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County Line Church of God – Worship Pastor

1717 Wabash Rd
Ft Wayne,
IN,
77098
USA

Position Type

Worship Pastor

Denomination

Other

Ministry Area

Worship

Avg. Weekly Attendance

2214

Job Description

Denomination: Church of God (Anderson, IN)

Weekly Attendance: 2214

Location: Auburn, IN

The Role: Worship Pastor

Meet County Line Church of God:

In the fall of 1896, a young man named Ed Bailey met two farmers who hired him to help cut wood and do chores on their County Line Road farm. The young man spoke passionately about his need to genuinely follow God. He soon sent for an evangelist and arranged a revival meeting in the Brush College School on Garman Road. In 1903, a meeting house was built on the current church site with lumber cut from the property.

Today, County Line Church continues the original vision. One has to wonder if they ever dreamed County Line Church would be a church of over 2,000 people, witnessing hundreds of salvations and baptisms each year. They may never have imagined how County Line would be used by God to impact our surrounding communities, help people in need, restore marriages, equip families, and support God’s work in other parts of the world.

About the Worship Pastor:

The role of the Worship Arts Pastor is to oversee the worship experience and creative planning process. This includes the Main County Line Campus and coordinating assistance and leadership at our other two campuses. This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values, and strategy of County Line Church, and the ability to align staff and key leadership teams with its mission, vision, and values.

The Worship Pastor Responsibilities Include:

Music

Oversight of weekly worship leading at Main Campus.

Recruit/Audition band members and vocalists.

Chart songs or utilize a chart-building subscription.

Utilize click tracks through Multitrack or similar software.

Lead and assist Worship Leaders at satellite campuses.

Tech

Work with the Tech Director to solidify tech needs each week.

Service Prep

Schedule worship team members, rehearsal times, report times, and service times weekly.

Co-lead with the Senior Pastor the Creative Team Meeting each week for service prep and assign tasks to be accomplished based on creative ideas.

Assist with planning and executing special service preparations, including Easter, Christmas, Souper Bowl, and VBX.

Load charts, mp3 files, and weekly service orders for volunteers in PCO.

Management

Oversee Tech Director

Collaborate with Worship Arts Assistants and Leaders to achieve ministry goals and tasks.

Manage Worship Arts budget.

What You Bring:

The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Worship Pastor:

Education & Experience

Leadership experience of 3-5 years as a Worship Leader, preferred.

Experience building and training teams in worship leadership, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of Planning Center Online and experience leading with click/track.

Must have solid communication, organization, scheduling, and planning abilities.

Able to lead the congregation, both vocally and with a primary instrument.

Ability to read music.

Working knowledge of technology necessary to coordinate music and technical elements, such as lyric display and lighting.

Ability to work collaboratively with other County Line ministries.

Must achieve deadlines in a timely and professional manner for creative and administrative tasks.

Ability and willingness to grow and develop talent within the congregation.

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications

Meets the character qualifications of a Christ follower.

Relates well to all types of people and works well within a team approach.

Reflects a professional image and church standards through dependability, appearance, and attitude.

Has high integrity and full buy-in to the County Line mission and vision.

What it’s Like to Live in Ft Wayne/Auburn, IN:

The opportunity to be minutes or miles from many different types of amenities is readily available in northeast Indiana. Fort Wayne boasts one of the best children’s zoos in the country, a growing downtown, and miles of trails to enjoy. Auburn offers many classics, from classic car cruise-ins to a classic downtown courthouse square with beautiful neighborhoods. Leo is a growing suburb with a recently renovated downtown and opportunity to enjoy the local river or walk many neighborhoods.

Northeast Indiana offers great communities. From trendy neighborhoods for singles to established family-friendly areas, you can grow and enjoy opportunities at any stage of life in our communities. The area has many wonderful school systems of various sizes. Many of these communities still hold traditional family values with people who grew up and stayed here to people who came here and now never want to leave.