Director of Music & Worship

North Park Baptist Church is an intergenerational church of about 240 people nestled on the edge of the city of Grand Rapids about 10 minutes from Cornerstone and Kuyper and about 15 minutes from Calvin.  We have a blended worship service with both Traditional and Contemporary styles.  We are seeking a godly man to plan the worship services with the pastoral staff and lead music during the service.  We seek to invest in this worship leader in preparation for pastoral ministry if that is the candidate’s goal.  The ideal candidate would have experience leading worship and be able to lead from the guitar, keys, or another instrument.  You can learn more about our church at

The full job description is listed below.  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Phil Severn at

Director of Music & Worship Job Description

North Park Baptist Church

Job Overview:

The Director of Music and Worship will work to facilitate corporate worship services that glorify God and edify his people. This person cultivates a personal, vibrant life of worship and will also lead others in worshipping God in spirit and truth.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead/Facilitate corporate worship gatherings
  • Plan music for worship service
  • Plan and lead music rehearsals
  • Oversee and help coordinate musician, tech team, and special music schedules
  • Work closely with the tech team so that all elements of the service run smoothly
  • Plan service order with pastoral staff
  • Review services with pastoral staff
  • Recruit and develop new volunteer musicians
  • Audition potential new musicians and integrate them into the team
  • Meet annually with team members to reaffirm their commitment to serve
  • Develop and teach biblical theology of worship and music to team members
  • Develop musical and leadership skills of team members


  • Baptized follower of Jesus Christ
  • Affirm NPBC’s Statement of Faith
  • Ability to lead vocally (preference will be given to those that can lead by guitar or keys)
  • Experience leading corporate worship services
  • Some Biblical education in undergrad or seminary is preferred

Part-time: 15 hours a week

Reports to: Lead Pastor


Congregation Size: 
100 - 250

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
North Park Baptist Church
3365 Coit Ave NE
Grand Rapids


Email Address: 

Base Salary:

How to Apply: 
send resume and cover letter to Pastor Phil Severn (