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Marietta Community Church

Director or Pastor of Music and Worship

Marietta Community Church
Marietta, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 09/07/2016
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director or Pastor of Worship and Music

Full-time position with benefits – salary commensurate with experience and education


Marietta Community Church is a new (10 months old) congregation in the Atlanta metropolitan area.  In our brief history we have grown to 350-500 people worshipping each Sunday at a world-class performing arts center (Murray Arts Center).  We currently have one service that embraces a variety of worship and music styles.  We are seeking a person of vibrant faith in Jesus Christ who can lead us in inspirational worship and grow our talented music team.      


Key Gifts:

1.  A deep and growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord that is modeled in

     all areas of life, and a love for Christ’s Word and His Church.  

2.  Ability to relate well and interact easily with all ages of the congregation. 

3.  A passion and talent to grow and equip disciples of Jesus Christ for ministry.

4.  A thorough understanding of various genres of Christian worship and music – including

     styles such as ancient-future and convergent worship.

5.  Ability to bridge the gap between contemporary and traditional worship and music.

6.  A creative and visionary, yet flexible team-approach to ministry.

7.  Has earned at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Music or Theology, or a related field. 

8.  Experience in leading and integrating various musical components in worship, such

     as choir, praise team and instrumentation.

9.  A sense of humor.


Key Functions:

1.  Be the chief architect (consulting with pastors and worship team) of Sunday worship

     services that glorify God, and inspire and build community within the Church.

2.  Lead and equip an existing and talented group of vocalists and instrumentalists.

3.  Lead the congregation in worship vocally and instrumentally.

4.  Recruit, train and develop instrumental and vocal talent of all ages from within

     the congregation and community.

5.  Oversee and coordinate all MCC music ministries including adult choir, praise team,

     and youth worship team.   

6.  Encourage and facilitate the use of various artistic gifts such as drama, dance, writing,

     and visual arts within worship and other venues. 

7.  Adopt and adhere to the Essential Tenets of ECO (, and support the

     Mission Statement and Foundational Values of MCC (see website).