Worship Leader at The Journey Church (Longmont, CO)

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The Journey Church--Now Hiring Worship Leader:

Our current Worship Leader is retiring, and we are looking for a new part-time (12-15 hours/week) Worship Leader to engage with our church community. Our small, volunteer worship team has varied abilities, and uses a wide spectrum of music from traditional to contemporary. Key criteria are the ability to lead worship musically, both vocally and with keyboard or guitar, and to help the congregation engage in worship, not just sing or observe. Please check out our job listing on Indeed or reach out to our pastor, Rick Ebbers ([email protected]; 303-808-0728), with questions.

Expectations for Worship Leader:

Character Qualifications

  • A dynamic and authentic (real) relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Support and promote vision, mission, core values and strategy of the journey
  • Able to commit to the journey leadership covenant
  • Understand and have a heart for volunteers
  • Be involved in the journey community
  • Understands that worship creates a generous outpouring of ourselves before God. (Worship should not be stingy)
  • Self-starter who enjoys working interdependently
  • Desire to foster a team environment (1 Corinthians 12: Body of Christ)

Professional Qualifications: The ideal candidate has experience and giftedness in:

  • Both vocal and instrumental performance
  • Leading worship for large groups
  • Leading people effectively
  • Developing teams
  • Functional knowledge of audio/visual equipment

Job Expectations (estimated at 10-15 hours a week)

  • Serve as primary worship leader, including:
    • Leading worship at least 50% of the time (based on team development)
    • Select songs in consultation with team and pastor
    • Direct worship activity (stand, sit, pray, greet, etc)
    • Generate quality and dynamic worship environment
  • Coordinate worship activities (in conjunction with team) including:
    • Schedule practices and worship teams for scheduled worship times
    • Coordinate A/V volunteers
    • Maintain and be responsible for A/V equipment
  • Develop the worship team, including:
    • Audition and/or choose vocalists, musicians, and A/V volunteers
    • Positive mentoring relationships with musicians and vocalists
    • Uphold standards of first fruits in performance and worship
    • Foster community among worship team members

Accountability

  • Reports to Lead Team through pastor
  • Meet with pastor regularly
  • Attend staff meetings as needed
  • Attend Lead Team Meetings as requested
  • In conjunction with worship team, be responsible for development and oversight of Worship Team Ministry Spending Plan.
  • Evaluated based on job description (quarterly for first year, then annually)
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