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Valencia United Methodist Church

Worship Leader

Valencia United Methodist Church
Valencia, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/07/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Valencia United Methodist Church is a medium-sized, vibrant, growing community of faith located in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley, a suburban community north of Los Angeles.  Valencia is a family-friendly community that is known for quality schools and beautiful parks and recreational facilities.   VUMC offers a welcoming atmosphere where people of different ages, stages, and backgrounds in life can come together to worship, learn, and serve.  The church works hard to create meaningful, relevant worship in both traditional and contemporary settings each week. The goal is to insure that individuals can experience God weekly in fresh and compelling ways, and then go out into the world to demonstrate God’s love in hands-on service to others.




The Worship Leader is responsible for planning and leading all musical elements for the 10:30 (contemporary) Worship Hour.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Selects music in accordance with worship theme and scripture
  • Schedules musicians
  • Leads weekly rehearsal
  • Provides all necessary sheet music, chord charts, mp3s, etc to musicians in advance of rehearsal
  • Leads congregational singing and worship transitions
  • Coordinates and communicates worship plans with Media Personnel
  • Serves as a member of the Worship Planning Team and attends weekly meetings as well as periodic long term planning sessions
  • Participate in other special worship services on a periodic basis
  • Administers departmental budget


Skills and Abilities

  • 1-3 years experience leading a Worship/Praise Team
  • Skilled in vocal and instrumental direction
  • Skilled in organization, administration and interpersonal relationships


Hours – 15 hours per week


Supervisor – Director of Connectional Ministries


Salary - Negotiable based on skills and experience