Carlisle Evangelical Free Church

Denomination - Evangelical Free Church of America

Weekly Attendance - > 1,800

Location - Carlisle, Pennsylvania   

Position - Worship Pastor 

About us:

CEFC is a growing, multi-generational congregation committed to our vision of "Living All of Life for Christ" through our three core values:

  • Growing in Christ

  • Building Each Other Up

  • Being Sent out to serve

The  Church currently has two campuses, Carlisle and Mount Holly, and plans to continue to bring the Gospel to nearby communities by launching additional campuses, if the Lord is willing.

About the Position:

CEFC is seeking a gifted Broadcast-Campus Worship Pastor who is highly skilled at leading people into the presence of God in corporate Worship and who is a strong leader of character, capable or recruiting, developing, and discipling a robust team of volunteer musicians and vocalists.

 

Responsibilities:​​

  • Commit to and pursue CEFC’s vision and values

  • Shepherd and lead the Worship Team in order to foster growth and unity 

  • Recruit and develop musicians and vocalists to support worship at the Carlisle Campus and to help launch and sustain worship at other campuses

  • Lead rehearsals and develop musicians to ensure a high quality, engaging worship experience

  • Attend and participate in worship planning meetings and bring worship ideas to the Creative Team for weekend and special services

  • Oversee auditions and ensure timely follow-up with each musician or vocalist

  • Schedule volunteers and help maintain volunteer information in Planning Center Services

  • Program songs and scripture in ProPresenter and ensure all songs are properly licensed

  • Help to instill and lead a strong serving culture in volunteers

  • Be a student of music and culture, actively working on new music and trends

  • Plan and execute regular workshops, trainings, and developmental activities for the Worship Team

  • Set and tear down stage as needed

  • Work with tech team to help ensure mics, plugins, and audio mixes are done correctly, handling any issues that arise in a timely manner

**THE ABOVE IS INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL CONTENT AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS JOB. IT IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE STATEMENT OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES OR REQUIREMENTS.

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Be a growing or mature Christian with a calling to worship ministry

  • Be a strong leader of character with a track record of developing high-functioning teams

  • Be gifted at leading people into the presence of God in corporate worship

  • Have strong instrumental and vocal skills (Guitar / Keyboard preferred)

  • Be a skilled recruiter who can engage and develop volunteer musicians and vocalists

  • Have 3-5 years of experience leading worship (Preferred)

  • Have a bachelors degree in a relevant field (Preferred)

A little bit about Carlisle, Pennsylvania 

Carlisle is an historic town known for its restored architecture and tree-lined streets once walked by George Washington and other icons of early American history. It is a great place to raise a family and is home to Dickinson College, Penn State Dickinson Law School, as well as the Army War College. It is close to the Appalachian Trail, Gettysburg, and Messiah College and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities from hiking to fishing in the famous Yellow Breeches trout stream. If you are looking for big city amenities, Harrisburg is just across the Susquehanna River, with Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Pittsburgh and New York City all within easy driving distance.