Worship Pastor

Crossway Church

Vicksburg, MS 39180

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: August 23, 2022

Time Type: Full Time


Job Description:

Worship Pastor Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the planning and execution of both modern worship services by recruiting, auditioning, discipling, rehearsing, producing, and leading the worship team, tech team, and livestream team as they work to achieve the mission and vision of Crossway Church.

This position would assist and provide consultation with staff and ministry area leaders to provide a meaningful music experience as a part of their regular programming and special events.

Weekly Schedule:

4 full weekdays are required (schedule TBD). Thursday evening worship/tech team rehearsals (5-8pm) are required. Sunday mornings (745am - 1200pm) are required.

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop Sunday Service worship that supports the direction of the Preaching Team.
Coordinate, schedule, and lead midweek rehearsals with the band.

Work with tech team to maintain music, production and livestream technology and keep it in a steady reliable state.

Provide care, training, development, and direction to worship and tech team members.
Maintain a continuous learning mindset by developing personal pastoral, theological, musical, and vocal precision.

Coordinate events and activities for worship and tech team, including all huddles, Sunday services, staff meetings, prayer meetings, special events, etc.


To lead effectively at Crossway Church, this position must have the following competencies:

Interpersonal Skills & Communication - This individual must be energized by meeting, engaging, and interacting with others, have clarity of speech and proper use of grammar, communicate across different layers of the organization, and be able to make effective presentations to diverse groups. When working with volunteers, must lead by example and be willing to hold them accountable with healthy conflict resolution (Matthew 18) for music preparation as well as spiritual preparation.

Process Oriented & Organizational Skills This position requires a person:

with proven skills in creating, implementing, maintaining, and following through on processes that ensure people are engaged, cared for, informed, and connected
who shows a high level of initiative and attention to detail with processes and systems
who solves problems with creativity with minimal input
and who can successfully develop new and better ways to work and promotes a continuous improvement mentality.
Musicality - Musical and vocal proficiency are needed in order to learn, lead, and produce a set of songs. Theological precision is required to test song lyrics and create Sunday liturgy.

Leader Development -This pastor needs the ability to provide musical and spiritual feedback to the volunteer teams as well as to provide support and encouragement to them.

Collaborative Leadership - Collaboration across the organization with various ministry partners is essential. This would include the ability to lead in concert with other leaders, to integrate multiple perspectives and synthesize them into a cohesive plan, to lead across teams, and to coach volunteers and production team members.

Digital Systems - Understanding of and experience with the operation of current modern worship technology and the ability to construct a full band mix (both live and for online stream).

About Crossway Church:

Crossway Church is located in Vicksburg, MS, and averages 400 attendees on Sunday mornings in two identical services at 9:00 and 10:30 am. Crossway holds high-energy, modern services where our goal is to disciple our members and reach people and change lives for Christ throughout our community.

Our church's mission, given to us by Jesus, is to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, ' (Matthew 28:19 NIV). As a church, our hope is that in everything we do, our church values (Same Team/ Same Mission, Bring Your Best, Do Life Together, and Pursue the One) will guide our decisions and our ministries to accomplish this mission. 

Job Qualifications:


3 years of experience leading worship or equivalent experience, preferred
Proficient or knowledge of software packages such as:
Planning Center Online Suite
Google Suite
Multitracks, Chartbuilder, & Playback
Abelton or other multitrack software preferred 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
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Church Size:
250 - 500

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Contact Name:
Kelli Lafferty
1825 Hwy 61S
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