Davisville Church

Worship Leader

Davisville Church
Southampton, Pennsylvania, United States


Date Posted: 10/04/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Davisville Church is seeking a part-time Worship Leader to model and encourage the adoration of God through creative arts and take leadership of our worship team, be a prominent voice in the formation of our services and continue to develop the vision for worship at Davisville. The following Job Description outlines the responsibilities of the position and walks through the required and desired skills.

We’re looking for someone with a heart for ministry, a teachable spirit, the ability to lead volunteer teams and to be a self-starter. Davisville has a unified style of worship that leans forward without losing the best parts of our past. We sing songs from Elevation Worship, Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin and Kristian Stanfill (to name a few examples) while continuing to sing new arrangements of classic hymns. We primarily have a band lead the music of each gathering and at times we would like to include orchestral instruments or a small praise choir. We desire someone with an ability and desire to pursue a variety of musical styles and creative expressions of worship in our gatherings. While we would like the person in this role to be our primariy worship leader, we would continue to have other staff members lead some of our services; helping to share the responsibility.  

Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter, links to any available work samples (video of worship leading, audio recordings, demo reels, samples of service plans, etc.), and other helpful materials to Dave Mathewson through dmathewson@davisville.org.

 

Part-Time Worship Leader Job Description

Davisville Church exists to influence people toward Jesus.

The Worship Leader’s responsibility will be to model and encourage the adoration of God through creative arts and to continue to develop the vision for worship at Davisville.  

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive/Ministry Pastor to provide vision and direction for worship ministries

  • Provide leadership to our worship teams through communication, coordination and shepherding

  • Utilize Planning Center Online to schedule team members, distribute music and confirm details

  • Work with the Sunday Service Planning Team to prepare relevant and engaging services

  • Model authentic and reverent worship while being the primary worship leader in our services

  • Communicate and meet regularly with the Executive/Ministry Pastor

  • Provide worship/creative arts for other dates as needed (Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.)

  • Delegate responsibilities and seek to develop other worship leaders

  • Submit annual budget for our worship ministry

Core Attributes, Competencies and Skills:

  • Required: A minimum of 3 years experience leading worship; a genuine love for enabling the church to engage in worship; advanced skills in vocal and either guitar or piano performance; demonstrable ability/passion to develop and lead others; excels in band directing and enabling other musicians to participate; demonstrable ability and openness to incorporating a variety of styles and expressions in our gatherings; commitment to a team approach in leadership, ability to have honest conversations with others for their benefit and ministry effectiveness; a teachable spirit; if married, have a spouse who supports his/her ministry.

  • Desired: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in music and/or bible. Experience using Planning Center Online for coordination and Abelton, Pro Tools and/or Reason for backing tracks. An understanding of a Yamaha M7 digital console; Proficient with managing orchestrations and working in Finale.

Personal Responsibilities:

  • Passionate follower of Jesus who will seek to live a balance of In, Out & Up in the context of a Life Group

  • Desires to honor God and bring Him glory through the work of the ministry

  • Will seek to influence people toward Jesus

Employment Status: Part Time Position / 14 hours a week / 3 Sundays a month

Reports to: Executive/Ministry Pastor

 
Davisville is in the middle of a staff realingment process. You can find out more information, and how the part-time worship leader position fits into our new structure, by visiting http://www.davisville.org/new-here/staff-realignment/
Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter, links to any available work samples (video of worship leading, audio recordings, demo reels, samples of service plans, etc.), and other helpful materials to Dave Mathewson through dmathewson@davisville.org.


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