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Sunny Place Church of God

Worship Director/Leader

Sunny Place Church of God
Addison, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/17/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Church of God -- Anderson
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:         Worship Director/Leader



The essence of this role is to draw people into the presence of God through authentic and meaningful worship, to effectively lead the worship ministry team members, and to oversee all aspects of the worship ministry while supporting the Church’s Vision and its doctrinal beliefs.


The Worship Director should model an authentic relationship with Christ, one that is worthy of emulation and evident in all areas of living. They should demonstrate a contagious love for God and others that draws people to the light of Christ. This role requires someone who will continue in their spiritual growth through the spiritual disciplines shown in the scriptures.  These disciplines include a robust prayer life, the learning and understanding of God’s Word, and the ability to discern and submit to God’s will in all things through an obedient and Christ-like life.


The Worship Director must be someone that effectively develops personal relationships, both in the worship team and within the congregation. They must be able to communicate well, being able to inspire, motivate, and support others in their spiritual journey.  They must also be able to provide a servant-like leadership that places the spiritual needs of others ahead of one’s own preferences.



Sunny Place Church of God worship embraces the blended service style, which includes traditional hymns used over the decades, as well as including relevant contemporary worship songs, allowing worshipers of all ages to participate in worship that is meaningful to them. The Worship Director must be able to effectively continue in this worship approach.


The Worship Director must oversee all musical and technological (media/sound) direction.  This includes all vocal leaders, instrumentalists, and technology personnel. The Worship Director must work well with the Pastor to set clear direction of the ministry in all areas, able to submit to his overall direction and discretion. 

The Worship Director should be comfortable with current uses of technology and incorporating this technology to effectively administrate everyone’s efforts and to effectively run worship services.



The Worship Director should also be an effective Worship Leader, having proficient ability to sing and play an instrument that leads the congregation in worship.  They should be able to plan excellent worship sets that lead the congregation to encounter God during this time of musical worship. The music selected must be in in complete harmony with God’s Word and the Church of God doctrines. The Worship Leader must work with either the Pastor or Elders of the Church to understand these Biblical truths and incorporate them into worship services.


Musical abilities demonstrated would include: the ability to sing or play on pitch, to demonstrate correct rhythm and timing in music, the ability to read music, and the ability to direct other instruments and vocalists.


The Worship Director must be able provide appropriate musical access to vocal and instrumental leaders, whether through the use of sheet music, lead sheets, mp3’s or YouTube videos, as well as provide time for the leading team to practice together prior to each service.


Above all, the Worship Director should have a deep love and appreciation for God and His people, always working and striving for the edification of His Church. 



Sunny Place is located in the western suburbs of Chicago in Addison, IL. We have been here for over 50 years and have a wonderful multi-ethnic congregation spanning all age groups. Loving relationships and passionate spirituality are strengths here. We are affiliated with the Church of God- Anderson, IN. See our website at for more about us.



Part-time is salary only and requires a minimum of 15-25 hours. Full-time is possible with housing included in package.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please mail or email a brief letter of interest, as well as a resume to Sunny Place Church of God, 901 E. Oak St., Addison, IL 60101, Attn: Pastor Peter Weber, or by email to . You may also apply through the Sunny Place Church website at . Please do not apply through, but directly to the church. (Do not click on the “Apply Now” button.) We also would like links to any video and audio samples of your singing/playing and leading worship, and to include with your resume, your testimony of coming to Christ and call to worship ministry, references that we can contact, and a paragraph stating what you believe the relationship should be between the Pastor and Worship Director/Leader.