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Worship Leader/Director of Contemporary Worship

Cross Of Glory

Hopkins, MN

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: December 20, 2017

Job Description:

Contemporary Worship Leader Position Description

The Contemporary Worship Leader is responsible for preparing and leading the contemporary worship experience at Cross of Glory Church. He/She will lead, rehearse, recruit and shepherd a volunteer team of musicians and vocalists. This position reports to the Senior Pastor.
HOURS: 20 hrs./week
Passionate follower of Jesus - clear testimony of conversion
Demonstrates humility and teachable spirit
Committed to spiritual growth and a God-centered Biblical view of worship
Gifted in a mix of some or all of the following: leadership, organization, administration, creativity, communication, shepherding
At least 2 years worship leading experience
Experience in people management and team leadership
Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred
Passion to lead people in worship; strong worship-leading skills
Vocally and instrumentally gifted and proficient
Eye for detail: organized and efficient with administrative tasks
Ability to work as a team player but also independently motivated
Competent to recruit, lead, develop and shepherd teams of volunteer musicians
Ability to utilize the giftedness of others and encourage creativity
Ability to effectively cast the vision for worship at Cross of Glory
 Seek to teach and deepen corporate understanding of Biblical worship
Proficient with Propresenter and Planning Center Online
Experience with Ableton a plus
Recruit, lead and develop worship team members
Shepherd worship team members, both individually and corporately
Lead weekly band and vocal rehearsals one night a week and early Sunday mornings
Create a community feel to the team by organizing group events, prayer and fellowship
Audition new musicians to expand teams.
Select music for each week, assembling charts and mp3s to be posted on Planning Center Online
Plan and lead worship for Sunday AM contemporary service(s) including special music when appropriate
Communicate with pastor; participate in weekly meetings as needed for service planning, flow, content and transitions
Work with pastors and the traditional worship leader in planning combined worship for special services (Thanksgiving, Outreach Sundays, etc.)
Attend regular staff meetings for vision casting, brainstorming and service planning (twice a month)

Plan a rotating schedule for worship team members
Prepare order of service each week, with notes for band and team
Supervise Sound Tech, collaborate to keep technology and equipment current
 Manage and prepare ProPresenter service slides/video clips each week
Maintain and expand existing worship music repertoire
Research and incorporate new songs (once or twice a month)
Maintain a yearly budget and purchase/upgrade band and sound equipment as needed
 Maintain and update licenses (CCLI, etc.)

Cover letter with a brief statement of faith along with resume and references
Video of recent worship leading, demonstrating worship facilitation as well as vocal and instrumental skills

Submit application materials to:
or mail to
Cross of Glory Church
Attn: Contemporary Worship Search
4600 Shady Oak Road
Hopkins, MN 55343

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Leader/Director of Contemporary Worship
Time Type:
Part Time
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Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

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Contact Name:
Jon Herring
4600 Shady Oak Rd.
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