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Mount Zion Church

Worship Leader

Mount Zion Church
Xenia, Ohio, United States


Date Posted: 04/27/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Congregational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Worship Leader position is a part-time, non-ordained staff position of Mt. Zion Church, a well­ established conservative congregational church. The Worship Leader must have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, have the ability to lead worship with vocal and instrumental proficiency, and be willing and able to be diverse in musical styles.

 

SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

 

Service Preparation & Execution: • Lead the worship music at two weekend services • Work with pastors to create a worship service • Oversee and coordinate the music for the worship services • Oversee and assist the media team with sound, equipment or slide  requirements • Incorporate a variety of familiar and new music in song sets, including traditional and contemporary selections (e.g. Hillsong, Bethel, contemporary arrangements of traditional hymns, K-LOVE style) •  Conduct pre-service and other rehearsals as necessary

 

Ministry Development: • Recruit new team members (including singers, musicians and media) • Schedule worship team gatherings to promote team building and unity • Conduct advance planning for team development, expansion, and special services

 

Requirements: • Have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and display Christian character in all aspects of life demonstrating a clear calling and passion for leading worship • Be Spirit-filled exhibiting humility and an attitude of service • Ability to lead worship with a strong vocal and instrumental proficiency (either guitar or keyboard) • Willing and able to be diverse in musical styles familiar to Mt.  Zion • Ability to lead, mentor, and unify the worship  team(s) • Ability to creatively choose and arrange musical selections that flow smoothly and complement the pastor's message • Ability to build teams, be teachable, flexible and easy to work with • Recognize importance of and ability to perform administrative tasks associated with the worship leader's responsibilities • Must exhibit strong organizational and effective time management  skills • Knowledge of sound, sound board, lighting and slide technology  preferred • Proficiency with Word, Planning Center, and Media Shout software  beneficial

 

Position Information:

Job Title: Part-Time Worship Leader ; Time: 15-20 hrs week; Job Category: Music Ministry; Salary: Less than $20,000; Organization Type: Congregational; Denomination: Conservative Congregational Christian Conference; Church Size: 400-500; Worship Style: Contemporary  & Traditional