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First Baptist is seeking to hire an Associate minister to oversee the traditional worship and music ministry. They will lead our traditional worship and music orchestra, choir and team by developing, coordinating, and administering Spirit-led worship, excellent, engaging music & arts ministries, providing leadership and supervision of programs, musical and technical staff, and equipment. 

The primary purpose of the Music Ministry of FBCW is to glorify God by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and making disciples of Jesus who make disciples of Jesus. This is done by enhancing the congregation’s sense of celebration in worship.

The Music Ministry of FBCW exists to lead our congregation in meaningful worship each week and to provide ministry outlets for those interested in music, drama, and the arts. Special programs and evangelistic events are designed to encourage the church and to reach our community and the world for Christ. These ministries help children, youth and adults grow in their musical and other artistic abilities in the service of God. The Music Ministry desires to help all grow in spiritual maturity and provide mission and ministry opportunities for every age group.

Latest Update


After many months of reviewing resumes and potential candidates for the Traditional Worship Lead position at FBCW, the search committee felt led to explore one candidate in particular. The candidate has been interviewed by the search committee, Pastor Brad, and has completed a thorough questionnaire. Both the committee and Pastor Brad are excited and enthusiastic that this candidate has not only the necessary skill and experience, but a heart that matches the mission and vision of FBCW. We are recommending and currently planning for a visit to FBCW in the coming weeks to explore FBCW and the Woodbridge area. During this visit, further interviewing and vetting will occur with the committee, Council, and Elders.

These are exciting steps for our church and worship ministry at FBCW. We ask that you continue to pray for God's clear direction as we move ahead with these next steps.


  • Please be praying for our search committee as they thoughtfully review resumes and discern which candidates to move forward with in the process.

  • Please pray for the team as they make initial contact with these candidates regarding next steps.

  • Pray for the candidates as they complete a subsequent questionnaire.

  • Please pray for all involved as follow-up conversations and interviews are planned and conducted.

  • Pray even now for our future Traditional Worship Lead, their family, and the impending transition to FBCW.

Billy Wilhite - Chair

Julie Ivester

Stacey Mayo

Jim Moore

Robin Schneider

Becky Thompson

Darin Talkington

Search Team Members

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