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Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Raleigh

Worship (Praise Team) Leader

Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 09/07/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Hope Church has an exciting and growing family of Christian worshippers, and we are located on Green Road, just off of Capital Blvd. in Raleigh.  We have one service per week on Sunday mornings, followed by Fellowship and an adult Sunday school.  Our service is led by Rev. Dr. Marty Duffell, and music for the service is led by a Praise Team consisting of guitar, bass guitar, electric piano, drums, and 3-5 singers.  We are looking for a Worship Team Leader to assist our senior pastor in services, and as a music worship leader to lead our Praise Team on Sunday mornings to the greater glory of God.

Overall, the successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with our senior pastor to help lead the worship service, and to select music appropriate and consistent with Sunday church sermons and messaging, and lead and direct music for Sunday morning services.  Music covers a range of traditional hymns contemporary Christian music, and we work from traditional sheet music for all selections.

Position Background


Position will report to the Dr. Marty Duffell, Pastor, HOPE Evangelical Presbyterian Church


Candidate Key Competencies:



  • Passionate Christ-follower in agreement with the Essentials of the EPC (Essentials)
  • Guitar or Piano proficient; reads and adapts music
  • Vocal ability; Must be able to sing and play instrument simultaneously
  • Piano, voice, or guitar teaching experience; leadership experience not required but a plus
  • Flexible, easy-going, but proficient leadership style to handle range of musicians with varying degrees of skill
  • Solid personal organizational skills
  • Master of Divinity (preferred), leading portions of service, and partnering with the Senior Pastor


Key Responsibilities

  • Thursday meeting with Pastors before practice @ 6:30 PM
  • Lead Thursday night Worship Team Practice @ 7 PM
  • Sunday Morning Practice (arrival and ready for 8:15 practice time)
  • Lead Sunday Morning music Worship (approx. 90 minutes, but time could change, so flexible from 8 to 12)
  • Practice time and collaborating with Pastor in Worship planning a must
  • Maintain Sheet Music files at Church
  • Screening and selection of new music for the Praise Team to learn
  • Plan worship with the Senior Pastor for Special (Holiday or Holy Day) Worship Services during the year
  • Potential Special Occasions when needed and available (e.g., Church Festival, etc.)


Compensation Target:  $18,000 – $25,000 annually, depending upon experience


For more information, contact either Senior Pastor Marty Duffell ( or Ruling Elder Ted Lithgow (


Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Raleigh

4911 Green Road

Raleigh, NC  27616

Ph: 919-508-6827