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Worship Leader

Niceville UMC

Niceville, FL

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: May 07, 2013

Job Description:

Lead worship in the 9:30 contemporary worship service, which includes ministering to and leading the people in the 9:30 band rotation. Provide overall leadership to the Youth Worship bands, while also leading when called upon at our Saturday night worship service.
Demonstrates the qualities of a follower of Jesus Christ- loving God and loving others, exhibiting
a desire to live in relationship with those within the church and without, and is willing to live according to the staff covenant.
Qualifications and Skills:
Education: Undergraduate degree in Music/Worship Leading, or at least experience in being a paid Worship Leader.
o Experience leading teams and ministering to people, not someone just looking to play a weekly gig.
o Experience in leading, and relating to, a multi-generational congregation in worship.
o Need to be able to play guitar and/or keys while singing and leading.
o Demonstrated ability to schedule musicians and put together a worship song set that supports the overall theme of the message and fits together the vocal and instrumental talent available.
o Experience leading vocal teams in different vocal parts and the instrumentalists in their parts.
o Experience working with youth (if full-time).
Must have a theological mindset that allows discernment on evaluating songs in light of the Gospel.
Must have a humble heart, willing to be "last" as a servant and to hear constructive feedback.
Ability to discern a vision, or grasp a vision, and clearly and effectively_noemailmunicate it and carry it out with your bands and ministry areas.
Be able to maintain confidences, effectively listen and_noemailmunicate, and have the ability to resolve conflicts in a productive and God-honoring manner.
Characteristics: Innovative, initiator who sets and achieves goals, team builder, strong verbal and written_noemailmunication skills, willing to do whatever it takes, team player, & detail oriented.
Requirements: B_noemaile a member of Niceville UMC and affirm the vision and direction of Niceville UMC.
Provide leadership for 9:30 Contemporary worship service, Student worship bands (if full-time), and leading Saturday "Exchange" worship service when called upon.
Lead weekly rehearsals for the 9:30 worship team and youth bands.
Overseeing (Pastoring) the Worship team(s) included, but not limited to their rehearsals, musical development,_noemailmitment to excellence, spiritual growth and development, and teaching philosophy of worship
Continue to recruit, develop, and schedule a volunteer Worship Team(s) by searching out and encouraging those within the Church and in the_noemailmunity with musical gifts.
Champion the vision of Niceville UMC and the Creative Arts ministry.
Available to lead worship for other church events as needed.
Attend weekly worship planning meetings

Please submit a resume, references, and a link to view/hear you leading worship

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Leader
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
30,000 - 40,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Niceville UMC
Contact Name:
Jeremy Smith
214 Partin Dr S
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