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Core Community Church

Worship & Creative Arts Pastor

Core Community Church
Shelby, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 08/14/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Core Community Church is a small church located in North Central Ohio looking to be a church that fulfills God's calling for us to be the hope of the world. We are in the process of making big changes to become a church that makes a big impact in our city. We are contemporary in style and looking for a candidate who wants to be a part of an "Only God" story - only God could have done something that big in that city with that church. Our mission is to lead people one step closer to Jesus Christ every day. Our vison is to become a church fully committed to the unchurched. We believe that the heart of Christ was to reach lost people, and we want the heart of Core to model that. Being on staff at Core will require big risks, but reaching people no one else is reaching requires us to do things no one else is doing. We want our services & environments to be Christ-centered, creative, fun, done with excellence, and relevant to our everyday lives. The church has been given the most powerful message of all time and at Core, we desire to share that message with passion and excellence. We believe this position has the potential to take us to the next level.



The Worship & Creative Arts Pastor will contribute to Core’s mission of leading people to move one step closer to Jesus Christ every day by engaging people and connecting them to God through music and creative elements during all services and events at Core Community Church.



  • Lead music during all services and specific events
  • Schedule Band & Rehearsals
  • Responsible for all planning, prep, and execution of all music
  • Responsible for producing a weekend service through a team of music & production volunteers
  • Maintain and upkeep Planning Center Online & CCLI Compliance
  • Develop creative elements and stage design based on series
  • Graphic Design (series graphics)
  • Website maintenance
  • Long-term vision for Worship & Creative Arts
  • Volunteer Team Development
  • Maintain a current volunteer org chart
  • Train, develop, and delegate tasks to the volunteer team through on-the-job training, regular team-training times, one-on-one skill training, and other methods
  • Lead the team through devotional times, relational outings, and one-on-one volunteer meetings
  • Pastorally care for your volunteer team
  • Assist in directional leadership of Core Community Church
  • Work closely with Lead Pastor to do everything necessary to impact our community and reach lost people
  • Other Responsibilities as needed (dependent on skill set of applicant)



  • Direct, lead, & train volunteers


  • Ability to lead people at a high-level
  • Ability to be a team player and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to play an instrument, as well as lead others in their craft of playing or singing
  • Ability to make tough situations and have tough conversations for the betterment of Core
  • Ability to function within a team structure and work on tasks independently
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to constantly learn & receive feedback from leadership & volunteers

Experience & Education:

  • High school diploma required. College degree in related field desired.
  • Experience leading a worship band & developing musicians/vocalists
  • Internship or Staff experience desired (but not required) in a fast-paced, contemporary worship environment

Personal & Spiritual Requirements:

  • Profess Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Model valuable standards and expectations for leaders at Core
  • Tithe (within 3 months of hire)
  • Participate in authentic community/accountability (within 6 months of hire)
  • Regular attendance at all Core services & events
  • Abstain from alcohol, tobacco, & illegal substances

At Core, we value people first and foremost, but we also strive to use the gifts God has given us with excellence. Our vision is to become a church fully committed to the unchurched.