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Wayne Street United Methodist

Contemporary Worship Leader

Wayne Street United Methodist
St. Marys, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 06/06/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Responsible for overall music and worship leadership in the contemporary worship celebration.  Assists with special events where music is involved.


- Leads all aspects of weekly worship celebration other than preaching

- Recruits and develops multiple bands/teams (singers, musicians) and other worship leaders

- Selects music / songs that follow the theme of the message / scriptures for that week and distributes  

       weekly an order of worship to preaching pastor, band and audio/visual team

- Produces / purchases / charts / arranges the musical components for the weekend contemporary

       worship celebrations and special events, utilizing current music

- Exercises both artistic and technical judgment concerning team's ability to provide / produce / perform

        music for worship

- Suggests ways of improving the worship experience



 - solid vocal and / or instrumental (keyboard or guitar) ability

 - able to work with and motivate servant musicians by example and through communication,

              organization and interpersonal skills

 - able to work with all ages and backgrounds of persons inside and outside the congregation

 - able to train and empower servant leaders

 - awareness of current trends in contemporary worship celebrations

 - able to discern the worship context of this ministry location


Education / Experience:

 - A music degree is preferred

 - Prior experience as worship leader required

 - Strong understanding of audio / visual equipment a plus

 - Experience with Media Shout and PowerPoint a plus


Note:  This is a part-time position.  Applicants should be willing to relocate if they live further than 60 miles from this church.