The Worship Pastor is responsible for overseeing and leading the worship leadership team, worship community, and worship gatherings at First Free Church. Our ideal candidate must be passionate about leading people in worship and leading others to lead people in worship.
The Worship Pastor is responsible for overseeing and leading the worship leadership team, worship community, and worship gatherings at First Free Church. This includes leadership development, coaching, budgeting, and overseeing multiple staff.
The ideal candidate must be a committed follower of Jesus who demonstrates an authentic walk with God and consistent spiritual disciplines. They must be a gifted leader passionate about developing other leaders, building leadership teams, and giving ministry away. They should also be skilled in vocal and instrumental performance, experienced with current worship music, and able to lead other vocalists and musicians.
The ideal candidate is a specialist in and has experience directing vocal and instrumental ensembles, building music programs in ministry, education, or professional environments, and is capable of creating custom arrangements for those ensembles. While they should be able to lead worship with authenticity and charisma in a large auditorium, they must also be focused on raising up other worship leaders and coaching them in leading several effective worship teams.
While this position does not require extensive technical productions, information technology, hospitality, or communications experience, the ideal candidate will be savvy and experienced in each of these areas enough to collaborate with staff who are proficient in these fields. The ideal candidate will have exceptionally strong leadership skills and be able to work cross-functionally
with multiple ministry areas.
This role reports directly to the Senior Pastor and works with him and the Pastoral Leadership Team on crafting vision and direction for the church especially in the Worship Ministry area. This role requires strong commitment, character, and passion for worship that will inspire others to follow and serve.
This position is a full-time, salaried position of approximately 50 hours per week and reports directly to the Senior Pastor under the Service Planning Channel. The First Free staff are structured in four ministry channels: Service Planning, Family Ministries, Discipleship, and Operations.
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