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Hope Bible Church – Worship Pastor

Hope Bible Church

Position Type

Worship Pastor



Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Meet Hope Bible Church:

Hope Bible Church is a part of the Great Commission Collective, an international family of churches and strategic partners that exist to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and multiplying great commission churches around the world.

Hope Bible Church was founded in 2018 by Pastor Bill Borinstein and his wife Pam, along with four other families. They initially rented another church facility on Sunday afternoons, and then were blessed to be able to purchase its own church campus in late 2019. Hope had a brief interruption due to Covid-19 in the 2nd quarter of 2020 but has grown to 400-500 congregants every week in 2023.

About the Worship Pastor:

We’re looking for a musically gifted, spiritually mature, biblically grounded Christian to lead all worship ministries at Hope Bible Church under the direction of the Senior Pastor. The ideal candidate has experience leading worship at similar-sized or larger churches and in building and leading teams and training musicians at various skill levels, while also pastoring and caring for their souls. He should have a high sense of ownership, always ensuring that all essential tasks and duties related to this role are executed. He will also give leadership to the AVL/Production team and should have an aptitude to help troubleshoot when necessary.

The Worship Pastor sees his role as a ministry within the ministry and reports to the Senior Pastor for overall direction, time management, and assignments.

The Worship Pastor’s Responsibilities Include:

Essential Duties

Shepherd the church through the music ministry with an emphasis on spiritual quality before performance quality.

Shepherd, train, manage, and care for the volunteer worship teams. That includes but is not limited to mid-week rehearsals, attending conferences, spending one-on-one time with team members etc.

Recruit and give leadership to the AVL/Production team and should have an aptitude to help troubleshoot when necessary.

Establish a long-term vision for how the church can grow in glorifying God through music.

Work with the Senior Pastor to plan the worship services.

Lead the musical portion of worship services.

Lead all music ministries in the church.

Develop a process to regularly identify and deploy new volunteers in the church’s worship ministry.

Develop an annual worship ministry budget and be able to work within that budget.

Oversee the church’s Audio/Visual ministry.

Attend all church staff meetings and retreats.

Work with youth and children’s ministry leaders to find worship leaders for age-graded worship experiences within the church.

Oversee the maintenance of all musical instruments owned by the church.

Participate in general pastoral duties as needed (weddings, funerals, counseling, etc.).

What You Bring:

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

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree

Some formal training in music, preferred

5 years experience leading worship and 2 years being a Worship Pastor in a similar church setting.

Experience leading and managing teams.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.

Strong ability to lead people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations.

Significant skill as a vocalist and instrumentalist.

Broad knowledge of Christian worship music across multiple styles and generational tastes.

Proficient in reading music.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications



Clarity vs. popularity; honest

Transparency; unity with the team



Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of Hope Bible Church.

Growing Christian faith and character.

Commitment to the mission of the church.

Called to pastoral ministry.

Lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).

What it’s Like to Live in Phoenix, AZ:

Phoenix, Arizona, offers many opportunities to explore their friendly communities, a growing cultural and culinary scene, diverse music to discover, and street art to view, and it is all accompanied by a stunning desert backdrop! In Phoenix, it’s inevitable to encounter its gorgeous desert scenery, character, and sophistication. Phoenix has more land for preserves and parks than any other major city in the nation. The city is continually growing and building.

America’s fifth-most-populated city is home to true cowboys, various cacti, and red-rock buttes. Here you will find the Sonoran Desert, the Grand Canyon, and rich Phoenix history that is a testament to the spirit of visionaries, miners, and ranchers. Phoenix is a short 2-hour drive from skiing in Flagstaff, 5–6-hour drive from surfing in Southern CA, and 90 minutes from beautiful Sedona. Arizona has seven different climate zones and is known for its spectacular hiking, mountain bike riding, nature, and sunsets.

Phoenix is home to an array of entertainment, culture, and fun in addition to its natural beauty. From visiting the theater, going shopping, discovering unique restaurants, exploring museums, and more, there’s no shortage of things to do in the area.

Many people come to Phoenix for the weather and the great business opportunities – although with an abundance of outdoor activities, golfing, and great restaurants, it’s also a great setting to have a family vacation, retire, or go on a weekend adventure. Stargazing or watching the beautiful sunsets is a wonderful way to wind down your day before settling in for the night. Phoenix has so much natural beauty, and it is a great place to call your home.