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Stillwater UMC

Worship Leader

Stillwater UMC
Dayton, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 10/24/2013
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Stillwater United Methodist Church

6911 Frederick Pike; Dayton, Ohio 45414; 937.454.9405;


Position:                   Stillwater at the Y Campus Worship Leader (10 hours/week) ($10/hr)


Accountable to:      Stillwater at the Y Campus Pastor


Responsible for:     Leading worship teams

  • Recruit, train, and the Y Campus worship team
  • Oversee volunteer personnel and team rotation schedule
  • Direct and lead weekly rehearsals to execute weekly worship plans
  • Provide timely communication to worship teams (scheduling, lead sheets, audio recordings, and other resources for weekly rehearsals)

Leading worship services

  • Engage the congregation in authentic, passionate worship experiences
  • Select music that supports thematic worship
  • Communicate with Y Campus Pastor weekly to evaluate and plan worship services
  • Periodically introduce new songs to the congregation

Spiritual:                   Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior

                                    Commitment to personal spiritual growth

Considers this position a life ministry, not just a job

Models standards and expectations of leaders within Stillwater, including:   

        • membership, worship attendance, small group participation,    
        • financial generosity, and serving out of call and giftedness   


Skills:                         Strong vocal and instrumental skills, both in sung and spoken word

                                    Ability to teach harmonies, instrumentation, etc.

                                    Excellent team-based leadership abilities (leading musicians to form a cohesive


                                    Exceptional communication, relational, and organizational skills

                                    Passion for working with servant volunteers


Education                 Demonstrated excellence in leading a congregation in worship

and Experience:     Demonstrated leadership in development of a community of musicians                                                      Demonstrated skills in communication and organization

                                    Completed background check required