Pastor of Discipleship and Worship


Grace Community Baptist church

Henrico, VA USA

Pastor of Discipleship and Worship
at Grace Community Baptist Church of Henrico, VA

Job Overview
We are looking for a Christ-centered, godly man to join our church and elder team with:
● A track record of equipping disciples for ministry and of reproducing disciple-makers
● A heart for reaching and developing Youth and Young adults as disciples of Christ
● A desire to help lead the church into biblically-guided Christian worship
Our leadership seeks to take a team approach to ministry. The Pastor for Discipleship and Worship
(PDW) will be asked to develop the gifts of team volunteers to excel in his areas of ministry which
Pastoral Leadership (~15%): Our elders embrace their roles as undershepherds of Christ’s flock.
• Participate as an elder in member care and preaching ministries
• Participate in weekly staff meetings
• Participate in semi-monthly elder meetings
Discipleship (~60%) – We are committed to personal discipleship and growing as disciple-makers. This
role will give deliberate guidance, encouragement, and oversight to our youth, their families, and the
youth leadership team.
● Teach or oversee weekly Bible study and discipleship curriculum
● Build relationships with students and their families
● Equip parents in their role as disciple-makers
● Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers
● Develop connections within the community for reaching students
● Plan and coordinate events for fellowship and outreach

Worship Ministry (~25%) – We are looking for someone to provide leadership for a team-oriented
worship ministry.
Collaborate with the Pastor for Teaching and Leadership and other elders to:
● Organize and oversee worship services
● Coordinate special worship services (Christmas Eve, Good Friday, etc.)
● Lead the church in biblically-based praise and enjoyment of God
Oversee and manage the worship team
● Scheduling, recruiting, and training volunteer instrumentalists and vocalists
● Have the ability to lead vocals and play a primary worship instrument


Church Overview
Grace Community seeks to be a church that is continually growing into the image of Christ. We desire
for God to transform our community and world into disciples of Jesus by the power of the Spirit through
our testimony and lives. We are a gospel-proclaiming, Bible-believing, elder-led, multiethnic, Great
Commission Baptist church.
Our church gathers in the growing west end of Henrico County, adjacent to Richmond, VA. We have a
great opportunity for growth with youth and young adults. There are fifteen middle schools and high
schools located within a 5-mile radius of our facilities, as well as multiple universities within 10 miles.
We encourage you to get to know us better through our website:


Candidate Must Have
● Godly character, fulfilling the Titus 1:6-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7 profile of an elder
● Strong working knowledge of Scripture and theology
● Consistency with our church’s doctrine, vision, mission, and values
● Experience in leading worship and working with youth and young adults
Candidate Must Be
● Gifted in teaching, musical ability, and encouraging believers in ministry
● Humble yet confident in what God will do through the church
● A joyful pursuer of unity with fellow leaders (elders, staff, deacons, etc.)
● Compelled by Christ’s call to serve
● Passionate about discipleship and worship


Preferred Experience
We value formal biblical education and/or training, as well as previous volunteer and/or vocational
ministry experience. Salary to be determined based on experience and education.

Job Description and How To Apply
To receive a copy of a more detailed job description, please request it by emailing the search team at
[email protected]

To apply please send an email to [email protected] containing the following items:
1. A professional resume containing:
a. Contact Information
b. Educational History
c. Pertinent Ministry Experience
d. A list of skills or giftings relevant to the position
e. Three Professional References
2. A cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position

[email protected]

Handout: GraceRVA PDW Job Advertisement – 20220901.pdf