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LifeSong Church

Pastor of Worship and Media Technology

LifeSong Church
Russell, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

POITION SUMMARY: The Pastor of Worship and Media Technology is a full-time position responsible for the organization and oversight of the worship ministry and media technology needs of LifeSong Church, Russell KY.


SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience




Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of music is strongly preferred but not required;  
  • Work experience in a church-based music ministry, utilizing volunteers is required;
  • Experience and/or education in media technology is required;
  • Southern Baptist Seminary training is strongly preferred;
  • Work experience leading and supporting contemporary worship music and musicians;


Faith and Life:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ, a servant’s heart, and a vital growing personal relationship with Him;
  • Called by God to lead worship through the local church;
  • In agreement with the Purpose Statement, Core Values, statements of faith, Constitution, By-Laws and general vision of LifeSong Church;
  • Possess a strong knowledge of Scripture;
  • Willing to become a member of LifeSong Church;
  • Must pass the church’s criminal background check process to the satisfaction of the Senior Pastor;


Ministry Skills:

  • Possess a teachable spirit which allows for flexibility and growth;
  • Ability to seek out relevant music and worship resources and apply them appropriately to the context of corporate worship;
  • Desire to serve alongside the Senior Pastor in planning worship experiences designed to focus the worshipper’s attention on a central theme or topic;
  • Acceptable personal vocal skills, excellent communicator possessing interpersonal skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading worship;
  • Ability to incorporate and troubleshoot various technologies in worship, to include sound, lighting, computer hardware, computer software, and video projection;
  • Fluent in using modern media, to include social networking, podcasting, online web content management and design, graphic creation, video & audio editing, computer maintenance, mobile apps, web apps, and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to seek out relevant technology resources, develop new skills, and make connections between social media and the Christian ministry;

 Duties and Responsibilities


The position will include the following duties:


Music Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, conduct, supervise, and evaluate the comprehensive music ministries, rehearsals, instrumentalists, and worship services;
  • Disciple the Praise Team in growing spiritually including facilitating time of regular Bible study with them - treat them as a LifeGroup community;
  • Organize appropriate music ministry in-reach and outreach activities;
  • Coordinate weekly worship services with the Senior Pastor and staff and lead all music related aspects of all Sunday services along with other scheduled services and rehearsals;
  • Be responsible for the auditioning, evaluation and selection of all individuals and groups used for worship services;
  • Maintain music library, materials, and supplies, and oversee maintenance of instruments;
  • Secure a substitute to lead worship and fulfill relevant responsibilities when absent;
  • Organize, develop and administer age-graded music ministry, e.g. Youth Praise Band, Children’s Choir, when appropriate and feasible;


Media Responsibilities:

  • Develop and evaluate all aspects of technology and media that can be used to effectively communicate the mission and vision of LifeSong Church, Russell, KY;
  • Maintain and update equipment used in the media ministry;
  • Provide leadership to the Audio Visual Ministry Team;
  • Identify and train volunteers to serve in the Media Ministry;
  • Maintain the church web presence, to include:
  1. Maintenance of the church website;
  2. Generation of social media content on relevant platforms;
  3. Creation, editing, and posting of sermon audio and video;
  4. Recruiting and supervision of volunteers to aid in these responsibilities;


  • Work with the church staff to develop videos, graphics, and other media to be used as sermon illustrations, worship enhancements, and promotional tools;


General Responsibilities:

  • Aid the other pastoral staff with general pastoral activities, such as service planning, outreach visits, hospital visits, and funerals;
  • Submit an annual budget and calendar to the Leadership Team and Senior Pastor each year;
  • Administer the approved budget and calendar upon approval;
  • Attend weekly staff meetings;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor;



To Apply:

Please submit your resume along with at least three links to videos of you leading worship (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) to  Dropbox space can be made available for recordings upon request.