Job Description

Church Website: sugargrovechurch.com


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Position Summary:

The Worship Pastor is responsible for leading, shaping and creating a disciple-making culture of worship at Sugar Grove Church.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct and oversee the weekend services including working with the Lead Pastor and/or weekend speaker, creative team, band, vocalists, and media to ensure excellence and a positive worship experience for all who attend our weekend worship services.
  • Plan and direct the modern worship including rehearsing bands, leading worship, video, and other service elements.
  • Oversee classic services (there is another worship leader who leads these services).
  • Actively recruit, lead, teach, support and grow a network of volunteers to participate in the worship arts ministry. This includes creating opportunities of spiritual and artistic growth through opportunities both on and off the stage. 
  • Lead, create, and plan seasonal projects such as Good Friday, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas, Nights of Worship, and other seasonal projects as developed.
  • Shepherd and disciple the various teams of Worship Arts to lead the weekend services and seasonal projects as disciple-makers.
  • Lead and direct the following support staff: Technical Arts Director.
  • Serving pastoral needs with other pastoral staff including baptisms, counseling, care, teaching, weddings, funerals, etc.
  • Manage and oversee the assigned ministry budget appropriately.


Position Competencies:

  • Lives a life that models Christian character, spiritual leadership and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Demonstrate a servant’s heart, a flexible spirit and dependable lifestyle.
  • Creative, talented leader in both directing and performing authentic worship on weekends and more.
  • Be a self-starter, takes initiative and a strategic thinker to build a solid worship culture.
  • Approachable and highly relational shepherd.
  • Gives away ministry and empowers others to lead.
  • Proven ability to recruit and build healthy, diverse teams of both staff and volunteers. 
  • Committed to personal artistic and pastoral growth and actively seeks out opportunities to expand knowledge on common and innovative practices.
  • Must be proficient on using Planning Center.
  • Ability to perform general pastoral duties such as counseling, visitation, funerals, weddings, etc.


Other Expectations:

  • Work special events including Christmas, Easter and other important church-wide events and as assigned.
  • Attend monthly staff meeting.
  • Attend monthly Elder meeting.
  • Attend morning staff prayer.
  • Be available on other days/evenings to help and work as needed.

About Sugar Grove Church

Our mission is to help all people take their next steps with Jesus.


We believe the steps to following Jesus begins when we get to KNOW Jesus, which causes us to GROW in Jesus, SHOW Jesus with our lives, and ultimately GO help others become followers of Jesus (who know, grow, show & go as well). Sugar Grove Church has been around since 1849! In 1961, the denomination Sugar Grove Church was associated with told the church to remove any mention of the blood of Christ from the services and philosophy. Sugar Grove Church refused and withdrew from the denomination. The following Sunday the congregation showed up to a padlocked building, repossessed by the denomination. A core group continued to meet in a different location for two years and then purchased the building back from the denomination. The Church that emerged was:


  • Biblically based
  • Non-Denominational
  • Congregational Governance
Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 month ago
Location
Goshen, Indiana

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
1,000-2,500 people people


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