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Worship Leader Job Postings

Harrison United Methodist Church

Location: Pineville, NC (South of Charlotte)
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary/Praise
Job Title: Associate Music Director
Job Status: Part Time (20 hours weekly); Position Currently Open
Education Required:  proficiency in contemporary music performance and direction, bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
Salary: commensurate with education and experience
Pay to Relocate: N/A
Contact: Rev. Rhonda Hartweg
Email: Harrisonmusicapply@yahoo.com
Phone: No phone calls please
Website: www.harrisonumc.org
Description: The Associate Director of Music will have direct responsibility to equip and lead musicians and vocalists in the non-traditional worship services (i.e. Journey – weekly praise/contemporary service) and assist in providing music leadership for other church events. The Associate Director of Music is to support the music ministry by working closely with the Senior Director of Music and pastors.  The over-arching goal is to support the vision of our church by offering an excellent and passionate worship experience at all services and applicable church events. Working with the senior music director minister of worship and other ministry leaders strive to incorporate the arts into our worship services where appropriate by stimulating and encouraging drama, dance and visual arts.  The successful candidate will work well on a team, possess excellent leadership and communication skills and possess skills and knowledge of audio visual tools used in multi-media worship services. The candidate will have a basic understanding of Methodist theology and doctrine and/or desire to learn as well as a growing spiritual life and demonstrate faith in Jesus Christ.
Post Date: 7/24/14

Harrison United Methodist Church

Location: Pineville, NC (South of Charlotte)
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Traditional *  (with supervision for contemporary worship)
Job Title: Senior Music Director
Job Status: Full Time; Position Currently Open
Education Required: Bachelor Degree (or higher) in music, Skilled choral musician and director; instrumentation preferred.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Pay to Relocate: N/A
Contact: Rev. Rhonda Hartweg
Email: Harrisonmusicapply@yahoo.com
Phone: No phone calls please
Website: www.harrisonumc.org
Description: The Senior Director of Music at Harrison United Methodist Church will equip and shepherd our musicians and vocalists, supervise and mentor the associate music director and other music leaders (volunteer and paid) and with the pastors guide and support the worship planning process. The ultimate goal is to support the vision of our church by offering excellent and passionate Christ-centered worship at all services and applicable church events.
This position will have direct responsibility for all traditional services of worship and will supervise and support the planning for all worship services. The music director will work with the associate music director, minister of worship and other ministry leaders to incorporate the arts into our worship services where appropriate (especially but not limited to contemporary services), by stimulating and encouraging drama, dance and visual arts.
The director of music will have a team building attitude with excellent skills in music performance and music direction, as well as possessing communication, administration, leadership and teaching abilities. It is preferred that the candidate have a basic understanding of Methodist theology and church liturgy. This person will have a mature and active spiritual life and exhibited faith in Jesus Christ.
Post Date: 7/24/14

Stone Ridge Community Church

Location: Decorah, IA
Denomination: Baptist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Leader
Job Status: Full time
Education Required: Minimum four year degree from a Bible College, preferably with an emphasis in worship ministry.
Experience Required:  1-2 yrs.
Salary: To be determined based on education and experience.
Pay to Relocate: No
Contact: Pastor Ed Krawczyk
Email: srcchurchdecorah@gmail.com
Phone: (563) 382-4825
Website: www.stoneridgecc.com
Description: Currently we have some vocalists and musicians in place – a drummer, bass guitar player, keyboard player, and guitarist. The people in these positions are looking for a leader who can develop them and give them guidance.
Job Description/Responsibilities:
- Oversee all worship and musical elements for the church.
- Lead worship proficiently from guitar or keyboard with great vocals.
- Have a congregational heart toward worship (no rock stars or performers)
- An excellent communicator and facilitator on stage.
- Manage scheduling of musicians and vocalists.
- Manage and plan weekly worship team rehearsals.
- Ensure the band is able to play songs with excellence.
- Identify, invite, train, teach and mentor musicians and vocalists.
- Create worship encounters that flow with the pastor’s messages and sermon series.
- Plan weekly service and creative aspects with the pastor.
Please send cover letter, resume, and a video link of you leading worship, to the search team at srcchurchdecorah@gmail.com.
Post Date: 7/12/14

