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Director of Worship & Youth star

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New Life Christian Church

Morton, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
New Life Christian Church
Job Description:

About Us: 

New Life Christian Church, based in Morton, Illinois, is a multi-site church with two campuses. Our average Sunday morning attendance across both campuses regularly reaches 500. We launched our first multi-site campus in January of 2012 in Washington, Illinois. This summer they will complete a build-out of a retail space and settle into a permanent facility. Each week at New Life we strive to engage God through modern worship and relevant messages and we love to facilitate a community feel through all of our ministry efforts.


Job Responsibilities:

Supervisor: Washington Campus Pastor


New Life is searching for a Worship/StudentLife Director who will jump into our multi-site system and work with our Washington campus to design and lead worship services on Sunday mornings with excellence and  pioneer a youth ministry that both shepherds the teens already in the youth ministry and reaches out to the community.


Worship Director:

  • Develop and implement the mission and vision for worship ministry for the Washington campus
  • Collaborate with the Morton Worship Director to bring alignment and unity in worship styles and service values across both New Life campuses
  • Coordinate worship music for all special services in partnership with pastors
  • Shepherd and pastor the worship teams and the congregation in authentic worship
  • Encourage and drive artistic quality
  • Administratively oversee the Worship ministry at Washington including budget, scheduling, volunteer recruitment, and ministry development


StudentLife Director:

  • Align the StudentLife vision to the vision of New Life Christian Church, including working with KidsLife and campus based ministries to ensure cohesion across all ministries
  • Collaborate with the Morton StudentLife Director to cast a unified ministry vision that extends beyond a single campus and impacts New Life's teens regardless of location
  • Work in partnership with the Morton StudentLife Director to select topics and studies that impact teens across both campuses
  • Design campus specific weekly programming that engages teenagers, challenges them in their faith, and reaches out into the community
  • Develop and implement innovations in ministry that push StudentLife further
  • Administratively oversee the StudentLife ministry at Washington including budget, promotion, scheduling, and volunteer recruitment and development



  • Assist the Washington Campus Pastor in any additional campus specific needs
  • Participate in weekly staff and preaching team meetings to contribute to the church's overall vision and progress


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related ministry field
  • Evidence of a deepening relationship with God (Bible, prayer, obedience to the Holy Spirit) that inspires others
  • High relational capabilities and able to motivate and work with adults and teens
  • Flexibility in ministry approach with an eye for excellence

Commensurate with experience, education, and training


To Apply: 

Email a cover letter, resume (with references), and a video of your worship leading to Jayson at jaysonetchison@newlifeonline.org

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About the Church

New Life Christian Church

New Life Christian Church is a multi-site non-denominational church meeting in two locations (Morton and Washington IL).