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First Evangelical Free Church

Associate Pastor of Worship Ministries

First Evangelical Free Church
Rockford, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 10/21/2010
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Evangelical Free Church in Rockford, IL is a large church with a rich history and a desire to bring people into a life changing and growing relationship with Jesus Christ through corporate worship. We are seeking a worship pastor that creates an environment that leads people to offer their praise to God in a manner that is Christ focused, biblical, and musically effective for our contemporary venues of worship. This function should flow through the Worship Pastor's attention to the spiritual disciplines, spiritual maturity, and musical/artistic expertise. The candidate should have 5 years experience as a worship leader or worship team leader and will need to be a highly motivated and energetic individual that is able to provide visionary leadership for all worship staff and their departments. This is a full-time position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the contemporary worship services
- Spirtually oversees all worship ministries including classic and contemporary forms of worship
- Works with Senior Pastor to design a cohesive worship experience
- Develops musicians/artists for the contemporary services and disciples all musicians/artists
- Uses a wide range of music and worship elements
- Maintains high artistic standards while encouraging and creating opportunities for wide range of participation within the ministry

Primary Skills:
- Worship leader with strong vocal and lead instrument ability who is able to engage the congregation in true worship
- Service as a worship leader or worship team leader - 5 years experience required
- Supervisory experience of 3-5 years at a large church preferred
- Ability and willingness to work in a team environment
- Ability to disciple others as a pastor
- Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited school in areas related to this position

* Please forward resume and DVD of applicant leading worship to Pastor Rusty Hayes, 2223 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107.

* Full job description available upon request