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Minister of Music

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church

Tempe, AZ

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: October 26, 2018

Job Description:

1. In collaboration with the Pastor, select appropriate music, both contemporary and traditional, based upon the Church Year and sermon series theme.
2. A_noemailpany worship services on piano or guitar.
3. Direct the Congregation Choir and work to recruit and maximize the musical talents of its members.
4. In collaboration with the Pastor, plan and provide for special services including but not limited to Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, and Easter.
5. Prepare and lead rehearsals for worship band.
6. Recruit and schedule musicians for u_noemailing services.
7. Recruit and provide for special music at various times.
8. Oversee and maintain the musical instruments, audio visual equipment and music library.
9. Prepare PowerPoint slides with responsive readings and lyrics for songs.
10. Assist with special events that involve music.
11. Explore the possibility of a Bell Choirs, Youth Choir, or other congregational choir possibilities.
12. Meet with Congregation Council quarterly and the Pastor weekly.

Work Environment
Working hours are some daytime, evenings and weekends Sunday mornings and other times as required. Exact schedule is negotiable.



1. Bachelor's of Music or Worship Arts preferred but not required
2. Possess the musical, technical, and vocal ability to lead worship effectively with keyboard or guitar
3. Experience performing church music both traditional and contemporary
4. Previous experience and working knowledge of choral rehearsal techniques and conducting
5. Demonstrated knowledge of traditional Lutheran liturgy, and use of music in worship or willing to learn
6. Ability to identify, equip and train other worship leaders spiritually and musically.
7. Experience in song set preparation for powerful worship experience.
8. Basic knowledge of PowerPoint
9. Knowledge of sound board, microphones, amplifiers and other sound equipment
10. Knowledge of copyright and licensing regulations and laws
11. Spiritual maturity and character consistent with biblical principles.
12. Agree/Align with the vision, values, and doctrinal statement of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church


Position Information:

Job Title:
Minister of Music
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
Contact Name:
Pastor Gary Lissy
515 East Continental Drive
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