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Trinity United Methodist Church

Director of Modern Worship

Trinity United Methodist Church
Elkhart, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 12/31/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are searching for the right person or persons to craft worship services and lead our worship praise teams for our [re]novate service and our Modern Worship service, coordinate and resource our worship at the Servant’s Heart campus, and mentor and coach our youth praise band. This can be a full-time position or two or more part-time positions for the right person or persons.


Reports to:           Lead Pastor, Director of  Music and Worship Arts and Staff-Parish Relations Committee


The Modern Worship Director shall plan meaningful worship services for diverse congregations and organize and lead the Church Praise Teams (instrumentalists and vocalists) in presenting praise and worship music to the congregations and leading the congregations in praise and worship during designated worship services and special events.   This leadership position shall be responsible for ensuring that the music is of a high quality and spiritually inspirational to the congregation.


Job Duties:

  1. Recruit, train, schedule, resource and rehearse persons of diverse ages for all presentations for which the praise teams are scheduled. 
  2. Develop praise teams comprised of musicians (vocal and instrumental) who provide high quality music which lead the congregations in an experience of praise and worship. 
  3. Plan training sessions for volunteers and participate in training opportunities as presented.
  4. Regularly introduce new selections so the praise team presentations provide a good mixture of familiar and new music.
  5. Actively participate in worship planning with the pastors and other members of the church staff.
  6. Propose and oversee the approved budget and expenditures for the praise team and modern worship services. 
  7. Mentor and coach members of the youth praise team. 
  8. Working under the direction and guidance of the Director of Music and Worship Arts to plan and present creative expressions of corporate worship involving, but not limited to, music and other arts, that express multicultural and multigenerational interests and ancient-modern as well as cutting-edge worship expressions. 
  9. Work with and support the Director of Music and Worship Arts with a variety of combined musical efforts for various worship services during the year.
  10. Administer modern worship ministry by insuring compliance with applicable copyright licenses, maintaining instruments and equipment owned by the church, continuing to learn about creative and modern worship through readings, workshops and conferences. 
  11. Be a committed and collegial member of the church staff team. 
  12. Be a continuing student of Christian worship.

The Ministry Description can be found on our website and interested persons should submit their resume to


Trinity United Methodist Church is a multi-site church committed to ministry and mission with all of God's people in our community and beyond,