Job Description

Position Description:

Fellowship Raleigh Church seeks a leader who is passionate about making disciples of Jesus by leading congregational worship, building-up, and pastoring the heart of the Worship Ministry for the church. The Worship Pastor position is a full-time role reporting to the Lead Pastor and responsible for overseeing the Worship/Production Ministries, including weekly worship leading in services, service planning, volunteer recruitment and development, and helping lead in other areas of the church as needed (discipleship, outreach, projects, etc).

Opportunities with this Position:

  • Live in a top 5 city in the U.S. (higher ed, tech, entrepreneurship, the arts, & families)
  • Be a full-time salaried employee
  • Benefit from a permanent facility, a personal office, and an established team that will be receptive to good leadership and clear direction
  • Step into a church and staff position that is poised for significant cross-cultural impact
  • Be in a Pastor-Elder role (influence)
  • Get to work alongside great people
  • Be at a church you would attend if it was not your job

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Skillfully and prayerfully shape the worship experience for the congregation on Sundays that is passionate, diverse, expressive, and reverent
  • Pastorally lead and develop the spiritual life and musical skills of those on the team
  • Identify, recruit, and develop musicians, vocalists and leaders for worship, production, and other ministries
  • Maintain worship team schedules (including rehearsal)
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining Worship/Production budget
  • Manage equipment necessary for Worship/Production teams
  • Enhance and expand upon the team’s song list and arrangements
  • Establish set-lists for all services and special events
  • Maintain compliance with music and video copyright laws and licensing
  • Lead in other areas of the church as needed (ie: projects, admin, discipleship, outreach, etc). Unique gifting, experience, and needs will determine this



  • Strong singing and musical abilities
  • Leadership and team building abilities
  • Can coach and develop others to help them grow in their giftings


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in leading worship preferred
  • Culture fit is more important than specific credentials


  • Possesses the qualifications of an Elder
  • Mature Christ-follower displaying the fruits of the Spirit


  • Passion for leading “Christ-exalting worship” and lead others to do the same
  • Glorify God through making passionate disciples of Jesus through congregational worship and building up others


  • Align with the beliefs, mission, and 4 values of Fellowship Raleigh (see What We Believe page):
  1. Verse-by-Verse Biblical Teaching (2 Timothy 4:1-2)
  2. Christ-Exalting Worship (John 4:23-24)
  3. Authentic Church Community (Hebrews 10:24-25)
  4. Compassionate Mission (Luke 10:37)
  • Leader who will take “extreme ownership” of excellence of the sanctuary (from the sound booth to the stage)
  • An inherent passion to reach people from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Raleigh, North Carolina
Church Size