Grace Pointe Church
Category: Worship Leader
Time Type: Full Time
Position Description: The Worship Pastor will be the "producer" of each worship service and special programs. Although the Lead Pastor is the "director" in terms of setting the theme and overall direction, the Worship Pastor will oversee and coordinate all the details that a service encompasses.
The Worship Pastor must be a visionary who is creative in leading people to God, while being a team player.
The Worship Pastor is a leader who can communicate a direction in a way that inspires those around him/her to join in the pursuit of that vision. This position is a pastoral one that therefore requires the individual to serve not solely as a musical or performing arts director but also as a shepherd to the people who serve in this ministry. Must be able to grow on a personal and professional level, as the church continues to grow and thrive.
A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
Commitment to moral purity.
Commitment to the mission, Vision, and worship philosophy of Grace Pointe Church.
Demonstrated excellence as a worship leader, i.e. has grown a music/worship ministry.
A shepherd's heart: pastor as well as a musician. (This does not mean ordained)
A heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry.
Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading a large church in worship.
Skilled in vocal, and instrumental direction for contemporary worship (Hillsong United, Gateway Worship, Planet Shakers, etc. )
Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships.
Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, etc.
Ability to incorporate other art forms as needed.
A team player with a positive attitude.
Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, fasting, confession, and fellowship.
Spend time developing relationships with lost people so as to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same.
Build the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of Grace Pointe Church.
Plan the corporate worship services of Grace Pointe Church in consultation with the Lead Pastor and do so with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service advance the theme for the day. Oversee song and vocal selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists, vocalists, and dramatists.
Serve as lead worshiper in all worship services.
Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate worship in services.
Provide pastoral care for the worship teams.
Develop and oversee a drama team and ministry.
Introduce our worship teams to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.
Plan major seasonal and/or outreach musicals/dramas/worship concerts two to three times per year. Find and plan other ways to use music and drama to reach out to the community.
Oversee the worship department budget, organization, and volunteers.
Build contacts and relationships with local musicians, studios, and clubs for both evangelistic and staffing purposes.
Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with the Grace Pointe vision and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.