Worship Minister 

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 375)
• Wholeheartedly supports Lighthouse Christian Church’s Mission & Statement of Faith /what-we-believe
• 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 @ 9:00 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 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 Communion prayer for all services
• Facilitates music & AV for Weddings and Funerals as needed
• Helps plan & lead worship for our Beach Day each summer (on a Sunday afternoon) & 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 (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:
Or mail to:
Worship Search
Lighthouse Christian Church 4700 Mesa Drive Oceanside, CA 92057
(If additional information is needed, phone: 1-760-726-0590)