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Ezra Church

Worship Director

Ezra Church
Stoughton, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 02/24/2016
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

About Ezra Church

Ezra Church is a growing and pioneering church reaching individuals and families in the Madison, WI area. Madison is a post-christian environment. This requires a pioneering and innovative approach to ministry. That’s why we choose to be a church that intentionally develops kingdom leaders and pursue creative and effective ministry. We’re passionate about helping people connect & re-connect with God through Jesus. We're located in Stoughton, WI - a great small town just outside of Madison, and planning to launch a second location in fall 2016. Check out the “About Us” section of our website ( for more info about what’s important to us.


Position Title: Worship Director
(part-time, 16-20 hours/week)


The Worship Director will provide strong leadership for for the Ezra Church worship ministry while championing and strengthening the DNA of our church. He/she will be a passionate follower of Jesus, an excellent musician, a team builder, and people-oriented. The Worship Director serves under the leadership of the Lead Pastor.


General Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a ministry partner to the Campus Pastor in shepherding/leading the congregation, especially your ministry team, to develop mature followers of Christ who serve with generous and gracious hearts.
  • Identify, develop, audition, train, evaluate and encourage musicians, vocalists, technicians and additional worship leaders. Grow the team consistently.
  • Ensure healthy communication among team members and with other ministry areas to ensure high levels of effectiveness, collaboration and follow through.
  • Serve as the primary worship leader at Sunday services.
  • Provide strong leadership for the full Sunday worship service experience.
  • Plan, prepare, execute and review all service-programming elements in partnership with teaching team.
  • Develop and plan special event services (Christmas, Good Friday, Easter, Worship Night, Vision Night, etc) 
  • Create and manage the worship/production budget with the Lead Pastor. Coordinate the purchase, use, and maintenance of all musical instruments/tech equipment. 
  • Participate in ministry staff planning, coaching, and projects.
  • Be a team player and help with other needs as they arise.

About the person who would be a good fit:

  • Have a vital and growing walk with Jesus demonstrated by the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, etc.
  • A team player who would rather build a team than do things on your own.
  • You have a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously.
  • A track-record of fruitful and healthy ministry, including leading and growing a team of volunteers.
  • Fully committed to the vision and values of Ezra Church.
  • Others would say you’re a great musician and worship leader.
  • Passionate about reaching the next person for Jesus.
  • Hard-working, but love to have fun.
  • Heart of a teacher/coach: you’re able to develop others spiritually and musically.
  • Have a way to keep organized and prioritize a variety of projects and tasks.
  • Culturally aware with progressive music preferences.
  • Seeks out feedback & coaching for growth.
  • Ready to be involved in the regular life of Ezra Church (events, growth group, etc.)
  • Looking for a part time position (approximately 16 hrs/week including Sundays)
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Ministry experience and/or theological training a plus.

About the Madison, WI area:

Madison, WI consistently ranks among the best places in the nation to live. With the state capitol and University of Wisconsin, it’s a diverse city with great outdoor living space, fantastic bike trails, distinctive locally-owned businesses, cutting-edge technology, safe neighborhoods, great healthcare, excellent education, amazing music venues and food that will make your mouth water. Madison has a history of being a very difficult spiritual climate, but God is opening new doors for the Gospel and it’s a great time to be a part of His work in this city. Ezra Church is located in Stoughton - a small town of approximately 13,000 just outside of Madison.


To Apply:

Sound like this may be a good fit for you?

  1. Send your resume and cover letter to
  2. Please include a video (preferred) or audio link of you leading worship.

You can find more information about Ezra Church on our website: