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Sidney First United Methodist Church

Contemporary Worship Leader

Sidney First United Methodist Church
Sidney, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 06/27/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Contemporary Worship Leader

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Leading worship teams
o Recruit, train, and lead a variety of musicians as teams
o Oversee volunteer personnel and team rotation schedule
o Direct and lead weekly rehearsals to execute weekly worship plans
o Invest in the spiritual growth of team members through devotions, encouragement and prayer support
o Provide timely communication to worship teams and other personnel (scheduling, lead sheets, audio recordings, sound and other resources for weekly rehearsals)

Leading worship services
o Engage the congregation in authentic, passionate worship experiences
o Select music that supports thematic worship
o Meet with Worship Planning Team weekly to evaluate and plan worship services
o Introduce new songs to the congregation

o Experience leading contemporary worship and developing volunteer-based praise services.
o Strong vocal and instrumental skills, both in sung and spoken word
o Ability to teach harmonies, instrumentation, etc.
o Excellent team-based leadership abilities (leading musicians to form a cohesive team)
o Exceptional communication, relational, and organizational skills
o Passion for working with servant volunteers

Education and Experience:
o Knowledge of various styles of music and knowledge of hymns
o Demonstrated excellence in leading a congregation in worship
o Proven leadership in development of a community of musicians
o Demonstrated skills in communication and organization

Interested candidates should send resume and references via email to Lead Pastor, David Chivington at

Sidney First United Methodist Church
230 E. Poplar Street, Sidney, Ohio 45365