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Parkside Bible Church

Pastor of Worship and Ministry

Parkside Bible Church
Watertown, New York, United States

Date Posted: 02/26/2009
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Job Description

Parkside Bible Church is looking for a third pastor to join their pastoral staff in ministering to the Watertown, NY area as well as the 10th Mountain Army Division stationed at nearby Fort Drum. We are a church that averages about 400 on Sunday mornings. We are a generational mix (though mostly 20-40's), and have a strong children's ministry. Sunday mornings include two (2) identical worship services with a third being hopefully scheduled in the near future.

This new pastor's responsibilities will be in the area of worship and either student or adult ministries depending on said person's passion and gifting. We are looking for a passion-driven, self-motivated, experienced pastor with gifting in worship & musical arts and either a ministry passion in youth ministries (jr. high & sr. high) or adult ministries.

Personal Qualifications

- Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ
- Full commitment to the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) Statement of Faith
- Team player who is flexible and can work outside specialty area when needed
- Passion to worship and to call others into the Lord's presence
- Teachable spirit
- Possess excellent communication skills
- Preference given to those who have post-secondary especially seminary
- Proficient in media & technology
- Minimum of three (3) years of ministry experience


Worship responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Able to recruit, organize, and develop worship team(s)
- Select appropriate music based on input from the selected sermon series/topic
- Prepare worship team(s) in preparing for services
- Screen, organize, and schedule all special music for Sunday mornings
- Support & assist in organizing, planning, and preparing for special services including Christmas Eve, Good Friday, etc.
- Disciple members of the worship team(s) in order to further their spiritual growth
- Ability to lead Sunday morning worship services both vocally and directionally
- Proficient in a minimum of one (1) musical instrument preferably piano or guitar
- Able to incorporate both traditional and contemporary worship elements into Sunday morning services
- Responsible for recruiting, instructing, and staffing the sound room for Sunday mornings and as needed
- Maintaining, troubleshooting, and increasing the audio/visual capacity of the church especially within the sanctuary

Other Responsibilities

- Attending weekly staff meetings and working closely as a team member
- Assist in the area of pastoral care especially when concerning a parishioner in their area of ministry
- Leading, organizing, and overseeing either youth or adult ministry


- Salary and benefits commensurate upon experience and education

If interested in applying send your resume, and a sample of your music to No phone calls at this time