Leesburg Community Church

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Denomination- Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - >300

Location - Leesburg, VA

The Position - Worship & Arts Pastor

 

Leesburg Community Church (LCC) is seeking to hire a God-honoring Worship Pastor who loves to lead people in grateful response for the things God has done for us.

 

About Us:

 

Leesburg Community Church has been serving Loudoun County, and the world beyond since 1884.  Though our methods have changed over the years, our mission has always been to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We are a welcoming, growing church. Whether you are an atheist, long-time believer in Christ or have never stepped foot inside a church, we invite you to visit us any Sunday to see:

  • Authentic Community

  • True Spirituality and Worship

  • Real Ministry

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About the Position:

 

LCC is a diverse congregation of approximately 300 members with three, corporate worship service styles: Contemporary, Traditional, and Hispanic.  LCC is seeking a Pastor to oversee and lead worship in the Contemporary service; oversee and as appropriate lead worship, in conjunction with the choir, in the Traditional service; oversee worship in the Hispanic service.

Responsibilities:

 

Pastoral Responsibilities

  • Maintain daily discipline and delight in God’s Word and Prayer.

  • Shepherd, support and encourage those who lead worship and provide technical support in our Contemporary, Traditional, Hispanic, Youth and Children’s ministries.

  • Train-up less experienced worship leaders, musicians, and technicians.

  • Minister to the LCC congregants and visitors.

  • Become an active member of LCC and participate in the life of the church.


Corporate Worship Responsibilities

  • Lead worship, from either the guitar or piano, during the weekend Contemporary service and other events, as they arise.

  • As able and appropriate, assist worship in the Traditional and Hispanic services.

  • Assist the Student Pastor and Children’s Minister in the execution of their worship experiences.

  • Oversee and execute weekend services coordination in cooperation with the Lead Pastor, Spanish Ministries Pastor, and the creative team.

  • Carefully select songs, scripture readings and other creative elements that enhance LCC’s worship services and engage the congregation in reverent worship.

  • Thoughtfully arrange special services that include communion, baptisms, funerals, baby dedications, etc.

  • Ensure the scheduling of vocalists, musicians, technicians, and special guests in Contemporary and Traditional services.  If able, provide the same support to the Hispanic service.

  • Coordinate and lead weekly Contemporary worship rehearsals.

  • Conduct well organized rehearsals that honor volunteers’ time.

  • Ensure accurate readable charts and sheet music are available to vocalists and musicians well in advance of rehearsals.

  • Ensure the technical team has relevant information well in advance of rehearsals.

  • Provide oversight and assistance to the Traditional and Hispanic worship rehearsals.

  • Aid in the execution of well-organized rehearsals that honor volunteers’ time.

  • As able and appropriate, lead Traditional and Hispanic service rehearsals.

  • Ensure technical support is available and the technical teams have relevant information well in advance of rehearsals.

  • Recruit new team members for all aspects of worship services.


Technical Responsibilities

  • Oversee and maintain all worship related technology and software used in the church.

  • Seek to advance understanding, use, and development of the most up to date and relevant worship resources.

  • Recruit and train new members of the technical team.

  • Oversee and schedule worship equipment repairs.

  • Manage the worship budget in conjunction with the Executive Pastor.

  • Other Responsibilities

  • Be a positive, contributing member of the LCC staff, willing to support and encourage other staff members.

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, prayer, and other special events.

  • Help with other responsibilities the Lead Pastor deems necessary.

  • Keep regular office hours.

  

Ideal Candidate:

 

  • Godly Character – The fruit of the Spirit

  • Humility – the ability to work as a team member

  • Teachability and the ability to teach others

  • The ability to draw people into the worship service.

  • He will have a growing relationship with Christ, manifesting itself in Spirit-filled worship.

  • He will seek to live a life that is above reproach and be committed to LCC’s mission, values, and statement of faith.

  • He will be a good team player exhibiting both strong leadership and humility.

  • He will seek to foster an attitude of mutual respect and spiritual growth with all his counterparts. 

  • He will be proficient in guitar, voice and or piano.

  • It is preferred, but not required, that he is a seminary graduate or has seminary training.

Education and Experience:

 

  • We prefer to have a candidate with an undergraduate degree in Music, Church Music, or Worship Arts. We will take a candidates’ experience, level of musical skill and leadership ability into account.

  • We would prefer to have a leader with at least 3 years’ experience leading a worship band.

 

A little bit about Leesburg, VA

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Leesburg Virginia is 45 minutes away from the museums, historic sites, and buildings found in the DC area. Leesburg also has a historic downtown, filled with shops, restaurants, and other interesting places. There are several large parks in the area, along with access to walking and biking trails, some along the Potomac River. Leesburg is a rapidly growing community.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume here