Contemporary Worship Leader

St. Johns Lutheran Church of Blenheim

Glen Arm, MD 21057

Denomination: Lutheran

Category: Christian Musician

Church Size: less than 100

Salary: Not specified

Posted on: June 15, 2022

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

About the Position:

We are searching for a Contemporary Worship Leader, who will be excited to set a vision for the musical aspirations and sound arrangements of our church's collaborative contemporary worship setting. The individual for this role must possess a true belief in the Holy Trinity and Apostle's Creed, and be willing to gain an understanding of how St. John's mission and vision fit into God's plan as it relates to this role.


-Lead the group of musicians known internally as the "Praise Team" to cultivate a worshipful
environment in the contemporary service, which we call the New Song Service
-Schedule and attend rehearsals with the Praise Team, which currently occur weekly on one
weekday evening and before each 10:45 AM contemporary worship service on Sundays
-Coordinate and collaborate all musical aspects with the Technology Team
-Lead or assist in the delivery of all contemporary music needs for special church events and
services as requested
-Encourage members to use their musical talents as they participate in worship
-Attend Worship Planning meetings
-Provide prayer support, feedback, and mentoring to Praise Team participants
-Initiate and grow the music program and additional initiatives (e.g., coffee house music gatherings,
handbell choirs, youth groups) as the needs align with the growth mission of our church

Desired Traits and Skills:

-Open-minded, team-focused leadership style that will foster growth within the church's musical
-Desire to receive and provide feedback in a collaborative environment
-Aptitude for teaching others how to perform music to the best of their abilities with an ear for
developing vocal melodies and harmonies
-Understanding of how easily the congregation can sing along to songs, based on general
congregational vocal ranges
-Ability to coordinate with multiple parties simultaneously
-Willingness to allow the Holy Spirit to guide you towards choosing songs that fit into the message
of each service, as it pertains to St. John's liturgical schedule
-Flexibility in working schedule
-Creativity in physically arranging the music equipment and Praise Team members to optimize
musical performance, acoustics, and congregation engagement

Position Type: Part-time

Compensation: To Be Determined

If you are interested in this role, please email:


About St. Johns Lutheran Church of Blenheim:

Located in Glen Arm, Maryland, our church's vision is to pour God's love into hearts and hurts. Every Sunday, the Holy Spirit draws us closer to this vision by teaching our members more about our Lord Jesus, who has sent us out into the world as his people. Whether our members attend our traditional or contemporary worship services, we are all united through our mission to imitate Christ by Loving, Reaching, Teaching, Sending and Serving.  

Job Qualifications:

Education in music at the collegiate level preferred, including a degree or certification in music ministry 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Contemporary Worship Leader
Time Type:
Part Time
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Church Size:
less than 100

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Michael Vetter
13300 Manor Road
Glen Arm
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