Hickman Community Church (Hickman, CA) – Worship Pastor
The Big Picture
Hickman Community Church (hickmanchurch.org) is a healthy Christ-centered community consisting of 350 people with many young families. We are prayerfully seeking an Associate Pastor of Music to provide primary pastoral leadership in the area of music and serve as a pastoral elder. We desire to equip the Body of Christ in music in a focused way. Hickman is situated in the beautiful Central Valley of California. It is only 1.5 hours from San Francisco, Sacramento, and Yosemite National Park. Main cities that are only 15 minutes away are Oakdale, Modesto, and Turlock.
We are a community of people who love the Lord Jesus Christ. Our mission is to Exalt God, Equip the Saints, Evangelize the Lost, Encourage the Fellowship and Entreat the God of all Grace. Our desire is to know God more and make Him known. The church prioritizes nine Core Values: To Bring Glory to God; To Live in the Light of God’s Sovereignty; To Hold to the Centrality of the Word of God; To Maintain the Priority of Prayer and Worship; To See the Church as God’s Method and Means to Accomplish His Purposes; To Uphold a Qualified Plurality of Elders and Leadership; To Focus on the Importance of the Family; To Evangelize the Lost; To Prioritize the Equipping of the Saints in our Sunday Worship services. These Core Values will help the church remain effective and focused on the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
The Associate Pastor of Music ideally is an elder-qualified man who will provide primary pastoral leadership in the area of music and assist in other areas of administration for the church at large. He must ensure that all music and worship promote the mission and core values as stated above. Although he will give primary oversight to the music aspects of the church worship, he will have a secondary role of oversight in some aspect of administration.
The Associate Pastor of Music must meet the Biblical qualifications of an elder or desire the office of elder. He must demonstrate a consistent personal walk with the Lord, with his family, and be able to genuinely and visibly lead others to worship the Lord in the corporate gatherings. We are looking for a man who is called and gifted by God to serve in leadership of Music Ministries for the long-term. A Master’s degree is preferred but he must have a continuing commitment to personal and professional development. He must also have experience in leading worship in a church as well as competence in reading/writing music notation, and in directing vocalists and instrumentalist in a variety of traditional and contemporary worship music styles and genres. We are looking for a team player and self-starter who can collaborate with the Senior pastor and work alongside the elders in developing a music ministry vision and strategy for the entire church.
Please look over the job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these three questions:
Why do you believe that you might be a good fit for Hickman Community Church?
Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Associate Pastor of Music at Hickman Community Church?
In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrinal statement of Hickman Community Church?
Please send your resume and the answers to these questions to Jason@LancasterSearch.com
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