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Pinelake Church

Pastor, Worship Vocalists (Reservoir Campus)

Pinelake Church
Brandon, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 05/30/2013
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 7501 to 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you passionate about preparing worship choirs and worship leaders spiritually and musically to create transformational moments in the lives of people? Are you wired to develop disciples and grow worship leaders to the next level of effectiveness? Do you have demonstrated experience in building quality vocal teams that function at a high level of musical excellence? If so, we would like to hear from you!

The position of Pastor, Worship Vocalists is responsible for developing spiritually healthy and musically excellent worship leaders within the context of Pinelake Church’s Reservoir Campus worship choir, soloists, and praise teams. In addition, you will recruit, develop, and disciple the worship choir and praise teams to lead the congregation in worship; lead worship as needed at Wednesday evening and Sunday morning worship services; identify and equip a team of servant leaders to support the growth of the ministry; and plan and organize special worship events such as periodic Nights of Worship, Christmas Choir Tour, and others.

A significant part of the role is leading the worship choir to understand that personal holiness and an active walk with Christ is the foundation for true worship, as well as maintaining a clear biblical view of worship and its purpose in the local church. Further, it is critical to demonstrate the value of personal discipleship and group life. In short, you need to be both an active disciple and a discipler, and have a strategy for discipleship among the people you lead.

You should have at least a bachelor’s degree and two years experience coaching and equipping worship choirs and vocal teams, or an equivalent amount of education and experience. You must have strong vocal chops and the ability to read and write music. Proficiency in recording and transcription software (Pro Tools, Finale, etc.) is required, as are demonstrated keyboard skills. You also must have proven organizational leadership skills in regards to establishing and adhering to standards of excellence.

For consideration, please submit your résumé and links to video or audio samples of your voice talents and/or worship choir leadership to or mail to Pinelake Church, Human Resources, 6071 Highway 25, Brandon MS 39047. Note that a video is required for you to be considered for the role, and please do not apply through

Pinelake is a multi-campus congregation with venues in Clinton, Madison, Brandon/Reservoir, and Starkville, Mississippi. Our campuses are bound together by one common vision and mission under one leadership team, and each campus has pastors who serve their local community of believers.

As a church and individually, we expectantly live out Christ-centered, Spirit-led, ongoing stories of life change. We celebrate this vision of life change by striving to develop Christ-followers who Learn from Christ, Live for Christ, and Lead others to Christ.

For all staff positions at Pinelake, a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer, and discipleship is expected, as is the performance of all duties and responsibilities with excellence and in a manner that glorifies Christ and furthers the mission and ministry purposes of the church.