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Atlantic Avenue Church

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor

Atlantic Avenue Church
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 05/24/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Brethren
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Responsible for the worship and creative arts ministries at a vibrant, growing church.  Will be the leader and mentor to musicians, vocalists, and all other creative arts volunteers including drama, media, video, sound, and lighting.  Will serve as the key coordinator/producer for all weekend and special service elements.


Candidate must be a passionate, surrendered follower of Christ—a high-energy, self-starter who is also passionate about people.  Candidate should possess a zeal for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and worship ministry.  The candidate should be a servant-leader with a heart for worship.  Candidate should be technically-minded, organized, and looking to work in a team environment.


Responsibilities Include:


Worship Leader

  • Oversee Worship, Creative Arts, and Service programming for all services.
  • Plan, organize and lead multiple worship services
  • Continually develop gifts

Develop Worship and Creative Arts Teams within Atlantic Avenue Church

  • Collaborate with Senior Pastor in developing worship planning team to develop themes and     integrate creative elements into a cohesive message that supports the sermon series and/or any other vital areas of church life
  • Recruit, train, and encourage members of all teams
  • Identify, develop, and disciple team leaders
  • Conduct meetings and train and equip worship ministry teams
  • Oversee application-interview-audition process for new volunteers to team


Technical Ministries

  • Proficient in use of technology in worship including sound, lighting, computers, video, and projection
  • Supervise maintenance and acquisition of music and technology equipment


  • Maintain an authentic, surrendered, thriving relationship with Christ through ongoing spiritual disciplines
  • Spend time developing relationships—both within the church and outside of the church so as to be effective in carrying out the Great Commission
  • Possess a servant’s heart—willing to speak, to do, to go, and to minister as needed


Other Ministry Responsibilities

  • Able to plan and budget for worship ministry
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in planning of programs that will fulfill the mission of the church, including participation in small groups, programs, and other ministries as directed.
  • Participate in pastoral and hospital visitation as needed
  • Organize various outreach events (annual dinner theater, community acts of kindness)
  • Pursue a program of personal growth and development though denominational programs and continued education.


Salary and Benefits

  • As per United Brethren denominational recommendations



Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and if possible, a link to your work (YouTube, for example) or a DVD.


Pastor Brad R. Riddle

Atlantic Avenue Church

160 Atlantic Avenue

Franklin, PA  16323  (Attn. Pastor Brad)