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Gateway Community Church

Merced, California, United States

Date Posted:
Worship Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Gateway Community Church
Job Description:

Position Objective:

To provide pastoral leadership to worship ministries meant to teach and inspire worship.


Job Description:


  • Serve with Senior Pastor and Preaching Team to design and lead the Sunday services and special programs (holiday celebrations, etc.)
  • Explore & develop innovative usage of creative arts
  • Demonstrate generational and cultural sensitivity
  • Participate in up-front leadership and communication responsibilities with pastoral staff


  • Provide pastoral care and foster community for worship team members
  • Champion a spirit of worship throughout Gateway Ministries.


  • Recruit, train, and mentor volunteers (e.g. musicians, sound techs, visual arts)
  • Develop worshippers and worship opportunities across all ages
  • Build teams and their abilities
  • Develop worship leaders

Coordinating/ Administrative

  • Forge powerfully engaging, innovative, scripturally rich experiences that glorify God
  • Oversee and coordinate the worship service and sub teams (musicians, technicians, artists, stage designers, worship producers).
  • Effectively communicate between individuals involved in planning and executing services
  • Organize and lead rehearsals
  • Ensure upkeep of instruments and sound systems



  • Strong believer of Jesus Christ with a heart for worship
  • Servant and pastoral heart, natural leader
  • Creative and administrative mix
  • Ability to communicate vision and direction in an inspiring way
  • Personal humility and a heart to serve
  • Strong musical abilities both vocally and instrumentally
  • 3 to 5 years of worship leadership preferred
  • Experience in discipleship and spiritual development
  • Experience in building and managing volunteer teams
  • Effective presentation skills


Work Schedule:  The position requires full-¬≠time pastoral involvement with the expectation of full participation in the life of the church.

Status: Full­time

Supervisor: Senior Pastor

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