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Family Heritage Church

Worship Minister

Family Heritage Church
La Quinta, California, United States

Date Posted: 04/09/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: N/A

Job Description:

Family Heritage Church Worship Minister

Job Description



Worship Ministry Leadership


Vision – Work with the Senior Pastor to lead the Worship ministry, Worship team, and church in a Biblical theology of worship.


Relationships/Shepherding – Cultivate relationships with worship ministry participants and keep elders aware of any relevant and pressing ministry needs                                  

Ministry goals and needs – Take an active role in determining ministry goals and proposing steps to elders to meet those goals (including discipleship, budgeting, purchases, and other issues.)                                                              


Worship Meetings – Organize (at least quarterly) worship meetings, to evaluate current direction of the ministry and establish direction for next series of weeks.                                                                                    



  • Work with Senior Pastor and/or worship team members in establishing personal, God-honoring interview process for all potential worship ministry participants.                                                  
  • Work with Senior Pastor and/or worship team members to interview potential worship ministry participants to ensure Christian testimony, Christ-likeness, church membership, relevant skill/giftedness, and availability of all worship ministry participants. 


Staff meetings – Attend weekly pastoral staff meeting for ministry planning and coordination.





Bachelor’s Degree desired; Master’s Degree preferred



Preparation for Sunday Worship Service:    


Rehearsal – Coordinate a weekly rehearsal for worship team, other than Sunday mornings.                                                                                       


Lyric Integrity – Edit and synchronize lyrics between overheads and worship team each Sunday.                                                                   


Overheads – Create slide presentation for Sunday morning worship services.                       

Order of Services – Work with Senior Pastor to review the flow and content of each service.                                                                                                                            


Lineup Selection – Put together weekly lineups for worship team members.


Welcome and Announcements – Coordinate men for Sunday Welcome and Announcements, pray for offering.


Welcome and Announcements – Coordinate men for Sunday Scripture reading.


Worship Leading

  • Lead Sunday morning worship in music, coordinate worship leaders in absence, develop and disciple potential worship leaders.
  • Lead and/or coordinate worship for Wednesday evening youth ministry
  • Lead and/or coordinate worship for special events and retreats.                                                       

Offering and Communion assistance – Coordinate the rotation for ushers, communion preparation and administration.                              


Baptism Assistance – Coordinate preparation of the baptismal for service.     



Special Events:


Special Events – Coordinate music for special events (Christmas season, Resurrection Sunday, children’s programs, and others).                 



Managing Resources:


Master Songbook – Compile, regularly update, and frequently circulate updated songbook to worship members.           


Overhead Lyric Project Work through the list of all songs in Master Songbook to create authoritative slides and insert pages for future reference and use.                                           

CCLI – Manage all accounts and dealings with CCLI, with any needed help of other worship leaders and members.                                       



Other Ministry:                                                                   


Pastoral Assistance – Occasionally assist Pastoral Staff and/or elders in attending to ministry needs in the congregation.                                         


Study – Study and interaction with Senior and Associate Pastors of assigned materials.