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Vanderbloemen Search Group

Church @ the Depot - Pastor of Worship & Creative Arts

Vanderbloemen Search Group
Scott Depot, West Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 05/13/2016
Categories: Other - Other Pastor - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

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Church @ the Depot is a non-denominational church that birthed out of a revival in the 1930s. United by faith in Christ, the mission of the church is to love and serve others in His name. The church also operates a Christian school (Birth – 12th Grade) that has approximately 650 students. 


The Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts will provide leadership and oversight to worship experiences and volunteers at all Church @ the Depot services and events. The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with the Senior Pastor and the worship and production volunteer teams to create a worship environment that will stimulate participation, growth, and connection among the congregation gathered.


This individual will be a culturally relevant leader-developer, with a strong sense of both teachability and adaptability. They will also be a visionary leader who possesses an attractive and charismatic personality with a remarkable presence on stage and the ability to inspire a large crowd to worship passionately. 


Formal education is not a predetermining factor for the selection of the new Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts. However, a Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry, Music, or a related field is preferred.


The scope of experience, skills, and personal characteristics for this position will include:


  • Experience building and leading a worship team in a larger church environment
  • Inspire teams, cast vision, and create momentum for ministry growth.
  • Proven track record of identifying, coaching, and developing leaders in a growing church.
  • Ability to attract, coach, and mentor talent and other gifted musician, vocalists, and leaders.
  • Forward thinker who is able to move projects forward efficiently while honoring local relationships.
  • Flexible, but good with deadlines and has a creative eye for detail and excellence.
  • Up to date on current worship trends, and has the ability to clearly articulate vision through strong communication skills.
  • Leads an exemplary life of integrity in all areas.
  • A chemistry that fits with the Senior Pastor and the Church @ the Depot culture.
  • An independent, goal-oriented worker with an unusually strong work ethic.
  • Embraces the mission and values of Church @ the Depot.
  • Maintains a high bar of excellence in ministry.
  • Collaborative team builder.


Scott Depot is a charming town located in the state of West Virginia, unincorporated and located just 20 miles Northwest of the state capitol of Charleston. The Teays Valley consists of approximately 8,000 people residing in close-knit and friendly neighborhoods, including Scott Depot, Hurricane, and Winfield. Compared to the national average, the citizens of Scott Depot are very well educated with 34.86% of adults in Scott Depot having a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree. Also well above the national average is the number of residents employed in white-collar positions, making up 91.97% of the workforce. Overall, Scott Depot is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. Schools in the community are known to have excelled in academics over the years. Residents who call Scott Depot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The predominant race is White, followed by African-American. Important ancestries of people in Scott Depot include German, English, Irish, French, Scots-Irish and Italian.


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