- 3-5 years
- Elko , Nevada
- musical ability and training, People skills, Organizational skills
Calvary Baptist Church is a vibrant church with a diverse membership. The church offers strong children and youth programs, a strong worship and preaching ministry, as well as very active ministries to the needs in the community. Calvary is located in Elko, Nevada, a growing ranching and mining community located in northern Nevada. Northeastern Nevada is the largest gold mining region in North America. Elko is known for patriotism and a strong sense of community. The town is currently experiencing strong economic growth which is attracting a culturally diverse population.
Calvary Baptist Church, (Southern Baptist) in Elko, Nevada, is seeking a full-time Worship Pastor to lead our church in worship. In addition, this person would assist with assimilation of people into the church family. The successful candidate will help the congregation worship God wholeheartedly and connect with God and with each other. The candidate will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading a talented praise team in guiding the weekly worship services. He will also build a team of leaders who lead, encourage, and equip the small group ministry and the assimilation ministry of the church. The individual must hold a high view of the Bible, be self-motivated, energetic, creative, responsible, enjoy wearing various hats, and be committed to building teams that equip and unleash God’s people to do ministry. Additionally, the candidate must be a team player who enjoys having fun with others. Skills that are a must include excellent music abilities, strong leadership attributes, communication and people skills, and the ability to provide assistance to the Senior Pastor, congregation, and community.
Musical talent, training, and experience are a must. The candidate should not only have an understanding of music, but also be able to read music well. Being capable of playing a musical instrument would be a plus. This person should also be in agreement with Calvary’s doctrine, mission, and values as presented. The candidate would be someone with experience in worship and praise team leadership and a passionate conviction to see people connect to God through worship. Being capable of playing a musical instrument would be a plus. In addition, this person would be someone with a proven track record of team leadership and a passionate desire to connect people to God and to others. Experience in a church-setting where small-groups are used as a primary way to achieve discipleship and connection is also a plus. The candidate must be able to train others to lead. A genuine love for people is essential.
In addition, the Worship Pastor will also assist in connecting people to God and to Calvary Baptist Church.
Other responsibilities include:
Qualified candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree and/or an advanced degree with a focus in Biblical Studies, music, theology, ministry or similar field desired. Experience in the area of worship leadership and praise team organization are necessary as well. The ability to read music and play an instrument such as the keyboard or guitar are essential.