First Baptist Church Midlothian

Worship Pastor



Why I Love This Opportunity

Brent Dyer


FBC Midlothian is the perfect fusion of history, resources, and vision for the future. With a solid core of musicians, I believe the new Worship Pastor has a strong foundation to build on. Teamwork and collaboration are high priorities. A dreamer, a planner, a creative…these are words that describe the right candidate.

About This Organization

FBC Midlothian is a unique, exciting, and forward-thinking body of believers located just south of Dallas, Texas. For more than 100 years, the church has been a light in the community, focusing on meeting people where they are with real-life practical ministry and meaningful worship. At FBC Midlothian, they focus on creating resilient disciples who find a relationship with Jesus and share it with others where they live, work, and play. With vast resources, a rich history, and a vision for the days ahead, FBC Midlothian is poised for significant growth and ministry.

Position Description

The new Worship Pastor at FBC Midlothian will know how to work with volunteers in a multi-generational setting, be passionate about excellence, and be a leader both on and off the stage. As a strong vocalist, the new Worship Pastor will set the standard for other musicians. With teamwork and collaboration as a high priority, the staff at FBC Midlothian do not function in silos. Each person on the team contributes to the greater vision of the body. Working closely with the Senior Pastor, the new Worship Pastor will work with the Creative Team, helping dream, form, and implement vision. With incredible facilities, a highly sought-after location, and ample talent, FBC Midlothian is a place the right candidate could stay for many years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design worship services to encompass the broad spectrum of emotions experienced during times of celebration and times of deep intimacy with God.
  • Provide consistent and effective leadership for rehearsals, mid-week and weekend services, and special events, scheduling all bands & vocals utilizing Planning Center.
  • Oversee all musical direction for the church–bands, vocals, and technical arts.
  • Develop the leadership structure to support all worship ministry aspects—facilitating appropriate auditions for potential vocalists & instrumentalists.
  • Participate/Lead in creative team meetings concerning worship songs and elements to enhance worship, i.e., video, drama, Bible readings, etc.
  • Implement set/stage/church design changes based on sermon series, topics, holidays, etc.
  • Coordinate with the Creative Media Director, Technical Arts Director, and Communications Director for website, marketing, bulletins, advertising, social media, etc.

What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • Submits their life to God and the authority of his Word and models a commitment to developing the character of Christ, with a passion for ministry
  • A Christ-like mindset that has demonstrated itself in all facets of life because they have been made new but have not forgotten what it was like not to know Jesus
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback regularly that helps make better work and grow staff interpersonallyAbility to learn new creative things
  • Ability to manage large projects with lots of moving parts
  • Teamwork – welcomes feedback, contributes to building morale and connection amongst teams of people, puts success of team above own interest

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