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Grace Church

Lead Worship Pastor

Grace Church
Greenville, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/08/2013
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Associate Pastor – Music and Worship Leader

About the Position:  Grace Church of Greenville, NC is seeking an experienced Music Pastor that is both a spiritual leader and a musician.  The goal for the Music Pastor is to shepherd those involved in worship ministries spiritually and musically – those ministries include adult choir, praise teams, soloists, and technical/sound personnel. There are annual Living Christmas Tree performances and other seasonal presentations as well.  The preference of style is a blend between traditional hymns and contemporary praise and worship music.


About the Church:  Grace Church is 60 years old with approximately 300 morning worshippers. We use a choir and an invitation to receive Christ.  We have both AM and PM services.  We are an independent, evangelical, Bible-believing church.  More information about our church and beliefs can be found on our website at


About the Candidate:  The Music Pastor should be a godly example in lifestyle and practice.  We are looking for a team player who works well with others.  There should be a musical proficiency in either the vocal or instrumental area.  There should be a desire to grow, develop and maintain a comprehensive worship ministry that includes all ages.  


Ministry Description for Associate Pastor with Music Responsibility

Spiritual Qualifications:

  • Be a mature Christian
  • Be a godly example in lifestyle and practice
  • Be proficient in studying and presenting (preaching/teaching) the Word of God
  • Be a servant leader


Administrative Expectations:

  • Provide spiritual leadership for the overall worship ministry of Grace Church
  • Provide oversight to the overall worship ministry of Grace Church
  • Provide oversight for the comprehensive music ministry of Grace Church
  • Assist the pastor in the planning and leading of the congregational worship of Grace Church
  • Provide administrative assistance to the pastor over the planning of the church calendar year (events, services, ministries)

Practical Responsibilities:

  • Enlist and train leaders for the church music ministry, including graded choirs, graded choir workers, worship leaders, sound/video technicians, accompanists and orchestra for the overall music ministry
  • Organize and lead the church choirs (adult, teen and children), praise teams, musicians (praise band (s), orchestra, etc.)
  • Administrate, plan and oversee The Living Christmas Tree, Easter Celebrations, etc. (all major productions)
  • Cooperate with pastor in planning and leading worship services
  • Arrange and provide music for weddings, funerals, special projects, ministries and other church-related activities upon request
  • Supervise the maintenance of the music library, materials, supplies, musical instruments and other equipment
  • Keep informed on music methods, materials, promotion and administration
  • Prepare an estimated annual music budget and administer the approved budget
  • Assist the pastor with the oversight of various church ministries (children, youth, etc.)
  • Assist the pastor with planning the overall church calendar, visitation and daily ministry of the church
  • Provide a monthly update on all assigned areas  of ministry to the pastor and deacons
  • Performed other duties assigned by the Senior Pastor