Worship Director

Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church

New Hope, PA 18938

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: August 30, 2021

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Thompson Memorial is a strong and loving congregation offering authentic worship to a hungry world. Thompson (TMPC) is seeing an experienced Contemporary Worship Leader to direct a weekly 11:00 AM worship service.

WORSHIP LEADER JOB DESCRIPTION

The Worship Leader is a part-time position tasked with planning, preparing for, and leading a weekly contemporary worship service that connects with, promotes authentic worship, and proclaims the message of the Gospel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Clear testimony of a life that has trusted in and is walking with Jesus Christ
Experience planning, preparing, and leading worship services
A heart to lead people in worship and not just lead a worship service.
Agrees with our church's beliefs and doctrines and the beliefs and doctrines of the PC(USA).

ABILITIES:

Skilled in vocal and instrumental direction
Can proficiently play an instrument in the worship band (ex: guitar, keyboard)
Quality singing voice and engaging stage presence
Has experience with the use of technology in worship such as lighting, worship software, sound systems, video projection, etc.
Team player with good relational skills and a positive attitude
Self-starter who strives for quality

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead the congregation in worship and direct the flow and elements of the service
Communicate it in advance to the members of the band and tech team.
Direct a weekly rehearsal with the worship band that both prepares for a quality performance on Sunday, and develops new music to be introduced to the congregation in future services. The worship leader chooses the music in conjunction with the pastors and the worship plan for the congregation.
Ensure that the stage set-ups, lighting, sound system, video systems, and worship presentation software are working properly and ready for the service
Build the worship presentation for each week's service. This includes collaboration on such things as announcement graphics, countdown videos, and song slides.
Oversee the design/decoration of the stage to keep it fresh, orderly, and connecting with the current season or emphasis of the church
Recruit and/or develop new musicians, singers, and tech team members sufficient to carry out the weekly needs of the service and prepare for future needs
Develop a yearly budget for the contemporary service and follow the financial guidelines for purchases
Have a great time sharing the Good News through music!!!
Work under the guidance of the senior pastor

COMPENSATION:
This is a part-time position paid a weekly salary. The position is based on quality completion of the assigned responsibilities. Expect between 7 and 10 hours per week.

Learn more about TMPC at www.tmpc.org
 

About Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church:

TMPC is a vibrant church seeking to be at the intersection of passion and inclusivity. We seek to blend traditions of the past with a desire to reach share the gospel in all corners of our community and beyond.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Director
Time Type:
Part Time
Salary:
$Less than 20,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Stephanie Templin Ashford
Address1:
1680 Aquetong
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City:
New Hope
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
18938
Country:
United States
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