Director of Worship and Communications

at Forward Baptist Church (view profile)
Location 1891 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada
Date Posted August 25, 2023
Category Pastor
Job Type Part-time


Director of Worship and Communications - Part Time (20 Hours a week)

Position Overview:

As Director of Worship and Communications, you will provide leadership, vision and implementation of all aspects of the worship services and communications at Forward Baptist Church.

Character Requirements:

  • Gives evidence of a sincere and mature commitment to Christ
  • Has excellent people skills, enabling him/her to build and maintain positive working relationships

Experience Requirements:

  • Proficiency in playing music and leading worship
  • Must have experience with technical aspects of worship: soundboards, A/V operations
  • Has practical experience in planning worship and is able to effectively lead worship and encourage strong congregational singing

Worship Director (75%)

  • Effectively lead, plan and implement all aspects of Sunday worship services and special services (i.e. Easter, Christmas, Anniversary, Funeral).
  • Partner with Ministry Team and worship leaders to craft order of service
  • Meet weekly with Ministry Team for prayer and planning, ensuring worship services are well organized and align with sermon message and vision of the church.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop gifted individuals and teams in the areas of technology (sound, livestream, projection, video editing), music, and other creative arts.
  • Lead weekly music rehearsals
  • Planning Center Online - use for order of services and scheduling
    • Maintain the song database
    • Complete scheduling for worship, tech, and host teams
  • Create development opportunities for musicians and technicians
  • Look for ways to encourage creative expression as an act of worship within our church family through music, art, and other creative means (including all ages)
  • Maintain, update and oversee the implementation of worship technology
  • Ensure pianos are tuned regularly

Communications - Internal/External (20%)

  • Create text, graphic, and video content to effectively communicate content both internally and externally.
  • Use a variety of internal and external mediums (email, social media, websites, printed materials, bulletin boards, Google calendar etc.) to effectively communicate and support the Ministry at Forward Baptist Church
  • Prepare funeral bulletins and other church brochures and documents as needed
  • Maintain Church website and Google Event Calendar
  • Publish and distribute annual reports in partnership with Church Clerk

Administration/Additional Duties (5%)

  • Submit monthly updates to the Deacons’ Board and Elders
  • Along with all other Church staff, participate in church life by attending services and being a part of a small group.
  • Other duties as assigned

Send resume with cover letter to: or for additional information please call Aaron Woodhouse, 647-230-8915.

Applications will be reviewed as received. We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.