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Contemporary Worship Leader

Westwood Lutheran Church

St. Louis Park, MN

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: June 09, 2016

Job Description:

Westwood Lutheran Church a we_noemailing, inclusive, and vibrant faith_noemailmunity of 2,500 people in St. Louis Park, MN seeks a musician to lead our thriving worship team. The quarter time position could be_noemailbined with additional duties in audio/video ministry and/or Wednesday evening worship for up to a half time position.

Worship Band Leader (avg. 10-12 hours per week)

The worship band currently rehearses on Thursday evenings and leads weekly worship on Sunday mornings from 10:45 11:45am, as well as special services throughout the year. Desired skills and qualities of the worship band leader include:

- Strong musicianship with ability to lead an ensemble from either the piano (preferred) or guitar, and voice.
- A heart for music ministry with a dedication to collaborating with talented volunteer singers and instrumentalists
- Excellent_noemailmunication and_noemailanizational skills to coordinate a roster of 20+ musicians
- Knowledge of, or interest in, diverse musical styles such as hymnody, global music, and contemporary Christian songs.
- A personal investment in a progressive_noemailmunity of faith striving to live amidst questions, serve the marginalized, and care for one another along the way.
- Creativity in planning music for worship that serves to illuminate the gospel

Wednesday Evening Worship/Youth Choir A_noemailpanist (avg. 3 hours per week)

- Play piano or guitar for Wednesday evening family-oriented worship (6:00 6:30pm)
- Play piano or guitar for Wednesday evening elementary youth choirs occurring for 30 minutes directly before and after Wednesday evening worship.

Audio/Video Ministry (avg. 5-7 hours per week)

- Oversee a professional-grade audio system utilized in the sanctuary during Sunday morning worship (8:45am & 10:45am)
- Assist with educating and_noemailanizing a team of volunteers
- Manage a high-definition video system that currently live-streams Sunday morning worship on regional cable television.

More information about Westwood Lutheran Church, its faith values, and its music department can be found at www.westwoodlutheran_noemail. We offer_noemailpetitive_noemailpensation based on the Association of Lutheran Church Musician guidelines. If interested in any or all of the above job descriptions, please send the following materials:

- A cover letter sharing which job duties you are interested in, and why you would be an ideal candidate
- An up-to-date resume or CV
- A list of three professional references


Position Information:

Job Title:
Contemporary Worship Leader
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
Organization Type:
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Church Size:
1000 - 1500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Westwood Lutheran Church
Contact Name:
Cindy Folin
9001 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park
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