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RIO Revolution

Worship Pastor

RIO Revolution
Maryville, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 10/20/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are a non-denominational church passionate about changing lives through the Message of Jesus

Christ.  We are home to people of all ages, nationalities, and backgrounds, and a place where all are

welcome to come meet with Jesus.


Position Overview:

The Worship Pastor position will serve as a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees all the

worship ministries RIO Revolution Church. Oversight of the worship ministry of includes congregational

worship in the weekend services, the student worship ministry as well as other worship services;

implementation of vision, mission, and strategy in the worship area; training and nurturing team members

while working with various teams throughout the ministry to use music and the arts for worship; ensuring

each worship service is led in such a way that the congregation has an opportunity for an authentic

encounter with God.


Supervisor: Executive Administrator



  A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.

 Experience in leading worship, mentoring vocalists, and training musicians.

 Sense a calling to serve in this kind of ministry role and ability to clearly articulate that calling to others.

 Track record of success as a team builder.

 Proficiency in playing keyboard/guitar with the ability to lead while playing. Other instruments would be a


 Experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers in all areas of worship ministry in a church with

multiple worship services and nurturing talent in multiple age groups.



 Heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry.

 Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading worship.

 Commitment to ongoing personal & professional growth.

 Fully support the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of RIO Revolution Church.

 Must have strong vocal skills.

 Must have a teachable heart. 


 Determine, document and follow procedures, protocol, written objectives and evaluation processes for

programming worship services and special events.

 Lead and collaborate with the staff team for the oversight and planning of creative worship services and

special events; add value and impact to the direction, design and implementation of all service elements.

 Collaborate with the worship ministry team to create worship experiences – effectively integrating music,

multimedia, lights, staging, etc.

 Responsible for proper stage setup and tear down for worship services and special events – musical

instruments, audio equipment, stage props, and set designs.

 Plan service flow 4-6 weeks in advance.

 Intentionally plan ahead on all service transitions.

 Listen to weekly worship set-lists for understanding worship direction.

 Build the necessary teams to carry out all the worship areas.

 Direct all worship ministry activities and rehearsals as necessary.

 Lead the worship ministry in spiritual discipleship. 

 Oversee and collaborate with worship ministry teams for stage design.

 Ensure communication and coordination between the Worship teams and Technical Ministries.

 Supervise maintenance and acquisition of music and technology equipment.

 Participate in overall duties as part of pastoral team including weekly staff meetings.