Worship Pastor

Living Word Church

Job Description

The Opportunity: Living Word Church is seeking to fill a ministry leader position of Worship Pastor. This role requires a kind-hearted, Jesus loving individual committed to the vision and mission of Living Word Church. The successful candidate will revitalize a music ministry that brings believers into the presence of God with uplifting and biblically sound worship experiences.

      Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the music worship program.
  • Enhance the worship experience through multimedia and visual arts.
  • Plan and lead special celebrations and seasonal presentations.
  • Direct all weekly rehearsals as necessary and seek to incorporate spiritual development during these rehearsals.
  • Oversee the performance and training of production staff: lighting, sound, and streaming.
  • Ensure compliance with existing copyright laws, especially as they relate to music, drama, and multi-media.
  • Maintain the music library (Praise Charts, Orchestral arrangements, etc.).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor
  • Lead, but not necessarily host, a bi-weekly Home Group
  • He will be available for basic counseling situations and hospital visitations when needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor (not listed in the job description, but disclosed during the interview of qualified candidates)

Qualifications: (in the order of character, overall abilities, education, cooperation, and technical know-how)

  • A mature Christian fulfilling the biblical character qualifications and duties of a leader (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; and 1 Peter 5:2-4). 
  • Ability to play a musical instrument (piano, keyboard, or guitar) and sing.
  • Spiritual and music ability in leading worship experiences and music development. 
  • Ability to encourage member participation in the areas of music, worship, and leadership development.
  • Completion (or near completion) of a discipline of study with emphasis on worship/music and church ministry (B.S., B.A., etc.). 
  • Possess a sound knowledge of Scripture and an ability to effectively apply Scriptural principles in music ministry.
  • Agreement with the doctrinal position of Living Word Church and an active member in the Church. 
  • Committed to teamwork with other pastoral staff and ministries within the church. 
  • Proficient in the use of the latest in production and presentation technology such as ProPresenter, Planning Center, sound board, and lighting.

Salary & Benefits: Salary & housing allowance will be provided commensurate with qualifications and church statistics. Vacation: 3 weeks paid vacation.

Salary Range: Based on experience & educational attainment. Let’s talk. Additional benefits include phone allowance, mileage reimbursement, and a professional development budget.

Partial List of Worship Choruses, Songs and Hymns as an example of our present blended service: We call it “Orthodox Contemporary” and our worship “style”, however, we are

certainly open to what the Lord has in store for us with our new Worship Pastor and his leanings as to “style”.

Good Good Father, I Am Redeemed, Jesus Loves Me, We Believe, One True God, Great Are You Lord, All I Have is Christ, Behold the Lamb, One & Only Holy King

Holy Spirit, You Are With Me, Be Though my Vision, I Will Trust in You, We Will Remember, At the Cross (Love Ran Red), Cornerstone, Because of Your Love, The Gospel Changes Everything, A Might Fortress is Our God, Ps. 34 - Taste & See, Amazing Grace, Lord I Need You, 10,000 Reasons, Great is Thy Faithfulness 

About Living Word Church

We are a non-denominational, Bible believing, Jesus loving, gospel centered church located in sunny Tampa Bay Florida. Theologically, we line up well with many Southern Baptist or Bible Churches. We are well established with a great foundation, but we're also looking toward the future with excitement! We would love to talk to you about what's going on at Living Word!

Experience Required
11 – 15 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
New Port Richey, Florida

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