Worship Arts Pastor Job Description

Secondary Title

Worship Arts Pastor
Cross Pointe Ocala


Objective: To oversee the worship and technical ministries of Cross Pointe Ocala; to equip those in the worship ministry spiritually; and, through music and technology, connect people to God, to one another, and to the world.


Personal Requirements


  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
  •          Regular practice of spiritual disciplines
  •          Strong relationship skills
  •          A hard-worker who is also able to balance ministry and family in their life
  •          A person of integrity, with a good reputation with those inside and outside of the church
  •          In agreement with the beliefs of Cross Pointe Ocala.




  • Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians.
  • A calling to serve in this kind of ministry role and ability to clearly articulate that calling to others.
  • Track record of success as a team builder.
  • Proficiency in playing piano and/or guitar, with the ability to lead, while playing best fits our vision for worship leadership.
  • Experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers.
  • Experience in leading worship that transcends modern, contemporary and traditional genres.
  • Minimum of 2 years of worship leadership experience or qualified worship degree




  • Heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry.
  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading worship.
  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, ProPresenter, and video projection.
  • Ability to work with chord charts, sheet music, and guitar tabs, developing arrangements as necessary.
  • Commitment to ongoing personal & professional growth.
  • Fully support the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of Cross Pointe.
  • Must have strong vocal skills.
  • Must have a teachable heart.



  • Plan the corporate worship services of Cross Pointe in consultation with the pastoral team.
  • Direct leadership and oversight of worship team, tech personnel (sound, lighting, and multimedia), equipment, music, and budgetary resources.
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with our vision and evaluate regularly how goals have been attained and modify as needed.
  • Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of new worship experiences with modern, contemporary and traditional styles of worship music and formats.
  • Be open to change and the shifting of responsibilities as growth and ministry increases.
  • Direct leadership and oversight of worship team, tech personnel (sound, lighting, and multimedia), equipment, music, and budgetary resources.
  • Coordinate music and tech Ministries with all other ministries.
  • Identify and train volunteers to serve in the worship and tech ministries.
  • Maintain the church web presence, including the church website; social media; and creation, editing, and posting of sermon audio and video.
  • Work with the church staff to develop videos, graphics, and other media to be used as sermon illustrations, worship enhancements, and promotional tools.



  •          The Worship Pastor will meet weekly with the Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, and other ministry staff to provide updates and plan for the future.
  •          The Worship Pastor will keep good records of attendance of weekly programs and of events.

Salaries and Benefits


Salary: Negotiable depending on experience, including insurance reimbursement.

Hours: This is a full-time position.

Additional: Laptop provided.