Woodland Park Community Church

Location: Woodland Park, CO
Denomination: Non-denominational
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Pastor
Job Status: Full-time (part-time is negotiable) / Position open now
Education Required: courses in music and theology are preferred, not required
Experience Required: 1+ year(s) experience in worship leadership required
Salary: Competitive w/ benefits
Pay to Relocate: Negotiable
Contact: Search team
Email: wpcc.worship.position@gmail.com
Phone: (719) 687-9444
Website: www.woodlandparkcommunitychurch.com
Description: Woodland Park Community Church in beautiful Woodland Park, CO is looking for a worship pastor to lead our congregation of about 350-400 in worship on Sunday mornings. Click here for the full job posting. To be considered for the position, please email your résumé to wpcc.worship.position@gmail.com along with a recent video link of your leading worship.
Post Date: 7/10/14

Hampton United Methodist

Location: Hampton, GA
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
Job Status: Part Time, Immediate Availability
Education Required: Not specified, ability is what counts
Experience Required: Experience as a worship leader isn’t required, but should be a strong vocalist and musician and must have strong communication, organizational, and planning skills.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Pay to Relocate: No
Contact: Bob Heath
Email: HamptonSPRC@gmail.com
Website: HamptonUMC.org
Description: Hampton United Methodist Church, Hampton, GA, is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual  to fill the paid position of Contemporary Worship Leader. This person must have a strong faith in Jesus Christ and a passion for leading congregations in singing a wide range of contemporary worship styles.  This job includes plan, rehearse, and lead worship, and recruiting and directing musicians. Experience with Macintosh computer systems, ProPresenter, and Planning Center Online a definite plus. This position will require approximately 8-10 hours a week of planning, rehearsal, and worship with two weeks paid vacation. Except for worship times, the schedule is flexible.
Post Date: 7/9/14

Vintage Church

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Denomination: Closely linked to HTB, London
Worship Style: Contemporary, Spirit-filled Worship
Job Title: Worship Pastor
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required:  Not required, but must know and disciple others in a rich theological understanding of charismatic and spirit-led worship.
Experience Required: Significant experience in a church or movement with spirit-led worship DNA – HTB/Bethel/Vineyard/NewFrontiers/SoulSurvivor
Salary: Strong
Pay to Relocate: Yes
Contact: Pastor Ger Jones
Email: Ger.Jones@VintageChurchLA.com
Website: www.VintageChurchLA.com
Description: An incredible opportunity for a passionate, spirit-led worship leader to be on the core team of this thriving, growing and 3 year old church plant.  We are closely linked with HTB (London), and have strong connections with Bethel, Vineyard, Newfrontiers and IHOP.  In just three years we have grown rapidly to over 350 adults and are looking for a Worship Pastor to fuel and help outwork our vision for church planting, developing a worship academy, launching 24/7 Prayer and Worship rooms, growing a strong worship team, writing new worship songs and creating a spirit-led worship culture.
Post Date: 7/8/14

Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church

Location: Aurora, IL
Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – ELCA
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
Job Status: Part-time; average 15 to 20 hours per week; Position opens August 2014
Education Required: None specific, proficient performance skills on keyboard, guitar and/or other instruments; ability to direct a band while also directing the congregation in music.
Experience Required: 3 to 5years in church or other worship venue
Salary: $17,500, no benefits.
Pay to Relocate: N/A
Contact: Barbara Hansen
Email: hansen1445@sbcglobal.net
Phone: No phone calls please
Website: www.oursavioraurora.org
Description: Our contemporary worship leader is someone who will inspire the congregation through music.  They should have a mature and active faith in Jesus Christ, have excellent skills in music performance and direction (bands, vocalists), they need to have excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to spend within a set budget.  The contemporary setting is new to Our Savior, so this is an opportunity to build a new worship experience.  Music activities at Our Savior go into the community through programs that work with local musicians.
Post Date: 7/2/14

Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church

Location:  Aurora, IL
Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – ELCA
Worship Style: Traditional
Job Title: Traditional Worship Music Leader
Job Status: Part-time; Average 15 to 20 hours per week; Position opens August 24, 2014
Education Required: None specific, proficient performance skills on organ, piano, and keyboard, ability to direct adult and children’s choirs, bell choir, and instrumentalists
Experience Required: 3 to 5 years in a church and/or other venues
Salary: $17,500, no benefits.
Pay to Relocate: N/A
Contact: Barbara Hansen
Email: hansen1445@sbcglobal.net
Phone: No phone calls please
Website: www.oursavioraurora.org
Description:  Our traditional worship leader is someone who will inspire the congregation through music.  They should have a mature and active faith in Jesus Christ, understand and support ELCA traditions, have excellent skills in music performance and direction (choirs and instrumental), they need to have excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to spend within a set budget.  Music activities at Our Savior go into the community through programs combined with local orchestras and soloists.
Post Date: 7/2/14

Fellowship Bible Church

Location: Topeka, KS
Denomination: Non-denominational
Worship Style: Contemporary / Modern
Job Title: Worship Arts Associate
Job Status: Full Time position, available beginning July 1, 2014
Education Required: College degree preferred; Seminary degree is a plus
Experience Required: Only those with previous experience with children and/or students need apply. 2 years experience leading worship in a weekly setting is a minimum.
Salary: $35K-$45K based on experience and education.
Pay to Relocate: Negotiable
Contact: J.D. Holt, Pastor of Ministries
Email: JHolt@FBCTopeka.com
Phone: (785) 4787-0002
Website: www.FBCTopeka.com
Description: Fellowship Bible Church is currently in search of a called, humble, teachable, growing, and creative associate worship leader to join our Worship Arts team with an emphasis on leading worship gatherings for our student and children’s ministries. We would welcome your help in furthering the vision of gospel-centered, engaging worship for our entire congregation. FBC is a thriving, non-denominational church of nearly 2,000 folks in Topeka, KS, which is located one hour west of Kansas City. FBC is a youthful church, with an average age of 28, and composed of many young families and children.
Post Date: 6/26/14

First Presbyterian Church

Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Denomination: Presbyterian (ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians)
Worship Style: We offer both traditional and contemporary worship services
Job Title: Director of Contemporary Music and Worship
Job Status: Full-Time Position, Open July 1, 2014
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (especially in music) is preferred along with studies in theology
Experience Required: Minimum 3 years as a worship leader
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Pay to Relocate: The church will cover reasonable moving expenses
Contact: Jeanne Nifong
Email: jeannen@1stpres.com
Phone: (336) 723-1621 x 234
Website: www.1stpres.com
Description: Do you have a passion for leading people in the joyful worship of God?  Are you gifted and experienced in leading contemporary worship that is Christ-centered and biblically-based?  Do you think of yourself as a Worship Architect and Musical Theologian who is one of the Lead Worshippers of God’s people in a congregation?  Are you an excellent musician and singer and love building teams of other great musicians?  Are you eclectic in your style and ability, and do you enjoy exploring all of the best the church has had to offer in the past and the present as we lean into the future?  Do you resonate with Reformed theology and feel comfortable in a Presbyterian context?  Can you flourish in a church that offers both traditional and contemporary styles of worship?  Then we encourage you to apply for the open position on our church staff of Director of Contemporary Music and Worship.  We’d love to talk with you.  Send inquiries to jeanne@1stpres.com. Click here to learn more about the church.  Click here for the full job description.
Post Date: 6/18/14

