Worship Pastor | Fellowship Raleigh Church

Fellowship Raleigh Church

Raleigh, NC

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: November 29, 2021


Job Description:

The dream of Fellowship Raleigh Church was born Summer 2005 while taking a church planting class at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago. From the beginning, the vision has been to plan a dynamic local church in the heart of a strategic city where there is both cultural diversity and a significant college and university presence. Like any living and breathing story, many things have changed along the way, but the important aspects of our vision and values have always remained the same.

Our Mission: Transforming religious and irreligious people through the gospel into passionate disciples of Jesus.

The aim of Fellowship Raleigh is to be a pillar of Biblical teaching in the midst of historic Raleigh population growth and development. Additionally, Fellowship Raleigh Church seeks to be a pillar in serving real needs through partnerships, and a pillar of diversity in leadership, worship, and_noemailmunity. Passionate about discipleship in the city of Raleigh, Fellowship Raleigh Church is built on 4 key values:

1. Verse-by-Verse Biblical Teaching (2 Timothy 4:1-2)
2. Christ-Exalting Worship (John 4:23-24)
3. Authentic Church Community (Hebrews 10:24-25)
4. Compassionate Mission (Luke 10:37)

Position Description:
Fellowship Raleigh Church seeks a leader who is passionate about making disciples of Jesus by leading congregational worship, building-up, and pastoring the heart of the Worship Ministry for the church. The Worship Pastor position is a full-time role reporting to the Lead Pastor and responsible for overseeing the Worship/Production Ministries, including weekly worship leading in services, service planning, volunteer recruitment and development, and helping lead in other areas of the church as needed (discipleship, outreach, projects, etc).

Opportunities with this Position:
Live in a top 5 city in the U.S. (higher ed, tech, entrepreneurship, the arts, & families)
Be a full-time salaried employee
Benefit from a permanent facility, a personal office, and an established team that will be receptive to good leadership and clear direction
Step into a church and staff position that is poised for significant cross-cultural impact
Be in a Pastor-Elder role (influence)
Get to work alongside great people
Be at a church you would attend if it was not your job

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:
Skillfully and prayerfully shape the worship experience for the congregation on Sundays that is passionate, diverse, expressive, and reverent
Pastorally lead and develop the spiritual life and musical skills of those on the team
Identify, recruit, and develop musicians, vocalists and leaders for worship, production, and other ministries
Maintain worship team schedules (including rehearsal)
Assist in establishing and maintaining Worship/Production budget
Manage equipment necessary for Worship/Production teams
Enhance and expand upon the team's song list and arrangements
Establish set-lists for all services and special events
Maintain_noemailpliance with music and video copyright laws and licensing
Lead in other areas of the church as needed (ie: projects, admin, discipleship, outreach, etc). Unique giftings, experience, and needs will determine this


Strong singing and musical abilities
Leadership and team building abilities
Can coach and develop others to help them grow in their giftings

Bachelor's degree preferred
5+ years of experience in leading worship preferred
Culture fit is more important than specific credentials

Possesses the qualifications of an Elder
Mature Christ-follower displaying the fruits of the Spirit

Passion for leading "Christ-exalting worship" and lead others to do the same
Glorify God through making passionate disciples of Jesus through congregational worship and
building up others

Align with the beliefs, mission, and 4 values of Fellowship Raleigh (see What We Believe page):
1. Verse-by-Verse Biblical Teaching (2 Timothy 4:1-2)
2. Christ-Exalting Worship (John 4:23-24)
3. Authentic Church Community (Hebrews 10:24-25)
4. Compassionate Mission (Luke 10:37)
Leader who will take "extreme ownership" of excellence of the sanctuary (from the sound booth to the stage)
An inherent passion to reach people from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Pastor | Fellowship Raleigh Church
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Fellowship Raleigh Church
Contact Name:
Todd Rukes
410 Lord Berkley Road
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