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First Presbyterian Church

Contemporary Worship Team Leader - Interim

First Presbyterian Church
Santa Rosa, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/10/2008
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa
Contemporary Worship Team Leader
Position Description

Interim Role: August 1, 2008 (preferred) through April 26, 2009 (9 months)

Purpose: To bring skillful leadership to the contemporary music at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa, by planning, preparing, and leading the contemporary worship service with pastors, staff, and volunteer leaders; and advising the preparation and presentation of contemporary music for the other two blended-worship services.

Accountability: To the Session through its worship teams with direct supervision provided by the Pastor and Head of Staff.

Worship Leadership

· Plan, coordinate, and present music for the contemporary worship service.
· Search and select contemporary music to contribute to all worship services.
· Recruit, schedule, and rehearse musicians (such as: guitarists, keyboardists, percussionists, and vocalists) to lead contemporary music for worship.
· Assist in develo contemporary worship culture at First Presbyterian.


· Compile and maintain a constantly evolving collection of worship songs which are likable, sing-able, and worshipful.
· In conjunction with the Associate Pastor, provide a contemporary music worship weekly schedule and plan.
· Schedule and coordinate facility use (in conjunction with staff) for related contemporary music.
· As directed, attend pertinent staff related events.

Professional Qualifications

· Professing and evident Christian commitment.
· Experienced combo musician (instrumental and/or vocal), skilled in leading and performing contemporary Christian music. Ability to read music, preferred.
· Effective organization and communication skills.
· Ability to work successfully with persons of diverse background and interests.


Salary: Position is 20 hours/week with the minimum wage starting at $18.83 per hour. Wage will be determined based on skills, education, and experience.