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Faith Evangelical Free Church

Worship Pastor

Faith Evangelical Free Church
Manhattan, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Work Responsibilities                 


To serve as the worship leader for the Sunday morning gatherings of Faith Evangelical Free Church a minimum of forty (40) Sundays per year


To design, develop, and coordinate the flow (in conjunction with the Senior Pastor) and music of all Sunday morning gatherings at Faith Evangelical Free Church, to coordinate who will lead in your absence, and to oversee any necessary planning/preparation


To be available to lead, coordinate, and/or participate in a limited number of special large-group functions in the life of the church (i.e. Christmas Eve services, Good Friday services, baptisms, outreach ministry efforts, etc.).  All non-Sunday morning events will be agreed upon in dialogue with Brian Anderson, Steve Ratliff, and any/all Elders


To attend staff meetings and all agreed upon worship planning meetings


To develop and oversee the Worship Ministry budget lines


To be a positive and effective member of the staff and ministry teams, under the vision and administrative leadership of the Equipping/Executive and Senior Pastors


Provide direct supervision of musicians and all various leaders within the Worship Ministry (all are volunteers)


To be available for and subject to scheduled performance reviews by the Equipping/Executive Pastor according to previously defined and agreed upon criteria




To seek God for His direction and guidance for worship by this particular congregation


To communicate biblical truths to the congregation with the goal of developing within us a deeper desire to worship God


To explore opportunities for additional use of the creative arts in worship at Faith Evangelical Free Church


To support the leadership of Faith Evangelical Free Church, whole-heartedly endorsing its doctrinal, vision and value statements


Be directly accountable to and in established communication with the Equipping/Executive and Senior Pastors and the Elders


Be actively involved in the life of Faith Evangelical Free Church


Establish regular communication with the congregation via means such as the newsletter, e-blast, etc.


Attend congregational meetings and be available to give ministry reports


To establish, maintain, and work in conjunction with a leadership team


To establish and maintain regular times of personal spiritual renewal


To attend the Membership class of Faith Evangelical Free Church within the first six (6) months of employment




Be a mature follower of Christ, exhibiting the qualities of a deacon listed in 1 Timothy 3


Passion for worship and ministry within the local church and community


Demonstrated ability and expertise in leading worship through music, and an appreciation for how creative activities can lead to richer experiences with God in worship


Ability to develop healthy, encouraging relationships with church members and newcomers


Excellent communication skills and appropriate administrative skills necessary within the organizational structure of the church


Demonstrated qualities of humility, flexibility, and graciousness


Theological maturity and depth, preferably with formal theological training or intensive mentoring and/or experience in ministry


Broad musical depth and aptitude, preferably formal training or equivalent experience


Willingness to become credentialed in the Evangelical Free Church of America


As a church, we will:                 


Pray for and support both our Worship Pastor and his family, as well as encourage him in living a healthy life spiritually, emotionally, and physically


Allow and encourage our Worship Pastor the freedom to cultivate the creative gifts that God has given him


Provide the time and support needed to pray and prepare for leading worship


Supply our Worship Pastor with the resources needed for the Worship Ministry to flourish