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University Presbyterian Church

Los Angeles, California, United States

Date Posted:
Worship Pastor
Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size:
101 to 150
Job Type:
University Presbyterian Church
Job Description:
Worship Leader Qualifications

- Description of position - Full time or Part Time
Full-time worship leader and young adult/graduate ministry.
Or part-time worship only.
Title: Pastor of Worship and Arts.
3 year minimum commitment.

- Context:
Collegiate (UCLA), transgenerational
Church is made up of undergrads, graduate students, international students and
faculty, post-docs, staff and faculty. Young working adults, married couples,
and families
-Young, under 40.
-Size, about 150. Founded in 1991.
-Multiethnic - predominately Asian American but changing.

- Church Vision
Influencing young people to be influencers.
Mission: bring people in, build them up, send them out.
To create a cell group for worship team.

- Qualifications
Godly character and spirituality.
Humility, mature.
Vibrant relationship with Christ.
Easy to work with, a team player and a diplomat.
Strong work ethic, sacrificial servant’s heart.
Accountability: respect for authority.
Someone who knows how to train others.

-Knowledge of computers and sound systems is a must.
-Musical talent: Vocal talent is a must. Guitar or piano as primary
instrument. A second instrument such as a piano would be an extra plus.
-Familiarity with University Presbyterian Church’s music: Hillsong, Passion,
Desperation Band, Vineyard.
-Songwriter a plus.
-Young adult/Graduate ministry (for full-time position): Provide pastoral care
and teaching for the young adults and graduate students. This would include
discipling, organizing and leading Bible studies, etc.

o Other requirements
Membership and cell group involvement.
Evidence of long-term church involvement.
Community involvement: make University Presbyterian Church their church, not
just something they do on Sundays.

- Responsibilities
Coordinate worship team schedules on a quarterly basis.
Rehearse the bands weekly (two bands)
Lead worship at AM & PM services, including setup and strike.
Special events (Good Friday, Easter, Christmas, etc.)
Edit weekly recordings and prepare for posting to web.

- Compensation
o Depends on experience
o Full time: equivalent of $2,500 to $4,000/mo (50 hrs/wk)
o Part time: equivalent of $1,400 to $2,000/mo (25 hrs/wk)
- To apply, please send:
o References from worship team members and colleagues.
o Recommendation of previous pastor.
o Simple demo of guitar/piano and voice.
o Statement of Faith, personal testimony.
o One page theology of worship.

Testimonial from Andy Park who often leads worship at University Presbyterian Church:

"I have enjoyed leading worship at University Presbyterian Church on several occasions in the past years. This church has nurtured a strong heart of worship among its members. I find a lot of similarities between University Presbyterian Church and the Vineyard style of worship that is my background. They have the same approach to worship as I do: a desire for intimacy with God in which worship is a personal, relational experience with God. They value a wide variety of biblical expressions of worship - everything from joyful celebration to contemplative music that provides a vehicle for receiving from the Holy Spirit and responding to God's voice."

Andy Park, Vineyard worship leader and songwriter

Please submit your application to:
Attention: Pastor Soon Chung
University Presbyterian Church
900 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-3991 or 310-709-3051

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University Presbyterian Church

We are a church located next to UCLA ministering to the University and its surrounding community. Our vision is to bring people in, build them up, and help them to be an influencer in society. More...