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Good Shepherd UMC

Contemporary Worship Leader

Good Shepherd UMC
Cypress, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/16/2015
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Good Shepherd UMC is seeking a half time Worship Leader for our Contemporary Worship Service and Youth Praise Team.  The successful candidate will have experience being a principle worship leader in a large service setting and be proficient in voice along with guitar, keys or both.  Job responsibilities will include:


  • Consult with Senior Pastor/Preaching Pastor on sermon series, scriptures, and special events requiring worship leadership.
  • Develop orders of worship and technical scripts that correspond with the preaching plan for the 10:45am service of worship
  • Present all orders of worship and technical scripts to the worship staff during weekly worship planning meeting.
  • Arrange and prepare all music/charts and on-screen lyrics for worship prior to weekly rehearsal.
  • Coordinate band members and singers for each week’s worship team prior to weekly rehearsal.
  • Send all materials and planning in advance to prepare for an effective rehearsal time.
  • Lead a well-planned rehearsal each week on Tuesday nights (7-9pm).
  • Coordinate with sounds and media team members to prepare technical aspects of worship prior to Sunday morning.
  • Send regular reminders of expectations and plans for worship.
  • Recruit, train, and manage all volunteers and staff members.
  • Develop a visioning/planning team to seek opinions and guidance from musicians and worshipers.
  • Develop a strong sense of “team” in all activities.
  • Cast a vision for growth and development in line with the Senior Pastor’s direction.
  • Maintain accurate records of copyright and licensing for internal and external audits.
  • Manage contemporary worship budget and off-budget accounts.
  • Train, resource and rehearse Youth Praise Band composed of Jr. and Sr. High Youth.
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