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Shawnee Alliance Church

Pastor of Worship Ministries

Shawnee Alliance Church
Lima, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 05/13/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

I.          General Responsibilities   

  1. Lead and oversee the various worship ministries of SAC.
  2. Be the primary worship leader for the contemporary services.
  3. Plan services for both traditional and contemporary services.
  4. Develop strong volunteers teams for music, tech and creative events.
  5. Give leadership to paid worship ministry staff.
  6. Carry out ministerial responsibilities and provide pastoral care as part of the SAC ministerial team.
  7. Align and promote worship ministry vision in harmony with the stated vision of SAC


II.               Specific Responsibilities

  1. Plan and implement services for contemporary and traditional services that that glorify God, are Christ centered, edify believers and appeal to visitors.
  2. Stays abreast of new songs, styles and approaches of worship ministries in general and works to keep SAC worship services fresh and relevant.
  3. Meet weekly with the preaching pastor and the select staff to evaluate and plan worship and special services.
  4. Oversee the coordination of music and tech support for Special Services (Funerals, Weddings, Christmas Eve, Good Friday, etc.)
  5. Recruit and provide vision, direction, training and leadership for the sound, lighting and projection teams.
  6. Develop a video ministry team.
  7. Be responsible for the inventory, operation and maintenance of musical, sound, lighting and projection equipment across the campuses.
  8. Maintains working relationships with tech vendors, keeps up-to-date on technology developments in all pertinent tech areas and is prepared to propose purchases/upgrades as needed
  9. Support other ministry areas and special events of the church with sound, lighting, video and projection as needed.
  10. Create the annual worship ministry budget in conjunction with the Lead Pastor and treasurer and manage budgets well.  
  11. Create long and short-range goals for worship ministries and for your personal life.
  12. Facilitate special concerts on campus that appeal to a variety of demographic groups
  13. Provide pastoral care to those within the worship ministries and their families.
  14. Provide ongoing discipleship and spiritual formation within team functions/rehearsals and in other settings as applicable.


  1. Accountability

The Worship/Music Pastor is accountable to the Lead Pastor and shall meet regularly with him for service planning, edification and accountability.


IV.        Qualifications:

  1. A born-again believer
  2. Demonstrates a solid foundation of Biblical knowledge
  3. A teachable spirit and a team player
  4. Good leadership, management, equipping and communication skills
  5. Strong proficiency in musical skills and performance
  6. A four-year degree (music and/or ministry preferred)
  7. Previous worship ministry experience
  8. If married, must have a mature Christian spouse who is supportive of this ministry involvement