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Washington Avenue Bible Church

Pastor of Music & Arts

Washington Avenue Bible Church
Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 05/13/2014
Categories: Church Staff - Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Please include video (or at least audio) of you leading worship with your resume and cover letter. Thanks!



Pastor of Music & Arts


Church Name:

Washington Avenue Bible Church (Ephrata)


Description: Washington Ave Bible Church (WABC) is looking for someone to join our church and serve as Pastor of Music & Arts. This is a part-time, salaried position (20 hours/week) that will work together with the Senior Pastor and WABC staff. This position will involve: 


Relationship with God expressed in:


* Testimony: Share how you met God’s eternal saving graces through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

* Communing: Share how you regularly/daily sit at the feet of the Lord.

* Maturing: Share God’s on-going transformational work into the Lord Jesus’ character and growing knowledge of His Word.

* Gratefulness: Share your Joy and Peace in: the Lord, the Bible, Salvation, Prayer, Serving, Praise, Fellowshipping, Growth, Daily Blessings, and Future Glory.




* Skilled instrumentalist [piano/keyboard or guitar]

* Lead-quality vocalist

* Able to develop Praise/Worship Team Members

* Prior Music & Arts experience in church or para-church ministry is required [leading—much desired]

* Above average working knowledge of graphics, the web, sound, video, lighting, audio recording and editing is preferable

* Able to marshal and direct his energies in organization, administration, leading, and communication

* Training in Music Theory (preferable)

* Creativity and a solid work ethic for the Lord





* Shepherd Praise/Worship Teams

* Lead weekly rehearsal with Praise/Worship Teams

* Oversee the Audio Visual Team

* Recruit and develop new Praise/Worship Teams Members, including other Music & Arts Leaders

* Lead the Praise/Worship Creative Team in designing relevant praise, thanks, and solitude venues


* Lead at Sunday morning worship services

* Plan and direct special services

* Crafting participatory Music & Arts and encouraging extra-musical forms

* Create and promote venues for WABCers to share their musical and artistic talents


* Lead and train Praise/Worship Teams to improve their talents

* Organize training opportunities for Team Members

* Seek to grow WABC in their love for God, all the while being mindful of the lost and pursuing them, by modeling this personally

* Spend time monthly with Youth Group Music & Arts Team to mentor, encourage, and/or assist in some capacity


* Maintain licenses/subscriptions/instruments/equipment

* Search and purchase new music, videos, and equipment (others can be recruited)

* Update WABC website (can work with or recruit others to do this) to inform and advertise

* Participate in weekly staff meeting


* Be in an agreement with WABC beliefs and Core Values (Community, Discipleship, Missions); see

* Go above and beyond the paycheck to serve the Lord and others (make WABC your home church you truly serve in)

* Be prayer driven and joyfully obedient to the Lord




Pastor Jay Quirk, (717) 733-6538,