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Big Valley Grace Community Church

Associate Worship Pastor

Big Valley Grace Community Church
Modesto, California, United States

Date Posted: 11/07/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Associate Worship Pastor

Full Time, Flex Time, 45-55 hrs/wk (salaried/exempt)


Big Valley Grace is a Christ-centered church that worships every weekend in multigenerational gatherings, connects in authentic community, grows in obedience to God’s Word, serves others with our God-given talents, and reaches our local & global communities with the love of Jesus.



BVGCC is seeking a dynamic Associate Worship Pastor to be the primary worship leader for two gatherings: The Venue (Sun. 9 & 11 AM) and Celebrate Recovery (Tues. 6:30 PM).



  • The Associate Worship Pastor will uphold and exemplify expectations of pastoral leadership and spend approximately 40% of the time providing spiritual and worship leadership to ministry volunteers and the congregation, by engaging, inspiring and coaching volunteers and participants.
  • Provide caring leadership to Venue community
  • Recruit, organize and schedule volunteer worship teams
  • Up to 3 nights out per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday) on a regular basis and can exceed that amount during peak seasons of ministry activity
  • Care investment in worship team members outside of rehearsals (i.e. counseling, shepherding, fellowship)
  • Musical investment in worship team members


  • The successful candidate will spend approximately 30% of the time creatively contributing to the collaborative planning of events and services.
  • Participate in weekly planning meetings with Weekend Production Team & Recovery Ministry Leadership Team; select songs and arrangements for Gatherings


  • The individual will spend approximately 20% of the time efficiently and effectively creating, organizing and/or arranging music to support the team’s focus and goals.
  • Will oversee arranging and technical production of musical elements for all weekend gatherings and various special events (stage tracks, arrangements, etc.)



  • Mature Christian who meets Biblical qualifications for leadership and has the desire and ability to care for people
  • Strong people, leadership and team building skills
  • Agrees with and passionately communicates the philosophy of BVGCC
  • Teachable and humble spirit
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in leadership and worship/music ministry
  • Proficiency in one or more instruments (keyboard/piano skills preferred)
  • Strong vocal ability and engaging stage presence
  • Expertise in music technology software (i.e. Pro Tools, Digital Performer and Ableton)
  • Flexibility and the ability to troubleshoot on the fly
  • Familiar with Planning Center and Pro Presenter software



Screening for this position will begin immediately. Applications are due by Dec. 31, 2017. Applicants should e-mail a PDF resume to

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, please contact Hrayr Santourian at (209) 577-1604 ext. 306.

Applicants may be subject to Life scan background check, credit check, and reference check.