Overview

POSITION:

Word of Grace is a non-denominational church located in the town of Sheboygan, WI about an hour north of Milwaukee. The church is led by Lead Pastor Derik Armstrong who came on as the Lead Pastor around 7 years ago. The church currently has two services, while offering children’s ministries during both services along with a casual, overflow space called “The Commons” each Sunday morning. Service times that are offered are at 8:45a and 10:45a, both of which are identical with a modern worship style. Attendance currently runs around 450 each Sunday for their main worship services.

The church is seeking the right candidate to take over as the new Worship Arts Pastor to lead their worship ministry. The right candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and the character and capacity to develop a church worship culture. Below are the requirements and responsibilities we have identified for this role:

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct, oversee and pastor the worship community of Word of Grace Church in the two worship services including all production and video venues
  • Serve as a member of the Pastoral Team who disciples and equips members of WOG
  • Build fresh, engaging and relevant Sunday worship services that prepares people for hearing and responding to the Word of God
  • Develop and mentor members of the worship team, student band, and some of the media team to help reach their maximum potential
  • Provide oversight of the worship culture for the entire church, not necessarily leading worship in each venue but helping to build teams and speaking into the worship of all age groups
  • Build relationships in order to recruit, equip, and empower effective ministry teams
  • Provide oversight to the worship ministry administration including annual worship budget
  • Develop the “community” of worship team vocalists and musicians relationally through special gatherings and opportunities (i.e. Community Group, Fun Nights)
  • Oversee curriculum development and other curriculum used for workshops, equipping classes and groups as it pertains to worship

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Abilities
    • A person who seeks to solve problems, not just identify them and is able to make the decisions necessary with a positive attitude
    • Someone who has excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills and is able to maintain a professional appearance and preparedness
    • Highly motivated leader who can function in a high capacity leadership culture as an initiator with a lot of freedom
    • Someone who is well organized but can be flexible in a team setting, while still being able to meet deadlines
    • Someone who is looking to not only function in a healthy team but build a healthy team of their own to support the church as a whole, not just their own ministry
    • Loves and enjoys people, exhibiting a shepherd’s heart in their concern for the worship teams and the congregation as a whole through their personal relationship with Jesus
  • Skills
    • Proficiency in Mac systems including iOS
    • Confidence in stage presence when speaking and leading
    • Ability to lead worship with confident vocals while playing guitar or keyboard
    • Utilizes Planning Center to schedule worship and media teams
    • Proficiency in ProPresenter
    • Proficient with the use of multitracks and Ableton
    • Basic understand of audio mixing
    • Basic understanding of Mainstage
    • Preferred candidates would also have a background in Photoshop and graphic design, though not required
    • Preferred candidates would also have knowledge in stage lighting design as well as lighting programs, though not required
  • Education
    • Preferred candidates should have a degree in Music or ministry leadership
  • Experience
    • Preferred candidates should have at least 3-4 years previous church experience

Reports to: Executive Pastor

For more information, visit the full church profile at: frootgroup.com/wog

To apply, email your resume to Meggan at mjacobus@frootgroup.com.

Years of Experience: 0-2 years
Education Level: Bachelors
Ministry Size: 251-500
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
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