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City Church

Worship Arts Pastor

City Church
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Worship Arts Pastor position creates opportunities and environments for City Church attendees to worship God together in spirit and truth. It is essential that this person embodies a “prepared” passion for team led worship and exemplifies a commitment to the concept of a healthy local church. 


Reports to: Operations Pastor – Direct; Lead Pastor and the City Church Board - Indirect


Full time: Dual Portfolio (Worship Team Pastor and Creative Arts Pastor)


Position Core Values:            

  • The Worship Arts Pastor must be Spirit-filled, team oriented, relational, biblical, missional (community outreach minded), culturally relevant, self-motivated and professional.
  • Exhibit a personal character that is above reproach in areas of spiritual, moral, ethical and financial standards and in marriage/family relationships.
  • Leads authentic worship experiences with a focus on worship and quality.


Duties and Responsibilities:                     

  • Serve as an integral part of the Pastoral Lead Team.
  • Lead team(s) for Sunday morning worship and other church activities upon request.
  • Recruit, develop and equip volunteers to serve on worship teams.  Includes: Sunday Morning Worship Team, Creative Arts Team and assisting the Youth and Children’s Worship Teams, etc..
  • Schedule worship and creative arts teams for Sunday mornings and special events, host weekly rehearsals and hold auditions as needed.
  • Work with Lead Pastor to enhance worship services through worship, prayer, the arts etc..
  • Participate in pastoral functions outside of these areas as decided upon with the pastoral team and determined by personal passions and giftings.
  • All other duties as assigned.                      


  • Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s degree preferred.
  • Extensive experience pastoring and leading teams of worship and creative arts within a church adherence of 750-1,000 is required.
  • Musical proficiency necessary to lead a team of skilled musicians.
  • Progressive/forward thinking/visionary/self-motivated
  • Ability to lead, interact and influence a diverse array of cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to recruit, motivate, lead and release people into ministry.
  • Ability to self-evaluate, willingly embrace and implement the team’s initiatives and positively respond to constructive feedback.
  • Must be highly relational, consistently engaged in groups, serving and tithing.
  • Familiarity with image magnification, audio mixing and video production.
  • Possess strong written, technical, oratory and creative skills