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Cross Water Community Church

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor

Cross Water Community Church
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 11/27/2012
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor


Job Title:

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor


Job Type:

Full Time


Education Required:

College graduate required (or equivalent experience). Seminary or Post graduate desired.


Experience Desired:

Previous full time experience on a church staff as a Worship Pastor or an Associate Worship Pastor.



To be determined. Very competititve.


Church Information:

Crosswater Community Church


Contact Information:

Email address:

Mailing Address: 211 Davis Park Rd. Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32258

Phone number: 904-824-9800 Fax Number: 904-


Church Description:

Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, outside of Jacksonville FL, Crosswater is a restart that has grown from 70 to 400 in the last three years. We have had over 1000 on several occasions. We are a purpose driven church. We are a community church that participates with Southern Baptist mission work. Our mission is to "lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ." We do that by helping people get "connected to God, connected to people and connected to ministry." Our two Sunday morning services are contemporary and casual. We have a worship band and a praise team..


Job Description:

We are looking for an individual who can potentially serve on our executive staff giving leadership and vision to the worship ministry in totality. We would like for this individual to be responsible for the “Sunday experience from the parking lot to the pew.” Applicant must be able to express a total worship ministry philosophy, work well with strong pastoral leadership, and be accountable. He must be passionate about his call to ministry and be committed to ministry not just performance. He must be able to lead multiple worship services including the possibility of a Saturday night service. It would be very helpful if applicant had video of leading worship or singing, etc available via internet.


We are more contemporary than anything but wish to have a blend as well. The potential staff member must be gifted in leading people to worship. He must have a strong platform presence. He needs to be an excellent vocalist. He must be able to develop and lead a band and vocalists.




Skills and Spiritual Giftedness Description:


We are looking for an individual with the following spiritual S.H.A.P.E.

(* = Required # = Desired + = Plus)


* - Ability to create worship through music and the arts
# - wisdom, service, pastoring, leadership, administration
+ - encouragement, hospitality.

HEART or passion:

* - A passion to influence, to perform, to lead,
# - A passion to design and develop, to pioneer, to organize, to excel, and to improve.


* - ability to entertain, to recruit, artistic, to plan, to manage, to promote,

* - Strong vocalist. Able to lead vocally.
+ - artistic, instrumentalist, piano, guitar.


* - extroverted, cooperative, expressive,
+ - balance of routine and variety.


* - Has led a band/orchestra at some level, Proficient

* - Has led a singing group at some level, Proficient
# - managed a total worship ministry, at least a bachelor’s degree in music or similar field.
+ - experience in both a contemporary and a blended worship setting, familiarity with technology, experience and knowledge of sound and lighting systems, experience with worship planning software, experience with a worship planning team.