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Worship Minister

Beautiful beach community non-denominational church in north San Diego county looking for someone with a passion for worship and the experience to oversee the worship ministry of the church, which is already going well and just needs the right person to join our team (our Worship Director is moving away). Responsibilities include planning and leading both traditional and contemporary worship services and other worship-related service and event responsibilities. A pastoral position. Must have good vocal and instrumental skills and the ability to lead worship team and AV tech team.

Worship Minister Job Description
Lighthouse Christian Church (Full-time – at least 40 hours/week)
General Description
The Worship Minister oversees the overall worship and music ministry of the church.

• An immersed believer who knows and loves Jesus Christ
• A team player who loves people and is able to lead them
• A servant who is passionate about music and leading others to experience God in worship
• Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in music, worship, or a related field
• Male minister or completing ministerial training (pastoral position)
• Able to sing, read music, and play at least one instrument (guitar or keyboard)
• Administrative and organizational skills, including computer and worship software skills
• Experience in leading worship in mid to large size churches (our weekly worship runs about 450)
• Wholeheartedly supports Lighthouse Christian Church’s Mission & Statement of Faith (see
• Possesses flexibility for growth and change in a changing environment

Worship Minister Duties:
• Leads worship for our regular and special worship services (currently Traditional Worship Sundays @ 8:45
a.m. and Contemporary Worship Sundays @ 10:30 a.m.)
• Plans all regular and special Worship Services with Senior Minister (currently Tuesday afternoons)
• Responsible for recruiting, auditioning, and scheduling musicians & singers for all services
• Leads Contemporary Worship Team rehearsals (Thursday nights) and provides music (arranging if needed)
• Coordinates and leads blended seasonal services (Good Friday, Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, etc.)
• Oversees Adult Choir (has Director) and Children’s Choir (has Director)
• Oversees Audio/Visual staff (has Director) and Broadcast Ministry (has Director)
• Oversees preparation of slides for projection of song lyrics and announcements in all services
• Oversees the purchase of Worship and Choir Music as needed
• Catalogs Traditional and Contemporary Worship Music (electronically and any hard copies)
• Schedules music for Communion and Offertory for all services
• Facilitates music & AV for Weddings and Funerals as needed
• Helps plan & lead worship for Beach Days (1-2 each summer on Sunday afternoons) & other special events
• Oversees arrangement of guest worship appearances (music, comedy, etc.)
• Evaluates Worship Services regularly with Senior Minister
• Oversees and works within budgets for Worship, Audio/Visual, Broadcast, and Choir departments
• Oversees the purchase, maintenance, and repair of all worship and audiovisual equipment
• Assistance with Pastoral Duties (including preaching and teaching when needed), hospital visitation,
counseling, and other pastoral duties as assigned by the Senior Minister
• Recommends and edits sermon illustration videos as needed
• Publishes church events through PSA’s
• Manages social media, e.g., Instagram, Facebook (currently has Director)
• Stays current with worship music and trends
• Attends professional growth opportunities as budgeted
• Participates in weekly Staff meetings (currently Mondays 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.)
• Prepares & presents a one-page report for monthly Elders meetings (2nd Monday each month)
• Prepares & presents a one-page report for Quarterly Info meetings (3rd Monday following each quarter)

• Reports directly to Senior Minister and secondarily to Elder team
• Salary and benefits negotiable based upon education and experience

Qualified applicants only, please: Send resume’ with a cover letter & photo to:

Phone: 1-760-726-0590 x. 10 (If additional information is needed)

Physical Address:
Lighthouse Christian Church
4700 Mesa Drive
Oceanside, CA 92057



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