Job Title: Worship Coordinator/Leader
Job Category: Church music leader
Department/Group: Worship Department

Altadena Baptist Church
791 E. Calaveras St.
Altadena, Ca 91001

Travel Required: No
Level/Salary Range: $25,000 – $30,000 annually
Position Type: Part-time
HR Contact: Senior Pastor

Date Posted: January 1, 2022
Will Train Applicant(s): Employee will be trained by outgoing worship coordinator

Posting Expires: N/A
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Applications Accepted By: EMAIL: ALTABAP@AOL.COM
Subject Line: Worship Coordinator Applicant
Altadena Baptist Church
791 E. Calaveras St.
Altadena, Ca 91001
Job Description


  • Lead worship on Sunday mornings during regular worship services
  • Lead worship during special worship services
  • Train volunteer worship leaders to lead worship services in the absence of the worship coordinator
  • Work directly with pastoral team to develop the Sunday morning worship service
  • Manage sound and media personnel related to Sunday morning worship services
  • Work with Campus Development Committee for sanctuary and worship improvements
  • Lead and direct choir


Thorough command of music reading, writing, composition, transposition, singing, directing, and conducting.
Undergraduate degree preferred
Seminary training encouraged
Mastery of an anchor instrument (piano or guitar) to be played while leading worship services
Currently active in leadership at a local church
The applicant should be able to provide video links demonstrating his/her worship leading skills

Effective communication skills working with diverse members of the community
Collaborative leadership and involvement in a team effort

Positive lifestyle characteristics of leaders as described in the Bible
Evidence of regular investment in personal, professional, and spiritual growth
Enthusiastic support and participation in ABC’s vision and doctrinal essentials
Engaged in regular personal Bible study and prayer
A commitment to developing, training, and discipling other worship leaders and team members

The Worship Coordinator will lead worship services on Sundays, in a manner reflective of a deeply blended style of worship. Our worship style is, currently, mostly contemporary and includes traditional hymns and spirituals, with the occasional addition of international and multi-cultural Christian worship songs.
The church has many volunteer worship band musicians, ten singers, two bass players, one guitarist, a pianist (electric and acoustic), three drummers, and a violinist. ABC also has four volunteers committed to sound engineering, and three people committed to “Media Shout,” the subscription service used for acquiring and displaying slides containing song lyrics, special announcements, and sermon scriptures, notes and other forms of media.

In interested, you shall provide a cover letter giving a brief description of yourself, your personal testimony, and your philosophy regarding worship, both personal and corporate. You shall provide a resume explaining your education and experience. Video links that display you leading worship.

About Altadena Baptist Church
Our paid staff consists of one lead pastor, one associate pastor and one office staff person. We are working toward hiring a part-time youth leader. Our average Sunday attendance is approximately 60 adults and 5 children in-person, and 25 on-line. Multiple generations of families are longtime members, offering stability in a constantly changing world. ABC has a deep history of supporting civil rights, and actively integrated the church membership in the early 1970s. The church maintains a strong multi-cultural membership, consisting of approximately 25% Black, 35% Caucasian, 15% Filipino, and 15% Hispanic et al.
ABC has a deep history of supporting women’s rights, becoming one of the first churches in the Baptist General Conference (Converge) to ordain women – our lead pastor is a woman.
ABC is open and inclusive to all, regardless of color, gender, orientation, age, or economic bracket.
Altadena continues to be incredibly diverse in every sense of the word. We feel a deep call to be a representative neighborhood church to the Altadena community, while maintaining a strong understanding of the global context of Christ’s work through partnerships and global outreach.
Our Mission Statement is “together we seek to 1) grow in Christ, 2) cherish every person and 3) live the Word.
Our Values Statement is “we follow Christ by affirming in our lives and our fellowship the values which are important to Him: love, faith, integrity, community, and inclusivity.”