Worship Pastor | Harvest North Iowa

  • Rukes Search Group
  • Clear Lake, IA, USA
  • May 13, 2022
Full time Youth Min/Church Positions Worship Min./Church Positions

Job Description

Church: Harvest North Iowa

Location: Clear Lake, IA

Senior Pastor: Terry McCarl

Reports To: Senior Pastor

Website: www.harvestni.org

 

ABOUT HARVEST NORTH IOWA

Harvest North Iowa exists to glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ who love God and love people. This multi-generational body of believers, located in a beautiful town in northern Iowa, aims to be a light in their community as disciples who Worship Christ, Walk with Christ, Work for Christ, and Witness for Christ.

At Harvest, you will discover a warm group of real people dedicated to following Jesus Christ. Since the inception of the church in 2012, Harvest has based its ministry on 4 pillars: 

  1. Proclaiming the authority of God's Word without apology (2 Timothy 4:2)
  2. Lifting high the name of Jesus through Worship (John 4:24)
  3. Believing firmly in the power of prayer (Jeremiah 33:3) 
  4. Sharing the good news of Jesus with boldness (Ephesians 6:19-20)


ABOUT THE WORSHIP PASTOR

The Worship Pastor position is a full-time role reporting to the Senior Pastor and responsible for overseeing the Worship and Student Ministries of the church, including weekly worship leading in service, service planning, volunteer recruitment and development, weekly Youth service, Youth discipleship and outreach, and Youth camps, retreats and special events. This role partners with the Senior Pastor to advance the mission of the church: To Glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ who love God and love people.

Primary Worship Leader Responsibilities

  • Identify, recruit, and develop musicians, vocalists and leaders for worship, production, and other ministries.
  • Maintain worship team schedules (including rehearsal)
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining Worship/Production budget
  • Manage equipment necessary for Worship/Production teams
  • Enhance and expand upon the team’s song list and arrangements
  • Establish set-lists for all services and special events
  • Maintain compliance with music and video copyright laws and licensing
  • Other duties as assigned

Primary Youth Leader Responsibilities

  • Cast/maintain a vision for Student Ministry that parallels the churches overall vision
  • Identify, recruit, develop and lead a team of committed adult youth leaders
  • Organize curriculum and activities to advance the spiritual maturity of our youth
  • Prepare and teach messages for Youth Group
  • Plan and lead ministry social media channels, special events, camps and retreats
  • Regularly communicate with students and parents
  • Maintain the Youth Ministry social media pages
  • Grow the Youth Group through ministry discipleship, community, and outreach initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Skills and Qualifications

  • Work well with the Senior Pastor, staff, Elders, and volunteers to advance the mission and vision of Harvest Bible Chapel North Iowa
  • Spiritual maturity
  • Self-motivator
  • Trustworthiness
  • Coachability and flexibility
  • Musical abilities
  • Teaching gifts
  • Organization and time management
  • Leadership and team building abilities
  • Attention to detail


5 Cs OF A GREAT FIT

Competencies

  • Strong singing and musical abilities
  • Leadership and team building abilities
  • Organization skills and good time management

Credentials

  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years leading worship preferred
  • Motivation for this role is more important than specific credentials

Character

  • Mature Christ-follower displaying the fruits of the Spirit

Calling

  • Passion for leading “unashamed worship” with a pursuit to lift high the name of Jesus and lead others to do the same 
  • Glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ who love God and love people

Culture

  • Align with the 4 Pillars of Harvest North Iowa (see What We Teach page):
    1. Unapologetic Preaching (2 Timothy 4:2)
    2. Unashamed Worship (John 4:24)
    3. Unceasing Prayer (Jeremiah 33:3)
    4. Unafraid Witness (Ephesians 6:19-20)
  • Teachable spirit
  • Flexible