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Valleydale Church

Worship Pastor

Valleydale Church
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 06/28/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Objective: To provide Pastoral Leadership to Worship Ministries at Valleydale Church

Mission: Make Jesus Known and Make Disciples through Worship




Valleydale’s Worship Pastor will be responsible for Valleydale’s main Sunday Service, special programs and all entities related to Valleydale Church worship. For Sunday mornings, the Senior Pastor will direct creative and worship teams in setting theme and overall direction; the worship pastor will coordinate worship service collaboratively with Sr. Pastor and will be responsible for worship song selection, other worship elements, and flow. The worship pastor must be a visionary, creatively leading people to God. The worship pastor will effectively communicate and inspire staff, volunteers and members to pursue the Church’s and Worship Ministry’s vision. This position not only requires musical leadership and knowledge, it must spiritually shepherd individuals under the care of Valleydale’s Worship Ministry and Church.



  •  Bachelor’s Music Degree preferred
  •  Experience in church music ministry
  •  Understanding of church culture and leadership



  • Music skills including but not limited to: reading music, understanding instrumentation, voices, and appreciation of all music styles
  • High capacity self-starter
  • Interpersonal and relational skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Proven Leadership Skills
  • Vision Casting
  • Able to coordinate a growing worship ministry at multiple age levels



  • Passionate about the vision and mission of Valleydale Church and exhibits desire to serve the body of Christ through music
  • Commitment to executing all tasks and projects at the highest achievable level of excellence
  • Demonstrates a stable, growing, mature Christian life



  • Sunday Morning Worship

  • Service Planning Meeting

  • Lead Worship Ministry

  • Lead Band Rehearsal

  • Coordinate/Oversee worship at all levels of the church

               - Children/students

               - Wednesday Night Worship

               - Student Worship

               - Adult Choir Rehearsal

  • Charged with developing a unique worship culture

  • Lead and execute special worship events

  • Recruit and develop lay talent

              - Choir

              - Instrumentalists

              - Vocalists

  • Networking and recruiting outside talent

  • Regularly providing pastoral care for members of congregation