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2nd Street Community Church

Worship Arts Pastor

2nd Street Community Church
Newberg, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 09/16/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Worship Arts Pastor Job Posting
2nd Street Community Church
Becoming More Like Jesus Christ By Loving God, Loving People, And Serving Our World

Hours per week: 20 – 22
Start Date: As soon as available
Compensation: $20,000 - $22,000
Reports to: Pastoral Team and Elders
Contact: Sue Pruitt at for an application packet
Deadline: When position is filled

2nd Street Community Church is currently seeking a Worship Arts Pastor to serve on a
collaborative pastoral team. We are seeking flexible, creative, and innovative people to help us
navigate a new way of leading the local church. This is a permanent part-time position with
flexible scheduling.

Qualifications: We are looking for someone who has a vibrant and growing relationship with
Jesus Christ and a biblical understanding of how to communicate spiritual truth through the arts.
Musical proficiency on a lead instrument and experience leading a band and vocalists in groups
or individually is required. Applicants will have a solid knowledge of contemporary and
traditional worship music and be able to build teams to lead the Sunday gatherings in music and
singing. Applicants will have the ability to arrange charts for various and diverse instrumentation
in order to utilize the broad spectrum of musicians presently on our team, and format music to be
singable, and approachable to those who gather. Applicants will have the ability to work with
artists and actors to incorporate dramatic and artistic expressions of worship into our
gatherings. Applicants must embrace the mission and collaborative team model of 2nd Street.

Core Competencies of All 2nd Street Pastors:
The 2nd Street Worship Arts Pastor will be an integrated member of the pastoral team at 2nd
Street. He or she will embrace the reality that ministry is done best when it is part of a team.
They will press into the model of ministry outlined in Ephesians 4, that the work of pastors,
prophets, and evangelists is to equip the body of Christ (the church) for the work of ministry.
This position will be reviewed on an annual basis through a peer review process administered by
the other members of the pastoral team and reported for approval to the elders.

The Worship Arts Pastor will:
1. Model servant leadership, spiritual and relational wholeness.
“Walk the talk.”
2. Motivate the community to Christlike transformation.
“Let’s become more like Jesus Christ by Loving God, Loving People and Serving Our World”
3. Cast vision and turn vision into action.
“Dream big and DO something!”
4. Empower members of the church community to do the work of ministry.
“Perpetually work yourself out of a job.”
5. Encourage members of the church community as they minister.
“Rejoice when the spotlight is on someone else.”

Shared Pastoral Responsibilities:
1. Possess or obtain a NWYM ministers license in order to be able to perform weddings,
funerals, and premarital and marriage counseling.
2. Share responsibility for hospital and illness visitation, spiritual crisis, and counseling.
3. Discern together ways to help disciple the body into living out the mission more fully.
Discuss ideas with staff and discern together the best ways to implement missional
thinking and activities together.
4. Disciple groups and individuals within your sphere of responsibility by suggesting
resources to help foster growth in their relationship with Jesus, each other, and the greater
Newberg community.
5. Connect with visitors via both phone and/or email as the ministry support staff and or 2nd
Street members make you aware.
6. Participate in the annual 2nd Street Staff retreat, NWYM Pastors Conference, and Yearly
7. Attend staff meetings.

Worship Arts Pastor Sphere of Responsibility and Duties:
The Worship Arts Ministry uses music, drama, and the applied arts to bring praise to God, to
portray His attributes and character, to share Biblical truths, to express devotion and love to Him,
to experience His conviction, and to bring people into relationship with Christ. Our worship is
offered to GOD, and WE are changed in the offering. Through diversity in people, style, and
delivery, the Worship Arts Ministry exists to accomplish the purposes of the Triune God, being
obedient to HIS leading as the source of all creative arts.

The Worship Arts Pastor will:
1. Provide, or equip others to provide, musical, artistic, and theatrical expressions of
worship on Sunday mornings, and to rehearse with the various teams during the week.
2. Promote excellence in the performing arts, the technical arts, and the applied arts by
building teams who are skilled and gifted.
3. Mentor team members to increase in musical skill as well Christ-like, healthy interaction
with team members and congregation through their shared worship experience.4. Model freedom in worship and encourage others to experience this freedom by bringing
diversity in style, instrumentation, delivery, and people groups.
5. Integrate our young people into the Worship Arts Ministry to prepare them for leadership
roles in their faith communities.
6. Responsibly plan and manage the approved budget for Worship Arts.
7. Communicate with the Ministry Support Manager to ensure that lyric sheets and song
slides are prepared for each Sunday.
8. Finalize and produce the “order of worship” for Sunday services and make it available to
the ministry support staff for dispersal.
9. Collaborate with the 2nd Street technical teams to manage maintenance of equipment for
sound and visual uses. Approve purchases and expenditures as needed.