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Christ Church Murrells Inlet

Worship Arts Leader/ Youth Pastor

Christ Church Murrells Inlet
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/20/2017
Categories: Church Staff - Music Ministry - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Anglican
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Christ Church Murrells Inlet


Connecting people to Jesus Christ, to one another, and to God’s work in the world.



Worship Arts Leader / Youth Pastor


Christ Church is an Anglican Church in Murrells Inlet, SC. Our average Sunday attendance is 115, and our service is contemporary. We are looking for a full-time team member who is ready to jump in and join the mission God has given Christ Church of reaching people among the thousands who live in the neighborhoods adjacent to the church building. In many ways Christ Church is being replanted, and the candidate must be excited by the opportunity to build the church in this community, especially through the worship ministry and youth ministry. The ideal candidate will be a passionate worshipper, will have successful experience leading worship in a church, and will be riveted by the opportunity to reach our local community and pastor our teens faithfully.





Worship Leader (approximately 20 hours)

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


Lead musical worship for church services

Execute all administrative elements of Sunday worship and other events with excellence (recruit, train and schedule all service volunteers, maintain equipment, build all media, create a sacred environment, etc.)

Partner closely with the Senior Pastor in worship planning and evaluation to creatively engage the hearts and minds of the congregation in worship


Youth Pastor (approximately 15 hours)

The Youth Pastor position creates opportunities and environments to reach and pastor teens as well as empower and partner with parents in shepherding their teens towards a life-long relationship with Jesus Christ. It is essential that this person has a calling on his/her life to reach the next generation of teens.


Vision for the youth ministry to reach teens in the community and pastor them towards life-long faith

Create an engaging and meaningful weekly youth group experience

Empower and partner with parents in raising their teens in the faith         


Additional Opportunities (5-10 Hours)

This position provides creative space for additional ministry opportunities depending upon the gifting and passion of the individual who joins the team. Examples could include (but are not limited to) communication, outreach initiatives, small groups, etc.




This person 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


Be musically proficient and able to lead a team of skilled musicians


Be forward thinking and visionary


Show the proven ability to recruit, motivate, lead and release people into ministry


Possess the 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.



REPORTS TO: the Senior Pastor, the Rev. Michael Guernsey



FULL-TIME: Dual Portfolio (Worship Arts Leader and Youth Pastor)




Bachelor’s degree (in related field is preferable)

4+ years of experience in leading congregational worship

Experience with Pro Presenter and Microsoft Office helpful

Experience in youth ministry necessary

This position is open to clergy and non-clergy




This is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will include medical, retirement, and vacation time. Salary range available upon request.


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and a copy of his or her resume to Christ Church’s Interim Worship Leader, Julianna Fletcher, at




310 Prince Creek Parkway

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576


Church Office: 843-357-6184