Worship Pastor

Requirements for Employment

We are seeking an experienced music worship pastor with a passion for discipleship. The worship pastor position is one of 3 full-time staff pastor positions at Rocky Bayou Baptist Church (RBBC). RBBC holds that biblical pastors, elders, and overseers as mentioned in the bible are one and the same. Therefore candidates who apply should be biblically qualified for eldership and aspire to minister as an elder. This staff member will be expected to attend to matters of prayer, the teaching of the word, and shepherding and care for God’s people in addition to music related responsibilities. Candidates should have experience being discipled as well as discipling others. Additionally, the congregation must approve all elders, and therefore the called man will begin his ministry at Rocky as a staff “minister” to enable the congregation to get to know him prior to his appointment as an elder candidate.


Before applying you should essentially be in agreement with the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, RBBC’s constitution and by-laws, its clarifying affirmations of the Baptist Faith and Message, the elder’s philosophy of worship, and the elder’s vision for musical worship.


Position Summary

The worship pastor will lead a team of singers, choir, and instrumentalists of varying ability levels for gathered worship each Sunday. Preparation for this includes providing oversight of the choir director to ensure choir inclusion, leading the worship team in practices, and providing pastoral care for the worship team.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

Ministry experience as a pastor along with a degree in music, music education, or experience leading worship teams is required. Candidates should be pastor qualified according to the scriptures and have a desire to become an elder. A detailed overview of the Worship Pastor responsibilities is available here.


About Rocky Bayou Baptist Church

Rocky Bayou Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist, elder led community of believers. We desire to be Christ-exalting disciple makers and worshipers of God who strive to grow together in faith and in the knowledge of God as He has revealed Himself through His Word, and to connect people with the body of Christ through discipling relationships in Niceville, Florida and in missions throughout the world.

Inquiries and resumes to: resumes@rockybayoubaptist.org