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God's Vision, Inc.

Pastor of Worship Arts

God's Vision, Inc.
Long Beach, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/10/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  1. Professing, growing, and committed Christian pursuing Biblical church leadership standards in personal and family life. I Timothy 3:1-13; 2 Timothy 2:1-13; Titus 1:5-9.
  2. Evangelical orientation in theology and evangelical spirit in full agreement with the doctrinal position of Cornerstone Church.
  3. Belief and commitment to contributing to an environment of cooperative teamwork with other members of the worship team and other church ministry teams and leaders.
  4. Spiritual maturity and commitment to the values and mission of Cornerstone Church.
  5. Commitment to CCLB Membership, weekly service attendance, serving and small-group community life.


  • Bachelors, Masters or other Christian education degree in music, worship or a related field.
  • Has a solid calling to serve as a supporting pastor in a growing pastoral staff.
  • The ability to lead, encourage and bring a high level of consistent quality to multiple weekend worship services.
  • Capable of working with teams of professionals and volunteer vocalists, band members and tech teams.
  • Enthusiastic for innovation yet guided by sensitivity and consideration for the various life-stages represented in a multi-generational church.
  • A high level understanding of music styles from hymns to contemporary.
  • Ability to lead worship while playing guitar preferred.
  • Ability to read and write music notation preferred.
  • Comfortable in a contemporary yet non-Charismatic worship environment.
  • Experience in leading worship in a church of 500-700 or more.
  • Familiar with or willing to learn Pro-Presenter, Song Select and Planning Center Online as standard worship management/presentation tools.
  • Experienced Mac/Apple operating system user with digital music notation software skills.
  • This position requires managing budgets and several direct reports including professional staff musicians, AV, film/broadcast (video and live-stream). Please do not apply if you have limited experience in fulfilling this requirement.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBLITIES, including but not limited to:

  • Prepare vocalists, band members and tech teams to provide and maintain consistent, high standards of excellence for all Cornerstone worship services.  Requires the ability to lead teams effectively and mentor/train middle school, high school, college, and weekend main church service worship leaders, all with direction and vision partnership with the lead pastor.
  • Develop and direct special Christmas and Easter services that may include orchestral and choir teams combined with multi-generational musicians and vocalists.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate several types of projects and processes simultaneously.
  • Proven experience in overseeing professional audio, lighting, video and live-stream ministries is a plus.
  • Accountability for budgeting, purchasing decisions and inventory management.
  • Desire and ability to work and thrive in a pastoral team and elder-board led environment.
  • Experience and maturity in how to handle personal and team issues, conflicts and/or integrity or moral failures, per Biblical guidelines and doctrinal mandates.


  • A passion for worshipping Jesus
  • Love for and a high commitment to the local church
  • Detailed, capable communicator
  • Organized
  • Excellent time-management
  • A team player
  • Embraces change but also understands the value of tradition and stability for the congregation
  • Composed in a fast-paced environment; ability to “adapt on the fly” as needed
  • Intentional in relationship building and keeping teams informed, motivated and inspired


  • Hours: Full Time (salaried)
  • Responsible and Accountable to the Lead Pastor