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The Bridge Church

Worship Pastor

The Bridge Church
Ottumwa, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Be in a growing relationship with Jesus
  • Have experience leading a worship team
  • Have a knowledge or experience working with loops
  • Desire to be a part of a church that “unchurched” people love to attend
  • Have an awesome sense of humor (or at least enjoy laughing)



Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in all production/creative meetings for Sunday mornings.
  • Oversee all worship and musical elements for the church.
  • Manage  Ensure that materials for the band are online at the appropriate time (including, but not limited to, chord charts, different arrangements, tutorials and/or other supplemental material).
  • Manage the scheduling of musicians and worship leaders for weekend services, as well as student services.
  • Manage band rehearsals.
  • Ensure that the band is able to play songs with excellence. 
  • Perform regular maintenance on sound system and music equipment as needed.
  • Manage sound system and necessary set-up for weekend services, student services, and various events. Become knowledgable in basic sound set-up and upkeep, especially as it relates to the equipment we use.
  • Become knowledgable on new technology as it relates to sound system and/or band equipment. Implement as needed.
  • Identify, invite, mentor, and empower leaders to be a part of the Worship and Creative Arts ministry.  
  • Serve as the primary worship leader.  
  • Be willing to lead in other environments as necessary.
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in brainstorming, scheduling and implementing the worship services.  
  • Communicate with other worship pastors and watch other church services to gain insight and develop ways to improve the effectiveness of the worship experience.
  • Meet new people before and after the service (lead the band to do likewise)
  • Become knowledgable in lighting, sound, video, and presentation software, and be able to assist in these production components as needed.
  • Facilitate worship at Student Ministry, through developing a team and/or personally leading.
  • Participate in staff meetings and leadership retreats.



Personal Responsibilities


  • Maintain the God ordained priorities in your life putting Jesus Christ first, your spouse second, children third and the ministry fourth.
  • Passionately strive to live the abundant life found in Christ through applying the values of thebridge in a daily relationship with Jesus.
  • Tithe your income into the vision of thebridge.
  • Avoid the appearance of evil, let no hint of immorality exist and conduct life with the utmost integrity in all situations.
  • Maintain loyalty to the vision and staff of thebridge and always protect the unity God has given this church.
  • It is expected that you stay on top of your game spiritually, physically, mentally, relationally, and emotionally through personal disciplines and Sabbath rest.