POSITION TITLE:                          Associate Worship Minister


PAY STATUS:                                 Full Time Salaried


BENEFITS:                                     Medical. Dental, Eye

                                                       Paid Vacation (Negotiable upon experience)

                                                       Elective Retirement Plan (403b)

APPROX. HOURS:                        40 hours/week

REPORTS TO:                               Executive Minister

RELATES CLOSELY WITH:           Lead Minister, Executive Minister, Office Staff


This position exists to facilitate the enhancement of our worship services through music and creative elements by providing encouragement and leadership to our worship and creative arts personnel and ministry leaders.  He/she will also provide oversight to a general area of church ministry to provide opportunities for the body of Christ to serve and meet the needs of others.    Leadership within the church exists to prepare God’s people for works of service.  While responsible to fulfill these ministry requirements, involving the church in these processes is just as essential. 

Leadership Requirements:

Listed below are the essential skills and character qualities needed to succeed:


  • Maintaining a vibrant, growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ leading to a life of full devotion.

  • Developing as a spiritual leader and demonstrating the ability to disciple, mentor, and coach.

  • Displaying a commitment to a team approach to ministry.

  • Conducting ministry functions under the authority of the Elders and Lead Minister.

  • Supporting and complying with the teachings of the church.

  • Hold in confidence matters of information which may be sensitive to the well-being of others and the church.

  • Being available to the leadership of the church to serve in a variety of other roles as deemed necessary.





Worship (50%)

  • Selecting, arranging and providing music for our weekend services.

  • Building teams and training leaders to strengthen the worship ministry in all areas

  • Recruiting, scheduling and communicating with all of our instrumentalists and singers.

  • Providing an atmosphere of continual improvement and helping our volunteers grow in ability

  • Working with support staff to ensure cohesion between imagery and message in worship and publications.

  • Providing communication between technical arts ministries and the creative arts ministries.  (Pre-practice)

  • Providing an order of service in conjunction with the teaching minister for the weekend. 

Creative Programming (20%)

  • Assembling creative teams to produce creative elements for the weekend services, and special services/events. 

  • Coordinating creative ministry involvement in service/programs.

  • Appointing/overseeing leader of ministry groups that provide support for our services and events

  • Facilitating evaluation sessions for our services.

Associate Ministry Role TBD (30%)

  • To be available for general associate and pastoral roles in teaching, counsel, care and calling as overseen by the executive minister. 

  • To provide extra attention and training to the deacons within these areas of ministry for oversight and challenge.

  • And any other reasonable duty deemed necessary by the executive minter and elders. 


PRIMARY GIFTS NEEDED:   Leadership, Teaching & Administration

PRIMARY SKILLS NEEDED:   Singing, Spiritual Direction, Reading/Arranging Music


Sundays  -  9:30am and 11:00am

Macomb Christian Church

13845 22 Mile, Shelby Twp., MI  48315





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