Contemporary Worship Leader

Monroe First United Methodist Church

Monroe , GA 30655

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: May 04, 2015

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Worship Leader position is a part-time, non-ordained staff position of Monroe First United Methodist Church, a growing and Christ-passionate church of over 800 situated between Atlanta and Athens, Georgia. The Worship Leader must have a passion for Jesus Christ, with a comprehensive understanding and performance expertise of leading contemporary worship in a praise band setting.
The Worship Leader will be responsible for the planning, implementation, recruitment and maintenance of the Praise Contemporary Worship Service in coordination with the existing Praise Team Leadership and the Senior Pastor.

The Worship Leader will maintain a viable and good working relationship with other church staff and will be directly supervised by the Senior Pastor.

This staff ministry position is part and parcel of the overall cooperative worship ministry efforts of MFUMC.

Specific Areas of Responsibility:

X Select music for each service in coordination with Senior Pastor.
X Design a PowerPoint presentation for each weeks service with the words to the songs provided to the Praise Team.
Deliver to all Praise Band players and singers in a timely manner all upcoming rehearsed and performed music.
X Lead weekly rehearsals for Praise Team.
X Recruit singers and musicians on an as needed basis. Maintaining sufficient musicians (drummer, bass, guitar, electric piano) and side-singers (2 minimum).

Prior experience leading a contemporary worship band and singers; preferably on a regular basis at a contemporary worship service.
Formal music training preferred.
Ability to lead by singing and playing either the guitar or piano.
A United Methodist background or at least familiarity, while not mandatory, is helpful.

Hours: It is estimated that this position should require approximately 10-12 hours per week including all preparation, coordination and performing the Contemporary Worship Service.
Starting annual salary for this part-time position will be commensurate with this individuals experience, ability, and overall specific duties agreed to; always per the cooperative efforts and recommendation of the Finance Committee, Senior Pastor, and the Staff Parish Relations Committee.

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Contemporary Worship Leader
Time Type:
Part Time
$Less than 20,000
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Church Size:
750 - 1000

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Rev. Dr. Dane Wagner
400 South Broad Street
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