Music and Worship


Western PA District C&MA

Somerset Alliance Church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Somerset, PA 15501 For more information contact: Job Description: Pastor of Worship RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop worship services that connect people to God • Lead the congregation(s) and the members of the music ministry to grow in their hunger and relationship with God through worship • Leading on a weekly basis the current and expanding worship services • Mentor volunteer worship leaders and giving leadership opportunities as needed • Encourage volunteers to use their gifts to glorify God through music • Serve as the music director – giving leadership to all musical opportunities (choir, handbells, etc.) • Utilize a mix of new, current, and traditional songs and genres • Partner with the Pastor of Student Ministries to continue a youth worship team and youth worship leaders • Give leadership and oversight to our technical ministries – sound, video, lighting, etc. • Have strong communication skills – able to teach scripture, pray, and incorporate other elements into creative worship elements • Work as a key leader to promote connections and involvement for our 18-30’s • Support and Involvement in C&MA WPA district & C&MA national ministry events as needed • Possible opportunities to preach, teach, and/or lead small groups OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES • Staff Meetings, Elders Meetings • Visitation – Hospital, funerals, etc. as needed or when music individuals are involved • Other as directed by Senior Pastor and shared by staff QUALIFICATIONS • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital and growing relationship with Him • Bachelors (or Masters) degree from an accredited college/university with a concentration in a field of Pastoral, Worship, or Music Ministry • At least 3-5 years of proven ministry experience is preferred • Experienced in leading worship teams • Strong vocal skills and proficient in playing guitar and/or piano • Proficient in being able to read and write music • Ability to exemplify the church’s values and uphold staff policies • Licensed or willing to be licensed by the WPA District of the C&MA • Ordained/consecrated or willing to work towards ordination/consecration • A sincere desire to be actively involved in ministering to people • Must be personable and work well with people • Must have a teachable spirit • Committed to developing leaders • Must have a heart for lost people and a vision for reaching them AMENABILITY • All staff pastors are amenable to the Senior Pastor and Governing Board REMUNERATION Remuneration is set by the Finance Committee based on experience


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