The worship pastor will co-produce with the pastoral team each worship experience and special programs. Serving alongside the pastoral team, the worship pastor will oversee and coordinate the details that an experience encompasses. The worship pastor must be a visionary who is creative in leading people to God. 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 within the pastoral team to minister to the church and accomplish its vision and mission.
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 Faith Church.
Commitment to the spiritual growth of the church and the pursuit of musical excellence.
A pastor as well as a musician. This does not mean ordained.
A heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation.
Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading a church in worship.
Skilled in vocal, and instrumental direction.
Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships.
Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, and video projection.
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 Faith Church.
Co-plan the corporate worship experience of Faith Church in consultation with the pastoral team 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 selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists, vocalists, and dramatists.
Serve as lead worshiper in all worship experiences.
Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate the worship experience.
Work with pastoral team to provide necessary pastoral care.
Develop and oversee a drama team and ministry.
Introduce the worship teams to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.
Plan major seasonal and/or outreach musicals/dramas two to three times per year. Find and plan other ways to use music and drama to reach out to the community evangelistically.
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 our vision and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.
Develop personal ministry funding and a network of ministry supporters.