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  • Watch | SBCW

    Watch Live Live EVERY SUNDAY | 10:30 AM CST Watch Sunday Service Sunday Services begin at 10:30am. Visit our YouTube Channel for a full archive of service recordings.

  • Musician | Shiloh Baptist

    Musician Shiloh Baptist Church Waukegan is one of the oldest Baptist churches on Lake County’s north shore. We are currently seeking a musician to join our Music Department, serving as organist and performing administrative duties. Download The musician we are looking for will facilitate an atmosphere in which God is worshipped and glorified. S/he, in collaboration with existing staff musician, provides direction, oversight, and coordination of the musical elements of our worship. The ideal candidate will have the ability to encourage and lead the congregation, facilitating an atmosphere of participation among congregants. The ideal candidate has a diverse musical background, with knowledge of traditional Baptist hymns as well as contemporary gospel. ​ This position has great opportunities for growth and honing musical skills. As the church strives to be a light in the surrounding community, the musician will need to be able to understand the vision of the pastor and be willing and able to support this vision. The ability to work with individuals of all ages, including children and youth, will be necessary as the church attempts to reach younger individuals and facilitate their spiritual growth and development. ​ Primary Duties – in collaboration with existing staff musician, s/he: Selects music for Sunday morning worship, including collaborating with the pastor to select hymns. Coordinates or leads other vocal/instrumental ensembles, exploring a wide range of sacred music. Plans music for all worship services— including offertory music, postlude, and other special music—to enhance and enrich the worship service as well as enhance Shiloh’s community outreach and vision of revitalization. Directs a volunteer choir and runs rehearsals. Works with the sound room ministry to ensure music and visuals being displayed complement one another Engages the congregation in order to expand their participation in worship. Develops music opportunities for everyone, including youth involvement. Coordinates and plans music for holidays and special worship events (e.g. Christmas, Easter children’s cantatas, special performances) as well as seek the involvement of other musical organizations and groups of the wide community. Communicates and provides music to all volunteer musicians, providing them ample time to prepare and learn the pieces for choir practice sessions.​ The person hired in this position must remain cognizant of the range of musical preparation of the voluntary members of the choir and is supportive of both the musically trained and untrained. As the position grows, the person hired in this position will: Plan, organize, and budget for the music ministry’s needs. Prepare and present a report at each meeting concerning the music ministry. Coordinate the maintenance, tuning, and repair of all musical instruments owned by the church. - Encourage a music ministry that uses multiple types of instruments. Select and handle the purchase of all music for the music program, observing budgetary guidelines. Provide Office Administrator with Sunday music selections in a timely manner for inclusion in the weekly Sunday bulletin. Adhere to applicable copyright laws with regard to the use, duplication, distribution, and broadcast of music and/or lyrics. Maintain an open attitude to developing and altering the music program as the needs and interests of the congregation evolve. Show a commitment to the church’s mission – Together, growing the body of Christ. Qualifications and Requirements Demonstrated experience in choral or instrumental conducting in a church or school setting is required. Must exhibit a high level of professionalism and proficiency in many kinds of music and performance. Ability to work cooperatively to meet goals with the church staff and members of other teams and committees. Demonstrated proficiency in organ and piano accompaniment. Familiarity with Protestant Service, worship music and hymnody. Willingness to explore different forms of music for use in worship service. Strong organizational skills and time management. Must have self-awareness, willing to improve areas where weak. Must be able to thrive under the constructive criticism of church leadership by whom he/she will be evaluated annually. Requires passing criminal and sexual misconduct background checks. Salary commensurate with duties and experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Patricia Appling, Church Administrator, at admin@shilohbcw.org. Please write Musician in the subject line. Letters of interest will be reviewed as received; position will remain open until filled.

