Worship Leader

River of Life

Kent, WA 98031

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: July 21, 2020

Time Type: Full Time


Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time worship leader who will work closely with the Senior Pastor in cultivating worship services and teams for the purpose of helping enhance intimacy with God through music.

1. Planning the Sunday morning and Wednesday night worship services. Choosing songs that engage the congregation and support the preaching of God's Word, and supports the message.
2. Modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style one that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus.
3. Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training musicians to serve the church as a team, as team players.
4. Leading weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for services and (B) cultivation of a Christ-centered community. Pre-service rehearsals and sound checks.
5. Having a vision for where God might be calling our church to grow in new expressions of worship.
6. New Music: Continually research and introduce new material, focusing primarily on contemporary worship with a balance of some traditional music. Emphasis of singing songs that elicit church participation.
7. Develop and maintain a schedule for musicians and vocalists to ensure there is adequate music coverage for all services and key events.
8. Participate in weekly staff meetings.

Given this is a full-time position, regular office hours are expected to be kept.

Each week, the Worship Leader will compile and/or compose music and set lists, build and foster team communication, rehearse, and be in close communication with the Senior Pastor regarding flow and function of the worship team.

About River of Life:

Worship through music has always been a cornerstone element at River of Life Fellowship, (aka The River). We believe that there is a corporate anointing that ushers in not only communion with God, but also helps set the stage of expectation for the miraculous in many ways. The River is a multicultural church with almost 40 years of community history in the greater Seattle area. We are a Spirit-filled, non-denominational church whose focus is and always has been bringing the people closer to God through the unadulterated preaching of the Word, and worship that points to Jesus Christ and not to ourselves. Senior Pastor Jack Holt is a Rhema Bible School graduate.  

Job Qualifications:

Must be a skilled musician who can play a stringed instrument such as guitar or bass, or keyboard/piano. Must possess leadership skills and organizational skills to recruit and manage teams, equipment, and budgets. Must be able to use online systems and resources for team and song management such as Planning Center or similar. 

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Worship Leader
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Full Time
$40,000 - 50,000
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500 - 750

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Jim Xavier
10615 SE 216th Street
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