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NewHope Church

Worship Leader for Multi-Site Church

NewHope Church
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/17/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Wesleyan
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Do you love Jesus? Do you understand how to move people forward in worship? Is your heart's cry to be where God wants you and make an impact with your musical gifts and leadership passions? Do you love a challenge? If so, then you should consider being a part of an amazing and diverse staff of Godly folks who are passionately crying out for God to use them to change and heal our land! A staff that runs hard after the vision God has given us, but also values family and each other!

We are looking for a person with a vibrant growing relationship with God who also is a disciple maker wherever they are in life. This person is a strong leader who is able to work in a diverse team environment. We are looking for someone who will use their God-given gifts and musical abilities to help lead our congregation in worship as we Reach, Teach & Release!

Newhope Church was listed in Outreach Magazine as the #1 Fastest Growing Church in America Percentage Wise and #10 Fastest Growing Church in America Total Numbers Wise in 2010. God is doing great work here and the future is bright!

Position Description
As of October 1, 2012, we are seeking a part-time “WORSHIP LEADER” who will be in charge of leading an edgy, diverse, modern, loud, high-energy (i.e. Hillsong, Lincoln Brewster, Tomlin, Israel, etc) worship band with corresponding media applications each week at multiple services at one of our Multi-site Campuses.

Applicant must be able to express a total worship ministry philosophy, work well with strong pastoral leadership, and be accountable. He/she must be passionate about his call to ministry and be committed to ministry not just performance. This person must be able to lead multiple worship services. The ideal candidate is one who has a vibrant walk with God, has a pioneering evangelistic spirit, and is in tune with popular culture. He/she would also be a good administrator, detail-oriented, teachable, and willing to work within our vision of Reach, Teach & Release. Must be able to roll with the punches and be flexible!

- Minimum of 1 year experience leading worship in a similar church setting.
- Trained and proficient in vocal and instrumental music.
- Basic music theory and music performance skills required.

All educational levels are encouraged to apply, but a college graduate with significant music, ministry, and leadership experience is preferred or an equivalent real world music ministry experience.

Responsibilities include:
-Recruit, Train & Team Build! (If you can't do these, please DO NOT APPLY, it will not work out:)
-Develop and lead multiple worship teams
-Disciple team members
-Humbly lead great Christ-centered worship!
-Work with Staff team for overall direction of worship service
-Working knowledge of Digital Performer, Ableton and/or Pro Tools
-Ability and passion for playing with Click Tracks
-Advanced knowledge of Planning Center Online
-Bare bones ability to lead an engage an entire congregation by yourself
-Must be advanced on either Guitar or Keys

Status, Compensation & Hours
This is a part-time position that can grow into a full-time position as your campus grows and thrives. Compensation will depend on the candidate’s education, experience, ability, and life situation. Our candidate will be expected to hold at least one rehearsal per week in addition to leading all the Sunday celebrations along with some office hours and leadership meetings. This position will report to the Worship Arts Pastor and will have a "dotted-line" to the Campus Pastor.

If interested in being considered, please email ALL of the following items directly to
Fuller at - do not apply on

1) Letter of Introduction detailing who you are, your educational background, your relationship with Christ, and what experience you have leading worship and leading a band.

2) A current resume with photo

3) An audio or video file (video file is preferred, and will be required if you are one of the final candidates) of you leading worship

Applications without an audio or video file will not be considered

Please DO NOT send messages via God bless & we look forward to hearing from you!