Director/Pastor of Worship Arts

Date Posted: December 1, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40
Grace Church
Jackson, MI, USA
Job Type: Music or Worship Director
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Director of Worship Arts Grace Church

Grace church is a Southern Baptist church located in Jackson, Michigan.  Grace church has an average Sunday morning attendance of approximately 240-300. Grace church exists to glorify God by upholding the gospel, making disciples, serving others, and providing community.  We wholeheartedly seek to be a gospel centered church.  In belief, Grace church holds to the inerrancy, authority, and sufficiency of the Christian cannon of Scripture.  In essential beliefs, we have unity.  In non-essential beliefs, we have liberty.  In practice, Grace church seeks to minister in a contextualized and culturally relevant way.  For more information about Grace, please visit our website at www.lifeatgrace.org.

We are currently searching for a pastor or director who will provide leadership and oversight in all ministries related areas concerning worship arts with some limited administrative responsibilities.

The pastor or director of worship arts will:

  • Develop and lead a gospel-centered worship arts ministry including its budget, organization, and volunteers.
  • Disciple team members in spiritual and ministry growth.
  • Take the lead in the planning of each service and special programs.  Working alongside the senior pastor, the worship arts pastor will provide direction for the services and will oversee and coordinate all the details that a service encompasses.
    • He will oversee song selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination and leading practice for all musicians.
  • Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service create an atmosphere conducive to corporate worship, reinforce biblical theology, and promote a complete Gospel focus each week.
  • Coordinate scheduling of song leaders in the corporate gathering.
  • Oversee and lead the Tech and Sound Teams in the utilization of sound, lighting, and video projection systems for worship services and special events.
  • Work with Administrative Assistants and Webmaster to oversee and provide vision for church website and all used social media platforms.
  • Be responsible to oversee (limited) day-to-day church management (including staff), building operations, and financial administration.
  • Cooperate with the Budget & Finance Ministry Leadership Team in all matters regarding the General Operating Budget of Grace Church.
  • Will assist the Elders as needed with the ministry of Grace Church.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to give a clear testimony of faith in Jesus and a vital, growing walk with him.
  • Have the ability to lead worship with their voice and an instrument utilizing staff or cord charts.
  • Have experience leading a church/ministry in worship arts.
  • Be a self-starter; be proficient with current technologies and use of social media.
  • Truthfully agree with and adhere to the philosophy, mission, and beliefs of Grace church.
  • Be able to successfully cooperate with the elder body/ministerial staff at Grace church and with those within the body of Grace church.
  • Have the skills to lead in church administrative matters.

How To Apply

You may submit your resumes to:

Grace Church

2692 Dettman Road

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Or by emailing them to [email protected]