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Worship Leader / Director
Destiny Church San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Date Posted: 07/18/2008
Categories: Worship Pastor
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time
Destiny Church San Luis Obispo is a Non-Denominational Christ-centered, Charismatic/Word of Faith/Full-Gospel church looking for a Contemporary Gospel Style "worship leader" Similar to (Martha Munizzi, Cindy Cruise Ratcliff (of Lakewood church Houston), Judy Jacobs, Karen Wheaton, Israel Houghton, Fred Hammond, J. Moss, Kurt Carr, Byron Cage,The Clark Sisters, Kirk Franklin, Etc.) who is willing to be be bi-vocational until the point where a full-time salary is available.
We are a brand new church plant that is located in San Luis Obispo, California which is a huge college town about 12 miles from the beach. San Luis Obispo county boasts about 300,000 residences and two colleges. Cal Poly State University which has approximately 18,000 students and Cuesta Community College which has about 8,000 students. San Luis Obispo also has the largest Campus Crusade for Christ chapter throughout the nation, yet only about 12% of the population attend church on a regular basis. The median/average age is between 30-35 and is composed of mainily the emerging post-modern post-Christian culture with a little hippie surfer flair.
The right candidate must be creative and be willing to think outside of the box to help make God attractive to people who don't think they need Him. We are looking for someone who is bold in their faith and knows who they are in Christ, is an encourager-reminding others that they are overcommers in Jesus, and able to draw people into the presence of God through music.
This candidate must work well as a team member as well as be a self-starter. They will need to work hand in hand with the lead pastor in develo worship experiance that reaches todays emergent culture as well as appeals to other generations. We are a multi-ethnic and multi-generational church.
The right candidate should be very familiar with such artists as Israel Houghton, Martha Munizzi, Cindy Cruise-Ratcliff (of Lakewood Church Houston--Joel Osteen's worship leader), Karen Wheaton, Judy Jacobs, Fred Hammond, The Clark sisters, Kurt Carr, Byron Cage, J. Moss, Kirk Franklin, etc. (what some might term contemporary black gospel--this is not meant to be offensive in any way).
As stated above we are not looking for someone to simply sing a few songs to fill up time, but for someone who can draw people into the worship experience and presence of God, and perferably play keyboard and/or guitar---If you do not play an instrument but can belt like some of the previously mentioned artists, we will make an exception! The Worship experience must be faith building and a celebration of praise!
Please send resume, along with a sample of your music (CD, My Space, You Tube, etc), and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Destiny Church SLO P.O. Box 3309 San Luis Obispo, CA. 93403 to the attention of Michael Vidaurri
More Details Below...We are looking for someone who is willing to be bi-vocational or live on a spouse's salary at this time. We are able to pay a small salary now. We believe that a full-time salary will be available shortly, but we need you to help us grow and share our vision and use your faith at the same time to believe for a larger salary.
*A relaxed work environment close to the beach.
*A flexible office schedule(mainly Sunday mornings until we grow, then Thursday and Saturday evenings as well).
*Health insurance (once funds are available).
*A Positive work environment (we will not tolerate strife).
*A Grace Filled environment---No perfect people allowed!!!
*Bible-centered teaching that will motivate and not put you to sleep-Hopefully? HA HA.
*Kudos and pats on the back---we all need to know we are appreciated!!!
*A promise that we willhave lots of fun!!!