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Living Word Church

Director of Worship and Youth

Living Word Church
Chadbourn, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 08/23/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




Must be saved and baptized in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues.

Must have a strong personal prayer life and Bible study habits.

Must be a man or woman of integrity in every area of his/her life.

Must be a good leader, with administrative skills.

Must work well with people, and have a good sense of humor.

Must have a heart for the youth and a vision of where he/she wants to take them.





     Specific tasks involved:

         • Offer spiritual guidance in the area of praise and worship.

         • Build teams of musicians.

         • Find new music.

         • Chart songs as necessary.

         • Lead Monday night practice at 6:00 - 8:00 pm.



      Specific tasks involved:

         • Offer spiritual guidance in the area of praise and worship.

         • Find new music for praise and worship, and also choir songs for Specials, Christmas, Easter, 


         • Lay down vocal parts as needed.

         • Build teams of singers.

         • Lead Monday night practice 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

         • Oversee Music Ministry Team Leaders



     Specific tasks involved:

         • Oversee computer/projector/lighting/sound volunteers.

         • Oversee CD duplication volunteers.


Sunday Mornings

     Specific tasks involved:

         • Practice with Music Ministry, 8:00 - 9:00 am.

         • Lead praise and worship, 10:30 am.      


Weekday Work Schedule

      Sunday                   7:45am - 12:30pm

      Monday                  8:30am - 3:00pm        Monday night practice  5:45 - 8:30pm

      Tuesday                 8:30am - 4:30pm

      Wednesday            3:00pm - 8:30pm

      Thursday                8:30am - 4:30pm

      Friday                    Off

      Saturday                Off



Able to work with youth and young adults.

Able to plan, organize, lead, and guide complex projects and spontaneous activities related to youth


Competent in basic lay counseling and listening skills appropriate for youth ministry.

Willing to work cooperatively with others, to maintain a positive outlook and disposition, and to be flexible

solving problems.

Able to protect the reputation and integrity of others through strict confidentiality.  Refraining from

indiscriminately sharing personal information is critical.  Discretion must be exercised when dealing with the

public, youth and their parents, and the church’s leaders and members.



Build a leadership team over the youth department, and mentor other people to do the youth director’s


Plan regular youth mid-week services which include: praise and worship, games, preaching, small groups.

Teach the uncompromised Word of God, and use others to teach as well.

Have outings with youth besides the mid-week service at least once a month, preferably on a Friday or   

Saturday night.

Visit schools and have lunch with the youth, be active in sporting events and other community events in  

order to draw young people to Christ and to our church.

Oversee the planning of youth service projects for our church and the community.

Oversee drama, dance, and music teams.  



This is a salaried position, with health care benefits for the staff person.

Comp time may be taken for extra hours worked.





Living Word Church

Director of Worship and Youth

Job Description