Worship/Discipleship Leader at Connect Church (Pella, IA)


Worship/Discipleship Leader (Connect Church, Pella, Iowa)

Position Objective: Provides leadership to the worship ministries and discipleship development of Connect Church so people are connected to Jesus. 

Position Description: Work in collaboration with the pastor to oversee and coordinate all the details of worship services. Assist the pastor in organizing and implementing a quality discipleship ministry that transforms people into mature followers of Christ. Develop and maintain the social media and video ministry platforms of Connect Church. 

Spiritual Qualifications: 

  1. A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing relationship with Him that is intentionally fostered through the spiritual disciplines. 
  2. Has a professed and lived out love for Jesus and people. 
  3. Has a heart for the spiritual transformation of congregational members and a passion to make new disciples through community outreach and sharing the gospel. 
  4. Is vulnerable, patient, and humble. 

General Qualifications 

  1. Commitment to the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of Connect Church. 
  2. Becomes a professing member of Connect Church. 
  3. Prays regularly that the Holy Spirit works to make, mature and multiply disciples of Jesus who are passionate worshipers and disciple-makers.
  4. A leader who communicates in a way that inspires those around him/her to join in the pursuit of that vision in both worship and discipleship.
  5. Able to gather and lead other singers and instrumentalists. 
  6. Has the ability to work one-on-one with people and to lead and train small group leaders. 
  7. Has experience in discipleship and evangelism work. 
  8. Skilled in the use of technology in worship, including but not limited to sound, lighting, computers, slides, and video projection. 

Major Areas of Responsibility 

Worship Leader: 

  1. Plan, coordinate and lead worship services (Saturdays - PRC/Sundays - Connect) 
  2. Schedule, recruit volunteers, develop and oversee worship teams (plus sound and projection @ PRC) 
  3. Set up and lead weekly worship practices (PRC/Connect) 
  4. Serve as Worship Ministry Team Lead 
  5. Provide resources for both the Worship Ministry Team and congregation to train about worship. 

Discipleship Leader: 

  1. Coordinate & teach for Cross Training videos 
  2. Serve as Discipleship Ministry Team Lead 
  3. Develop relationships in the community, particularly with Central College 
  4. Engage in one-on-one discipleship relationships 
  5. Engage in personal continuing education to grow as a disciple of Jesus 

Administrative Role: 

  1. Attend and participate fully in staff, lead pastor, and executive meetings 

Social Media Developer: 

  1. Oversee all visual, sound and technical aspects of worship 
  2. Responsible for developing and posting on Social Media (3-5 times weekly on the following outlets: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and website). 
  3. Record, edit and post worship services and cross training videos on Facebook and website. 

For more information or to submit a resume, please email [email protected]

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