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First United Methodist Church

Director of Contemporary Worship

First United Methodist Church
Tullahoma, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 08/10/2011
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma, Tennessee seeks a part-time director of contemporary worship to lead worship, plan service details, and supervise and direct the worship team to execute the weekly contemporary service in connection with the overall services and missions of Tullahoma First United Methodist church in accordance with the beliefs and theology of the United Methodist Church. Tullahoma is a progressive, well-educated community located in southern middle Tennessee about 60 miles from Nashville, Chattanooga, and Huntsville, Alabama. Our Sunday worship services include 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM traditional services and a 9:00 AM contemporary service.

- Possess a deep faith and commitment and personal relationship with Christ.
- Heart for ministry and the ability to craft, foster, and lead meaningful contemporary worship services.
- Strong scriptural knowledge and preferably a United Methodist background.
- One year or more experience as worship leader preferred.
- B.A. or B.S. degree in music or five years worship leader experience. Background in biblical and ministry education also preferred.
- Ability to sing and play musical instrument such as keyboard or guitar while leading worship.
- Appreciation and knowledge of contemporary praise and worship music.
- Ability to arrange instrumentation/harmonies, lay out keys, chord structure, lyrics, etc. and prepare song/chord sheets for rehearsals.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and ability to multi-task well while having vision and ability to set goals for future needs and growth of the service.
- Ability to lead the praise team in a prayerful supportive manner. A team player able to foster a team environment.

Please contact for additional information or to receive a detailed job description for this position.

Please include the following for your application to be considered.
1. Complete resume with at least three references.
2. A brief statement of faith and Christian testimony
3. DVD, file, or online link demonstrating singing and playing abilities and showing applicant leading a group in worship.

Any materials may also be mailed to:
First United Methodist Church
Attn: SPRC chair
208 West Lauderdale Street
Tullahoma, TN 37388