  • Home | SBCW

    Hello. Welcome to Shiloh Baptist Church of Waukegan, a family of God-fearing Christians committed to our mission: ​ Together, Growing the Body of Christ Ephesians 4:15-16 Explore Learn about our mission, our beliefs, and information for membership. Go to Connect Find a ministry to get involved with and participate in our events. Go to Watch Can't come in-person? Join us live and participate in service virtually. Go to Join Us We're excited to meet you. Come join us for in-person services every Sunday at 10:30am. Check out our calendar for weekly activities and more. Events

  • Resources | SBCW

    Resources Digital forms, files, and assets can be found below. If you are looking for something that is not listed, please reach out to the Church Clerk directly at clerk@shilohbcw.org for assistance.

  • 105th Anniversary | Shiloh Baptist

    105 Years! On October 23rd, members from near and far came together to celebrate 105 years of Shiloh Baptist Church history! The service included great musical selections, a beautiful reflection of all that has been accomplished, acknowledgemnt of our oldest and newest members, and so much more.

  • Leadership | SBCW

    Pastor Meet Our Pastor Charles J. Ivy accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at age 13. He was baptized at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Waukegan, Illinois, where his uncle, Rev. Bruce Ivy, served as pastor. Through the leading of the Holy Spirit, Pastor Ivy united with Shiloh Baptist Church of Waukegan in June 1974 under the late Rev. J. N. Lightfoot. Continue More MINISTER SHAWN HOLMES Shawn Holmes is the Assistant to the Pastor and currently serves as the Assistant General Superintendent of the Sunday School Department and Chairman of Men’s Ministry. He has been active at Shiloh for over 10 years. Professionally, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and is studying Reformed Theology and Expository Preaching. His major focuses include the development of preachers and teachers, the Board of Christian Education, and assisting with IT and the Media Ministry. ​ Minister Holmes favorite scripture is the 27th Psalm . He credits his inspiration to the Holy Spirit, the Holy Scripture, and all those who love God and love to serve Him and others. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, eating, and fellowshipping with his wife, Angela, and son Kyle. Ministers Meet Our

  • Our Ministries | SBCW

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  • Gallery | SBCW

    INSTALLATION CEREMONY 100th ANNIVERSARY

  • Explore | SBCW

    Explore Our Beliefs Our beliefs are the core of who we are and the motivation for everything we do. Learn about our statement of faith and foundations of our mission and Christian Education Programs. Go to Our Ministers Our pulpit provides leadership and spiritual guidance for the church. Get to know our Pastor, Charles J, Ivy, and the entire ministerial team. Learn more about their Christian journey and theological experience here at Shiloh. Go to Next Steps Interested in becoming a member? We are here to welcome you with open arms. Schedule time to meet with out Pastor and discuss next steps for membership. We can't wait for you to join our Shiloh family. Go to

  • Connect | SBCW

    Connect Our Ministries Getting involved is the best way to make a church feel like home. We have several ministries to participate in and there is something for everyone. From community outreach to music and media, we would love to see you help us carry out our vision. Go to Weekly Events Sunday School 9:00 - 10:15am ​ Worship Service 10:30am ​ Virtual BIble Study 6:00pm Sunday PADS Dinners provided to residents staying at Homewood Suites Waukegan Tuesday PADS Lunches and toiletries delivered ​ Soup Kitchen 4:30 - 5:30pm (Carry-out Only) ​ Virtual Teacher's Meeting 7:00pm Wednesday Food Pantry 10:00am - 12:00pm 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month Saturday Full Calendar Prayer Requests Prayer is our direct line to God and is important in any spiritual relationship. God is always listening and we would love the opportunity to pray for you and with you. All requests are received by our Pastor and are confidential, unless noted. Go to

  • Hospitality | SBCW

    Christian Education | Outreach | Pastoral Care | Family Ministries | Music, Media, & Arts | Hospitality

  • Pastoral Care | SBCW

    Christian Education | Outreach | Pastoral Care | Family Ministries | Music, Media, & Arts | Hospitality

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