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Worship Pastor

Calvary Bible Church

The Vision of Calvary Bible Church

The purpose of this church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who, both corporately and individually, glorify and love God in joyful and growing obedience. We do this through the worship of God, the instruction and fellowship of believers, love and care for one another, and the evangelism of the lost worldwide.

About this position

Calvary Bible Church (CBC)  is a multi-generational church and part of The Evangelical Free Church of America in Bourbonnais, IL. CBC is built on biblical preaching and intentional relationships. The church is located less than 60 minutes from Chicago, IL. The purpose of CBC is to be a church that makes disciples of Jesus Christ who, both corporately and individually, glorify and love God in joyful and growing obedience. They do this through the worship of God, the instruction and fellowship of believers, love and care for one another, and the evangelism of the lost worldwide.  

The church has been led by Duane Denboer since January 1, 2021. Calvary Bible Church offers two identical modern worship services at 9:00AM & 10:45AM on Sunday mornings. The church averages 320 in attendance between worship and kids ministry on Sunday morning. They are meeting in-person weekly and livestreaming on Youtube.

The church is seeking the right candidate to lead as the new Worship Pastor. The right candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and the character and capacity that align with the church’s overall mission and vision.  The Worship Pastor will work closely with the Lead Pastor to fulfill their role.  Below are the qualifications and responsibilities Froot Group and the church have identified for this role:

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Recruit and mentor vocalists and musicians, developing worship teams both spiritually and musically.
  • Plan, oversee, and direct rehearsals.
  • Plan and lead God-honoring, engaging and creative worship services in harmony with the Lead Pastor’s vision for the overall weekly worship experience, including special events (Easter, Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving Service, etc.)
  • Oversee the audio-visual ministry fostering a strong partnership and community between the technical ministries and the worship teams
  • Develop, oversee and submit the annual budget for the Worship Ministry.
  • Develop annual vision and goals for Worship Ministry along with helping develop future ways to incorporate worship and worship arts into the life of the church.
  • Assist with the musical aspect of children and youth ministries. 
  • Provide assistance and consultation with special events such funerals, weddings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A passionate, growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by a vibrant prayer life, a heart for lost people, and a love of God’s Word.
  • Agrees with the EFCA Doctrinal Statement without any major reservations.
  • A commitment to sustained excellence and quality.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to recruit, develop, and disciple worship team members.
  • Skilled musician with both vocal and instrumental abilities. Proficient on acoustic guitar and/or piano.
  • Primary consideration will be given to candidates with a college degree, though not required.
  • Previous experience of weekly worship leadership in corporate worship; either full-time, part-time, or volunteer.
  • Experience in: Planning Center and ProPresenter software, live-streaming, sound, video.

 

Reports to: Lead Pastor, Duane Denboer 

3 reasons people come to Calvary Bible Church:

Biblical Preaching and Teaching
Genuine Love and Community
Focus on Discipleship

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