Pastor of Worship & Youth Ministry

@ CrossRoads Church in Fergus Falls
  • Fergus Falls, Minnesota View on Map
  • Denomination: Converge
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2022
  • Application closes: 31 July 2022
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    Job Description

    Qualities:

    Before discussing qualifications, it is important to us to identify qualities we feel are essential for this role. These include:

    • A strong, active, and growing faith in Jesus Christ.
    • An approachable spirit.
    • A love for the local church and a belief in its potential to grow the Kingdom of God.
    • A person who enjoys leading teams in both the creative process and its implementation.
    • A person who is organized and intentional in their approach to leadership.
    • A person who values relationships with a variety of ages and backgrounds.
    • A person who is sensitive to people’s life situations and struggles.
    • A person interested in equipping and encouraging others in their spiritual growth.
    • A person who embraces opportunities to share the Gospel with others.
    • A person who could enjoy living in an active large rural community.
    • A lifelong learner who has the desire to grow spiritually, as a leader, and in their craft.

    Qualifications:

    • Shares our vision, core beliefs, and values. (crossroadschurchff.com/about-us)
    • Has completed a Bachelor’s degree.
    • A seminary degree, completion of a reputable church-based training program, or similar training is preferred.
    • One-two years experience working in the local church either as an employee, intern or seminarian is preferred.
    • A skilled musician with both vocal and instrumental talents. Guitar or piano skills preferred.
    • The ability to lead a team musically and administratively.
    • The ability to lead the congregation musically and spiritually in a professional and sincere manner.
    • Some experience with the following technical items is preferred: sound systems, projections systems, easyworship and/or propresenter or a similar software program, stage equipment.
    • Has experience leading a small group or Bible study.
    • Has led or volunteered in youth ministry of some kind (Church, Young Life, etc.)
    • Someone who has potential for good chemistry with the Senior Pastor and the rest of the CRC staff.
    • Someone who is a self-motivated leader, capable of casting vision for ministry, and able to form teams, develop leaders, and manage them well.

    Core Responsibilities:

    Worship

    • Lead a worship experience that is relevant for a multigenerational church in a large rural community.
    • Coordinate music with the Senior Pastor that compliments the sermon series.
    • Organize and recruit worship teams, set practice schedules, and lead rehearsals.
    • Oversee the technical support for each service including: sound team, slides, videos, and anything else that needs to be displayed during the service.
    • Facilitate growth for the individual members of the worship team both musically and spiritually.
    • Facilitate musical requests and needs for funerals and weddings. Those needs may be musical and/or technical (sound, projection, etc.).

    Youth

    • Help the teens in our church and community begin and grow in their relationship with Jesus.
    • Build relationships with teens, leaders, and parents.
    • Provide Biblical teaching and discipleship to the students in the church.
    • Recruit, develop, and care for youth leaders.
    • Cast vision to the church and leaders of this ministry on how to effectively make disciples.
    • Lead and facilitate youth group gatherings, special events, and special trips such as Trout Lake Camp, Spring Blitz, and summer mission trips.

    Additional Responsibilities and Expectations

    • Work with the Senior Pastor to execute the vision of the church and leadership development.
    • Work alongside the staff to provide leadership and direction in creating a culture of discipleship and integrity that not only transforms lives and homes, but also our community.
    • Become a member of our church and actively participate in church life and activities.
    • Serve on our staff team under the supervision of our Senior Pastor.
    • Meet regularly with the Senior Pastor to receive guidance and ensure good communication.
    • Attend monthly staff meetings.
    • Full-time salaried position.
    • Compensation will be based on experience and education and will be discussed during the interview process.

    How to Apply:

    If you would like to apply for this position please email your resume to Pastor Joey Kalan.

    Application closes: July 31, 2022

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