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Arundel Christian Church

Worship Arts Director

Arundel Christian Church
Glen Burnie, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 07/29/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Worship Arts Pastor

Arundel Christian Church, Glen Burnie, MD


The Worship Arts Pastor is responsible for creative use of the arts in support of weekly worship services and all other church ministry activities. This includes planning, design, and production of weekly adult worship services, overall support of all other ministry areas in the use of the arts, and continuous improvement of arts capabilities in the church.




The Worship Arts Pastor will work to create artistic environments that fulfill the mission of Arundel Christian Church – Love God, Love People, Serve our Community by leading people to live out our five strategies:

  1. Worship – Loving God

  2. Connect – Creating Spiritual Family

  3. Grow – Chasing Spiritual Maturity

  4. Serve – Bearing Each Other’s Burdens

  5. Give – As You Have Been Blessed



Lead a team of paid staff and volunteers in the development of infrastructure to support use of the arts in all areas of the church. Function as a specialist in the areas of music and creative arts, supporting all areas of ministry within the church.

  1. Plan, design, and produce weekly adult worship services.

  2. Function as primary worship leader for weekly adult worship services. This can be in vocals

    or instrumental.

  3. Recruit, train, equip, and direct musicians, vocalists, and technical/creative artists in the

    production of weekly worship services and periodic special events.

  4. Provide support development of ensembles in non-adult ministries (i.e. Teens, Young Adults,


  5. Provide arts support as needed in the production of all special events and other church


  6. Provide support of other worship media, such as drama, dance, etc.

  7. Lead the creative use and proactive upkeep of adult worship facilities.

  8. Experience not only in the area of musical arts but has the ability to support our Graphics

    and Media Department. This can include, but not limited to, creating graphics, some videos,

    website management, and social media.

  9. Function as a member of the pastoral staff performing baptism services, weddings, funerals,

    etc. as part of a rotation schedule.

  10. Assist in the development of an annual budget for arts ministries and manage spending to


  11. Assume administrative responsibilities associated with the arts ministry.

  12. Preaching as necessary under direction of Lead Pastor.

Core Competencies:

  • Christ-centered: sacrificially serves others; exhibits humility, compassion and forgiveness;

    models Christian discipleship through the regular practice of spiritual disciplines.

  • Entrepreneurial: thrives in a creative environment; is not afraid to learn from failure and

    adapt to new models; has successfully taken a vision from design to implementation.

  • Servant Leadership: generates enthusiasm in others; celebrates others’ success; delegates routine and important tasks, decisions, responsibilities and accountability; maintains strict


  • Communicator: excellent written and verbal skills; adept in the use of social media tools; responds to communications in a timely fashion.

  • Responsible and self-motivated: Able to organize and manage the work load and schedule; has a proven record of being punctual and prepared.


    This position requires a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience as a staff member in a ministry leadership capacity. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Church Music, Biblical Studies or related field is required. (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.) The successful individual will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possess the passion and gifts required to develop and improve creative use of the arts, and have the ability to administrate as a department head.

    There must be an emphasis in the following key areas:

    • Passion to reach into secular groups and organizations to make a difference

    • Proven understanding how to develop people to become mature disciples of Jesus Christ

    • Ability to deliver God’s Word creatively

    • Development of Ministry Team Members by creating opportunities for Biblical

      community through spiritual formation, shepherding, and leadership.

    • Strategic and visionary thinking

      If you feel like we just described you and you meet the requirements listed in the job description above, please email your cover letter, resume along with personal references and links to any of your audio and/or sermons to Beth Ferrer at

      Only resumes accompanied with a cover letter will be considered. We love our Sunday morning experience inside our Worship Center, but are always striving to improve our ability to help our congregation experience a deeper connection with God. After you have watched some of our videos (posted on our website), please tell us in your cover letter your thoughts on way you can help us improve. Also include your most recent links to videos and message(s) from Sunday morning.

      Position Structure and Level

      Salary: $52,000 - $57,000 along with strong benefits Reporting: This position reports to the Executive Pastor Organization: This position is part of ACC’s Senior Staff