GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
ACAC’s Worship Pastor is responsible for leading and fostering a dynamic congregational worship experience at all church-wide services and events. The Worship Pastor accomplishes this by leading, building, and developing teams of artists in the area of music. This person will also bring pastoral oversight and leadership to the worship needs of other ministries within the church. They will report directly to the Lead Pastor and work closely with him on the vision of worship within ACAC.
Capabilities, Characteristics, & Key Qualities:
Reports to: Lead Pastor
ACAC is seeking out a strong, visionary leader who has the ability to develop leaders, cast vision and develop strategies that will promote growth within the Worship Department. The creative team is excited to head into the next chapter and eager to begin partnering with a new leader.
This leader needs to have a passion for Jesus and seeing others find their purpose in Him. The team is eager to follow a leader who is relational and empowering and able to move them into this new season.
It's important for this Worship Pastor to be a strong Worship Leader. Of course, this has a lot to do with musical excellence and proficiency. But also important is the ability to pastor and help people engage. This goes beyond the musical into the skill of uniting a room in corporate worship.
ACAC loves to worship God together. They are excited for the future and what God will do as the gathered Church worship with passion, in spirit and truth.
Discipleship is a key role of this new leader. It's not enough to be a great worship leader or to prepare music. Within the Worship Department, this role will be about developing leaders and fulfilling the vision of connecting people to God.
The team at ACAC is currently made up of 50+ volunteers who serve on the worship team. The musicians are passionate, skilled, and have heart to see people connect with God.
Loving people, pastoring people, leading people to operate in their gifting is essential. Doing ministry isn't enough. Empowering others to find their God-given potential is what it's all about. That's why this role is Pastoral - tight execution and productivity is valued, but ACAC needs a spiritual leader that embodies the vision and pastors their team.
This leader must be organized and have the ability to lead themselves and their department. It won't be micro-managed. They will be trusted to make equipment recommendations & proposals, manage the weekend experience, and lead their team with excellence.
ACAC is a Biblically saturated, diverse, hard-working culture. It will be imperative for this person to be a self starter who gets things done. Creativity, leadership, and worship are the priorities.