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City Life Church

Worship Arts Pastor

City Life Church
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 08/15/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Wesleyan
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Assistant Pastor of Worship Arts


City Life Church is a 10-year-old, multi-ethnic, multi-economic, inner city church with a heart to serve marginalized people. We are intentionally located within walking distance of local shelters on a main street in the downtown area of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and we average about 200 in attendance. We have an unwavering commitment to diversity and regularly seek to break down barriers of racism and class in our community. Check out our website at to read our Dream Statement.




Special qualifications and unique skills this position requires:

                Excellent people skills

                Administrative skills

                Leadership skills

                Heart for and skill in worship leadership



Support, training and leadership that would be provided include:

--weekly staff meeting

--weekly service planning meeting with supervising pastor

--quarterly staff retreat, winter leadership retreat, and annual training at the Global Leadership Summit



Specific Tasks Include:

  • Bring an intentional focus for multiethnic worship elements
  • Provide vision, leadership, and spiritual tone for the worship team
  • Lead Production Team (all worship arts elements, including dance, stage design, tech, etc.)
  • Manage volunteer scheduling
  • Recruit, interview and audition volunteers
  • Provide training and development opportunities for worship team
  • Work on a strategic level with the pastoral staff to plan events, encourage vision, and implement strategies



To Apply:

Contact Rev. Christy Lipscomb for an application packet.

Rev. Christy Lipscomb, Co-Lead Pastor

(616) 260-1477