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Worship Pastor

Posted by: Timothy Allan Sheets

Posted date: May-20-2020

Location: Elkhart

 Elkhart Northside WORSHIP Pastor Job Description


elkhart northside church of the nazarene mission & process:

Elkhart Northside Church of the Nazarene is a church on mission to Love Jesus and Love People.  Northside is a predominantly older church (50yrs. and up) of about 200 people with a strong desire to grow young.  We are committed to helping our people move in our discipleship process, which is to WORSHIP every Sunday together, CONNECT through small groups and classes, and SERVE our community and one another. 


Job Description Overview:

Elkhart Northside Church of the Nazarene is seeking a Worship Pastor to help lead our Sunday times      of worship through music.  This position will work with and report to the Lead Pastor.



Qualifications and Required Skills:

·         Personal commitment to Jesus Christ, the body of Christ, and the mission of God

         A clear calling from God to ministry with a passion for worship ministry

         A heart for seeing others embrace Northside’s mission of LOVE JESUS and LOVE PEOPLE

         TEAM PLAYER:  Ability to work effectively with musicians, singers, video, and sounds volunteers

         HUMBLE:  Exhibits patience, professionalism, and a Christ-like example

         HUNGRY:  Teachable and eager to learn and grow in ministry

         SMART:  Possess a common sense about people and the ability to communicate and work w/ them

         Entrepreneurial SPIRIT:  To be willing to take risks, experiment, be bold, and act on creative ways to enhance our worship music with the purpose of drawing others into Northside and into a relationship with Jesus

         Ability to articulate the faith and a biblical worldview


ADDITIONAL Qualifications:

         Introduced to working in a church setting as well as with worship ministry (familiarity with various styles of music, new music trends, and any tech related issues)

         Self-starter willing to jump in and prioritize goals and see them through to completion

         Demonstrates ability to work effectively with various ministry teams in a church, to listen,    influence and lead as needed

         Prepare monthly reports to share with Church Board outlining all activities

         Basic knowledge of computer programs, e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, EasyWorship, ProPresenter, etc.

         Written and oral communication skills to promote and keep church members and community apprised of what we offer and drive participation

         Ability to facilitate interpersonal relationships, resolve conflicts tactfully, confidently,                        quickly, & positively influence others

         Understanding of how the Church of the Nazarene functions and works


Specific Tasks:

·         Lead and/or empower others to lead worship through music on Sunday mornings

·         Assist in selecting and picking out music for Sunday mornings and special services

·         Seek to formulate contact time with adult volunteers with the purpose of discipleship

·         Recruit, train, and help prepare volunteers to assist and/or lead worship on Sundays

·         Weekly meetings/planning with musicians, singers, tech, and video volunteers

·         Allow the worship team to assist in planning services and leading songs

·         Attend weekly meetings/planning with Lead Pastor and staff

·         Answer phones/door and other general office support as needed




Personal Growth:


·         Be mentored by Lead Pastor and/or someone he/she appoints


         Grow through reading assigned material

o    Simple Church, Thom Rainer & Eric Geiger

o    Renovation of the Church, Kent Carlson & Mike Lueken

o    The First 100 Days:  A Pastor’s Guide, T. Scott Daniels


         Seek to continue education per ministerial requirements (If not licensed or ordained                      work out with Lead Pastor)



If you are interested please submit a resume with references, cover letter, and a short bio that describes who you are and what your interests are. Email resume, cover letter, and short bio to rhinotim@aol.com.  Applicants will be required to take the Kolbe Test before an interview is conducted.



Regularly spend time in the Bible and prayer

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Elkhart
District Indianapolis
State/Province Indiana
Position Title Worship Pastor
Position Classification Worship & Arts
PositionType Part-time or Full-time
Deadline for Applications Apr-01-2020
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Timothy Allan Sheets
Phone 5742645866
Email elkhartnorthsidenaz@yahoo.com