Worship Leader Job Postings

Wesley United Methodist Church

Location: Bryan, OH
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Music Coordinator
Job Status: Part-time (15-20 hours/week), starting early to mid-June 2014
Experience Required: Experience leading worship; coordinating and developing team members as musicians, disciples and worship leaders; introducing new music at an appropriate pace
Salary: $15-20 per hour
Pay to Relocate: None
Contact: Rev. Jeffrey Motter
Phone: (419) 636-6721
Description: Organized worship music leader and planner to coordinate music and team for contemporary worship.  Responsibilities include:  working with pastors to plan worship; selecting appropriate music; recruiting, training and developing musical team as worship leaders and disciples; preparing media for worship. Written application and audition audio or video recording required.
Post Date: 4/17/14

Wesley United Methodist Church

Location: Marco Island, FL
Denomination: Methodist    
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required: Degree preferred in music with sound theology and practical ministry knowledge. Will consider experience and/or proven ability.
Experience Required: Leading services, prayer and programs according to the Discipline of the United Methodist Church. Experience in developing and leading Contemporary Worship.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Pay to Relocate: Will consider
Contact: Pastor Kirk Dreiser
Phone: (239) 394-3734
Description: Full time position to develop, direct and grow the Contemporary Service to meet the agreed upon goals established by the Senior Pastor that will help fulfill Wesley’s Mission to make more and stronger disciples for Jesus Christ.
Ability to communicate the Gospel and inspire the congregation in the context of worship and music and engage people in discipleship.
Knowledge of current trends in Contemporary Music and Worship.
Ability to recruit and train qualified Praise Team instrumentalists and vocalists.
Ability to effectively communicate a love of Jesus Christ to the staff, Praise Team and congregation.
Post Date: 4/15/14

First Reformed Church

Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Denomination: Reformed Church in America
Worship Style: Wide Range from Old School Hymns to Tomlin / Crowder / Redmond
Job Title: Director of Worship Arts
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required:  N / A
Experience Required:  N / A
Salary: Full time, Salaried position based on Experience and Expertise
Pay to Relocate: Yes
Contact: Worship Leader Search Committee
Phone: (360) 675-4837
Description: First Reformed Church, Oak Harbor, WA is looking for a dynamic Worship Director who has a passion for  music with strong vocal talents and is able to lead with an instrument (acoustic/ electric guitar/piano preferred). They should strive for excellence and be able to recruit, equip, and pastor  volunteers. The ideal candidate can develop both contemporary and traditional worship platforms, motivating the gathered church to join them in proclaiming the truth about God and  seeking to live all of life for the glory of God.
Post Date: 4/10/14

All Nations Christian Center

Location: Spokane, WA    
Denomination: Non-Denomination
Worship Style: Contemporary, Spirit filled, Hillsong / Gospel (Passionate, Joyful celebration)
Job Title: Worship Minister/Director
Job Status: Full time
Education Required: Not required but a plus if you have a degree
Experience Required: 1 year plus
Salary: TBD depending on experience
Pay to Relocate: TBD
Contact: Seth Sasan        
Phone: (509) 703-8996
Description: We are looking for a passionate worship minister who is proficient both vocally and instrumentally on either guitar or piano (not required but a plus), as well as having strong team building and leadership skills
- Plan and direct all aspects of the worship services

- Direct rehearsals with Adult and Youth Bands

- Recruit and coordinate volunteer vocalists, band members, sound and video technicians
- Media Skills are a plus but not required
Post Date: 4/8/14

