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Worship Pastor

Position Description: This is a great opportunity! Lawrence Heights Christian Church is a growing and dynamic church with the passion and vision to reach the lost and to see their community transformed for Jesus. The right candidate will be a faithful leader who will help take the ministry to new levels of expression, creativity and excellence. 

The Worship Pastor will play a pivotal role in making disciples by guiding Christ followers in authentic pursuit and worship of Jesus. First and foremost, they will shepherd and lead worship on Sunday mornings. However, they will also train and equip the church to worship in a way that impacts how people live and worship all week long. In addition, the Worship Pastor will oversee the audiovisual components that are critical to the Sunday morning worship gatherings and will fulfill other general pastoral duties as needed. This position is an exempt, full-time pastoral position that reports directly to the Senior Pastor. 

Church Description: Lawrence Heights Christian Church is located in Lawrence, Kansas, a vibrant, culturally diverse, university community that happens to be the birth place of basketball! Lawrence is also a bedroom community nestled between the Kansas City metro area and the state capital in Topeka. 

Fueled by the core desire to “Follow Jesus, Love People and Reach the World,” this multi-generational church of 200 has a passion and desire to reach and minister to college students and enjoys a special partnership with KU Campus Christians. Other core values include small groups and active engagement in outreach and missions. 

Desired qualities in the Worship Pastor include: 

  • A passionate and active walk with Jesus Christ that is grounded in a firm grasp of the Bible and its teachings 
  • A discernment that their worship ministry is a calling from God, and be fully committed to that calling 
  • A heart of humility and sensitivity to the church’s mission and culture 
  • Experienced musician (preferably guitar) & vocalist who is able to lead contemporary and blended worship 
  • A technical skill in sound, lighting and video 
  • Ability to recruit, develop and shepherd volunteer worship and tech teams 
  • A strong desire to multiply themselves within the ministry 
  • Be a team player in partnership with the church staff and follow direction of the Senior Pastor and Elders 
  • Organized and efficient especially with time management 
  • An excellent communicator both orally and written 
  • A multi-tasking team player with high energy, strong interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude 

Preferred Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Ministry/Bible and ideally trained in Worship Arts 
  • Ministry experience in other Restoration Movement churches 

This is an immediate opening. Applicants should send resume and cover-letter to Lawrence Heights Christian Church, 2321 Peterson Road, Lawrence, Kansas, 66049, or via email to the Senior Pastor at steve@lawrence-heights.org. Applicants are also asked to send philosophy of ministry and audio/visual recordings of them leading worship. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Physical Address:
Lawrence Heights Christian Church
2321 Peterson Road
Lawrence, Kansas 66049

Contact Person:
Steve Koberlein
steve@lawrence-heights.org

Website:
https://lawrence-heights.org

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