- Pastor of Worship & Connections
- Grace Fellowship of Lakewood
- Posted: 10/16/2017
- Salary/Range: $40,000 - $45,000
- Lakewood, CO
Description:Grace Fellowship is a church that has been a church in transition the last few years. The current pastor has been at Grace since June of 2015. Grace is a growing church averaging about 160-170 on a weekend. We are looking for someone to lead worship and oversee connections. Our current associate pastor is departing the end of October and our current worship leader will leaving at the end of December. We are combining our worship position with pieces of the associate pastor position. The job description will likely be tweaked based on the skills, gifts, and passions of the person we hire. See the job description bellow.
Skills – Gifts – Abilities
♣ Ability to develop and lead a team
♣ Ability to do pastoral counseling
♣ Ability to teach in a variety of contexts
♣ The musical ability to lead worship alone as well as with a team (guitar and vocals are a must)
♣ The ability to learn and utilize various technologies associated with leading worship
♣ The skill to write (devotionals, newsletters, articles, etc.)
♣ The skill and gifts to administrate a variety of teams, processes, and programs
♣ The skill to navigate conflict towards a positive outcome
Character & Spiritual Qualifications
♣ Meets the Biblical qualification for elders (1 Timothy 3 & Titus 1)
♣ Love for people
♣ Positive outlook
♣ Emotionally mature (can handle the ups and downs of ministry)
♣ Committed to a life of prayer and the study of Scripture
♣ A person who is not divisive, but seeks unity in the body
♣ Live a balanced lifestyle as much as possible
♣ Give appropriate resources to God, family, church, and community
♣ Agrees with the statement of faith in the bylaws of Grace Fellowship
♣ Understands and articulates the core doctrines of the faith
Education & Experience
♣ Minimum of a B.A. degree.
♣ Preferably an MDiv or an M.A. in theology, Bible, or related area.
♣ Preferably at least 2 years of ministry experience.
Major Areas of Responsibility
♣ Work with the Lead Pastor in planning weekend services and developing vision for worship.
♣ Coordinate with worship team and A/V team.
♣ Lead one practice during the week.
♣ Lead worship for the weekend services.
♣ Recruit talent and conduct tryouts.
♣ Manage database of songs and oversee the use of the worship software.
♣ Find new music.
♣ Facilitate an attitude of worship in the congregation.
♣ Coordinate worship for all church functions upon request.
♣ Organize and facilitate the implementation of Life Groups
♣ Recruit qualified Life Group leaders
♣ Develop and maintain a leadership pipeline for future Life Group leaders
♣ Provide continuing education/coaching for Life Group leaders
♣ Developing, implementing, and maintaining programs and processes that assist those in the body at Grace in growing in their walk with God
♣ Facilitate the discovery, development, and deployment of the people of grace in ministry
♣ Teaching and training, as necessary, in order to bring about spiritual formation
♣ Assist team leaders in building ministry teams (outreach team, missions team, etc.)
Outreach & Evangelism
♣ Work with the Lead Pastor in developing and implementing evangelism and outreach strategies.
♣ Continuously evaluate and develop our guest services systems.
♣ Provide training on a regular basis to help the team grow and improve.
♣ Preach as needed (usually 7-10 times a year).
♣ Manage the online presence.
♣ Fulfill other tasks as requested.
♣ Make pastoral visits to those in the hospital and homebound as needed.
♣ Do weddings and funerals as requested.
♣ Do counseling as needed being conscious of both available time and giftedness.
To Apply: Send resume and link to a 3-5 minute video explaining why you think you might be a good fit to