Rukes Search Group

Worship Pastor

Rukes Search Group (Sugar Grove Church) - Goshen, IN

Church: Sugar Grove Church

Location: Goshen, IN

Lead Pastor: Brett Baranic


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Position Summary:

The Worship Pastor is responsible for leading, shaping and creating a disciple-making culture of worship at Sugar Grove Church.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct and oversee the weekend services including working with the Lead Pastor and/or weekend speaker, creative team, band, vocalists, and media to ensure excellence and a positive worship experience for all who attend our weekend worship services.

  • Plan and direct the modern worship including rehearsing bands, leading worship, video, and other service elements.

  • Oversee classic services (there is another worship leader who leads these services).

  • Actively recruit, lead, teach, support and grow a network of volunteers to participate in the worship arts ministry. This includes creating opportunities of spiritual and artistic growth through opportunities both on and off the stage.

  • Lead, create, and plan seasonal projects such as Good Friday, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas, Nights of Worship, and other seasonal projects as developed.

  • Shepherd and disciple the various teams of Worship Arts to lead the weekend services and seasonal projects as disciple-makers.

  • Lead and direct the following support staff: Technical Arts Director.

  • Serving pastoral needs with other pastoral staff including baptisms, counseling, care, teaching, weddings, funerals, etc.

  • Manage and oversee the assigned ministry budget appropriately.

Position Competencies:

  • Lives a life that models Christian character, spiritual leadership and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Demonstrate a servant’s heart, a flexible spirit and dependable lifestyle.

  • Creative, talented leader in both directing and performing authentic worship on weekends and more.

  • Be a self-starter, takes initiative and a strategic thinker to build a solid worship culture.

  • Approachable and highly relational shepherd.

  • Gives away ministry and empowers others to lead.

  • Proven ability to recruit and build healthy, diverse teams of both staff and volunteers.

  • Committed to personal artistic and pastoral growth and actively seeks out opportunities to expand knowledge on common and innovative practices.

  • Must be proficient on using Planning Center.

  • Ability to perform general pastoral duties such as counseling, visitation, funerals, weddings, etc.

Other Expectations:

  • Work special events including Christmas, Easter and other important church-wide events and as assigned.

  • Attend monthly staff meeting.

  • Attend monthly Elder meeting.

  • Attend morning staff prayer.

  • Be available on other days/evenings to help and work as needed.

To apply, please fill out the fields below including the attachment of your resume.

Your completed application will be reviewed in a timely manner.

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