Worship Pastor | Full-time | $70-75k + Benefits
Bellingham, WA Bellingham
Job Type

The Worship Pastor will build a culture of worship at CTK. This position will build effective, engaging worship teams, developing a long-term plan for growing the worship ministry and inspiring those around them to join in the pursuit of that vision.

Essential Functions

  • Worship Oversight
    • Collaborate with the Service Production Team to create and plan engaging weekend services.
    • Oversee all worship elements for weekend services.
    • Implement the vision of the Executive Teaching Pastor and Creative Pastor for weekend services
    • Partner with Network Worship Director, Creative Pastor and Worship teams on special projects such as Good Friday service, the Christmas Special and other Network-wide events
    • Collaborate on recording and video projects.
  • Volunteers
    • Recruit, train, deploy, and support worship volunteers.
    • Musically coach, spiritually develop/support, and relationally connect with worship staff/volunteers.
    • Model and encourage our volunteers to worship God in spirit and truth. 
  • Leadership
    • Provide leadership of worship functions at CTK Bellingham through the development of worship teams.
    • Steward the vision for corporate and personal worship with those at CTK Bellingham.
    • Create an engaging environment for connecting with God through worship both in-person and online. 
    • Coordinate all worship resources for the entire CTK experience including all aspects of weekly services, weddings, funerals, prayer gatherings, seminars & conferences, special services, etc., as required.
    • Set, evaluate, and modify short-term and long-term goals for the worship ministry that align with the mission and values of CTK.
    • Lead and oversee worship ministry team members and AV tech team.
  • Administration
    • Oversee and ensure compliance with all operational aspects of CTK as the department  leader.
    • Oversee Worship Ministry budgets.
    • Hold team members accountable to follow finance procedures in a timely manner.
    • Review and approve timecards.
    • Ensure that song reporting (CCLI), licensing, and other legal aspects of the worship ministry are being handled appropriately by the worship staff.
    • Ensure updated schedules through PCO.
  • Pastoral 
    • Lead in pastoral care for all worship ministry members.
    • Function as on-call pastor on a quarterly basis as a part of the CTK Bellingham pastoral rotation.
    • Be available before and after events as pastoral presence and representative of CTK Worship Ministries.
    • Execute other pastoral assignments as needed.
  • Must be a spiritually mature shepherd-leader to the people in the church
  • High-capacity musician, singer, and worship leader
  • Humble, but appropriately confident
  • Natural communicator who understands the flow of worship
  • Demonstrated experience and positive attitude in managing multiple employees, building relationships, and leading successful teams
  • Creative team player who enjoys a collaborative process
  • Proven initiative and willingness to grow professionally
  • Demonstrated work ethic and ability to wisely prioritize work for self and team
  • A recording background with comfort in a studio
  • A deep love for and growing relationship with Jesus
  • True compassion and love for the lost and broken