Worship Pastor Search


Crossview Church is a growing, multi-generational church focused on worshiping God, making disciples, and serving our community. We are currently in the process of searching for a new Worship Pastor.

The primary goal of the Worship Pastor’s role is to lead the congregation into an undeniable experience with God, inviting and teaching people to experience His presence, and fostering a heart of worship within the congregation, while effectively executing a role in worship leadership.

We’re looking for a biblically grounded, spiritually mature, musically talented Christian to lead the worship ministry at Crossview Church. The ideal candidate has experience leading worship and experience shepherding a worship team.


  • Plan the weekly worship and special services
  • Schedule musicians for all worship services
  • Schedule ushers
  • Orchestrate the logistics of our monthly observance of Communion
  • Lead the musical portion of worship services
  • Develop a process to regularly identify and deploy new volunteers in the church’s worship ministry
  • Shepherd, train, manage, and care for the volunteer worship team
  • Develop an annual worship ministry budget and work within that budget
  • Oversee the church’s worship tech ministry (sound, lighting, projection, etc.)
  • Oversee the décor of the sanctuary
  • Attend all church staff meetings and retreats
  • Work with youth and children’s ministry leaders to find young people that may be developed into worship leaders and incorporate them into worship leadership at Crossview
  • Oversee the maintenance of all musical instruments and equipment owned by the church and obtain new equipment when necessary
  • Use his gifts to live missionally and disciple others
  • Work with the elders to align the worship ministry with the discipleship vision of the church


  • Two years experience leading worship
  • Significant skill as a vocalist and instrumentalist
  • Broad knowledge of Christian worship music across multiple styles and generational tastes
  • Should have experience leading and managing teams
  • Bachelor’s degree. Some formal training in music is preferred. Relevant experience will be taken into consideration.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9)
  • A calling to pastoral ministry

Those interested in this position should send the following:

  • Résumé detailing relevant work and ministry experience and contact information
  • Video of you leading worship. The video should show you singing, playing your instrument, and speaking
  • List of three professional references with their position, relationship to you, email address, and phone number

Materials can be emailed to marklanting1@gmail.com or mailed to:

Crossview Church
Attn: Mark Lanting

150 Bethany Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115

All applicants will receive a confirmation that your materials have been received.