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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.




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