Associate Pastor of Contemporary Music and Youth, Kansas City, MO


Country Meadows Baptist Church in Independence, Missouri is seeking an energetic, God-fearing full-time Associate Pastor of Worship & Youth Ministries. We desire a man who has a heart for the Lord which is exhibited by his love of praising God thru worship. He must have musical abilities to engage others to join in Worship and Praise. Musical experience in leading worship required. He also should have a youthful heart that is passionate to leading todays youth in a closer walk with God.

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Associate Pastor of Worship & Student Ministries /Job Description
The Associate Pastor of Worship and Students shall serve in a full-time capacity at the direction of the Church with the advice and supervision of the Senior Pastor, the Organization of Deacons and the Leadership Team. His primary duties will be to lead Contemporary Worship and Youth Ministry. He shall also perform other duties as outlined in the job description. The Associate Pastor shall devote his entire ministry, working time, energy, skill and best efforts to the performance of his duties hereunder in a manner which will faithfully and diligently further the ministries and operations of CMBC. The Associate

Pastor of Worship and Student Ministry shall:
General Responsibilities
● Exhibit the godly character qualities outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4 and Acts 6:4
● Be willing and qualified to be a member of Country Meadows Baptist
● Appropriately follow CMBC standards and policies, adhere to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, and non-reformed theology.
● Along with the Senior Pastor and Leadership Team, develop and implement an overall vision for the student and worship ministries based on the five purposes of the church: worship, discipleship, evangelism, fellowship and service.
● Lead guide and counsel people in salvation and personal Christian growth and development
● Spend significant time in prayer and Bible study
● Develop skills as an associate pastor by actively participating in continuing education by attending conferences, classes and/or seminars for personal and ministry enrichment
● Evaluate the objectives and effectiveness of the church’s Worship and Student Ministries suggesting/impleting imporovements and changes wherever needed
● Serve as a member of the Leadership Team and report on worship and student ministries at Ministry Celebrations
● Attend all CMBC services (including the holidays of Easter and Christmas), weekly staff meetings, Leadership Team meetings, and other ministry related meetings as necessary
● Develop healthy relationships with the people of the church
● Treat all persons with respect and maintain positive interpersonal relationships
● Be familiar with the requirements of the position and the methods, practices and resources to complete his responsibilitiies
● Effectively use available working time to plan, prioritize and accomplish goals and responsibilities
● Take appropriate initiative in performing his responsibilities
● Be accurate, neat, consistent and complete in his responsibilities
● Appropriately exercise judgment in performing responsibilities
● Effectively work/coordinate with others
● Demonstrate effective communication skills
● Demonstrate enthusiasm towards the mission of CMBC
● Deal appropriately with difficult situations as they arise
● Have the ability to see humor in appropriate situation
● Appropriately adjust to changes inresponsibilities
● Perform other duties as assigned during the course of employment Worship

● Demonstrate a passion for leading others in worship
● Demonstate musical and vocal abilities
● Plan and lead contemporary worship service in consultation with the senior pastor
● Plan and lead contemporary worship team practices
● Plan and lead outreach and special music occasions (VBS, revivals, mission trips, weddings, funerals, holiday specials etc)
● Recruit, train and coordinate musicians
● Oversee and support the A/V Team
● Oversee and maintain instruments, musical equipment and worship technology
● Oversee traditional worship service and fill in as needed in an emergency
● Develop budget and track expenditures
● Guide in developing policies/procedures for effective music ministry Youth Responsibilities
● Demonstrate a passion for youth and their spiritual maturity
● Demonstrate ability to work with and teach youth
● Plan and lead weekly meetings, outreach activities and mission projects for the students
● Spend some time off campus attending youth events (suchas sporting events, concerts etc)
● Guide in developing policies/procedures for effective youth ministry including safety and confidentiality protocols
● Oversee fundraising activities ensuring they are appropriate and adequately supervised
● Recruit and train adult volunteers to help in student ministry
● Communicate with and involve parents
● Encourage youth to develop respectful and loving intergenerational relationships within the church
● Develop budget and track expenses

Other duties
● Occasionally assist with pastoral duties such as visitation, counseling, vision planning, conducting meetings etc.
● Occasionally preach and be ready to preach in the case of an emergency
● Assist in local and foreign missionary activity of the church.


Country Meadows Baptist Church
Justin Thatcher
4901 Lee's Summit Rd
Kansas CIty, Missouri 64136

Phone: 816-373-6445