Grace Presbyterian Church

Location: Peoria, IL
Denomination: Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)
Worship Style: Contemporary and Historic
Job Title: Director of Worship
Job Status: Full time / Open
Education Required: A degree or equivalent experience that provides the musical knowledge necessary to lead a broad range of musical expressions.
Experience Required: Minimum of five years of experience leading worship in a church or equivalent setting.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Pay to Relocate: Negotiable
Contact: Thom Simpson
Phone: (309) 699-0280 or (309) 696-9586
Description: Our church, pastored by Dr. Bryan Chapell, is looking for a creative worship director with musical ability in both traditional and contemporary realms, theological     acumen, and the ability to love and respect people with differing musical preferences.     We are a generationally diverse congregation that has divided its worship between     traditional and (boomer generation) contemporary services for two decades. We are     seeking a historically informed worship director who has the ability to lead both a     traditional worship experience, and, because of a growing college and young adult     population, a more modern worship experience in order to lead us forward in ministry     and outreach. The director can be male or female and can be of a variety of     denominational backgrounds so long as he or she is Bible-believing, evangelical, and     generally supportive of Reformed principles of faith. It would be most helpful if the     person has a strong understanding of how grace both claims and enables Christians     for a life of faith. A position description is posted at Send cover letter and resume to Thom Simpson at the e-mail shown above.
Post Date: 4/8/14

First Broad Street United Methodist Church

Location: Kingsport, TN
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
Job Status: Full time position open immediately
Education Required: Bachelors Degree or Equivalent in Experience
Experience Required: Experience in Leading Contemporary Worship
Salary: Negotiable
Pay to Relocate: Negotiable
Contact: Sue Ann Greene
Phone: (423) 224-1509
Description: KINGSPORT, TN – First Broad Street UMC seeks a Director of Contemporary Worship for a 2300 member church.  The successful candidate shall provide coordination, direction and resourcing for the Praise Band and Contemporary Worship Support Team that also includes sound operations and video and slide projections.  The contemporary worship responsibilities shall also include designing and implementing uplifting and inspirational experiences for the worship of God in a contemporary setting.  
To obtain a Job Description and Application for Employment, please contact Anne Thurman at 423-224-1500.  Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled. 
Post Date: 4/8/14

First United Methodist Church

Location: Grove, OK
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Director of Contemporary Music / Youth Assistant
Job Status: Full time / Open immediately
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in music or commensurate experience.
Experience Required: Successful experience leading an adult praise band for intergenerational worship service. Successful experience leading a youth praise band.
Salary: Negotiable, based on education and experience
Pay to Relocate: Possible assistance, yes.
Contact: Senior Pastor  
Phone: (918) 786-5148
Description: Lead praise team of volunteer instrumentalists and vocalists for contemporary Sunday worship with weekday evening rehearsal.  Includes selection of music in coordination with pastor’s message, recruitment and guidance of volunteers, and management of music, audio, and computer/visuals tech equipment.
Lead a “youth” praise team (volunteer band and singers) for a youth worship service on Wednesday evenings, with an additional evening rehearsal.
Some special services at Christmas, Easter, revivals, weddings, funerals, etc.  General coordination with traditional music leader.
Additional assistance with youth ministry.
Post Date: 4/8/14

United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches

Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience Required: Previous experience leading praise and worship.
Salary: Based on qualification
Pay to Relocate: No
Phone: (561) 687-5411
Description: The United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches is seeking a leader to provide motivated and engaging worship to our congregation and praise team.  Suitable candidate must have the ability to manage technology, provide equipment oversight, create set designs and be able to recruit other musicians as needed. We seek a leader who “magnifies the greatness of God in Jesus Christ and can skillfully combine God’s Word with music to proclaim the Gospel.”  This is a full-time position.  Send resume to  Include video media file or YouTube link if possible that demonstrates worship leading.
Post Date: 4/7/14

Northside Church

Location: Lynnwood, WA
Denomination: Non-Denominational
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Director
Job Status: Part Time, Open Immediately
Experience Required: Growing disciple of Jesus, passion for local church, worship and evangelism. Demonstrated musical and vocal skill. Ability to lead worship team both spiritually and musically.
Salary: 10-15 hours per week, pay in line with experience and fit
Pay to Relocate: TBD
Contact: Pastor Jimmy Reed
Phone: (206) 799-5954
Description: Northside Church is a family Jesus is building to be His disciples who make disciples who are in Christ, in community and on mission. We are currently looking for a part-time worship leader to partner with our teaching pastor to plan worship services in order to best reveal Jesus to everyone God brings to our church. Click here for a full description.
Post Date: 4/7/14

