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Orchard Grove Community Church

Worship Pastor

Orchard Grove Community Church
Walled Lake, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 06/27/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Are you a worship leader seeking fulfillment and challenge?  There is an exciting opportunity right now in southeast Michigan where the right person can help carry the message of Jesus through music to a local congregation of 1,000 worshippers, as well as to a national and international livestream community of hundreds of individuals weekly.  If you’re a talented musician and vocalist, and can professionally and pastorally lead a group of highly-skilled musicians, this may be your calling.


JOB TITLE; Worship Pastor


JOB SUMMARY:  Orchard Grove Community Church in Walled Lake, Michigan, is seeking a talented, high-energy, spiritually driven individual to fill the full-time position of Worship Pastor.  This position is responsible for developing, organizing and planning all music programs in worship services and special events, as well as leading and directing all supportive creative arts projects and production teams.  Duties include: utilizing musical talents of current music team, incorporating musical talents of those within and outside the congregation, coordinating worship plans with the senior pastor, directing the entire worship experience (including music, vocals, creative support and production), and recruiting talented musicians/vocalists as needed to strengthen the weekly worship services.  Additional duties involve: maintaining/updating inventory of instruments and technical equipment, blending genres from contemporary to classic, and leading music team in performing vocals and instrumentals.




Technically sound as a performer, preferably in keyboard and/or guitar

Strong leadership skills, capable of motivating musicians, singers

Seasoned vocalist, able to lead team and congregation in song

Aggressive team-builder, with excellent musical, technical skills

Capable of working with a diverse and growing congregation

Christ-centered spiritual approach; not “fundamentalist”

Sufficient knowledge of Scripture and Christian music

Broad musical appeal: able to connect with young and old worshippers

Ability to organize and execute ideas, systems and processes

Confident leader with positive attitude; willing to listen to others

Able to recruit, develop and empower others to create high-performance teams

Some music ministry experience at church, Bible College or seminary

Bible and/or music degree desirable, but not required




Develop, lead music ministry for two weekly Sunday worship services

Direct music ministry for all special services and mid-week services

Conduct weekly rehearsal sessions for musicians, vocalists, and production

Plan and organize music to support pastor’s worship messages

Serve as member of senior pastor’s executive team

Embrace and support church mission & goals as active member

Develop annual worship budget; take responsibility for hitting targets

Interact positively with church staff & collaborate to achieve team goals

Develop creative projects and worship experiences to support church vision

Recruit and train individuals to establish quality worship and production teams




Senior Pastor




Commensurate with talent and experience




Orchard Grove Community Church is a non-denominational, contemporary Christian Church serving approximately 1,000 worshippers every week in the southeastern Michigan City of Walled Lake.  We are a Christ-centered, Bible-based church that exists to “Help People Find and Follow Christ.”  Our calling is: to honor God, to grow spiritually, to serve and support each other, and to reach out to our world.  Our worship team is an integral part of our weekly services, and features a wide range of Christian songs, from contemporary selections to traditional. The music is blended with the use of creative and production approaches that results in a meaningful experience to our church attendees.  Our goal is to reach more people with God’s Word by providing a spiritually fulfilling mixture of music, creativity and message each week.  If you’d like to be a part of this exciting journey, please respond to this listing by sending your resume and a video sample of your work to:, or by mail to: Dick Zemmin, Orchard Grove Community Church, 850 Ladd Road, Building C, Walled Lake, MI 48390.  Please also visit our website at to find out more about us.