Worship Arts Pastor
This job description is considered to be a classification and recruiting tool, and is not intended to limit the assignment of work.
Job Purpose/Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to plan, prepare, oversee, and lead all facets of the Worship Arts Ministry of Immanuel Baptist Church to reach the unsaved through music and worship and bring honor and glory to God.
The Minister of Worship Arts will be a man who has accepted Christ as personal Savior and Lord and has a growing relationship with God. This person will have godly character, be active in church, display stewardship practices of all God-given resources
and have the passion and skills for planning and leading worship through music and drama. This person needs to have excellent communication and organizational skills. It is also important for this person to have the interpersonal skills to work
well with a wide variety of personality types, to exercise discretion, and be able to maintain confidentiality. This person must have an uncompromising work ethic for excellence as a team player with the Pastoral Staff of IBC and he must fully support the
church’s doctrinal statement; vision statement; purpose; methodology and missional efforts. Education and/or experience in music and worship arts are strongly desired.
Coordinate and plan all worship services
Plan and oversee both Worship Services (10 and 11 a.m.)
Select music for congregational singing
Schedule all special music
Prepare order of service
Set annual goals and objectives for the Worship Arts Ministry of IBC
Oversee all facets of the Worship Arts Ministry
Direct and rehearse the Immanuel Choir and Praise Team
Oversee all age graded choirs
Oversee the orchestra, bell choir, drama, solos, and ensembles
Choose and purchase music for choir, orchestra, ensembles, etc.
Purchase and inventory music instruments
Oversee tuning and upkeep of pianos, keyboards and instruments
Make sure all music rooms and libraries are in order
Recruit, enlist, and motivate Worship Arts participants
Oversee all seasonal and special events decorations in worship centers
Develop and oversee a Worship Arts Ministry Team
Develop and implement guidelines for the Worship Arts Team
Enlist 9 members for the Worship Arts Ministry Team
Members will be selected from: Children’s/Adult Choirs; Orchestra/Tech Teams
Worship Arts Pastor will schedule and lead Worship Arts Team meetings and ministries
The team’s purpose is to assist
not direct the Worship Arts Pastor in the planning, administration and
ministry responsibilities of the overall Worship Arts Ministry of IBC
Additional expectations for the position
Schedule musical guests and concerts
Plan services for special church events
Enlist and Coordinate Tech Teams: sound, video, screen, lighting and Internet for all services
Organize, supervise, and conduct musicals if necessary
Be available for Pastoral counseling for anyone upon request
Formulate annual Worship Arts budget"
Visit the hospital as assigned according to Pastoral rotation
Assist in other pastoral duties as needed and requested by Senior Pastor
The essential functions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
May be required to lift, push, pull and move equipment, supplies, etc. up to 40 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb stairs, see, talk and hear.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Frequently, the employee must perceive the nature of sounds by ear; express ideas by means of spoken words; and operate electronic equipment/computers with moderate ability.