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Cokesbury Church

Worship Leader

Cokesbury Church
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 11/09/2010
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Cokesbury Church
Job Description

Position: Worship Leader

Supervisor: Director of Contemporary Worship

Status: Full-time

Summary: Lead worship for Cokesbury’s worship celebrations at multiple campuses.
Assist the Director of Contemporary Worship in various aspects of contemporary worship music.

Please note - This position is a for a ROCK BASED contemporary worship service.

Profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Commitment to personal spiritual growth
Sees this position as a life ministry
LIves a lifestyle as a leader in ministry at Cokesbury Church
Accepts and models the six core values of Cokesbury - Salvation, Biblical, Mission, Priesthood of all Believers, Worship, Membership

Lead worship at a Cokesbury campus each Sunday (North, West or South)
Lead worship at various Cokesbury worship venues including Celebrate Recovery service and other events as needed
Assist in coordinating teams of paid and unpaid servants at several campuses
Work in a team based environment on a “church wide” basis in regards to “series based” creative worship elements, and individual Sunday creative elements (music, videos, dramas, special guests, etc)
Assist the Director of Contemporary Worship as needed

Skills needed:
-Engaging and contagious worship leading for various types of venues
-Skilled at leading with an instrument (Guitar or Keyboards) Not a vocalist only
-Chart preparation for all types of music (cc, rock, black gospel, etc.)
-Working knowledge of computers (Mac preferred) and software/web sites such as audio editing/sequencing software (Logic Pro or ProTools), Planningecenteronline, Word/Pages, etc.
-Leading a team of highly skilled paid and unpaid musicians and vocalists - including leading a vocal team rehearsal and a band rehearsal
-A working knowledge of live sound
-Organizational skills - emails, documents, deadlines, etc.
-Ability to adapt to multiple worship styles, music styles and venues
-Ability to work and contribute in a team based environment

Execution of engaging worship in a manner of excellence
Worship that works in partnership with creative elements
Team participation in worship planning
Growing unpaid servant base, growing paid servant base
Ministry that focuses on the 4 things - invite, engage, prepare, deploy

Applicants will only be considered with accompanying web link to online videos of applicant actively leading worship within the past year. DVD may be considered, but will delay the process which is on a fast track. Audio-only demos will be accepted but are not preferred. Applicants without video/audio examples will not be considered.

Applicant must be immediately able to begin position.

Send resume with links to:
Paul Jones (
Director of Contemporary Worship
Cokesbury Church
Knoxville, TN