Worship Pastor

Date Posted: April 10, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
CrossRoads Community Church
Chittenango, NY, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor,Music or Worship Director
Other Details

CrossRoads Community Church is a non-denominational evangelical church in Chittenango, NY passionate about helping people take next steps to love God, love others, and change the world.

As the Worship Pastor you will lead our congregation in powerfully engaging, highly experiential worship services that direct people into life-changing encounters with God. You will be able to plan and execute weekend worship services at CrossRoads Community Church. You will lead a volunteer team and staff Creative Arts Director in the execution of each service, managing the process to move ideas into excellent service elements and oversee each weekend experience. In addition, the Worship Pastor will manage the logistics and budgets of the weekend services.

Our church is a place where you can make a significant impact for God’s kingdom based on how He has uniquely designed you, leading the people around you to become more like Jesus and showing the tangible love of Jesus both locally and globally. As a staff, we aim to foster a culture that has open hands to do whatever it takes to serve and support that mission, serving with humility and open hands. Wherever the need is, we step in. Nothing is above or beneath us to serve one another or our Church.

The salary range for this position is around $50,000 – $62,000 depending on experience and skill set.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute excellent worship services through leading and supporting volunteers and the Creative Arts Director to execute each weekend service.
  • Act as the primary worship leader and provide pastoral moments to our congregation.
  • Partner with the Lead Pastor, Creative Arts Director and Administrator to execute the vision and strategy for CrossRoads Community Church.
  • Actively recruit, train, shepherd, encourage, and disciple volunteers for teams, vocalists, technology, and other weekend roles.
  • Work with the Junior High and High School Ministries in developing young worship leaders for their environments.
  • May perform the duties of a pastor as needed and available, such as performing weddings and funerals, making hospital visits, providing crisis care assistance, etc.

Staff Values:

  • Love One Another | Be the Vision so others see the Vision.
  • Commit to Authentic | Craft a culture of genuineness.
  • Stay Hardworking | We work excellently for the Lord.
  • Choosing Humility | Our confidence comes from God.
  • Christ at the Center | We do it all for His Glory Alone.

Success is defined as

  • Providing a dynamic worship environment that glorifies God and engages people while helping all of Central New York build a fantastic, Christ-centered culture that feels like a family.
  • Building strength, unity, collaboration, and consistency within the Worship Pastor community for CrossRoads.

Preferred Skills and Experience


  • Proficient worship leader and strong vocalist.
  • Ability to build effective teams.
  • Volunteer recruiting and engagement.
  • Strong in leadership and collaboration.
  • Skills in Music direction and technology (MultiTracks, ProPresenter, Vista).

Personal Characteristics:

  • Collaborative producer.
  • High Emotional Intelligence.
  • Strong Learning agility.
  • Team mentality.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Current (or willing to become) regular attender of CrossRoads Community Church.
  • In alignment with CrossRoads’ vision, mission, values and beliefs.

Education and Experience:

  • Prior experience leading worship.
  • Experience leading volunteers.
  • Biblical training is a plus.

How To Apply

To apply, email: [email protected] with a resume and explanation as to why you would be a good fit for this position.