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American Evangelical Lutheran Church

Director of Contemporary Music (Worship Leader)

American Evangelical Lutheran Church
Prescott, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 07/17/2009
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

American Evangelical Lutheran Church is seeking a Spirit- filled, Spirit-led individual to lead our Contemporary worship services. The perfect candidate will be comfortable speaking to the congregation, welcoming them and setting the tone for the service. This person must be able to lead the congregation into worship through music and prayer - always ready to yield spontaneously in obedience to the extraordinary move of the Holy Spirit. Acoustic and/or electric guitar proficiency is preferred. The leader of Contemporary Music will work closely with the associate pastor in the planning of the worship service and selection of music to help create an extraordinary worship experience that touches the hearts of God’s people and brings Him praise and glory.

This is a part-time salaried position, approximately 30 hours per week. Formal or on-the-job training in Christian Contemporary Music is required, as well as a high school diploma or GED. Other requirements include a minimum of 1 year experience in each of the following:

- Instrumental and vocal contemporary Christian worship leadership

- Working with a team of musicians

- Responsibility for selection and arrangement of music for instrumental and vocal worship ensemble

- Recruitment and training of worship musicians

- Administrative responsibility for working with church staff to prepare meaningful worship services

Audio/visual demo material submission is strongly encouraged. Acceptable formats: .wma or .mp3 for audio; .mpeg or Quicktime for video; web links to any demos online.

Application, full job description, and information on the AELC experience are available on the AELC website at: