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Worship Director

Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church
Reamstown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 02/08/2018
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


1)      Trusts Jesus as their Savior and submits to Jesus as their Lord


2)      Holds Scripture as the revealed word of God and therefore as the ultimate authority for faith and practice


3)      Meets the qualifications of an elder laid out in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9


4)      Has a strong God-given desire, gifting, and calling to lead the congregation of a local church in musical worship


5)      Demonstrates musical knowledge and proficiency including vocal and piano or guitar skills


6)      Values teamwork and has experience in recruiting and assembling instrumentation and vocals for praise teams


7)      Has an understanding of and proficiency in audio and visual technology


8)      Lives locally and is able to be present at Easter, Christmas, and during other holidays



1)      Work closely with the pastor and elders to plan and lead worship services that engage the congregation and focus on the glory of God


2)      Lead worship musically and strive for musical excellence not as an end in and of itself but as a means to draw people into biblical worship of the Lord


3)      Encourage unity in the church across different ages and preferences around music that is biblical and Christ-exalting—whether ancient hymns or modern songs/hymns—and lead songs that express a vast range of emotions


4)      Provide leadership for the praise teams spiritually and musically; train up and disciple members of thatteam; be able to clearly communicate with team members to enhance the musical quality when necessary; lead regular (monthly) practices of the praise team


5)      Communicate with participants in the worship service (Call to Worship reader, Praise and Worship teams, Ushers, Greeters)


6)      Arrange for accurate lyrics to be projected on the screen


7)      Create and recruit a media team with people on rotation to click through lyrics, run sound, record the sermon


8)      Organize occasional worship nights and facilitate advertising


9)      Direct occasional choir to best exalt Christ and teach the church with their music


Hours: 10-15

Salary: $12,000-$15,000

Reports to: Pastor, Elders, and Church Council