Worship & Discipleship Minister/Pastor

St. Michael Lutheran Church of Canton, MI is seeking a full time Worship & Discipleship Minister/Pastor. We are looking for an enthusiastic, musically gifted leader to lead our music ministry. Additionally, this person in this position would oversee ministries and initiatives to aid in the spiritual growth and spiritual formation of the adults in the congregation and help to create a model for discipleship in our context.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A Robust Faith: An active, growing relationship with Jesus marked by teachability and integrity is essential for this position.
  • Musical Proficiency: As the leader of the music ministry, the candidate should be musically talented and able to lead and coordinate worship music.
  • Enthusiasm and Passion: An enthusiastic and passionate leader can inspire and engage the congregation in worship and discipleship activities.
  • Pastoral Skills: As a minister/pastor, strong pastoral skills are essential for providing spiritual guidance and support to the congregation.
  • Leadership Abilities: The candidate should be capable of leading and managing teams, both in the music ministry and in discipleship initiatives. We desire someone who is passionate about equipping others and inviting people into shared ministry.
  • Discipleship Experience: Experience in developing and implementing discipleship programs or initiatives would be beneficial for fostering spiritual growth. A strong commitment to spiritual formation and creating a model for discipleship is essential for fulfilling the responsibilities of this position.
  • Team Collaboration: The ability to work collaboratively with other staff members, volunteers, and the congregation is crucial for building a strong church community. Effective communication is key for leading worship and fostering a sense of community among the congregation.

Exact job description will be developed around the candidate and their gifts. Possible additional components of the job could include: leadership of choirs, preaching, teaching and other roles related to discipleship and worship.

Compensation and benefits commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, send a resume ONLY to Rev. Dr. Marcus J. Carlson at MarcusCarlson@smlucanton.org.

PDF of posting here.