Service Programming Director / Worship Pastor

Life Church
Gulfport, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 06/07/2018
Categories: Media/Technology - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Service Programming Director

Reports To: Lead Pastor

Hours: Full Time, 32+

Days: Sunday - Thursday


One Sentence Job Description:

To create an unforgettable experience for those who attend.


Purpose Statement:

To lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by creating an experience that leaves people wanting to come back and take the next step. The Service Programming Director (SPD) is to establish and fully lead (through scheduling, volunteer development, budget, and environment implementation) a service programming division organized around the Foyer to Kitchen model.



  1. Recruit, train, and develop a Service Programming Team

    1. Music: Create a music experience that transcends

    2. Production: Create a pure technical experience

    3. Programming/Producing: Create an unforgettable experience

    4. Media: Create media that leaves a lasting impression

    5. Guest Services: Treat others better than they expect to be treated.

  2. Create culturally relevant worship environments that immediately engage people to want to come back

    1. Provide overall guidance for worship service programming (announcements, look/feel of the environment, technical, musical and Guest Services)

    2. Lead the planning team that creates and plans Sunday worship services

  3. Program unforgettable experiences where attendees are engaged, involved and challenged

    1. Create, plan and produce special events (Night of Worship, Good Friday, etc.)

    2. Produce the worship service

    3. Train Producers to produce the worship service.

  4. Continually identify and remove obstacles that make it difficult for those who are turning to God

  5. Continually evaluate, improve, and develop and implement systems designed to create unforgettable experiences

  6. Ensure the wise stewardship of all resources by designing, maintaining and overseeing the Service Programming and Worship/AV budget.

    1. Create a master plan for auditorium

    2. Oversee the purchasing and maintaining of all production equipment.

  7. In early growth stage of Life Church, may need to lead from the platform often (worship, hosting, etc)
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