Founded in 1963, Fairfield Church of Christ is located on the border of the Cincinnati suburbs of Hamilton and Fairfield. We are a non-denominational, Bible-believing church. Our congregation is led by a group of Shepherding Elders and a Lead Minister who oversees the operation of the administrative and ministry Staff. We are a church of around 450 that ministers to adults, students and children with both traditional and contemporary style services. We are currently in the process of expanding our vision to reach additional segments of the community surrounding our church, including an increasingly diverse population of people from around the world and young adults. We are looking for a worship minister who will help us reach this goal.
The Worship Minister at Fairfield Church of Christ will be a committed partner in planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive and vibrant worship ministry that brings glory to God and encouragement to the body of Christ. The Worship Minister serves as a member of a highly motivated and collaborative ministry staff that seeks to establish continuity in church ministries, bring genuine community to the congregation, and accomplish the overall mission of the church: to Reach our community while Teaching the Body of Christ to live and Serve wherever we find ourselves.
The successful candidate will be able to work effectively as part of a team and display not only strong vocal skills and leadership ability but also the character traits of a Biblical leader as found in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. The leadership of Fairfield Church of Christ believes wholeheartedly that the successful candidate will be a leader whose calling and character will be one others seek to emulate. This position’s success is dependent on a commitment to teaching, reverence, and excellence in worship.
The Worship Minister will work in collaboration with many volunteers at varying skill levels on a weekly basis to facilitate multiple worship services, creative arts, and media production. The Worship Minister will be part of recruiting and developing musicians through coaching and mentoring and will need to have had solid experience working with staff and volunteers in the areas of production, technical, and media. The successful candidate will have a heart for people, pastoring, and the ability to use other ministerial skills and gifts to enhance and expand the mission and vision of Fairfield Church of Christ.
While education is not a predetermining factor in the selection of a new Worship Minister, the successful candidate will have demonstrated 3-4 years of professional development and oversight in full-time worship ministry. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Christian college, seminary, or university may be preferred.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
- Have a deep and abiding walk with Christ, a vibrant prayer life, a passion for worship, a teachable spirit, and a team-player attitude.
- Be able to relate to, and lead worship for, multi-generational audiences, incorporating music from different styles in worship
- Be able to balance personal life and ministry life
- Have experience with effective budget management and stewardship
- Have aptitude, knowledge, and experience in how to utilize creative technology and arts in ministry.
- Have the ability to communicate effectively.
In order to apply, the candidate will answer the following questions:
Worship Minister Candidate Questionnaire
Describe any vocal, instrumental or any technological expertise you possess.
Do you have experience w/teams in developing volunteers? Please elaborate.
What is your process for planning a corporate worship service? What do you feel are the important elements of a worship service?
What does it mean to live a lifestyle of worship?
How does worship connect with pastoral care? Give examples from your experience.
*To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, completed questionnaire, and any applicable links for consideration for this position to jobsfairfieldchurchofchrist.com