Renewal Church

Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - < 100

Location - Boston, MA  

Position - Worship Pastor 

About Us:

Renewal is a diverse, center-city church in downtown Boston. We develop urban professionals to impact

global cities for Christ. Our vibe is positive, fun, energetic, friendly and growth oriented.

About the Position:

Renewal Church seeks a spiritually growing and experienced full-time Worship Pastor to build a strong music and tech ministry. The Worship Pastor oversees the creative ministries of the church. They will lead a diverse community of followers to engage God through musical worship and ensure that all Renewal worship gatherings are executed with excellence through the recruiting, training, and development of leaders and volunteers. This individual will closely collaborate with the Lead Pastor in formulating the weekend worship experience. The successful candidate will have proven experience building creative teams, developing talented artists, discipling artists, and developing volunteers. 

Vision for Worship:

Renewal is located one block from Berklee College of Music, two blocks from Boston Conservatory, five

blocks from New England Conservatory, and less than a mile from Emerson College. Therefore, we feel 

it is our calling in the Kingdom to develop artists who will impact global cities for Christ. We want to develop talented young artists into passionate disciples of Christ, and raise up the next generation of Kingdom artists and worship leaders.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Primary leadership of the Sunday Worship Ministry

  • Pastoral and technical oversight of the Sunday Production Team

  • Building and supervising a graphic design team 

  • Building and supervising a video team

  • Supervising a web-design team

  • Building a Social Media Team

Experience and Skills:

  • A proven track record of leading worship (3-7 years) successfully in an appropriate church context

  • Versatile, excellent musicianship both vocally and instrumentally

  • A track record of discipling artists in passionate pursuit of Jesus

  • Ability to provide clear direction to high caliber musicians

  • Possess an understanding of musical arrangements and charting

  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, and video (multi-tracks, Planning Center, ProPresenter 7, etc.)

  • Skill creating video and digital media preferred

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud a plus

Ideal Candidate: 

  •  Prefers energetic worship that is fun, upbeat, and hope-filled

  •  Desires unity among diverse people and is comfortable working with various ethnic and racial backgrounds

  • Leads the church in worship with an awareness that non-Christians are visiting and investigating Christianity

  • Plans and organizes in advance as well as adjust very quickly to any change that might need to be made

  • Proactively takes initiative, that is, a self-starter who is comfortable in a start-up environment

  • Enjoys living in a big city

A little bit about Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 

  • The estimated population of Boston is almost 700,000

  • The city of Boston covers 49 square miles of land and 41 square miles of water

  • Ted Williams Tunnel is the deepest in America. You drive approximately 90 feet under the earth. 

  • Often referred to as the "Cradle of Liberty," Boston is the site of some of the most significant social, cultural, and political moments in U.S. history

 

Tourist Attractions

  • 217 Parks 

  • Fenway Park "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" 

  • Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S.

  • New England Aquarium

  • USS Constitution and Bunker Hill

  • Boston Duck Tour