Job Summary:The Contemporary Worship Leader provides musical leadership for the 9am Contemporary Worship Service using the guitar and/or piano to enhance the worship of the congregation in partnership with other church musicians and worship leaders.
Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love, and serve God.
Understand and be able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey, as well as the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church
Proficiency with piano, keyboard, and/or guitar; and vocal performance
Musical aptitude to lead others in worship through song and praise.
Ability to recruit, lead and develop bands and their members
Knowledge of hymns, contemporary worship songs, and other sacred music
Must pass a National Background Check
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the Contemporary Worship Service (9am) in partnership with the praise band(s), Pastor(s) and other lay leadership.
Coordinate with Pastors and worship team to develop and choose music for the Contemporary Worship Service.
In addition to the weekly Contemporary Worship Service, prepare and provide music for other worship services in consultation with the Pastor, which may include the following special services:Christmas Eve Services, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Services, Easter Services.
Prepare and provide music for other special services (Memorial Services, etc.) subject to availability.
Attend regular Worship Team meetings.
Inform the Trustees of maintenance and/or necessary repairs to the church’s pianos, audio/visual, and other worship equipment and coordinate with the Trustees to arrange maintenance or repair.
Arrange for a substitute worship leader for any absences including those for illness or vacation.
Compensation $50-$75 per Worship Service, depending on experience.Additional Praise Band rehearsals will be compensated additionally, if needed.