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True Grace Church

Worship Arts Pastor

True Grace Church
Lacey, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 04/28/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Worship Arts Pastor is a full-time, salaried position (including benefits) with the primary responsibility of leading and developing an extensive music ministry portfolio. Relocation to Lacey, WA (or the surrounding area) is required and the ideal candidate will:

  1. Pastor and nurture the people of True Grace Church as an important part of the pastoral team
  2. Serve as the primary leader of the Worship Arts team as you engage people and set the spiritual environment for them to encounter Jesus in the weekend gatherings
  3. Recruit, develop and oversee True Grace Worship Arts & the True Grace Production Media teams
  4. Provide administrative functions as required in a fast-paced and growing worship, music and media ministry

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead worship in a weekly gathering
  • Identify, recruit, train, and develop new and existing volunteers of the worship arts and production media teams
  • Develop strategies and opportunities that ensure a pipeline of healthy growth and spiritual maturation for all team members
  • Shepherd team members and the people of True Grace with expert people and communication skills
  • Oversee the music and worship planning aspects for all weekend gatherings with input from the lead pastor and selected members of the pastoral team
  • Communicate and follow-up with worship arts & production media team members as the primary point person
  • Actively lead and train in regularly scheduled team meetings, recruiting sessions and ministry vision casting opportunities
  • Provide music direction for special events (Christmas, Easter, etc)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Prepare and oversee the Worship Arts Pastor budget

Qualifications include:

  • Proven character and competency fit with demonstrated team leadership gifting
  • A deep and growing love for Jesus and a clear calling to worship/music ministry
  • A desire to develop a personal and professional growth plan with accountability
  • Embrace and align with the mission, culture, values and beliefs of True Grace Church (
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to lead, listen and grow people of all ages and stages
  • A strong ability to organize and administrate as a ministry leader and pastor
  • Familiarity with common and relevant worship and music styles 
  • A competent vocalist or musician with demonstrated skill at leading worship
  • Proven team player
  • A desired commitment to ‘plant roots and grow’ with a thriving and healthy church
  • Experience with schedule planning tools such as Planning Center, etc is a plus
  • Experience with video editing, graphics and media software is a plus
  • Experience as a previous paid or intern worship/music staff member is preferred
Next Steps:
Qualified candidates should reply to this position posting and include:
  • Resumé
  • Video clip link of your worship/music experience via Vimeo, YouTube, etc (up to five minutes) 

About True Grace
True Grace exists to make followers of Jesus in truth and grace.

Is it possible to be a church where everyone can be themselves … where we can be honest that we aren’t perfect and we all need Jesus? That’s what we hope to do at True Grace. We believe God loves you just the way you are, (Grace) but he loves you too much to leave you that way, (Truth). He wants you to become more like Jesus.

We are a growing faith community that mobilizes leaders and volunteers to serve and reach the Olympia, WA region with God’s life changing message. Every weekend we gather for a time of worship and practical Bible teaching. Our gatherings are welcoming, authentic, challenging and inspiring.