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Youth and Children's Ministry

Director of Youth and Worship

Gulf Gate Church
Posted: 09/28/2021
Salary/Range: 40-50K
Sarasota, FL

Are you PASSIONATE about worship AND reaching Generation Z? Are you a mature follower of Christ who is a team player with a proven track record of leading corporate worship AND leading students to Christ? Do you have a solid Biblical and theological foundation that qualifies you to teach the gospel? If so, this combo worship/youth position may be for you! We are looking for the person whom God is calling to move us forward in both our worship and youth ministries.


We are a growing non-denominal church located in Sarasota, just a few miles away from the world-famous Siesta Key Beach. Our church vision is to ignite a passion for God in Sarasota that blazes into compassion for all people of the world. We are located right in the Gulf Gate neighborhood on ten acres of beautiful property surrounded by oak trees. As a result, we are able to host Sunday services indoors and outside. Our Sunday morning services typically run 150-180 people. We are expecting significant growth as we plan to break ground on a new worship building soon!


-Preferably 2 years experience as a worship leader in a church setting
-Musical competency to lead worship in a modern worship styles
-Strong vocal skill, able to sing on pitch consistently
-Above average instrumental skill on guitar and/or piano (other)
-Ability to direct a band and group vocals
-Spiritual ability to lead our congregation to consistently engage in worship
-Management and administrative experience with ability to recruit, lead and build effective ministry teams
-Experience in production and Ableton/loop tracks is a plus
-Knowledge of Pro-Presenter, CCLI, Planning Center, A/V
-Be a “team player” who actively participates in staff meetings
-Fully embrace the vision and values of Gulf Gate Church


-Preferably 2 years experience leading a youth ministry (church or para church)
-Strong gifts in large group communication and teaching
-Build relationships with students by attending games, performances, having lunch, etc.
-Lead a dynamic youth service for students on Wednesday nights
-Plan and lead local and out of town mission trips, outreach events and camps
-Continue to build and train an adult student ministry teams
-Be a “team player” who actively participates in staff meetings
-Fully embrace the vision and values of Gulf Gate Church

Sound like a good fit? If so, send your cover letter, resume and video links of BOTH leading worship AND teaching students to

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