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WORD ALIVE

Worship Pastor

WORD ALIVE
LAWTON, Oklahoma, United States


Date Posted: 03/29/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Word Alive Church of Lawton, OK

Pastor of Worship (Full-Time) Job Opening

 

Word Alive Church is a non-denominational, Spirit-filled church located in SW Oklahoma. We have a modern-contemporary style of service. We use artists including, but not limited to Hillsong Young & Free, Bethel Worship, Gateway Worship, Kari Jobe, Toby Mac, Jesus Culture, Hillsong United, Elevation Worship, & the Newsboys. We gather every Sunday for 2 services with a desire to know God, find freedom, discover purpose and then, make a difference. We are a multigenerational ministry in a fast-paced growth pattern with a vision of impact across SW Oklahoma. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about the life-changing message of Jesus Christ.

 

Average Sunday Attendance: 251-350

 

Worship Pastor must:

  • Have an attested and growing relationship with Christ
  • Embrace the mission, values and vision of Word Alive Church
  • Exhibit abilities of leadership, training, support and oversight of worship ministry
  • Be able to motivate and manage a Volunteer Team of 40+
  • Be easily adaptable to growth, change, innovation and creativity
  • Have a clear understanding of confidentiality, sensitivity and discretion
  • Have a healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers and volunteers
  • Have a clear understanding of departmental budgeting, data and metric assessments
  • Be highly self-motivated; purposely motivated by the power of the Holy Spirit

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Pastoral Care for the team and their families
  • Provide leadership, direction and training for all Worship Ministry environments (AVL, Musicians, Vocalist, etc.)
  • Develop the vision, strategy and design for creative worship environments
  • Review, purchase, adapt and implement all desired music
  • Recruit and empower healthy leaders and volunteers
  • Coordinate Sunday services, Student services, Young Adults services, & special event worship
  • Attend all church staff conferences including, but not limited to: Gateway Pastors & Leaders Conference (October), Trinity Fellowship Association of Churches (April)
  • Help host other church events that may not involve worship, for example, XO Marriage Conference, Pink Impact, Men’s Conference, National Back to Church Sunday, etc.
  • Theatrical directing & oversight for special services with skits
  • Scheduling each individual for services through Planning Center (vocalist, musicians, media, sound, video personnel)

 

Competency:

  • Teachable, faithful and available
  • Effective communication skills with team & co-workers (written, verbal, interpersonal)
  • Engaging and compelling teaching techniques
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Attested team building skills with emphasis on a sustainable volunteer culture
  • Healthy conflict resolution skills that understand accountability as well as grace
  • Manageable social media and website skills/design skills
  • Preparation & promptness in all areas of ministry

 

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Theologically compatible with Word Alive Church
  • Previous experience with administration in Worship
  • Preferably an educational background in Worship Ministry
  • Working knowledge of basic computer software (Excel, Word, Publisher, Planning Center, tech savvy)
  • Clear understanding of ministry ethics and professionalism

 

*This description is not all-inclusive, and other duties may be assigned as necessary.