Worship Pastor/Leader

First Baptist Church Ruidoso | Ruidoso, NM

Posted Date 6/08/2021
First Posted2/07/2021

Part-Time Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church - Ruidoso


First Baptist Church Ruidoso is seeking a musically-gifted, spiritually-mature, biblically-grounded Christian to lead all worship ministries under the direction of  the  Senior Pastor. The ideal candidate should have  experience leading worship and shepherding worship teams  at a similar-sized church. The main purpose of the Worship Pastor's position is to give honor, praise, and glory to God. Compensation to be determined (based on number of hours one can work).


  • Work with the Senior Pastor to plan and lead worship services.
  • Lead all music ministries in the church. If available, help with weddings, funerals, and special projects upon request.
  • Shepherd, train, manage, and care for the volunteer worship teams (with grace and flexibility).
  • Develop an annual worship ministry budget and be able to work within that budget.
  • Look for ways to inspire non-musical worship experiences for the church body.
  • Oversee the church’s worship tech (Audio-Visual) ministry.
  • When possible, Attend church staff meetings and retreats.
  • Work with youth and children’s ministry leaders to find worship leaders for age-graded worship experiences within the church.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all musical instruments owned by the church.



  • Past experience leading worship in a similar church setting.
  • Significant skill as a vocalist and instrumentalist.
  • Broad knowledge of Christian worship music across multiple styles and generational tastes. Traditionally, First Baptist Church, Ruidoso prefers a blend of hymns and contemporary praise songs.
  • Should have experience leading and managing teams.
  • Some formal training in music (and specifically church music) is preferred.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).
  • Must be willing to submit to random drug testing at the will and expense of First Baptist Church Ruidoso.
  • A calling to pastoral ministry.
Highest Level of Education Required
High School
Minimum Experience in Years
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Please include whether FT/PT and the City/State.
Worship Pastor (Part Time) First Baptist Ruidoso, NM Mountain Community, Blended Worship, Praise Band Set-up; Team Player, Humble Leader, Please Contact for Questions 575-257-2081

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