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The Vail Church

Worship Pastor

The Vail Church
Avon, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 09/22/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Church Overview


The Vail Church (TVC) is a non-denominational, Christ centered church located in the world renowned Vail Valley.  This mountain community is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world to enjoy a wide variety of activities - fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, camping, etc.  TVC has the privilege of serving and equipping this diverse community of locals and visitors to be a light for Christ in the Valley and beyond.  Learn more about TVC at –


Position Overview


The Worship Pastor will partner with the pastoral team to create an environment of worship, (in its many forms - video, graphics, music, prayer, etc.), that leads the congregation to know and experience God in a meaningful way.  This is accomplished by leading the church in worship, music and prayer; by training and shepherding of worship teams; and by providing oversight to all worship experiences. This is a pastoral position that ministers to the body at large and helps carry out the ministry of the gospel through TVC. This is a full time, salaried position and reports directly to the Senior Pastor.

Roles and Responsibilities



  • Champion and execute TVC’s vision for the worship ministry
  • Facilitate worship at all weekend services as well as other worship experiences
  • Lead worship in an engaging way.
  • Identify and recruit musicians, vocalists, technicians, and other volunteers
  • Develop and shepherd worship team artistically and spiritually.
  • Oversee all areas of production (audio, video, lighting, staging, etc.).
  • Develop and oversee the worship ministry budget
  • Oversee weekly worship planning process


  • Lead and give oversight to other ministry areas at the Vail Church, to be determined based on worship pastor’s gifts and passions (i.e. small groups, local outreach, men’s ministry, etc.)
  • Participate in pastoral care activities as needed
  • Collaborate with other staff ministry leaders to carry out the vision of the Vail Church
  • Serve as a worship resource and support for other ministry areas as needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Personal, growing relationship with Christ
  • A strong commitment to personal and family health and growth (physical, spiritual, emotional, and relational)
  • Fulfill the character qualifications of a pastor as taught in the Scriptures.
  • Philosophical alignment with church vision and leadership
  • Extensive music ability and knowledge:
  • Vocal and instrumental expertise.
  • Musical knowledge and vocabulary with the ability to read music, create charts, etc.
  • Ability to communicate musically with a wide range of talent from amateurs to professionals.
  • Understanding of technology related to music and production, (i.e. sound board, computers, presentation software, etc.).
  • Experience in ministry and biblical discipleship
  • Excited to embrace a mountain resort community that focuses on outdoor life and play
  • A teachable, humble spirit
  • Values and works well within a collaborative organization and process