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Pendleton Christian Church

Director of Worship Arts

Pendleton Christian Church
Pendleton, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 07/29/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Disciples of Christ
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Worship Arts
Pendleton Christian Church
Pendleton, Indiana

Ministry Category: Worship & Music
Experience: Minimum (3) years experience in Worship Arts
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Worship Ministry preferred or equivalent experience
Pay rate: $ 40,000 - $ 48,000 total package / based on experience
Ministry Type: Full time
Company Name: Pendleton Christian Church
Worship Style: Contemporary
Denomination: Disciples of Christ
Church Size: 600-700
Church Info: Church website -
Worship Team videos:

• Minimum (3) years experience in leading / managing / team building
• Working for a lead pastor in a church of over 500 (avg. attendance)
• Able to read, write, transcribe music and demonstrate all choir parts, play piano
or guitar
• Polished & professional speaking skills and presence
• Solid technical, sound & worship software skills
• Education commiserate with experience
• Experience in leading worship, but will not be expected to lead weekly

Ministry Description:
The Director of Worship Arts will be responsible for overall worship planning, coordination, direction and growth of the worship arts ministry at Pendleton Christian Church. This position will work closely with the Senior Pastor, Youth Coordinator, and Worship Planning Team, leading the development and coordination of worship leaders, technical team members, drama team, vocalists, instrumentalists, youth band members, and adult and children’s choir.

Pendleton Christian Church currently offers two Sunday morning services that mirror each other. In addition, we will be adding a Wednesday evening “Personal Growth” Worship service and a Sunday evening “Care and Recovery” worship service.

The Worship Experience is a critical element of our vision at Pendleton Christian Church as we strive to create an environment that draws people closer to God by preparing their hearts to hear the word and message of the Gospel. We use music, lighting, metaphors, videos, and varying stage designs to create this atmosphere.

The typical praise team consists of approximately 7 members that rotate from week to week, selected from a group of over 25 adult volunteers of worship leaders, vocalists and instrumentalists.

Pendleton Christian Church’s Mission & Vision:
“To use PCC ministries as a platform to reach millions for Jesus Christ. “

The Four Key Pillars that will support our ministry and vision are:
1. Worship Experience – seeking excellence in our time of communal worship
2. Care and Recovery – a ministry to love on and reach the hurting
3. Personal Growth - a ministry to help us grow and mature as Christians
4. Outreach Ministry – reaching out as disciples to those both near and far

Through all of this, we strive as a body to be a church that is:
Sharing Truth, Growing in Grace, Following Jesus.

Spiritual Accountability
• A continually maturing walk with God
• Utilize the Biblical principles of Matthew 18 to resolve conflict
• Model and teach the church to encounter God in worship
• Demonstrate relationship and love for Christ in everyday interactions

Ministry Specific Duties
• Coordination of our current worship, technical and drama teams and development of new teams that will lead the church in vibrant, authentic, worship
• Identify, train, equip, and delegate responsibility to team members
• Build, oversee, and nurture teams for vocal, instrumental, special music, creative arts teams for youth and children, worship leading, drama, and tech teams
• Coordinate rehearsals, vocal and instrumental production
• Provide regular auditions for new vocalists, instrumentalists, drama, and tech team members
• Develop adult, youth and children’s choirs, and periodically include in the worship experience
• Assist Senior Pastor and the Worship Planning Team with vision, brainstorming, producing, and implementing creative ideas for use in services and programs
• Develop and equip a “metaphor team” to design stage sets that enhance the theme of services
• Facilitate worship set-up and tear down as necessary for any use of the facility
• Maintain the stage and backstage worship team assigned areas in an orderly manner, and purchase all supplies and items necessary for the team’s operation
• Ensure music and scripts are distributed and rehearsed
• Develop the weekly order of worship with the Worship Planning Team for worship team
• Learn and utilize daily / as needed our “Worship” website, becoming efficient and able to train others as necessary to utilize this communication tool for the worship ministry
• Coordinate special music, videos, etc. with all lead techs in a timely manner
• Schedule praise team volunteers for all worship services six to eight weeks ahead
• Keep all music files and other resources up-to-date
• Coordinate special services, including, but not limited to banquets, weddings and funerals
• Comply with CCLI/CVLI to maintain licenses for legal use of music and videos
• Demonstrate accountability of Pendleton Christian Church resources and ability to responsibly manage budget

Evaluation Criteria
• Position will report to the Senior Pastor, with oversight by the assigned Elder
over the Worship Ministries
• Strive to attain assigned Ministry Success Factors (MSF’s) which have been identified as those tasks that will positively impact worship performance and meet ministry and vision goals
• Participate in regular performance reviews
• Make and keep commitments
• Perform other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor or Elders

How to Respond:
If you meet the minimum 3 years experience and education requirements forward the following to; 1. your resume 2. a recording of you leading worship or your team/s leading worship 3. any creative arts documents that you feel showcase your skills and abilities.