Southview Community Church

Worship Leader

Southview Community Church
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 08/07/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Southview Community Church

Updated August 7, 2017


Position:Part-Time Worship Leader; Reports to the Lead Pastor


Description:The primary focus of this part-time salaried position (approximately 15 to 25 hours a week) is to plan, coordinate, and lead weekly worship services to help Southview accomplish its mission of seeing people far from God be raised to new life in Jesus Christ. The Worship Leader will lead a team of musicians in weekly Sunday morning services designed to draw the congregation in and encourage participation in a worship experience.


Worship Leader Responsibilities:

?     Select music for Sunday worship services (coordinating with each week’s sermon or series)

?     Lead weekly rehearsals with the worship team and attend weekly staff meeting if available

?     Actively recruit, train, schedule, and disciple worship team volunteers

?     Plan, develop, and coordinate special church worship services (e.g., Christmas Eve)

?     Build services using Planning Center

?     Ensure an environment of excellence at each service, in partnership with the sound, media, video, and lighting teams

?     Manage all worship-related income and expenditures.


Core Competencies:

?     Good to excellent vocal ability

?     Intermediate to advanced proficiency on guitar or keyboard (preferably both)

?     Ability to read music (playing by ear is a plus)

?     Ability to pray and comment appropriately during worship transitions

?     Experience leading and teaching an eclectic group of musicians

?     Experience leading a multi-generational congregation in worship

?     Proficiency with basic sound, lighting, and video production equipment and methodology

?     Knowledge of best practices in worship service design, modern worship music, traditional hymns, and secular songs appropriate for worship settings.


Personal Characteristics:

?     Committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God

?     Excellent oral and written communications skills

?     High level attention to detail

?     Excellent time-management skills

?     Teachable spirit

?     Strong relationship skills with individuals and teams

?     High levels of initiative, motivation and enthusiasm

?     Ability to maintain confidentiality, listen effectively and resolve conflicts in a God-honoring manner.


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