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Kingsway Christian Church

Worship Team Leader

Kingsway Christian Church
Avon, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 04/02/2015
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

In order to be considered for this position, please do not apply via the churchstaffing website.  This will not provide us with the information we need to consider moving forward.  Please check out our website: and complete the steps listed there to apply.  Applicants who do not submit all required materials will not be considered for the role.  Posting dates are April 1st - May 1st, 2015. 

                                                               Worship Team Leader

FLSA:  Exempt | Full-Time

Responsible to: Executive Pastor

Mission and Purpose:  To lead the congregation in meaningful, creative and authentic worship and to bring people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. The worship team leader also plays the crucial role in administering and coordinating all aspects of worship, overseeing the worship team staff and volunteers and collaborating with staff to develop worship plans, while emphasizing and fostering Kingsway’s core values and mission and vision statements.


Essential Job Responsibilities:


  • Facilitate the congregation’s participation in authentic worship by being the primary worship leader, while developing and utilizing lay leaders to also lead in services
  • Plan the corporate worship services of Kingsway in consultation with leadership and worship planning teams
  • Facilitate the Worship Planning Team for planning and production of weekly thematically integrated services
  • Maintain oversight of all Worship functions, including Music, Video & Worship Tech
  • Shepherd and concentrate on spiritual development of the entire worship ministry
  • Facilitate the integration and development of worship teams throughout the church (children through adults)
  • Discover, recruit and develop musicians for worship teams and facilitate worship team rehearsals
  • Continued enhancing of personal Biblical and musical proficiency

Management of Worship Team

  • Lead the formation of a comprehensive worship ministry that fosters good communication and a strong sense of community among team members
  • Supervise Worship Team staff including coaching, development, shepherding, goal-setting and performance appraisal


  • Develop an annual ministry plan that aligns with Kingsway’s vision & mission and evaluate regularly
  • Develop and oversee the annual budget for worship department


  • Bachelor degree in Worship Ministry and Bible, or related field
  • 3-5 years worship leading experience required
  • Required Qualities and Characteristics:
                     - Mature Christian with clearly articulated theological understanding
                     - Diplomatic and authentic conflict manager
                     - Artistically creative and energetic individual
                     - Cooperative spirit with excellent communication & interpersonal skills
                     - Heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry
  • Skills and Experience desired:
                      - Supervising, shepherding, leading & developing people, groups & teams
                      - Strategic thinking and planning
                      - Musical competence in instrumental and vocal performance, arranging and music theory
                      - Ability to listen to recordings and transcribe vocal parts & ability to transpose
                      - Strong vocal ability and competency in leading from an instrument
                      - Band directing and orchestration and familiarity with Ableton Live & multitracks
  • Must be a member of Kingsway Christian Church, or willing to become a member, and be a part of a Life Group at Kingsway upon membership.