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New Hope Wesleyan Church

Pastor of Worship Arts - RARE Opportunity

New Hope Wesleyan Church
Williston, North Dakota, United States

Date Posted: 05/17/2013
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Wesleyan
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This will be one of the most unique postings you’ll read on Church Staffing.


New Hope Church is situated in the FASTEST GROWING Micropolitan communities in the United States.  Put a seat belt on...  ;)


The community is expected to double in size, at the least, in the next few years and our Church is not far behind. We have 700 now...expect to the next couple years. 200+ in VBS a couple weeks ago.


In anticipation of this growth, we just broke ground on a new $7.5M building and 800 seat sanctuary.


Our new worship pastor will be instrumental in architecting the sound, lights, video, etc. for this new addition.


Families from around the United States are moving to the region because of the high availability of jobs and opportunities. Our unemployment is under 1%. We have an abundance of jobs for working spouse and working-aged children. Several thousand jobs are available in a 20 mile radius.


Our VISION is to be a church in multiple locations across North Dakota and Montana to reach the thousands of families moving into the region. This VISION will begin this year with the expansion of our worship center, children’s ministry space, and student ministry space.


The Pastor of Worship Arts will be responsible for maximizing and developing all of the arts (vocal, instrumental, technical, facility, dance, drama, etc.) in an authentic, highly creative and excellent worship experience. He/she will be responsible for leading the creative team in the weekly planning of Worship celebration as well as seasonal productions.


We desire an individual who does not just lead worship, but leads a team. It is more vital for them to be able to develop teams in a rapidly changing and growing environment. Required education/experience: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (preferably in music or music education); at least two to three years related experience and/or training in a church of 500+; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


A passion for reaching lost people is a must. New people are arriving every day in our city and in our Church.

This person must possess leadership and communication skills along with the heart to sit back and develop release others to be leaders on their own. Bottom line for us is, we are not looking for a "one man/woman show." Rather, we love doing life as a team and are looking for a leader to create teams who do ministry and life together.


New Hope Church’s strategic vision is three-fold:

  • · Go to people with the love of Christ (Lost People found)
  • · Grow people up in Christ (Found people growing)
  • · Give ourselves away for Christ (New Hope Impacting our world)


This is a full-time ministry-team level staff position; Compensation will include commensurate salary, health care, vacation, continuing education, retirement benefits, and relocation assistance.


A detailed job description is available upon request.

We are moving swiftly as the Lord leads us. Please be prepared to share video of you leading worship with submission of your resume.


PS - If the above doesn't describe you, please forward our listing if you know someone who may be a great fit and is called to make a move right now. As a token of our appreciation, we'd love to send you an Apple or Guitar Center Gift Card if you refer us to the person we hire.


Some links to get a feel for the community. - click on "resources" to read about growth

Community highlight:

We have a new $70M recreation center going up...see youtube video at

Also, we're hosting World Babe Ruth 13 year old Tournament twice...this year and another upcoming year.


PS – Oh...I almost forgot...we have a true 4 seasons of weather here…and it can get cold. Really cold ;)   We'll provide the sleds and hot chocolate this winter.