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Westminster Presbyterian Lubbock EPC

Worship Leader

Westminster Presbyterian Lubbock EPC
Lubbock, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 08/12/2016
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

  1. WORSHIP LEADER WANTED  To reboot a contemporary worship service – entrepreneurial attitude, energy to spare, vision-minded persons may apply.  A new staff, new sound system, and new season for the church.   Inquire at



WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Evangelical Presbyterian Church)




The role of the Director of Worship Arts is to envision, lead and facilitate artistic expressions of worship in the context of the Contemporary Worship Service of Westminster Presbyterian Church (“WPC”).



Vision and Ministry Development

  1. Provide primary musical worship leadership (singing, instrumental) for the Contemporary Service.
  2. Plan weekly and special worship services in partnership with the Senior Pastor and Worship Staff.
  3. Develop, oversee, grow and train the volunteer teams needed for facilitating the Sunday morning worship experience (music teams, set-up/tear-down teams, media teams, sound teams, student teams).  This includes providing regularly scheduled times for rehearsal and training, as well as scheduling and conducting special services (such as funerals and weddings) and seasonal rehearsals as required.  
  4. Create and maintain a culture of excellence in worship preparation and presentation.   
  5. Create and implement an audition process for worship team members.
  6. Create, implement and maintain a regular training modules throughout the year for new volunteers.
  7. Develop guidelines and expectations for worship team members- including a discipleship component. 
  8. Pray for wisdom and vision – and develop a prayer team who will prayerfully support the worship ministries.
  9. Work consistently and planfully within the framework of tangible program goals and expectations.
  10. Integrate as much as possible in to the life of Westminster Presbyterian Church and, when possible, participate in all-church activities, such as but not limited to retreats, and seasonal gatherings.


Administrative and Community Duties:               

  1. Fulfill      administrative tasks such as, but not limited to, maintaining licenses for      song and video use (CCLI and CVLI)); creating schedules for volunteer      teams.
  2. Maintain      and grow the contemporary worship song repertoire.
  3. Design      media slides within Pro Presenter for slide projection in worship.
  4. Attend,      as required, continuing development education seminars.
  5. Develop      and manage with the Worship Committee the worship program budget.
  6. Attend      weekly WPC staff meetings and monthly Youth Committee meeting.



Accountability and Evaluation:

  1. Reports to Head of Staff      (Pastor) directly, with regular consultation.
  2. Inform Pastor, Worship      Committee, staff, session and congregation of concerns and ministry needs,      through but not limited to:
    1. Weekly church staff meeting.
    2. Monthly meeting with chair of       Worship Committee and/or Worship Committee
  3. Accountable to Session via      elders of Worship Ministries and Personnel Committee with monthly reports.
  4. Participate with all ministry      staff in team building exercises to include but not limited to, weekly staff      meetings, staff retreat and staff gatherings for fellowship, discipleship      and training.
  5. Performance      and terms of employment are reviewed by the Pastor, Worship Committee and      Personnel after the first 90 days and annually thereafter.





  1. Must      be committed disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, with an understanding of      the essentials of the Christian faith, possessing personal maturity in      leading and serving others.
  2. Must      be committed to affirming and living the Christian lifestyle.  
  3. Have      a sense of calling to the arts within the context of worship.
  4. Must      possess a willingness to be trained and professionally developed.
  5. Have      a strong commitment to own spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being.
  6. Have      a strong commitment to servant leadership, working well independently, as      well as part of a team.


Experience/ Education:

  1. Preferred      Associates or Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Musical      mastery of an instrument.
  3. Proficiency      in music theory as appropriate to contemporary worship leadership.
  4. An understanding      of the music and culture of the genre of contemporary worship.
  5. Scriptural      knowledge, theological competency, and knowledge of the essentials of the Christian      faith.
  6. Proven      experience in worship leadership (such as, working with teams, up-front      leadership in a prior worship context).
  7. Technical      skills in computer use, to include but not limited to word processing, Pro      Presenter or comparable worship software, Planning Center, communication      through social media, Facebook, text, email, etc.
  8. Graphic      design, photoshop, web design a plus.



  • This      is a full-time salaried position
  • Salary      shall be competitive and will include benefits.
         Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory completion of a background      check, including an investigation with the State and Federal authorities      regarding any history of criminal activities and personal and professional      references.


*Please provide a detailed resume with all relevant experience and references.


Dated: 7.29.2016