Worship Leader (Director of Music and Worship)

Waypoint Church

San Mateo, CA 94403

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Worship Leader

Church Size: 100 - 250

Salary: $70,000 -80,000

Posted on: April 11, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Waypoint Church is seeking a Worship Leader (Director of Music & Worship) for a mostly
contemporary Sunday morning worship service. We are seeking a joyful, humble, and Spirit-led
person who eagerly desires to use their God-given vocal and other musical talents and experience
for biblically-grounded worship leadership.

Hours Per Week: This position is at least 20 hours per week (i.e. part-time) and could be as much
as 40 hours per week (full-time) for the right person with the right gifts, interests, and experience
who is glad and able to do a variety of things in support of the church's various ministries.

- Vocal and instrumental worship leadership.
- In consultation with the pastor, plan, organize and lead the music and worship components of a
weekly Sunday morning service. Preparation should incorporate prayer, conceptual forethought,
theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
- Select and prepare music for instrumentalists and vocalists in print and other media formats.
- Oversee media preparation and presentation using ProPresenter 7.
- Coordinate, recruit and work with the audio-visual team.
- Run weekly rehearsals.
- Recruit, train, lead, disciple, equip, and shepherd volunteers.
- Recruit, train, and manage accompanists and paid musicians, if and when paid musicians are
- Recruit, coordinate, and supervise an all-volunteer A/V team and, if necessary, a paid A/V tech.
- Prepare a weekly outline (i.e. "order of worship") of responsibilities for all Sunday morning team
members and distribute prior to Sunday morning.
- Stay current with trends in worship music, arts, and technology; learn and introduce new songs
on a fairly regular basis.
- Periodically report song usage as needed by Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)
- Oversee the tuning, maintenance and repair of church-owned musical equipment and A/V
- Stay current with software registrations and subscriptions concerning worship and livestream
- Work closely with the Director of Livestream to bring forth the vision of the Worship Ministries
Team through Waypoint Church's YouTube broadcast.
- Schedule volunteers to run tech for special/seasonal events like memorial services, Kingdom
Club musicals, Vacation Bible Camp, special Lent worship services, and Christmas Eve worship.
- Depending on candidate's interests and skills, and also their desire or need to work full-time,
responsibilities could grow to include technical a/v leadership, youth band mentoring, pastoral
care ministry, facilities management, and/or other administrative work.

Compensation: $70,000 - $95,000 for full-time position, which would include additional and various
roles and responsibilities.

Benefits: Health care benefits, paid sick leave, and vacation leave to be prorated if the agreed-upon hours per week are less than 40.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and links to actual worship leading to our search
committee at info@waypoint.church.

About Waypoint Church:

Who we are:
Our stated mission is to honor God by helping people become fully-devoted followers of Jesus. We
are an imperfect but loving community of people who are seeking to know God, follow Jesus, live in
his grace, bless our neighbors, and make a positive impact in the world through the Gospel.

Our stated values go like this:
Following the Lord Jesus, we strive to ...
Love all people unconditionally
Serve our neighbors generously
Advance God's purposes globally
Pour into the next generation intentionally
Cultivate spiritual growth continuously 

Job Qualifications:

- Demonstrated love for God and for people
- Committed to being a fully-devoted follower of Jesus
- Talented vocally, with strong musical experience with keyboard and/or guitar. Comfort with other
instruments is a plus
- Able to lead worship in a range of styles
- A team player with good energy, positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
- Willing and able to invest time and energy in others, including but not limited to coaching and
developing volunteer worship team members with varying levels of experience and skill
- Able to maintain confidentiality and present oneself professionally at all times
- Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and be flexible
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Other Essentials
Attendance required as follows:
o Sunday morning worship
o Rehearsal(s) for Sunday morning worship
o Weekly staff meetings
o Monthly meeting of elder board

Must pass a background check and fingerprint screening 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Leader (Director of Music and Worship)
Time Type:
Full Time
$70,000 -80,000
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Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

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Contact Name:
Dina Thompson
194 West 25th Avenue
San Mateo
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