Full-Time Pastor/Director of Contemporary Worship Arts and Discipleship ministries.


The Grace Church Sarasota (FL) Campus seeks Full-Time Pastor/Director of Contemporary Worship Arts and Discipleship ministries.
Grace Church is a multi-site United Methodist congregation with four locations in SouthWest Florida that partners with God in transforming people from unbelievers to fully devoted followers of Jesus to the glory of God. The Sarasota Campus is a church plant celebrating two years of weekly Sunday worship services with an average weekend worship attendance of 100 and growing!     
Grace Church’s ministry seeks to be God-centered, people-focused, and team-based (our core values) as we Reach, Connect, Form, and Send people in Jesus’ name (our disciple-making strategy). Our church prays especially for “the people nobody else wants or sees” to experience God’s grace. 
The Sarasota Campus of Grace Church currently offers one Sunday worship service with a future objective to expand through fresh expression and other alternative services. Our congregation is a close-knit community that is culturally and economically diverse and lives out radical hospitality. We value global missions, outreach that impacts the community, and discipleship within small groups. Our church is grounded in prayer with openness to the move of the Holy Spirit. 
Interested applicants need the following:

  • Pastoral, spiritual leader to come alongside lead pastor in shepherding the church.
  • Compatible with Wesleyan theology.
  • Ability to work alongside other ministry leaders with a holistic approach.
  • Discipleship of worship and media arts team as well as congregation as a whole. 
  • Gifts and experience in casting a compelling vision for worship.
  • An ability to lead congregational singing from an instrument.
  • An openness to a variety of musical genres with an ability to lead modern worship as well as contemporary versions of hymns. 
  • Ability to develop team members to lead worship arts in areas such as vocals, instrumentalists, tech, media, and sound.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation, lead sheets, charts, and the ability to arrange music
to best connect in regular weekend and special services. 
  • An understanding of worship tech and media arts, including sound, lighting, and stage management and directing as well as software such as Planning Center, ProPresenter.
  • A passion and strategy to Reach people, who do not yet know Jesus, Connect them to Jesus and Grace Church, Form them in Christ-likeness and Send them as disciple-makers into the world locally and globally.
  • Team building capacity to accomplish ministry objectives.
  • If person has a recovery story and ministry experience, it would be a plus as we have the desire to expand our recovery ministries.
For more information about Grace Church, please visit www.egracechurch.com.  
Interested persons may apply by sending resume, references and a link to a video of your worship leadership to Pastor Patti Nemazie at pnemazie@egracechurch.com

Contact: Pastor Patti Nemazie

Address: 8521 Vamo Rd Sarasota FL 34231

Phone: 941.916.0091


Website: http://www.egracechurch.com

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