Worship Leader and Youth Minister

The Ridge
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 04/11/2018
Categories: Combo Positions
Denominations: Missionary Church
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

POSITION: The Ridge is looking for a part-time combination Worship Leader and Youth Minister to work approximately 20 hours per week; leading our weekly Sunday morning service in worship, and leading and overseeing our youth ministry.


WHO WE ARE: The Ridge is raising up a people who know their God. We are a small, but growing congregation located on the northeast side of Fort Wayne. For more information about us, visit www.theridgefw.org




*Must be a follower of Jesus Christ, and seeking to grow in their relationship with Him

*Maintains a healthy devotional life characterized by prayer, Bible reading, and

  fellowship with other believers

*Must be spiritually, relationally, and emotionally mature and live a life that demonstrates the fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22-23)

*Must be in agreement with our statement of faith and show theological maturity.

 (Please see www.theridgefw.org and click on Who We Are and What We Believe)

*Must be a team player and willing to work with all kinds of people in the context of a local church

*Reliant on the Holy Spirit to determine the direction of worship in the service, and direction for the youth ministry

*Able to meet regularly with the senior pastor to pray together, grow

  spiritually as a disciple, and to discuss ministry in the life of the church

*Previous experience preferred




Area #1: Leading Worship


*Oversee and provide leadership to the worship, music, sound, and technology aspects of our church

*Familiarity with set-up, tear down, and arrangement/functionality of music equipment

*Familiarity with a wide range of worship music, including contemporary and some hymnology

*Lead the congregation in worship each Sunday and occasional special services

*Comfortable with praying during worship, as led by the Holy Spirit

*Coordinate with the senior pastor to design the weekly worship service

*Set up and run rehearsals with the music team

*Recruit, train, and disciple musicians for the weekly worship service

*Design the Easy Worship slides for the weekly worship service


Area #2: Youth Ministry


*Lead and oversee effective ministry to Junior High and High School students through evangelism, discipleship and the teaching of God’s Word.

*Shepherd, train and equip student in order to be an active part of the body of Christ.

*Partner with parents in the spiritual development of the students

*Recruit, lead and equip volunteer staff

*Lead weekly meeting and create fun and meaningful activities on a regular basis


BENEFITS: A monthly salary will be offered for this part-time position.

EXPECTED HOURS: approximately 20 hours per week (including Sunday morning).


Our church offers a unique opportunity to develop a rich, diverse, and God-honoring worship culture.


All interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to theridgehr@gmail.com

Please contact our church at this email address for any questions as well.


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