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Chapin United Methodist Church

Contemporary Worship Leader

Chapin United Methodist Church
Chapin, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 04/11/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


If you love God and people, believe in the transforming power of worship as a lifestyle, and possess the experience of leading worship in the local church, then we would love to hear from you!  Chapin United Methodist Church is searching for its next Contemporary Worship Leader.  This person will be responsible for the leadership, design and implementation of Chapin UMC’s Contemporary Worship Ministry.  In partnership with the Lead Minister, the Contemporary Worship Leader will exercise creativity and innovation in developing worship experiences that draw people into the presence of God.  The emphasis of this ministry will be focused on fulfilling CUMC’s vision for evangelizing the lost (connecting), maturing Christ-followers (growing), and sharing the love of Christ (sharing) through worship.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all creative arts elements in Contemporary Worship Services at CUMC
  • Recruit, audition and select musicians necessary to carry out a vibrant worship ministry
  • Develop and communicate band rotation schedules to maximize personnel resources
  • Ensure that all Sunday Morning elements are inserted into Pro-Presenter and are accurate and in correct order
  • Direct and lead all rehearsals necessary to facilitate excellent weekly worship
  • Meet weekly and lead the Worship Planning Team in developing all contemporary worship services
  • Provide resources (guitar tabs, CD’s, etc.) for Worship Team rehearsals
  • Develop opportunities on and off the CUMC campus to evangelize through worship
  • Develop and manage the Contemporary Worship Ministry annual budget



  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and His church
  • Must be committed to, and thrive in a “Dual Track” worship environment (where Traditional and Contemporary worship co-exist in supportive, appreciative roles)
  • Possess musical gifts and talent that are relevant to this ministry position (vocal, instrumentation, arranging, worship flow, etc.)
  • Must have a stage presence that draws people toward Christ (Lead Worshipper)
  • Must have demonstrated skills as a leader and team player
  • Must be able to select music that is theologically sound and culturally relevant


Chapin, South Carolina is located 20 miles north of Columbia, South Carolina on the shores of Lake Murray.  The growing town of Chapin is a highly desired location for people of all ages.  With first class schools, excellent sports teams, and the lure of recreational activities on the lake, our mild winters and long summers make Chapin a “go to” destination for families desiring to put roots down and invest in a great community.  Chapin UMC is highly connected and involved with the town of Chapin.  We believe God has great things in store for us and for the people that we believe need to know the saving truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  If you have the necessary qualifications and believe you are a good fit, we welcome your resume and links to online video of you worship leading.