Date posted Nov 03, 2023
Deadline Dec 31, 2023

The church is looking for a person who deeply loves God and is passionate about connecting people to His heart through worship. The ideal candidate should possess vocal and instrumental skills, with a strong desire for continuous personal and team growth. Additionally, the candidate should be adept in media connections and a self-starter who takes ownership and invests in ministry, aligning with the church’s overall mission and vision. The Worship Pastor will play a vital role in enhancing the worship experience and leading the congregation into meaningful encounters with God.


Weekend Services

  • Lead and guide the worship team and congregation during Sunday services and special worship events.
  • Schedule volunteers for worship services a month in advance and adapt as per availability.
  • Collaborate with the Lead Pastor and other team members to create and produce services in line with the church’s vision.
  • Prepare chord charts, recordings, and other resources for rehearsals using Planning Center.
  • Manage worship resources within an annual budget.
  • Develop and build the Worship and Production teams at Carthage Nazarene Church.
  • Coordinate and manage all in-person phases of weekend services, including creative elements.


  • Invest time in building relationships with worship team volunteers, fostering connections and providing support.
  • Organize gatherings and events to foster team camaraderie and to communicate vision and deepen relationships.


  • Lead the growth and development of all worship team members and worship staff.
  • Be available to answer questions and provide resources for team members to aid their individual growth as musicians.
  • Conduct auditions for potential worship team members to assess their fit within the team.
  • Provide player/coach leadership to guide and develop other worship team members.
  • Exemplify grace and understanding while leading the team.


  • Possess visionary leadership and strong character, demonstrating spiritual discernment and emotional intelligence.
  • Be organized, efficient, and skilled in time management.
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills, effectively advancing the church’s mission.
  • Be a multi-tasking team player with high energy, positive attitude, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Lead and support the production team.
  • Provide training and support to the production team for video announcements, online needs, and tech support.
  • Show a deep desire to continually grow and develop their worship craft.
  • Have working knowledge of video creation/editing for social media, graphics, and videos.
  • Demonstrate strong relational skills in building and maintaining connections with staff and volunteers.
  • Exhibit advanced musical skills both vocally and instrumentally, with a high level of vocal competency.
  • Capable of playing at least one instrument, preferably acoustic guitar or keys.
  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of worship leading experience at a church of similar size and style is ideal.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the facility creates a positive first impression experience for visitors.
  • Participate in pastoral care, with each pastor being available to care for the congregation on a rotational basis.
  • Collaborate and support other members of the pastoral team.

Reports to: Lead Pastor

For more information, view the full church profile at

To apply, email your resume to Meggan at

Carthage Nazarene Church Ministry Profile