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Prairie Community Church

Associate Pastor with Worship Ministry Focus

Prairie Community Church
Firestone, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 06/11/2015
Categories: Associate Pastor - Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Job Type: Full Time with benefits and 2 weeks paid vacation

Location: Prairie Community Church, Firestone Colorado.

Overview: Prairie Community Church is a North American Baptist church that exists to glorify God by worshipping Him, equipping disciples of Jesus Christ and witnessing in and to the world. 


Summary: We are seeking an Associate Pastor with a focus on Worship Leadership, oversight of our Youth Ministry Leader, and a partnership with our Senior Pastor in ministry roles. Qualified candidates will passionately follow Jesus Christ with a heart for serving Him, possess a love for the local church, a passion for outreach, and a commitment to excellence.  



R O L E S   &  R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S:




Partner with all staff to promote the entire ministry plan of the church

In the absence of the Senior Pastor, receive his ministerial phone calls, lead staff meetings, oversee and lead ministerial duties

Oversee ministry counseling needs from the congregation and requests from the community

Pray with congregants and guests who express difficulties in their life

Partner with Senior Pastor in visitation ministry

Conduct weddings, funerals, baby dedications and baptisms as needed




Report directly to and work closely with the Senior Pastor and/or Elders

Lead worship in Sunday morning gatherings and other events with an emphasis on entering the presence of the Lord

Lead, shepherd, and train the worship team volunteers

Actively seek to recruit, mentor and audition new volunteers

Responsible for all technical and aesthetic aspects of worship and coordinating volunteers who serve in that capacity

Responsible for the audio / video recording and dissemination of weekly sermons






Youth Ministry 


Provide vision, direction and oversight to leaders and volunteers who provide  ministry to our youth

Actively mentor Youth Ministry Leader

Represent Youth Ministry needs at Staff Meetings

Serve as liaison for the ministry with Senior Pastor and Elders


E X P E R I E N C E  &  E D U C A T I O N


Bible school degree preferred

2+ years of local church ministry, paid or volunteer

Recent involvement in worship music and youth ministry in a local church, paid or volunteer

Ability to read music preferred

Experience with special musical events preferred

Choir leadership and/or participation preferred

Supervisory and oversight skills


E S S E N T I A L  Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S


A mature follower of Jesus Christ with a character consistent with 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9

A passion and calling for ministry and a love for God’s people

A desire to make disciples 

The heart of a shepherd with the ability to teach

Genuinely humble and teachable, able to learn and be molded and mentored by more mature believers

A music minister who desires to take gifting to a pastoral level

Well-versed in current worship technology (A/V and multimedia)

Able to work as part of a team, desiring to see others succeed, learning from others, loving others and quick to resolve conflict with others in a godly way

Takes initiative and is highly motivated to serve God

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Gifted in vocal and musical skills

Exceptional in relational skills

Well organized with administrative acumen

Able to lead others well

In agreement with and hold to the Statement of Faith for Prairie Community Church

Comply with eldership requirements (but will not immediately become an elder)



This job description is not exhaustive. The Associate Pastor may be required to perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the church.


H O W  T O  A P P L Y:


If this full time ministry position challenges and excites you, please send your cover letter, resume, and video sample of you leading worship via email to