Worship Pastor

London, UK Religion Created Dec 19, 2017 8:52 am
St Peter's Battersea
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Do you have a heart for worshipping Jesus, the local church and church ministry? We're looking for a Worship Pastor to help fulfil St Peter's vision of becoming passionate to know God and share the love of Jesus in Battersea & Beyond. If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you! Hopefully all the information you require is below but please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

To apply please go to www.spb.church/joinus (where you can download an application form - please note that this Global Legacy account will not be checked over the Christmas break)

Deadline for application: 21 January
Dates for phone interview: 23 or 24 January
Dates for interview: 31 January or 1 February

PURPOSE OF ROLE: St Peter’s is a lively, diverse & growing church family on the edge of an inner-city estate in London and is looking for a Worship Pastor to help fulfil the church’s vision of becoming passionate to know God and share the love of Jesus in Battersea & Beyond.


1.Culture shaper

·To be responsible, under the leadership of the Clergy, for growing a culture of passionate and prophetic worship at St Peter’s, where every member is released to encounter God’s truth and presence

·To ensure the worship and prayer life of St Peter’s is red hot in order to fuel the church’s mission to the community

2.Worship leading

·To be responsible for corporate sung worship during the Sunday morning service, liaising closely with the Priest in Charge and service leaders

·To lead worship that is musically appropriate to local context and sensitive to the breadth of worship expressions (both traditional and contemporary)

·To lead and pastor the team in leading passionate, musically excellent and prophetically spontaneous worship

·To grow the fortnightly evening ‘Waiting Room’ sessions (space to wait on God’s presence) into a weekly gathering

·To oversee the worship teams in leading worship at seasonal gatherings, occasional services, special events and weekday staff prayers

·Shape an appropriate balance between excellence and participation in the worship team, maintaining St Peter’s ‘raw & gritty’ vibe

3.Worship team oversight

·Developing, training and encouraging worship leaders, musicians, singers, projectionists

·Identifying and releasing new team

·Overseeing termly gatherings/jams to equip and encourage the team


·To be responsible for termly creation and management of the worship team rota

·Work with the Facilities Manager to oversee, maintain and upgrade (where appropriate) all sound equipment, musical instruments and AV/PA systems

·To maintain song projection systems (Easy Worship) and music management systems (OnSong on iPads)


·To oversee the weekly Thursday morning intercessory prayer meeting (InnerSeed)

·To lead on seasonal 24-7 prayer times, including Thy Kingdom Come


·To gather and lead a collective of songwriters in the church to pen original songs that uniquely express the heart of St Peter’s in worship

·Use the new studio to record new songs for the church, where time permits

START DATE:January 2018

WORKING HOURS:Sunday to Thursday17.5 hours a week, working hours 9.30am – 5.30pm (or equivalent)

HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT:6 weeks per annum


SALARY:£25,000 - £28,000 pro rata (£12,500 - £14000 actual annual salary) depending on experience


·Up to 3% matched contribution to pension scheme

·Flexible working hours (where appropriate)

·Significant investment in employees’ personal development (both professionally & spiritually) throughout the year

Job Requirements:

IDEAL CANDIDATE: St Peter’s is lookingfor a part time Worship Pastor. The ideal candidate would have mature faith and a passion for worshipping Jesus, the local church and church ministry. The person would have a heart to release the whole congregation into encountering God’s presence and able to pastor the worship team.


·Experienced worship leader with clear and in-tune singing voice

·Able to play an instrument well, preferably guitar and/or piano

·Gifted leader able to motivate and inspire teams

·Ability to handle confidential information professionally and discreetly

·Competent in administration and IT proficient

·Able to manage own time and proactively prioritise competing tasks in a timely fashion

·Polite & proficient communicator & team player

·A passion to fulfill St Peter’s vision in Battersea & Beyond

·Able to work across diverse demographics

Highly Desired:


·To be a committed member of the St Peter’s church family

·Able to work flexibly where necessary (e.g. for evening meetings). Appropriate ‘time off in lieu’ will always be provided

·A DBS check will be required

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