Worship and Youth Leader (Pastor)

Pastor; Student ministry
Part time

North Marion Fellowship

Aurora, OR
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Job Description

Summary of Statement of Duties:

This position has the joint duties of leading our worship team and reaching and discipling teenagers and preteens for Christ, with the goal of developing people who “Delight in God and share His love and become devoted followers of Christ.” (NMF Mission Statement)

Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Compensation: $30,000 yearly ($2,500 monthly)
Supervisor: Accountable to Senior Pastor and NMF Elders
Position Begins: ASAP

Minimum Qualifications

  • A growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • A calling to ministry.
  • A vibrant faith, knowledge of the Bible and strong public skills and attributes.
  • A passion for working with musicians, youth and their families.
  • A demonstrated ability to organize and lead in a variety of ministries.
  • Some ministry experiences.
  • A commitment to and agreement with the Statement of Faith and Core Values of North Marion Fellowship.



  • To be a godly follower of Christ who sets an example to youth and adults living a life of integrity according to biblical standards.
  • Maintain a regular time of Bible study, prayer, devotions and personal spiritual growth.
  • To have seeking the Lord and prayer as the foundation of the youth & worship ministry.
  • To implement the “NMF Vision Statements for Worship and Youth” (request a copy from jim@northmarionfellowship.com) within the core values of NMF. (see our website for core values and more information on NMF )

Worship Specific:

  • Building a “Body” in the Worship Team as outlined in 1 Corinthians 12 where every member’s gifts are utilized and valued. Recruiting, teaching and training musicians and AV technicians in the church to serve the congregation as a team with musical skill and humility. Building team abilities through cooperation, shared contribution and responsibility.
  • Modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style – that draws people in, encourages participation and points people to Jesus.
  • Participate regularly in planning meetings that provide for:
    • Planning our weekly Sunday 10:30 AM worship service by choosing congregational hymns and songs that engage the congregation and support the weekly reading and preaching of God’s Word (as described in the preaching schedule). Ongoing input from worship team members.
    • Setting the upcoming month’s worship schedule including responsibilities for vocalists, musicians, media, and sound staff, as well as set lists for Sundays and plans for weekly rehearsals.
    • Leading and participating in worship practice before the weekly service. Weekly rehearsals serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for Sunday service and (B) shepherding and cultivation of Christ-centered community.
  • Building on our traditions and having a vision for where God might be calling our congregation and our musicians to grow in new expressions of worship.
  • Seeking opportunities to include more people in worship team activities through open practices, special events (Christmas, Easter, etc.) and mentoring.
  • Providing leadership as a member of the leadership team at North Marion Fellowship, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission.
  • The Worship Leader is expected to: (A) be gifted in leading congregational worship with instrument(s) (B) possess leadership and organizational skills, and (C) be a team player (D) be open to mentoring and guidance from church leadership and senior worship team members.

Youth Specific:

  • Be intentional about building relationships with youth and their parents.
  • Work with the Youth Ministry Team to develop, implement and lead a Middle School (6th-8th Grade) through High School (9th-12th Grade) Youth Ministry program that will promote spiritual growth, wholesome activities which will lead to a personal salvation experience, ongoing discipleship and spiritual maturity.
  • Recruit, train and support volunteer leaders, teachers and helpers in youth ministry.
  • Provide clear and regular communication with church staff, parents, youth and congregation through staff meetings, weekly bulletin, emails/texts, NMF website, Facebook and other applicable social media.
  • Be active in the lives of NMF Youth and outreach to unchurched youth through outreach/ service opportunities, visitation and activities at local schools and community.
  • Will seek to use Sunday morning for opportunities to connect with and teach/disciple youth.
  • Will meet regularly (weekly) with the Sr. Pastor for encouragement, prayer, sharing of vision and evaluation.

Email info/job application to jim@northmarionfellowship.com

About this Church

We are a small Christ and community-focused church. We started/planted our church 15 years ago with a vision of reaching out to our rural, suburban area. We have an active, committed and very caring group who are about "Delighting in God... Loving People... Becoming Devoted followers of Jesus."