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Worship and Creative Arts Pastor
Beach, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 06/21/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time
Located near the ocean in the northeast corner of Florida, we are looking for a Worship and Creative Arts Pastor. The church has grown from 70 to 700 in the last three years. We have had over 1000 on several occasions. We are a purpose driven church. We are a community church that participates with Southern Baptist mission work. Our mission is to "lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ." We do that by helping people get "connected to God, connected to people and connected to ministry." Our two services are contemporary and casual. We have a band and a praise team. We are considering adding a blended service as a third service as well.
We are looking for an individual who can potentially serve on our staff giving leadership and vision to the worship ministry in totality. We would like for this individual to be responsible for the Sunday experience from the parking lot to the pew. We are looking for an individual with the following spiritual S.H.A.P.E. (* Required # Desired + Plus)
* to create worship through music and the arts
# wisdom, service, pastoring, leadership, administration
+ encouragement, hospitality.
HEART or passion:
* passion to influence, to perform, to lead,
# to design and develop, to pioneer, to organize, to excel, and to improve.
* ability to entertain, to recruit, artistic, to plan, to manage, to promote,
+ artistic, instrumentalist, piano, guitar.
* extroverted, cooperative, expressive,
+ balance of routine and variety.
* led a band at some level, led a singing group at some level,
# managed a total worship ministry, at least a bachelor’s degree in music or similar field.
+ experience in both a contemporary and a blended worship setting, familiarity with technology, experience and knowledge of sound and lighting systems, experience with worship planning software, experience with a worship planning team.
Applicant must be able to express a total worship ministry philosophy, work well with strong pastoral leadership, and be accountable. He must be passionate about his call to ministry and be committed to ministry not just performance. He must be able to lead multiple worship services including a Saturday night service. It would be very helpful if applicant had video of leading worship or singing, etc available via internet.