Full-time Worship Director

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Website Bethel CRC, Acton, Ontario

Shining light, showing love

Bethel Christian Reformed Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time Worship Director. Bethel Church is located in Acton, Ontario, and is a congregation of 200+ attenders. You can get a sense of our church’s vision, programs, and community involvement by visiting our website at www.actoncrc.com

The Worship Director is to provide strong musical and spiritual leadership for worship teams and the congregation. They will plan and implement biblical, creative and engaging worship experiences aligned with our church values as well as develop and nurture musical gifts.

Please send resume and cover letter to office@actoncrc.com with the subject line ‘Worship Director’.

Worship Director Job Description

Values Bethel CRC values worship that celebrates the salvation that God has won for us through Jesus Christ. We value worship that helps us interpret God’s will for our lives, draws us into an experience of God’s presence and enables us to respond to Him with heart-felt prayer, praise and obedience. Bethel values vibrant, passionate and authentic worship.



• Mature and growing follower of Christ
• Passionate about serving God and helping others connect with God through worship
• Servant-heart and teachable spirit
• Rich biblical and theological understanding of worship
• Skilled and knowledgeable musician with experience leading worship
• Willing to blend the best of tradition with new innovations in music
• Desire to develop and nurture gifts in others
• Strong leadership skills in diverse settings
• Collaborative and able to foster strong working relations with a variety of people
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong administrative and organizational skills


Responsibilities The Worship Director will:

Coordination and Planning of Worship Services

• Develop a meaningful and vulnerable worship environment and continuously strive to include new concepts and ideas into services where applicable
• Thoughtfully create, plan and lead worship services (including annual Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving services) in collaboration with worship teams, pastors, AV team, website team, visual arts team, and others
• Create schedules for all volunteers involved in worship services (music teams, AV team, scripture readers, prayer people, guest speakers, etc.)
• Prepare and input media presentations weekly (ie. create pre-service announcement slides, create EasyWorship schedule)
• Be proficient in (or willing to learn) TriCaster, EasyWorship, ProPresenter and the current sound system

• Support worship teams in implementing seamless flow within services, including transitions, introductions, scripture, prayer, etc.
• Connect with all team members prior to the service to go over last-minute details (ie. address changes, ensure platform set up is correct, sound check is complete, etc.)


Leadership/ Musical Development

• Identify the needs for worship services (ie. vocalists, musicians, sound technicians, etc.) and actively seek volunteers to fill those needs
• Provide mentorship to new worship leaders to enable independent worship leading and encourage musical and spiritual development
• Continuously recruit, teach and train new talent to be involved in worship
• Organize and coordinate quarterly meetings with all worship volunteers
• Organize and oversee monthly worship nights/ ‘jam sessions’ to allow for new worship members to receive tutoring and mentorship


Worship Support

• Oversee the maintenance and enhancement of all church instruments
• Maintain all music materials (ie. iPads, cords, AirTurns, etc.), repair/replace where needed and maintain copyright procedures
• Prepare and submit annual budget requests



• Attend weekly staff meetings
• Attend Ministry Board meetings quarterly to provide updates and receive support
• Update and develop social media content alongside web team and office administrator
• Submit reports regularly to Elders Board, Ministry Board, Council when required


Accountability The Worship Director is directly accountable to the Lead Pastor and Ministry Board and works closely with other ministry staff.


This is a full-time position with generally flexible hours. Must be available Sunday mornings as well as some evenings.


• Preferred education of a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years experience as a music coordinator/worship pastor with experience in teaching and equipping others


Please send resume and cover letter to office@actoncrc.com with the subject line ‘Worship Director’

To apply for this job please visit www.actoncrc.com.