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Faith Lutheran Church

Worship Leader

Faith Lutheran Church
Aurora, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/22/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Worship Leader is a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees the blended & contemporary worship services at Faith Lutheran Church. Oversight includes the following: leading the blended & contemporary worship service; implementation of Faith’s vision, mission, and strategy in the worship area; ensuring each worship service is led in such a way that the congregation has an opportunity for an authentic encounter with God’s presence.  This person is directly accountable to the lead pastor.



  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing relationship with Him.
  • Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians.
  • Sense a calling to serve in this kind of ministry role.
  • Track record of success as a team builder.
  • Proficiency in playing piano or guitar with the ability to lead while playing.
  • Experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers in worship ministry.



  • Heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry.
  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading worship.
  • Ability to work with Chord Charts, Sheet music, and Guitar Tabs.
  • Ability to incorporate other art forms as needed.
  • Commitment to ongoing personal & professional growth.
  • Fully support the mission, vision, values and worship strategy of Faith.
  • Must have strong vocal skills.
  • Must have a teachable heart.



  • Lead the Sunday morning blended & contemporary worship services, Christmas Eve & Good Friday services, through music that is both excellent and engaging.
  • Build the necessary team to carry out the worship service.
  • Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals as necessary.
  • Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal.
  • Be open to change and the shifting of responsibilities as growth and ministry develop.
  • It is anticipated that the duties associated with this position will take approximately 20 hours per week.