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First United Methodist Church

Contemporary Worship Leader

First United Methodist Church
Marble Falls, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/08/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Contemporary Worship Leader

Job Description



Job:  First United Methodist – Marble Falls, Texas seeks a part-time Worship Leader for our 8:45 Sunday Contemporary service and 6:30 Wednesday Youth Worship service. 


Church Overview:  First United Methodist Church in Marble Falls is a vibrant congregation of 1200+ members.  Our mission is to love God, share God’s love and to make disciples.  We offer strong ministries for children, youth, families, adults and seniors.  Marble Falls is located 50 miles west of Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. 


Sunday Contemporary Services can be described as a contemporary style with some traditional elements.  The Worship Leader and Praise Band play the top CCLI worship music. This is a rapidly expanding part of our ministry and a talented, consistent presence is needed.


Wednesday Youth Worship is held in the relaxed setting of our Youth Center.  Youth are encouraged to participate in the Youth Praise Band.  This service is energetic and seeks to engage high school youth in a spiritual experience.


Status:  This is a part-time, salaried position.  The position requires approximately 10 hours per week.  Salary starting at $12,000 annually depending on skills and experience.


Accountable to:  Senior Pastor


Required Qualifications:

    • Devoted follower of Jesus       Christ
    • Demonstrated experience       as gifted, spirit-filled Worship Leader
    • Strong vocal talent
    • Skilled and educated on       one or more musical instruments (Guitar or Keyboard preferred)
    • Working knowledge of       music theory
    • Effective leadership,       organizational and communication skills
    • Technical knowledge to       coordinate support for audio/video services (Media Shout or Sunday Plus       preferred)



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead      worship bands for the music portion of Contemporary (Sunday morning) and Youth (Wednesday evening) worship services by working with the      Pastoral staff, Director of Music Ministries and Youth Director
  2. Select      and coordinate music for assigned worship services to enhance the defined,      weekly message.
  3. Recruit,      develop, equip and empower musicians, both adult and youth.
  4. Organize      and lead weekly rehearsals with bands and technical support teams.
  5. Oversee      video and audio requirements for assigned services.
  6. Develop      Christ-centered relationships by being a mentor and positive role model      within church.
  7. Ensure      worship aligns with United Methodist doctrine, as well as church mission      and priorities.
  8. Perform      other related tasks requested by Worship Committee, Music Director, Youth      Director or Pastoral staff.


Applications may be sent to  Please include:

  • Full resume
  • 3 References
  • Video of your worship leadership




Contact Information:

First United Methodist Church

1101   Bluebonnet Drive

Marble   Falls, Tx  78654