while continuing to move forward in their expression of worship.

Position Description *
The Pastor of Worship at First Baptist Concord leads the creation of an atmosphere of praise and adoration in our weekend services and a culture of passionate worship in our people through music and the innovative use of the arts. In addition to being a strong musician and worship leader, the ideal candidate will be a modern, pastoral people-leader and builder with an ability to draw out leadership in others. Concord is looking for a life-bringer. The Pastor of Worship should be a galvanizing presence on the platform and behind the scenes. They should have a sensitivity to flow and be able to lean into what God is doing in the moment.

The Pastor of Worship provides direction for all worship ministries and teams including production. They provide leadership development for the staff and volunteer leadership. They lead the designing and execution of worship services that are excellent and engaging, and that attracts the presence of God. They serve in a primary platform leadership role and as a mentor to up-and-coming worship leaders. As a member of the Senior Staff, they report directly to the Senior Pastor.

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