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Worship Pastor

Brentwood Neighborhood Church
Brentwood, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/11/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


To assist the lead pastor in cultivating a culture of authentic worship, relationship and love for God and one another through the arts (music, visual communication and atmosphere).


Reports to:

Lead Pastor & Executive Pastor


Pastoral Responsibilities

- Provide pastoral care through, but not limited to: weekly devotions, providing biblical teaching, developing personal relationships, one on one meetings 

- Inspire and lead people into worship during Sunday services, lead them into a time of celebration, reflection and response

- Design a worship structure that facilitates an atmosphere of celebration-reflexion-response in accordance to the central theme of the Sunday service


Administrative Responsibilities

- Oversee the development and management of the financial planning and budget of the Worship Ministry Branch

- Development and maintain expertise in the area of arts and music by attending a workshop and/or seminar at least once per year

- Monitor the monthly reconciliation of the Worship Ministry Branch’s expenses in accordance to church’s policies

- Management of credit card in accordance to church’s policies

- Attend lead staff meetings, sections meetings, quarterly ministry leaders meetings


Worship Leader Responsibilities

- Lead weekly rehearsals  

- Development of the desired atmosphere for Sunday services in consultation with the Lead Pastor

- Work with the youth pastor to cultivate a culture of worship for BNC students through vision casting meetings, leading worship at youth group or scheduling band members and preparing them through rehearsals 

- Works with the Children’s Ministry Coordinator to create the desirable worship atmosphere for the Children’s events, assisting in the preparation and coordination of special events

- Oversee input of services in Planning Center by Ex Admin

- Create worship sets for main and student gatherings through Planning Center 

- Oversee technical programs and equipment through trainings specific to program and person, make sure it is all up to date and utilized efficiently

- Present and lead a new praise song to the general congregation as part of the Sunday services, once a quarter



- Provide clarity to the general congregation about the vision of the church and its relationship with worship

- Communicate the vision and up to date information about the Worship Ministry Branch during:

       - Lead Staff Meeting

       - Section Meetings 

       - Quarterly ministry leaders meeting (when applicable)

- Clearly understand direction and vision of the lead pastor and clearly communicate it to teams (Ex Admin, admin of programs, interns and volunteer teams).  

- Create the structure and flow of weekly gatherings through weekly meetings with staff members