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Contemporary Worship Pastor/Director

Deer Flat Church
Caldwell, Idaho, United States

Date Posted: 05/16/2018
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Free Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Reports to:  Lead Pastor

Job Title:  Contemporary Worship Pastor/Director*

Description:  Develop inspiring and engaging worship services that encourage the body to enter into corporate and personal worship.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead the congregation toward authentic worship, through modeling and teaching such worship.
  • Plan the contemporary worship services of Deer Flat in consultation with the lead pastor and do so with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
  • Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service advance the theme for the day.
  • Coordinate song selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all musicians, vocalists.
  • Lead contemporary services, rehearsals and/or special services as requested.
  • Recruit and develop vocalists and musicians that have a heart for worship and aspire to excellence.
  • Cultivate a spirit of unity and humility among the worship teams.
  • Foster a team spirit by encouraging and communicating regularly with the Media Director and tech teams.
  • Work in cooperation with the Heritage Worship Pastor to accomplish necessary platform changes between services, holiday sets, special events as well as general appearance and organization.
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with our Core Values and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.
  • Learn the weekly process of service planning and implementation in cooperation with staff.
  • Provide pastoral coaching/mentorship to children’s and youth worship ministries.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff, department heads, and musicians.
  • Be a living model of Christlikeness and representative of His Church.
  • Provide pastoral care to the Worship Team.


  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
  • Agree with the beliefs and core values of Deer Flat and the Free Methodist Church.
  • Vocal, musical and instrumental ability to lead and develop a team of vocalists and musicians.
  • Experience planning and leading worship.
  • A spirit of humility and a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Desire to work with staff and volunteers in a cooperative effort.


*This is a part time position. However, if the applicant has the appropriate skills/gifts and a willingness to fulfill other ministry duties, a full-time position may be available.