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Fondren Church

Worship Pastor

Fondren Church
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 06/05/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



The primary role of the Worship Pastor is to provide vision, planning, execution, and infusion of worship into the everyday culture of Fondren Church.





Vision & Leadership

  • Seek Christ, be a student of His word, and allow the Holy Spirit to guide the vision of the worship through Fondren Church 
  • Be a shepherd to those who serve and participate within the ministry
  • Work with and on-behalf-of the leadership of Fondren Church to ensure the mission, vision, and values of Fondren Church are upheld
  • Develop a leadership team that assists in casting vision and supports the overall implementation of the ministry
  • Recruit, develop, and empower other leaders to confidently lead worship




  • Create a small and diverse worship team that speaks into the vision with creative ways Fondren Church can worship through the arts – musical arts, visual arts, etc. 
  • Lead weekly rehearsals with musicians, vocalists, and audio/video/media teams to ensure the weekend services are enhanced and to mitigate any possible distractions.
  • Recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and development a team to execute all aspects of worship/arts ministry – vocalists, instrumentalists, sound, audio, lighting, and video engineers.
  • Schedule and oversee all aspects of the volunteers who assist during worship- musicians, vocalists, audio/video, and media
  • Accurately manage the Worship Ministry budget
  • Look for on-going opportunities to explore what others are doing in that space and for additional training and development in these specific areas
  • Work as the liaison between Fondren Church and Woodland related to the worship center and all related components




Competencies, Experience and Education:  To perform this role successfully, an individual must have the diverse skill-set to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily including but not limited to:

  • Mature Christ-follower
  • Able to work closely with the staff and leaders of Fondren Church to carry out the mission and uphold the values of Fondren Church
  • Warm, personable, energetic, loving, and caring demeanor
  • Well-organized and self-directed
  • A team player
  • Capable of working with a diverse and growing congregation
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experienced and passionate about worship and its various components
  • Able to organize and execute ideas, systems, and processes.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both orally and written.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five years of experience in ministry preferred


Other Duties as Assigned