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HOPE United Methodist Church

Worship Leader

HOPE United Methodist Church
Voorhees, New Jersey, United States


Date Posted: 09/20/2017
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

HOPE United Methodist Church is a growing and vibrant Christian community located in Voorhees, NJ.  Spanning over 26 years of ministry, HOPE Church exists to connect people to God through a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, to connect people to each other through authentic Christian community and to connect people to the world as ‘salt and light.’  Worshiping in a contemporary style and a dynamic approach, we are looking to add to our worship arts staff through a part time worship leader who will help bring leadership to our newly launching campus in Mt. Laurel, NJ; as well as being a part of our team in Voorhees.

 

 

Time: 10 hours week

 

Salary: $12,000 per year, no pension or benefits

 

Education: A working knowledge of current musical trends in worship and musical styles and fundaments of pop bands.  A bachelor’s degree in music and/or bible degree is preferred.

 

Experience: At least two years leading contemporary/modern worship services, including time working and directing band rehearsals.

 

Qualities:

- Commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior with an active and growing faith

- a high vocal and/or instrumental proficiency

- a working knowledge of musical theory, instrument and vocal techniques and pop band dynamics

- ability to creatively plan worship gatherings that reflect message themes and series

- team player

- teachable spirit

- ability to organize, inspire and lead volunteer teams

- agreement to HOPE Church’s ministry philosophy, theological distinctives and mission/strategies

- awareness of current worship trends and styles and the ability to assimilate them to local contexts and personnel 

- experience with a variety of musical styles and openness to various musical traditions in the church (including but not limited to contemporary, modern, traditional and gospel)

- a basic theological understanding of the purpose of worship

- a working knowledge of how to lead people into God’s presence as a corporate gathering

 

Responsibilities:

- lead worship services on a weekly basis

- lead a band rehearsal once a week

- attend a weekly planning meeting with worship arts staff and pastoral leadership

- collaborate with worship arts staff and volunteers in planning special events and services throughout the year

- develop devotions and give spiritual guidance to musicians and technicians

- support with creation of music charts and volunteer scheduling

- report to Worship Pastor and working collaboratively with Worship Arts staff