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Alexander City F.U.M.C.

Contemporary Worship Director

Alexander City F.U.M.C.
Alexander City, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 07/06/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: N/A

Job Description:

Job Scope and Summary:

The Contemporary Worship Director is responsible, through spiritual and musical leadership, for the facets of planning and implementation for all Contemporary worship services primarily on the Arbor Campus.  Worship Services are to be lead in such a manner to align and support the stated purposes, values and strategic ministry plans of Alexander City First United Methodist Church, as well as support the polity and doctrine of United Methodist beliefs and practices.  It is hoped that the gifts and passions of the Contemporary Worship Director would lend themselves to restart and give oversight to a Youth Worship Band in coordination with the Youth Director. 


Educational Requirements:

  • Voice proficiency evidence
  • Instrumental proficiency evidence
  • Formal voice and instrumental education is very much a plus


Skills & Abilities Preferred / Required:

  • Proven Leadership Skills with others
  • Proven Interpersonal Skills with others
  • Excellent Singer
  • Excellent Instrumentalist
  • Ability to teach bands new music


Experience Preferred / Required:

  • Proven Track record of administration, band scheduling, singer scheduling, worship planning, ability to set worship service rhythm/flow
  • Excellent base knowledge of contemporary music, as well as appropriate music selection for service themes
  • Implementation and band/singer leadership track record from previous work experiences
  • Provide Video of previous Worship Leading




Duties and Expectations:

  1. Model and live out the vow to love God, love others, and to live such model out through prayer (personal devotional life), presence (staff meetings, worship, small group), giving (faithful stewardship), service and witness (sharing outreach).
  2. Responsible for participating as the Contemporary worship leader in worship team planning sessions for all worship services offered at the church as directed.
  3. Responsible for coordinating with pastors on ministry and programs to provide worship experiences and events for Arbor Worship.
  4. Responsible for working with pastors, and other gifted/called team members, to build worship band teams for Arbor Worship and Youth Worship.
  5. Responsible for prioritization of Arbor Worship Bands serving in worship capacities among the church campuses as directed.
  6. Administration Roles (see 7-12):
  7. Coordinate and plan all weekly worship band practices.
  8. Coordinate and communicate all music selections to playing bands and singers scheduled in a timely manner.  Ability to do so prior to both practice schedules and worship service band/singer schedules.
  9. Coordinate across programming staff in cooperation, collaboration, planning, scheduling, and effective communication to fulfill the purpose and mission of the church through worship.
  10. Discern and Coordinate the talent pool for effective use in Arbor worship services – both bands and singers. 
  11. Maintain hours as necessary for effective and efficient offerings of Contemporary worship.
  12. Serve on the church’s Executive Leadership Team as well as the Administrative Board.