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  Worship Leader

Journey Christian Church

Rochester, NY

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: May 13, 2013

Job Description:


Journey Christian Church is looking to fill a part-time paid worship leader position, primarily responsible for leading music with the praise band on Sunday mornings, and leading the congregation in worship. We are looking for a man who is able to_noemailmit to at least a two-year period.

Goals of the Worship Leader - A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit by skillfully_noemailbining God's Word with music, thereby motivating the gathered church to proclaim the gospel, to cherish God's presence and to live for God's glory.

Basic Characteristics of the Worship Leader

He must be theologically aligned with Journey Christian Church.
He is in full and enthusiastic support of the vision and style of Journey Christian Church.
Must have leadership skills (to lead the congregation, to lead the team)
He has training in music and has experience leading congregational worship.
He is growing as a follower of Jesus Christ.
He is able to put in at least 15-25 hours a week (this includes Sunday morning hours).

Responsibilities of the Worship Leader

He will be the primary leader of worship through music on Sunday morning, and the core of this responsibility will be leading the Praise Band.
He will work alongside of and report to the Lead Pastor.
He will recruit and evaluate new members for the Praise Band.
He will coordinate practices for the Praise Band.
He will be a member of the Worship Service Planning Team (once a month meeting).
He will create a Journey feel / expression.
He will shepherd the Praise Band members and other musicians toward humble serving.

Resume Needs

He is biblically knowledgeable and_noemailmitted to Christ.
He is able to adapt to different themes on Sunday mornings.
He is knowledgeable of,_noemailfortable with, and_noemailmitted to the contemporary and traditional music of the church.
He is effective in planning and being Spirit-led in leading music.
He is skilled in working with other team members, providing spiritual and musical leadership.

Key Questions

What is your philosophy of music in the church?
Who are your 3 or 4 favorite music leaders (and why)?
What are 3 or 4 churches that you enjoy in terms of their music and arts (give websites for these)?
How would you handle...
Team conflicts?
Difficult team member?
How do you function as a team leader?

You can check out Journey Christian Church at JourneyOnTheWeb_noemail.

To apply, send resume and answers to the "Key Questions" to Steve Matson at apply@journeyontheweb_noemail or to the following mailing address:

Journey Christian Church
3955 Mt. Read Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14616


Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Leader
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Journey Christian Church
Contact Name:
Steve Matson
3955 Mt. Read Blvd.
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