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Cary Alliance Church

Worship Leader

Cary Alliance Church
Apex, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 04/25/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



The Worship Leader is a full-time position overseeing all aspects of the worship life and ministry at Cary Alliance Church. He/She will be responsible for planning all worship services and special music activities and will create worship activities which meet the ministry needs at CAC.  The Worship Leader will serve in other areas as needed as part of the staff under the direction of the Executive Pastor.


Lead CAC in God-centered, Spirit-filled, Christ-exalting worship that is characterized by joy and reverence. In coordination with the staff, faithfully develop a biblical philosophy of worship, media, and qualifications for participation in worship ministry.

In coordination with the pastoral staff, plan all Sunday worship services and special services, including Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Cantata, funerals, and other special events. This will include scheduling musicians, singers, technicians, and any other participants in the worship services.

Oversee all music-related ministries, including the praise teams, special choirs, special music, children’s choir, music camp, and others. Manage all copyright-related issues with regard to these ministries.

Maintain and faithfully manage the music and worship budget.

Oversee stage set-up & lighting in coordination with the Trustees and pastoral staff.

Identify and foster musical giftedness, including instrumentalists and vocalists, especially in younger musicians.

Pursue continuing education and continual study in music, worship leadership, pastoral care (if ordained), and theology.


Requirements and Preferences

Required                                                                                                  Preferred

Agreement with Alliance Doctrine and Cary Alliance Statement of Faith

Musical ability sufficient to lead worship teams and ministries        BA or higher in worship leadership

Proficiency in piano and/or guitar; ability to read music                  Expertise in piano

A strong, clear, and leading singing voice                                       Vocal training

Biblical training and a good grasp of theology                                 Seminary-level theological education

Good understanding of technical equipment needs                        Leadership in worship technology


Desired Character Qualities

Exuberant and energetic personality flowing into and through worship

Commitment to lifelong learning and continuous personal and professional growth

A desire to lead a congregation within its current worship preferences while collaborating with the pastoral team to introduce new worship elements over time

A servant’s heart to love and care for the needs of the congregation and the staff