First Baptist Church, Wilmington, N.C., is seeking an individual to provide leadership for contemporary worship and for ministry with young adults. Applicants should have the ability to:

-Recruit, lead and develop a praise band of highly skilled volunteers that include both vocal and instrumental musicians.
-Facilitate a creative and multi-faceted approach to worship.
-Provide appropriate oversight to the technological and audio/visual aspects of worship.
-Work in a collaborative worship environment that includes the gifts and abilities of both staff and lay leadership.
-Serve as the lead minister focusing on the spiritual needs of young adults.
-Connect the experience of worship to the larger identity and mission of our congregation.

Our church is a diverse congregation. Any candidate should feel comfortable serving in a church in which:

-A breadth of theological and political diversity is celebrated.
-Women are embraced in any and all levels of congregational leadership.
-Mission and ministry are intentionally holistic focused on both the material and spiritual needs of persons.

While our church has significant ties to CBF, we are open to candidates of a variety of denominational backgrounds as long as they can affirm the values and beliefs we hold in common as a community of faith.
Please send all inquiries, recommendations and résumés to searchcommittee@fbcwilmington.orgwith the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position.”