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Vale Church

Worship Arts Pastor

Vale Church
Bloomington, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/10/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Vale Church is a church on the move. On an average Sunday morning you will experience a welcoming environment, engaging teaching, and excellent worship. There is a basic reason that the church exists - to go and make disciples of Jesus, who go and make disciples of Jesus. Vale church believes that is the highest calling of the local church. Since 2013 Vale Church has been making huge strides to reinvent and redefine itself within the community. It has seen tremendous growth, and dramatic impact on people’s lives. Currently the church is seeking someone to help complete the dynamic team that exists within the church in the area of Worship Arts Ministry. Vale believes this role will be pivotal in taking the church to the next level in its development of disciples.


The role of the Worship Arts Pastor (WAP) is to oversee all elements of service programming for Vale Church under the direction and leadership of the Lead Pastor.  This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values and strategy of Vale Church and the ability to align staff, leadership teams, and volunteers with its mission, vision and values. Through worship, the (WAP) will facilitate an environment that allows people to engage in a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ and help build an authentic community of believers actively worshipping God in every-day life not just on Sunday.  The (WAP) will give leadership to our established Worship Arts team and lead all components of worship programming including music, audio, video, lighting, creative elements and series planning.   The (WAP) will be a collaborative leader who has a heart for God and people.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record with the ability to recruit, train, disciple, and encourage volunteers that are a part of the Worship Team to reach their full potential while being able to execute technical, creative, and musical aspects of the service.  The (WAP) will be the catalyst for growth and creative initiatives throughout the Worship Arts Ministry.


The ideal candidate loves the local church, and loves helping people deveop a lifestyle of worship. A minimum of 5 to 7 years of leadership ministry experience as a Worship Arts Pastor, relevant experience of a church of 1000+, Bachelor degree required (extensive ministry experience in some cases may be considered).  You embody the core values of Vale Church, Strong work ethic and get it done mentality, coachable, and gifted communicator.  


The Bloomington-Normal (BN) area is a vibrant community, home to 167,699 people who exemplify the values of the Midwest and our remarkable quality of life. Our location in the heart of Illinois is at the intersections of 39, 55 and 74 and within two hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.  The stability of our major employers, the choice of healthcare professionals, locally owned businesses, numerous media providers, and our central location in the state all make BN an exceptional place to call home. Our institutions of higher education include Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College and Lincoln College-Normal. Our world-class healthcare institutions include Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and OSF St. Joseph.  Our community is also the proud home of the headquarters for State Farm Insurance, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (the only Mitsubishi Motors plant in North America) and Country Financial.


If you are interested in this position please submit the following information to Jeff Gonzalez at 




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