Montgomery Community Church

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Denomination: Non-Denom
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Arts Pastor
Job Status: Full-time / Currently open
Education Required: Bachelors in Ministry, Creative Arts or Music is preferred, but not required.
Experience Required: 4+ years in a full time paid ministry position similar to this position’s scope.
Salary: TBD
Pay to Relocate: TBD
Contact: Candidate Team
Email: resumes@Vanderbloemen.com
Phone: (713) 300-9665
Website: http://www.vanderbloemen.com/jobs/montgomery-community-church-worship-arts-pastor-search
Description: Montgomery Community Church is looking for a dynamic Worship Arts Pastor with strong vocal and instrumental abilities.  The successful candidate will have experience leading a band and vocal teams, creating meaningful worship experiences, with a high level of excellence, and a devoted heart for ministry.  This person must be able to work in a team environment to create, evaluate, and refine the weekend worship experiences, as well as occasional special events.  The successful candidate will be able to recruit, train, and empower both staff and volunteers in the Worship Arts ministry area of MCC.  The Worship Arts Pastor of MCC will lead the congregation to experience the presence and power of God, and encourage them to “live and serve like Jesus.”
Post Date: 6/11/14

Oak Ridge Baptist Church

Location: Saisbury, MD
Denomination: Baptist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Pastor
Job Status: Full-time / Currently open
Education Required: Bachelors in Ministry, Creative Arts or Music is preferred, but not required.
Experience Required: 4+ years in a full time paid ministry position similar to this position’s scope.
Salary: TBD
Pay to Relocate: TBD
Contact: Candidate Team
Email: resumes@Vanderbloemen.com
Phone: (713) 300-9665
Website: http://www.vanderbloemen.com/jobs/oak-ridge-baptist-church-worship-pastor-search
Description: The Worship Pastor will serve as the team leader and worship leader for the live venue at the Oak Ridge Baptist Church main campus. They will serve as the chief worship leader week to week as well as raise up other leaders within the Oak Ridge family to take on roles of leadership. They will work with the Venue Pastor and the Lead Pastor to create an upbeat, energetic, genuine worship environment that will enhance the weekend experience in a real and spiritual way, as well as support the weekend theme and message.
Post Date: 6/11/14

Vail Christian Church

Location: Tucson, AZ
Denomination: Non-denom
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Pastor
Job Status: Fulltime / Currently open
Education Required: Bachelors in Ministry, Creative Arts or Music is preferred, but not required.
Experience Required: 5+ years in a full time paid ministry position similar to this position’s scope.
Salary: TBD
Pay to Relocate: TBD
Contact: Candidate Team
Email: resumes@Vanderbloemen.com
Phone: (713) 300-9665
Website: http://www.vanderbloemen.com/jobs/vail-christian-church-worship-pastor-search
Description: The Worship Pastor will be responsible to continue developing, implementing, and maintaining the means for worship to fit into the overall vision of Vail Christian Church.  The successful candidate will have excellent worship leading skills and be able to develop, equip, and train teams and bands. As a part of the pastoral staff, the Worship Pastor will participate in the general pastoral care of the congregation.
Post Date: 6/11/14

First Baptist Church of Geneva

Location: Geneva, IL
Denomination: Converge, formerly Baptist General Conference
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Associate West Campus
Job Status: Part-time; Begins September 1, 2014
Experience Required: Must be a competent musician and have experience leading worship in a large setting
Salary: TBD
Pay to Relocate: No
Contact: Angie Thomas
Email: athomas@fbcg.com
Phone: (630) 232-7068 x133
Website: www.fbcg.com
Description: We’re looking for an excellent musician to join our staff. You have the ability to lead worship, but you don’t mind participating while another leads. You must love church ministry; we’re not looking for a rock star. You are a competent musician with a desire to collaborate, not dictate. We love musical variety so if you can handle bluegrass, rock, and an orchestra (depending on the weekend!), check us out!
Post Date: 4/30/14

 

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