Church Musician Position

First Baptist Church is seeking a person to participate in the leadership of the Music Ministry.  The ideal person will serve with other team members in executing worship to the glory of God.


First Baptist Church is located in Pittsburg, California.  We strive to develop a worship atmosphere that addresses the needs of a diverse membership.  The selected candidate must demonstrate their commitment to God which shows their experience in participating in various styles of music.

The ministry includes sound, choirs, and praise team(s) in which the candidate may be asked to assist with.  The candidate will be able to teach, play piano and organ, while possessing the skills to motivate singers.  In addition, the person will be able to create an atmosphere that invokes God’s presence.

The ideal candidate will also have exemplified a spirit of cooperation, skill of creativity and a heart of compassion that enables him/her to work with diverse personalities.


Interested candidates should submit their resume to: 

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  • Professed Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Be a team player and have a cheerful, “people-person” demeanor.
  • Guard against conduct that the church would deem immoral.
  • Interpersonal skills that motivate and encourages a diverse group.
  • The distinct ability to enhance the music ministry through instrumental skills.


  • Provide accompaniment for our weekly 8am and 11am Sunday worship services and special events.
  • Attend weekly choir and praise team rehearsals as directed by the Director of Music and/or Pastor.
  • Present music to various choirs as directed by the Director of Music and/or Pastor.
  • Complete related musical duties as assigned by the Director of Music and/or Pastor.
  • Be available for four (4) church outside engagements per year with a minimum 30-day notice given.
  • Remain in worship until the benediction.  Prior notification needs to be given to the Director of Music if you need to leave.


  • A heart and vision for worship with experience in playing a wide range of contemporary and traditional expressions.
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work harmoniously with the pastoral staff and all ministry participants.
  • Excellent musicianship in training, 3 to 5 year experience; and a positive attitude toward collaboration and creativity.
  • Able to play sensitively and know how to flow with the direction of service.
  • Able to play in a band with a variety of personalities and follow a director.
  • Able to teach vocal parts to a choir, individuals, or groups (in 3 and 4-part harmony, etc.)


  • At a minimum High School diploma.
  • Up to BS/BA Degree preferred.


Status:  Part-Time (up to 20 hours per week)
Salary Range:  $400-$500 per week depending on experience and qualifications

Days/Hours:  Based on church calendar


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Noon-Day Bible Study Wednesday, Mar 27 @ 12:00 PM
Evening Bible Study Wednesday, Mar 27 @ 7:00 PM
Friends & Family Day Sunday, Mar 31 @ 10:00 AM

Sunday Morning
8am & 11am: Worship Service
9:30am: Sunday School

Wednesday Evening
7:00pm: Mid Week Bible Study
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7:00pm: New Members Class
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204 0dessa Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Phone: (925) 432-7498

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