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Grace Community Church

Worship Pastor

Auburn, Washington



Denomination: Conservative Baptist

Weekly Attendance: 1,000

Location: Auburn, Washington

The Role: Worship Pastor


Meet Grace Community Church:

Grace is a multigenerational and multicultural family of people united in following Jesus and serving both the Puget Sound and the nations. As a group of diverse people, we strive to abide with and respond to Jesus daily, living out His Daily Grace where we live, work, learn, and play.

No matter where you are in life, you are welcome here.


About the Worship Pastor:

The Worship Pastor maximizes the impact of the weekend services by drawing people into the presence of God through powerful worship music, leading and shepherding worship teams, overseeing all aspects of planning and execution in order to stay musically in line with the process of the ministry, communicating effectively with worship team volunteers and other volunteers that support and align with the worship ministry, and by contributing to the creative process.

The Worship Pastor will: 

  • Work collaboratively, consistently, and relationally with the Senior Pastor in the development of worship services and overall worship at Grace.

  • Create a worship environment and choose music that honors the multicultural and multigenerational nature of our church’s ministry.

  • Provide engaging, clear communication and spiritual leadership from the stage, drawing people into God’s presence through effective, excellent, and powerful worship.

  • Build worship team by providing leadership, coaching, and development for musicians within the church, and by expanding the leadership base of the ministry by identifying, inspiring, and mobilizing future worship leaders, musicians, and vocalists.

  • Lead a weekly service planning meeting and oversee preparation of service details using Planning Center.

  • Direct the daily activities of the Worship & Arts Department staff.

  • Develop a sensitive and caring environment for the arts, encouraging artists in both their spiritual growth and the expression of their gifts through the arts.

  • Work in cooperation with other ministry areas at Grace Community Church to provide worship related support, resources, and coaching.


What You Bring: 

Education & Experience

The ideal candidate will have three or more years of worship leadership experience. They will also have experience in a church setting similar to Grace Community Church, with an understanding of Grace’s culture and philosophy of worship.

Personal Characteristics

  • Is loving toward people, is humble in character, and has a solid walk with Jesus.

  • Is relational and inspiring in upfront communications.

  • Is warm and engaging in interpersonal communications.

  • Is personally positive and outgoing.

  • Values multicultural diversity.

  • Has stellar vocal skills, presence as a worship leader, and a rockstar music background in worship. 

  • Is creatively aligned with the GCC culture and philosophy of worship.

  • Values collaboration and working together as a team.

  • Able to lean into conversations at the leadership table to insure the best decision for GCC

  • Embraces the church’s vision, direction, strategies, and approach to ministry, and unreservedly holds to the church’s statement of beliefs.

  • Relates to the church family and to the general public in a manner that honors and represents Christ well.


What it's like to live in Auburn, WA: 

Auburn is a city in Pierce County, Washington. It's also a suburb in the Seattle metropolitan area, which is ranked as one of the largest cities in the Washington area. Auburn offers its residents plenty of beautiful lakes, hills, and parks.  It is also known for its affordable housing compared to the cost of living in Seattle. 

In Seattle, the downtown area is located on a narrow area of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. There are stadiums of the Seattle Mariners baseball team and the Seahawks of the NFL here as well. Seattle has a culturally rich and entertaining downtown area with various things to do. 

It's a great place to visit and an even better place to live.

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