Our Saviour Lutheran Church is currently seeking a new Worship Leader for our Heartsong contemporary worship service. If you have: a passion for Jesus Christ, experience in forms of contemporary worship; if you are a musician, can organize weekly worship with the pastor, lead weekly rehearsals, and love to work with people, please respond by sending your resume to cwatkins@oslc.church.

 

 

Heartsong Worship Leader for Hire

Job Details

• Job Type: part time

• Estimated hours 15-20/week

 

Benefits

• Salary pay

 

Qualifications

• Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

• Musically talented and ability to lead a contemporary band

• Experience with a contemporary worship band preferred

 

Full Job Description

• Position Purpose: The Worship Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Sunday Heartsong contemporary worship experiences and ensure they are implemented with excellence.

 

Music Responsibilities – Each Service

• Coordinate with the pastor the songs for each specific week

• Modify the song arrangements, where needed

• Provide song lists and online links to band members

• Provide printed music to band members

• Schedule and lead rehearsals and pre-service warm-ups

• Lead the music at the service

 

Other Responsibilities – Each Service

• Assure that the Sound Board and other equipment are operating properly for the service and properly secured afterwards

 

Music Responsibilities – General

• Recruit singers, instrumentalists, substitutes, and special musicians for the band

• Assist Pastor in building a strong & joyful band

• Monitor songs and trends in Contemporary Christian worship

• Consider input on musical directions from pastor, band members, and congregation

• Select new songs for the band and the congregation to learn

• Consider special venues and events for the band, which might help draw people to the service

• Assure copyright compliance for all music used

• Maintain the archive of printed music

 

Other Responsibilities – General

• Participate in committee/team meetings for Worship and Music, and for Heartsong

• Follow OSLC policies and procedures for bill payment, budget compliance, and other matters

• Excellent communication skills