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Minister of Contemporary Worship and Young Adults

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

  • Recruit, lead and develop a praise band of highly skilled individuals 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
  • The First Baptist Church of Wilmington is a diverse, “big-tent” congregation. Any candidate should feel comfortable serving in a congregational context 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 congregation maintains significant denominational ties to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, we are open to candidates of a variety of denominational backgrounds as long as they are able to affirm the values and beliefs we hold in common as a congregation.

    Please send all inquiries, recommendations and résumés to with the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position.”

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