Worship Pastor Job Description
Life Community Church is tight-knit growing community in Bluffton, Indiana, planted just over 20 years ago. We are committed to faithful Bible teaching and a love of neighbor. We desire to be a church for the city; making much about the name of Christ. We do this in four key areas: We aim to love everyone always; to give more than makes sense; to chase after the likeness of Christ in every corner of our lives; and to anchor ourselves in the unchanging truth of God’s Word.
JOB DESCRIPTION Full-Time Worship Pastor
The primary responsibility of the Worship Pastor is to lead Sunday morning worship services and grow the Worship Arts Ministry at Life Community Church. This person will design, develop, and implement a vision for leading the congregation in engaging and meaningful worship. This person is directly accountable to the Lead Pastor and will work closely with other pastors and the Worship Team to provide worship experiences and environments that help lead the congregation to see and savor the greatness of God in Jesus Christ, through the power of the Holy Spirit. The Worship Pastor will also oversee Guest Services and the overall Sunday morning experience for visitors and first-time attendees. The candidate must possess an adaptable skill set and strong leadership capabilities.
Committed to uplifting and protecting sound theology through worship and music
Provide leadership, vision, and passion for Life Community Church in the area of Worship Arts Ministry that is aligned with the overall vision, purpose and mission of the church
Coordinate with the Lead Pastor to create biblical, engaging, and meaningful worship environments and opportunities that are well-planned and are aligned with the mission and vision of the church
Model and lead the weekly Sunday morning Worship services in a heartfelt and invitational style that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus
Focused on God with a desire to see the moving of the Holy Spirit during services
Recruit, audition, teach, mentor, train, oversee, and schedule Worship Team (musicians and singers) and Technical Team to be part of a vibrant group of people whose purpose is to serve the congregation with a visually and acoustically excellent worship experience with musical skill and humility
Raise up, develop and empower worship leaders from within the church
Choose music that engages the congregation and supports the reading and preaching of God’s Word
Lead rehearsals that prepare all teams for Sunday and cultivate a Christ-centered community
Develop and administer an annual budget for the Worship Arts ministry in accordance with the financial policies of the church
Attend weekly staff meetings, staff trainings, and prayer meetings
Assist in planning, implementing and leading worship for special community events, in partnership with other area churches outside of Sunday worship services (Street Fair and Good Friday)
Committed to Life Community Church and its mission; actively participate in bible studies, church events, special programs, etc.
Oversee Guest Services Team; build and train team of volunteers to create positive and intentional first-time experiences for guests and visitors
When available, perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor
Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Ministry or relatable field with 2 years’ experience in the Worship Arts
Proficient and gifted in leading worship with a strong vocal ability and capability of leading with a guitar and/or keyboard
Demonstrate proficiency in understanding of the elements of mix, dynamics, arrangement, roles of band members, arrange and teach harmonies, instrumentation, write charts, etc.
Basic knowledge of sound system and set up
Dedicated to growing in new expressions of leadership and worship
Strong integrity and work ethic
Provide pastoral care for the entire worship arts team at church, including proactive scheduling of one-on-one’s with members
Humble heart that is able to balance musical excellence and care for others
Servant, team-oriented approach to leading others as the lead servant
Committed to growth and maturity in Christ as a godly person of integrity.
Strong sense of calling and identity in Christ
Willingness to build on Life Community Church’s vision
$35,000 - $50,000 based on experience and education
Please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF form. Include 3 references, links to any social media platforms to which you post, blog, or post photos, and a video recording of you singing two songs; one of your choice and the other, “Behold Our God” by Sovereign Grace Music. Song recordings can be uploaded, or a link provided.
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Attention Worship Leader Search Committee”.