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Willow Creek Community Church

High School Ministry Worship Leader

Willow Creek Community Church
South Barrington, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Student Impact (High School Ministry) Worship Leader will work with the Student Impact Team to create and execute powerful weekend worship services. The Worship Leader with plan and lead worship, including selection songs appropriate for the mission and vision of Student Impact.


Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and lead worship for weekly gatherings, selecting songs appropriate to the mission and vision of Impact
  • Recruit, develop, and shepherd student and adult volunteers to serve on weekly worship teams for Sunday services
  • Schedule all worship volunteers, coordinating schedules with other Willow ministries
  • Partner with Impact staff in planning and executing student ministry events, camps and trips
  • Rehearse weekend bands and provide constructive feedback to fine tune arrangements, vocal parts, etc.
  • Develop custom arrangements of songs for use in special services or in conjunction with other elements
  • Prepare tracks as needed for weekend services in Ableton LIVE or equivalent DAW
  • Create or prepare charts for weekend services to distribute to weekend music volunteers using Planning Center Online
  • Protect and advance the worship culture of Student Impact


Job Requirements

  • Proven track record in leading large scale productions
  • Prior experience as a worship leader
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to recruit, lead and develop musicians on the music team
  • Passion for Worship and Youth Ministry
  • Strong leadership development skills
  • Skilled in writing songs
  • Solid biblical/theological knowledge
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Resourceful
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, teaching, shepherding, and/or creative communication
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs. and be on your feet for long stretches of time

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