LifeJourney Church

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Denomination: We are affiliated with The Association of Inclusive Evangelical Churches (TAIEC) and the Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC)
Worship Style: Multicultural, drawing from a broad range of musical styles and worship traditions
Job Title: Worship Arts Minister
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required: BM/BME/BS/BA or advanced degree
Experience Required: As long as you have the right gifts and training, we don’t care if you’re brand new or have years of experience.  
Salary: Commensurate with your experience, education, and credentials.
Pay to Relocate: Stipend for moving expenses.
Contact: Rev. Jeff Miner, Senior Pastor
Phone: (317) 722-0000 x 103
Description: LifeJourney Church is seeking a full-time Worship Arts Minister. We are a Christ-centered, Bible-focused, theologically open minded, radically-inclusive, multicultural congregation of 400 people. We label ourselves as “Emergent” and “Progressive Evangelical.” (More info at We are seeking a Worship Artist who is passionate about following Jesus and creating transformational multicultural worship, weaving together song, word, and other worship arts, drawing from the whole spectrum of worship styles — from classical to contemporary, high church to high energy, tears to laughter. For a full position description and application instructions, go to:
Post Date: 4/4/14

Steamboat Rock Baptist Church

Location:  Steamboat Rock, IA    
Denomination:  North American Baptist
Worship Style:  Traditional / Contemporary
Job Title:  Director of Worship
Job Status: Full-Time / Available immediately
Education Required:  Bachelor’s degree desirable
Experience Required:  see description below
Salary:  Based on Experience
Pay to Relocate:  Negotiable
Contact:  Dan Beran
Phone:  (641) 868-2458
-Strong organizational skills
-Strong musical ability to effectively lead in worship vocally and instrumentally
-Experience in both contemporary and traditional worship styles
-Familiarity with computers, software, and audio-visual technology for worship
-Recruit, train, encourage, and coordinate volunteers to serve as a team in all areas of worship:  including choir, worship teams, drama, A/V technicians, ushers, etc.
-Oversee all technological aspects of worship including computers, lighting, and audio.
-Envision, plan and lead multiple worship services each week coordinating with the Sr. Pastor’s theme and direction and inspiring people to worship God in a variety of styles, including special occasions.
Post Date: 3/26/14

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church

Location: Annandale, VA
Denomination: United Methodist
Worship Style: Modern
Job Title: Modern Worship Music Leader
Job Status: Part-time
Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
Experience Required: Experience Leading Worship in Modern Worship Settings Preferred
Salary: $12,000-13,500
Pay to Relocate: None
Contact: Scott Bach-Hansen, Staff-Parish Relations Committee Chair
Phone: (703) 978-3500    
Description: St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of Worship for our Modern Worship Service.  This 10-15 hour per week part-time position will be responsible for worship planning, leading band and vocal rehearsals, coordinating volunteers and paid musicians, and leading Sunday morning worship. The applicant must be proficient in lead-singing, as well as keyboard or guitar.  The applicant must be a practicing Christian that can express their faith in groups and worship.
Post Date: 3/26/14

The Point Church

Location: San Jose, CA (Evergreen neighborhood)
Denomination: N/A
Worship Style: Contemporary
Job Title: Worship Leader
Job Status: Part-time, 10 hrs./ Available now
Education Required: Yes
Experience Required: Yes
Salary: TBD
Pay to Relocate: N/A
Contact: Greg Gates    
Phone: (408) 431-1208
Description: Seeking a part-time (10 hours) worship leader. Responsible for the setlist, band practice and leading worship. We are an innovative church ministering in many languages to reach our neighborhood. We are looking for someone who cares deeply about their relationship with Jesus, brings out the best in others, knows how to lead worship and can get the job done.
Post Date: 3/26/14


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