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Worship Leader

Job type: Part-time

Category: Worship Ministry

Location: Omaha, NE Post Date: April 27, 2017

Overview

Dundee Presbyterian Church in Omaha, Nebraska is searching for a Worship Leader. The Worship Leader (WL) is a part-time position (approximately 20-25 hours),providing pastoral (non-ordained) leadership within the music worship ministry, responsible for designing, leading, and resourcing worship for DPC's weekly "contemporary" service and for a minimum of four special worship experiences annually. This is both a musical position and a pastoral one, serving both the band as their leader, but also serving as a shepherd for the congregation.

Please contact WL@dpcomaha.org to submit your cover letter, brief statement of faith, and resume.

Description

Dundee Presbyterian Church - Job Description

Position Title: Worship Leader

Reports To: Senior Pastor

General Summary: The Worship Leader (WL) is a part-time position (approximately 20-25 hours),providing pastoral (non-ordained) leadership within the music worship ministry, responsible fordesigning, leading, and resourcing worship for DPC's weekly "contemporary" service and for aminimum of four special worship experiences annually. This is both a musical position and a pastoralone, serving both the band as their leader, but also serving as a shepherd for the congregation._____________________________________________________________________________Essential Job Functions:The WL is responsible for carrying out the following functions in alignment with DPC's mission andvision. Dundee Presbyterian Church belongs to the PCUSA and has committed tothe Fellowship Community in core beliefs.Plan in advance, and lead weekly worship sets, so that they (a) integrate with each week's sermon and (b) facilitate authentic and growing experiences of congregational worship:• Discover and develop the congregation's worship language, select music, design musical andspoken transitions, coordinate theme and time requirements with pastors, transpose songs intoappropriate keys, introduce and teach new songs, and balance congregational singing andlistening. Must be pastorally relational with the congregation, coordinating with the SeniorPastor.

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities:• Demonstrate a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationshipwith Him. Must have a passion for celebrating and sharing their faith in Jesus through vibrantworship.• Proven ability to lead a team of vocal and instrumental musicians in a positive experience ofleading worship, seeking growth musically and spiritually.• Knowledgeable of contemporary music trends and ability to discern applicability of trends todiffering worship contexts.• Able to empower others to worship in and through music and prayer. Capable of moving thecongregation through music, scripture, and the spoken word as they worship.• Must have a passion for working with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to help themgrow in their relationship with God.• Must have a record of success in building and empowering musical teams. • Must display strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster teamwork in a positiveatmosphere with both staff and volunteers.• Must be well organized, with solid administration and communication skills, and computerproficiency, as well as A/V familiarity and basic skills.• Must display a high level of positive energy, creativity, and the capacity to learn and grow.Must be a self-starter.• Must provide leadership in preparing the worship space for practices, services and removal ofequipment pending other service needs, with assistance from A/V and other staff.Lead the Praise Team• Must articulate a vision for the team, incorporating all members as participants of the Team,and serving them with a heart that leads spiritually and relationally.• Recruit musicians and vocalists, integrate new members, build a strong sense of team,empower healthy communication, arrange for and lead appropriate number of practices, andteach and arrange new songs.• Provide for ongoing training and development. Developing additional teams should the needarise would be a long term goal.• Lead the team so that each participant grows in their experience and ministries of care,fellowship, discipleship, and mission.

Provide administrative support:• Manage online music accounts, provide recorded and printed music to team members inadvance, communicate worship design to the Senior Pastor, Director of Music, and theMarketing and Communication staff, provide weekly written sound cues to A/V Team, workwith the Director of Music to help prepare and manage budget (examples – music purchases,equipment, conferences, special music).

How to apply

Please contact WL@dpcomaha.org to submit your cover letter, brief statement of faith, and resume.