At Faith Community Church, leading worship is about leading people into the presence of Jesus. It is about calling other believers to spiritual renewal and inspiring them to continue their worship beyond Sunday morning.
Worship Pastor General Role Description
Corporate Worship Leadership and Planning:
Team with the Senior Pastor to plan corporate worship by choosing music, Scripture, and other creative elements that will help facilitate spiritually engaging and God-exalting worship experiences.
Personally lead and participate in worship services.
Oversee and coordinate worship teams, praise bands, the Technical Ministry team, as well as all other elements necessary for the production of corporate worship events.
Identify, train and utilize quality leadership from the congregation in worship.
Organize and oversee soloists, ensembles, choirs and other types of music in corporate worship.
Use the musical talents of Faith Community Church as an outreach tool.
Shepherding and Leading
The position is a pastoral position and therefore requires that the individual be able to serve not solely as the worship leader, but also as a shepherd of the hearts and spirits of all who serve in worship ministries.
The Worship Pastor will not only be concerned for musical excellence to Gods glory, but will realize that God looks first at the heart, and will seek to develop his team as a group of authentic worshippers themselves before they seek to lead others in worship.
The Worship Pastor will also share the pastoral tasks, as needed, such as teaching, counseling, etc., as part of the leadership team.
The Worship Pastor will report directly to the Senior Pastor and work with and in mutual submission to the Elder Board.
The Worship Pastor will also serve as a pastoral partner with the church leadership, participating in overall ministry planning, as well as other tasks in keeping with his gifts and passions.
Character: The Worship Pastor must meet the Biblical qualifications for an Elder/Pastor as listed in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5.
First and foremost, he will profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and demonstrate the fruit of a Spirit controlled life.
He will be a man who consistently displays godly character and leadership demonstrated in his interaction with the congregation, in his relationships with the pastoral team/staff and at home. He must be willing to acknowledge personal weaknesses; demonstrating humility by a desire for continued personal growth.
He will teach and lead the congregation in worship by example as a true, authentic worshipper himself. His inner spiritual life reflected in a lifestyle of worship will be his primary qualification to lead his team and the congregation as a whole.
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