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Riverwood Church

Worship Director

Riverwood Church
Waverly, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 01/06/2014
Categories: Church Planter - Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: under 50
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

A new church in Waverly, Iowa, is looking for a FT/PT Worship Director.  We just finished our “preview” phase and are getting ready to move into “pre-launch” with a desired Grand Opening on Easter Sunday, 2014.

We believe that God has a person (such as yourself) ready to help us impact this growing, progressive small college town of 10,000 with the Gospel. We expect you to be comfortable in a young church that is focused on reaching spiritually disconnected people and helping them become a Jesus-centered community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Our Worship Director should demonstrate Christian character and servant leadership as stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-4. He or she should be creative, teachable, willing to follow, able to lead, and committed to personal spiritual growth. While we highly value excellence, we are just as interested in your character and ability to shepherd people closer to Jesus through song and personal example.


  • Lead worship in our weekend services
  • Have strong musical experience, and proficiency in one or more instruments such as guitar or piano
  • Be a leader who raises up other worship leaders, develops our worship team(s), and recruits musicians
  • Help us continually improve our Worship Gatherings
  • Participate in leadership meetings and help shape the direction of the church
  • Help develop teaching series and creative elements for worship
  • Draft worship schedules and worship set lists for services
  • Lead worship team practices
  • Read and write chord charts


  • An understanding of basic structures of vocal harmony and could teach assigned vocal parts
  • The ability to deconstruct music for inexperienced musicians
  • The ability to score music charts
  • Basic technical knowledge of sound system/mixing
  • Your own instrument
  • A sense of humor



  • Passionate about artistic collaboration and outside the box thinking of arts ministry
  • Open to growth and leadership in other areas (teaching, discipling others, missional living, church planting, etc.)
  • Open to helping us plant other churches around Iowa
  • Interested in writing original worship songs for the Church
  • A fan of Josh Garrels, Robbie Seay Band, Gungor, and/or All Sons & Daughters


Salary is for 20 hours/wk. Can become FT if willing to fundraise remainder of your salary. (In other words, we've already raised half of your salary.) We aren’t concerned about your age or past; we are more interested in how God wants to use you to help us connect people with Jesus.


Please send resume, and a link to a video of you leading worship, to