Menu Icon White

Mission Church – Worship Director

82 Stratford Dr
IL ,
United States

Position Type

Worship Director



Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Meet Mission Church:

We are a growing and thriving church who desire to help people find and follow Christ. Our core values are to Gather, Grow, and Go as a body of believers. We Gather together to encourage one another and worship, we Grow intentionally in our walk with Christ, and we Go missionally to share the Gospel to the ends of the earth. No matter the stage of life you are in, we have something for everyone!

About the Worship Director:

The Director Level exists to provide ministry leadership through vision casting, volunteer recruiting, ongoing discipleship of volunteers, and promoting value-based movement engagement. This role provides leadership in all streams of worship ministry throughout Mission Church.

The Worship Director’s Responsibilities Include: 

  • Recruit, train, and disciple worship volunteers developing a culture of Holy Spirit dependency
  • Work with Pastors and Creative Team to plan music for weekend services and mid-week gatherings including Partner Gatherings, Growth Track courses, and other ministry gatherings.
  • Curate a roster of theologically sound worship songs that help develop a healthy worship culture
  • Schedule worship volunteers for worship services and other ministry gatherings and events
  • Manage all worship contractors (e.g., scheduling, payment, feedback, etc.)
  • Prepare and populate Planning Center with practice resources
  • Create Ableton sessions to support the band on stage
  • Lead band rehearsals and direct the band on and off stage
  • Lead team huddles
  • Oversee the worship budget and strategic spending
  • Support other ministries with worship initiatives
  • Support the Families team to develop a worship structure
  • Attend bi-weekly 1:1 with supervisor and bi-weekly Creative Team meeting
  • Network, develop, and maintain key relationships with other worship leaders
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

What You Bring: 

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

Education & Experience

  • Under-grad degree preferred
  • 5 years of applicable experience leading a worship ministry in a church with multiple services
  • Experience leading and pastoring large volunteer teams
  • Experience with music technology including Abelton, Logic, and other DAWs

What the Director values:

  • Principles – The Staff Principles remain increasingly true in the life of a Director
  • Location – The 10 is where a Director lives and invests their life
  • Unity – Believes in, fights for and engages the values of Gather, Grow & Go
  • Discipleship – Committed to developing others and being developed
  • Self-Leadership – Is intrinsically motivated to consistently learning and getting better

What the Director possesses:

  • Highly organized
  • Self starter
  • Forward thinking
  • Communicates early and often with team
  • Ability to engage the younger generation through various platforms.
  • Creativity
  • Innovation – Always asking “How can we make this better?”
  • Hungry to learn more about communications and creative trends/ innovate
  • Finds or develops a plan for every problem
  • Communicates in a clear and timely manner
  • Does Great Work, Delegates Good and Bad Work
  • Engages in the value of Gathering Differently

What it’s Like to Live in Bloomingdale, IL:

Bloomingdale is a simple, yet vibrant city in the wonderful state of IL. Many that visit comment on the friendliness of the residents, the great restaurants, and the amount of history the city holds. There is plenty to do while in Bloomingdale, such as the Oasis Water Park, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, and the Spring Creek Reservoir Forest Preserve. With its moderately low cost of living, this city is a great place to put down roots and raise a family!