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Contemporary Worship Leader

Job type: Part-time

Category: Worship Ministry

Location: New Britain, PA Post Date: October 31, 2017

Overview

The Leader of Contemporary Worship provides leadership in the planning, coordination, preparation, presentation and evaluation of the weekly contemporary worship. He/she will be responsible for the alignment of this ministry with the overall mission and vision of the church. He/she will oversee and shepherd all participants in the worship team.

Description

Contemporary Worship Leader

Lenape Valley Church

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Leader of Contemporary Worship provides leadership in the planning, coordination, preparation, presentation and evaluation of the weekly contemporary worship. He/she will be responsible for the alignment of this ministry with the overall mission and vision of the church. He/she will oversee and shepherd all participants in the worship team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Worship Responsibilities

· Develop the worship team to lead the contemporary worship service.

o Identify, recruit and train musicians and other worship participants to provide music, readings, prayers, drama for the service. This recruitment may include volunteers and paid musicians.

o Schedule and lead rehearsals of the worship team in preparation for the worship service.

· Work with the Pastor and Director of Music Ministries to plan the contemporary worship around the sermon themes and direction of LVC.

· Lead weekly contemporary worship including music and spoken liturgy.

o Identify, purchase/ license music and video materials for worship

o Coordinate media presentation for worship.

o Inspire congregational participation in worship.

· Display an attitude of humility and grace in worship leadership.

Leadership Development

· Mentor and train contemporary worship team members to understand their role in leadingthe congregation in worship.

· Develop team members to lead in singing, praying, acting, reading and other componentsof contemporary worship.

· Partner with Pastor and church leadership to develop and evaluate service.

Worship Administration

· Coordinate with the Pastor and church staff and office on weekly worship service andrehearsal times.

· Coordinate with IT volunteers and staff in preparation for worship.

· Develop and manage the contemporary worship service budget with the Pastor, Director ofMusic Ministries and Session.

REPORTS TO:

Pastor and Session

QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Sincere faith and Christ-centered life

Working knowledge of and passion for God's Word

Ability to articulate the faith in and through contemporary music and worship

Strong commitment to relational ministry in a team-based approach

Experience in developing and/or participating in contemporary worship

Leads with energy, intelligence, imagination and love

Flexible and resilient

Instrumental and vocal ability needed- ability to play guitar and/or keyboard preferred

High school graduate with college and/or professional continuing education experience in worship and music ministry

Knowledge of computer and sound system technology preferred

COMPENSATION:

$12,000-15,000

How to apply

To ask any questions or to apply, please visit our website at http://www.lenapevalleychurch.org/blog/post/apply-contemporary-worship-leader.