POSITION FOCUS: Serves as worship leader for Sunday and special services, with a primary emphasis
on leading music.
SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Eric Sorenson, Lead Pastor
Partners with other staff and the Leadership Board
*Craft the worship experience: Through prayer, theological reflection, creativity, and staff
consultation, the Pastor of Worship will be responsible for designing Sunday worship
*Primary worship leader: This individual will serve as the worship leader for Sundays & special
*Provide leadership and oversight for other worship arts: Encourage and provide vision for
other artistic components of worship
•Team building: This pastor will regularly identify, encourage, and mentor new leaders in the
*Provide care and leadership for the tech team: Coordinate and communicate regularly with
the team director and other members as needed
*Coordinate musical worship related needs with Pastor of Children’s Ministries and Pastor of
*Oversee Music-Related Licensing: Maintain and track all music related licenses, fees, and
memberships for the church
*General Pastoral Duties: Pastoral care, membership meetings, mentoring meetings
*Attend weekly staff and pastor’s meetings
*General Administrative Duties: Scheduling volunteers, charting music, etc. Provide oversight
of all church musical equipment, instruments, and their maintenance as needed
Spiritual maturity, theological insight, and a love for the local church
A Heart of Worship: Our worship pastor will have a passion for worship and leading people in it.
Pastor at Heart: We are looking for someone who not only has the necessary gifts and talents
for musical worship, but also has a pastor’s heart for people.
Team Player: This person serves alongside other pastors, and thus, should provide creative leadership for worship alongside the pastoral team.
•Team Builder: Lead weekly and ongoing worship practices, pastoral check-ins, and regular
team retreats as fitting.
•Skilled Musician: Ideally, this individual is adept both instrumentally and vocally to lead the
whole team. The Pastor of Worship must be skilled and knowledgeable regarding
instrumental musical language and able to communicate accordingly.
*Good communication skills: Both in interpersonal and small/large groups.
•Theological harmony and resonance with Community Covenant and our denomination, The
Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC)
•Preferred experience leading in multi-cultural/ethnic context with strong cultural
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Demonstrated pastoral leadership experience is a must
•Strong musical skills and ability to confidently lead instrumentally and/or vocally
•Evidences a team-building capacity
•Expresses a theological understanding of the role of worship in the life of the congregation
•Bachelor’s degree required with seminary or advanced education
Please apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to: Pastor Eric Sorenson, firstname.lastname@example.org