Director/Pastor of Worship, Fine Arts and Virtual Ministry Connections Full Time

@ Montecito Covenant Church
  • Santa Barbara, California View on Map
  • Denomination: Evangelical Covenant
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries, Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Salary Range: $0
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2022
  • Application closes: 28 February 2023
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    Job Description

    Reports to: Lead Pastor

    Supervises: Select lay leaders, non-ordained ministry staff, & ministries specific interns

    Status: Full-time Exempt


    The Director of Worship and Fine Arts will play an essential role as we seek to accomplish our congregations’ missional purposes. In addition to common congregational goals around vibrant worship, we believe our unique contribution to Christ’s Church is to develop young leaders equipped to serve among us, and wherever God eventually calls them. We believe our unique contribution to our community is our campus. We see it as God’s gift, not to us, but to our community, allowing us to contribute to the thriving of our community in ways that reflect God’s grace, generosity, purposes. Because of this, the Director of Worship and Fine Arts will endeavor to lead the congregation into meaningful and God-honoring worship, develop and equip leaders, and serve our nearby communities in ways that contribute to “the good of the city”. In every way possible, we long to point people toward God and into God’s good purposes.

    Essential Functions

    Craft and arrange Sunday worship service elements, both music and other liturgical elements, that develop and deepen personal and congregational worship as the central element life.
    Build, promote, and oversee MCC’s online worship service and other aspects of our online presence.
    Work with current ministry staff and volunteer ministry leaders to engage new and existing church family members in developing and using their worship gifts and abilities.
    Develop, promote, teach, and lead worship internship, and worship mentorship programs.
    Partner with youth, children, and adult ministry leaders to integrate worship into their programs and events.
    Develop a healthy ministry volunteer culture marked by enjoyment, longevity, continued equipping, and regular encouragement.


    Experience and giftedness, both musically and as a worship leader.
    Proven ability to build and lead high performing worship teams.
    Develop others as worshippers and leaders of worship.
    Clear and compelling communicator in group and worship settings.
    Ministry leadership that strengthens the development of disciples that make disciples


    3-5 years ministry experience in worship leadership.

    ECC credentials (Ministry License) or commitment to ECC credentialing.


    Our commitment to our ministry staff is as strong as our commitment to the ministry of our staff. On-going development is a high value, and it encompasses professional, personal, spiritual, and emotional growth and well-being. Some of those benefits include but are not limited to:

    Health Insurance (100% of employee premiums, 50% of spouse/family premiums)
    Enrollment in a Covenant Ministers Pension Plan (in accordance with Ministry License)
    PTO  4 weeks/year (involving up to four Sundays)

    Application closes: February 28, 2023

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