Pastor for Worship & Family Ministry

Emmanuel Church, Weatherford | Weatherford, TX

Posted Date 10/18/2022
First Posted10/18/2022

City, Community, Church

Emmanuel Church is located on the outskirts of Weatherford, TX in growing Parker County.
Weatherford is a county seat town located 35 miles west of Downtown Fort Worth. Touted as the Cutting Horse Capital of the World, Weatherford is a modern western town and is host to many competitions and a rodeo during the year. The city is also the home of Weatherford College, an accredited multi-campus community college with a five-county service area. 

Emmanuel Church is located approximately two miles south of Weatherford High School on Bethel Road. The housing and population trends in the surrounding areas are increasing rapidly.

Our mission is to reach the residents of Parker County with the Gospel of Christ, teach them to walk in obedience to Christ in all of life, and prepare them to join the mission of God in every sphere of life where God calls and leads them.

Ministry Position

We are seeking the right man for a dual responsibility role on our full-time pastoral staff.

WORSHIP MINISTRY He will provide leadership, direction and training for our music ministry and the technical team responsible for Audio, Video, and Lighting for our weekly worship. We value congregational singing, and our repertoire includes hymns and recent songs by Matt Merker, Matt Boswell, City Alight, Sovereign Grace Music, Getty Music, etc.

FAMILY MINISTRY He will oversee discipleship to our families, but responsibilities will include oversight of Sunday and mid-week programs for student and children’s ministries.

NOTE: The ideal candidate should also have the ability and desire to teach and shepherd the family of God alongside the Elder Body.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in progress or completed.
  • Ministry experience is helpful; most important is a proven lifestyle of discipling others.


  • Meets the character qualities required for pastoral ministry as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
  • Able to fulfill the responsibilities of pastoral ministry as outlined in Acts 20:28; Hebrews 13:7,17; and 1 Peter 5:1-5.
  • Is submitted to God’s Word as inerrant, authoritative, and sufficient for all of life and ministry.
  • Is a Christian who agrees with the Foundational Values and Essential Doctrines of Emmanuel Church and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
  • Has a track record and current lifestyle of personal discipleship, as well as the ability to lead small groups.
  • Is a humble and faithful servant leader and enjoys working alongside and submitting to other leaders.
  • Has the proven ability to recruit co-laborers, equip volunteers, delegate responsibly, and supervise ministry volunteers and teams.
  • Is a learner, desiring to grow in character and ministry competencies, and willing to be mentored by others in leadership.


  • Participate in the overall life of the church. Be an active and supportive covenant member by being an example of attendance, a faithful participant in a Community Group, a disciple-maker, and by developing deep gospel-centered relationships in the church.
  • Be a champion of family-based discipleship, and family worship
  • Help the church minister to students without faithful Christian parenting.
  • Integrate student ministry into the life of the church by working with the Elders to create a culture of inter-generational discipleship.
  • Engage families and students in local and global missions.
  • Provide consistent and detailed communication, resources, and training to encourage and equip parents to fulfill their role as the primary disciplers of their children.
  • Provide leadership and vision for the children’s ministry through recruiting, training and equipping a leadership team to lead volunteers.
  • Plan and organize special events and camps for students throughout the year that affirm our ministry philosophies concerning discipleship, student ministry and children’s ministry.
  • Engage in other pastoral responsibilities alongside the Elder Body including preaching, teaching, counseling, ministry visits, membership interviews, church discipline cases, hospital care, weddings, funerals, etc.

To Apply

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to Emmanuel Church, 2910 Bethel Rd., Weatherford, TX 76087, Attention: Elders, or email documents to
  • Include a minimum of two personal references and two pastoral references.
  • If available, please attach links to any recent preaching and/or teaching.
Salary45000.00 - 60000.00 Annual
Highest Level of Education Required
Minimum Experience in Years
Our church/ministry is affiliated with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.
Our church/ministry understands and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Must include the church’s contact information for applicants, whether FT/PT, and the City/State.
FT Pastor for Worship & Family Ministry We are looking for someone with a passion to lead volunteer teams and make disciples. Weatherford, TX email:

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