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Calvary Bible Church

Worship Pastor

Calvary Bible Church
Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Worship Pastor will design, implement, and oversee a corporate worship experience that draws people into an encounter with God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In harmony with the vision of Calvary Bible Church, he will provide vision and direction for the worship ministry in a way that is biblical, Gospel-centered, creative and engaging.  This position is full-time and reports to the Senior Pastor.




This position requires someone with a strong Christian testimony and a maturing faith in Christ. This position is first and foremost a pastoral positon which means they must have a heart to shepherd, love and disciple people. This person must be musically gifted and able to lead the congregation in God-honoring and God-focused worship. He will excel on acoustic guitar or piano and thrive in a band driven, blended worship style that will engage a multi-generational congregation.


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent organizational and relational skills.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary, along with a spirit of perseverance, enthusiasm, and a willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.   


This person should have formal training or a college degree in instrumental or vocal music or equivalent life experience. Biblical training at the undergraduate or graduate level is preferred but not required. This person must be in agreement with Calvary Bible Church’s doctrinal statement.




  • Recruit and mentor vocalists and musicians, developing worship teams both spiritually and musically.
  • Plan, oversee, and direct rehearsals.
  • Plan and lead God-honoring, engaging and creative worship services in harmony with the Senior Pastor’s vision for the overall weekly worship experience, including special events (Easter, Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving Service, etc.)
  • Oversee the audio-visual ministry fostering a strong partnership and community between the technical ministries and the worship teams
  • Develop, oversee and submit annual budget for Worship Ministry.
  • Develop annual vision and goals for Worship Ministry along with helping develop future ways to incorporate worship and worship arts into the life of the church.
  • Assist with the musical aspect of children and youth ministries.
  • Provide assistance and consultation with special events such funerals, weddings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and links to samples of you leading worship to by Monday, May 8, 2017.

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