Worship Pastor

CrossRoads Church Peosta
peosta, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 06/13/2018
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Worship Pastor Full-time


Peosta, Iowa


$30-50k – depending on experience and abilities


The worship pastor will have the responsibility before God in planning and implementing all areas of the Christ-centered worship ministry at CrossRoads Church.  This will be a full-time position with worship leading responsibilities and other responsibilities based on spiritual gifting and ministry needs in the church, examples are Student Ministry, Marketing, Social Media, Website design and maintenance.





The worship pastor must meet the qualifications for an elder-pastor as outlined in

1 Timothy 3:1-7 & Titus 1:3-7.

He must be in full agreement with the Evangelical Free Church of America Statement of Faith (with the exception of the premillennial language which we as a church have removed from our statement because we believe it to be a non-essential doctrine to divide over).

He must be of established Christian character, sound in faith and doctrine.

He must be able to connect with and influence a large number of people.

He must be proficient to lead instrumentally with guitar and/or keyboard in gathered worship services.

He must be able to create, operate and perform with an in-ear metronome or click-track.

He must have experience in leading a team of musicians.

He should also have the ability to recruit, lead, and develop musicians, volunteers, and support staff, both individually and collectively.

He must have experience with audio and video technology and the ability to operate, troubleshoot, and train volunteers to use standard industry equipment.



Direct the planning, organizing, and evaluating of the Christ-centered worship ministry.

Work together with other members of the pastoral team to craft Christ-honoring worship services.

Recruit, train, and schedule worship team members (music, sound, media).

Lead and oversee weekly rehearsals for the worship team.

Supervise and maintain all supplies, instruments, and equipment related to the worship ministry.

Prepare an estimated annual worship ministry budget and administer the approved worship ministry budget.

Stay current and informed on the latest church worship practices (specifically as it relates to new worship songs and music).

Consult and/or assist in musical preparation for weddings, funerals, and other church related activities.

Fulfill other pastoral responsibilities based on spiritual gifts, ministry needs, and passions. These responsibilities will be determined during the search process.


Information about the Church


CrossRoads Church is a non-denominational church located in Peosta, IA. The Dubuque and Western Dubuque county has a population of approximately 97,000.


Our worship style is contemporary and our church is filled with young families.  Our average worship attendance is 275-300 and growing on Sunday morning. We currently have one worship service, but a second service seems to be coming soon.


How to apply

To apply, please email your resume along with video samples of your worship leading to: crossroadspeostasearch@gmail.com. 


After reviewing each resume, we will make further contact with those we believe appear to fit the job description.

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