Pastor of Worship

Journey The Way
Wichita, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 05/07/2018
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Title: Pastor of Worship

Reports to: Lead pastor

Last Updated: May 2018


The Role

We have chosen the language worship pastor versus worship leader to emphasize the responsibility as worship pastor to shepherd the flock through song and liturgy in corporate worship with gospel clarity and repetition. This title also emphasizes the transformative impact the rhythms of the corporate gathering have upon the people we are ministering to and the weight of responsibility therein.


Responsibilities & Duties

The Pastor of Worship is a full-time position primarily responsible for leading and ministering to the local body through worship and the arts. As such, the Pastor of Worship is responsible for the planning and leading Sunday services, worship & arts development and cultivation, and the spiritual formation of the worship team. Administrative duties of the Worship Pastor will include volunteer coordinating, overseeing production & technology, and routine office responsibilities.


The duties of Worship Pastor include:

Worship & Arts Cultivation

  • Lead weekly gatherings in worship through song and prayer in a diversity of musical styles.

  • Assemble weekly liturgy while discovering and managing a musical library of songs that engages both the head and the heart of the church in bringing glory to God while encountering his presence.

  • Discover, develop and deploy musicians and liturgists to engage and lead the church in encountering Jesus through the arts.

  • Assist KIDS Journey with regularly improving their musical worship experience and song library while equipping their worship leaders as needed.

  • Oversee and cultivate the aesthetic of the worship space and its surrounding areas to help draw people into the presence of God and find rest in his beauty.

  • Engage the local artistic community through equipping artists within our church to exercise their gifts while curating opportunities to connect with the artistic community of our city.

  • Maintain and purchase musical instruments and equipment of the church while overseeing the Worship & Arts yearly budget.


Spiritual Formation

  • Regularly meet and pray with musicians, artists and audio/visual servants to invest in their spiritual formation, provide counsel and be aware of their life circumstances.

  • Lead weekly communion before gatherings with all involved musicians, liturgists and audio/visual servants.



Multimedia Production and Communication

  • Oversee the production of sermon videos for podcasts, website and social media.

  • Manage the production of artwork for sermon series campaigns including printed materials, weekly bulletins, video, slides and multiple artistic disciplines.

  • Oversee slide production, design and schedules of slide servants/designers.

  • Discover, develop and deploy servants in the area of multimedia production and communication.


Audio/Visual Systems Management

  • Discover, develop and deploy sound, lighting and slide servants while overseeing their serving schedule.

  • Maintain and purchase equipment for audiovisual systems used for Sunday gatherings and throughout building.

  • Implement and assist in the installation of new audiovisual systems throughout the building as needed.



  • Updating and printing of weekly bulletins.

  • Volunteer coordinating of all worship teams, service teams, & kids journey volunteers.

  • Basic office duties including phone, mail, and ordering office/janitorial supplies.


    To apply please send resume and video links of you leading worship to:

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