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Faith Evangelical United Methodist Church

Part-time Worship and Music Leader

Faith Evangelical United Methodist Church
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 10/06/2010
Categories: Church Developer - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
We're an evangelical, Bible-believing, Methodist congregation in a suburb close to Chicago. We're looking for an energetic and experienced worship and music leader who wants to lead people through music so they grow musically, rise to the occasion, and help people experience God moments during worship. We're an inter-generational congregation who is creating connections through extending Jesus Christ's saving love.
POSITION: Part-Time Worship & Music Leader

-Grow in knowledge and love of Jesus Christ
-Knowledge of music notation is required
-Knowledge of worship music genre (traditional and contemporary)
-Ability to create and be comfortable with a blended format of traditional and contemporary worship
-Ability to translate printed music into sounds
-Experience in worship music
-Ability to lead and work with people
-Ability to play piano (Required)
-Will fully support new Christian contemporary praise music and style

-Staff/Pastor Parish Committee

-Expected work hours per week: 10 hours
-Attends and leads all scheduled praise team practices (Thursday evenings)
-Attend worship committee meetings (Once every two months)
-Helps to lead holiday/special services
-Selects and prepares music for Sunday worship
-Will create worship service plan through use of PowerPoint and other worship programs (Service Developer with Pastor)
-Has budget to work with as approved by Church Council
-Works closely with Pastor and Worship Committee to enhance music ministry of the Church, including coordinating and complementing the music with the worship service
-Coordinate worship service and praise team planning through use of Planning Center Online website
-Will be open to multimedia technology for music in worship (laptop computer, projector, screen, etc.)
-Recruit new members to the praise team
-Perform special music selections in worship services
-Accompany the church choir on piano (Required)
-Annual evaluation by Pastor with Staff/Pastor-Parish Committee
-Available for special requests by Pastor