Job Description

Summary:

The Modern Worship Leader brings passion, leadership, and a drive for excellence to the Modern worship experience of First Pres. In close collaboration with the Director of Worship Ministries, s/he leads and develops the worship band, collaborating with a variety of instrumental musicians and singers. S/he exudes spiritual and emotional maturity when working with others. S/he collaborates with other staff members in music selection to create theologically deep and musically captivating worship services.


Qualifications:

· Minimum 2 years’ experience leading congregational worship

· Highly skilled in singing and playing a core band instrument (such as guitar or piano)

· Proficient in arranging music, and transposing chord charts

· Skilled at leading band rehearsals for musicians with novice to professional skill levels

· Versatile in playing a variety of music genres; ability to improvise by ear preferred

Characteristics of an outstanding Worship Leader:

· Exemplifies a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ through word and conduct

· Embodies an empathic and patient spirit in working with others

· Highly organized and able to plan far in advance

· Adaptable to last minute changes and ability to pivot on short notice

· A team player, focused on growing the membership and quality of the band

Time commitment: approximately 10 hours per week with seasonal variance


To apply, contact Director of Worship Ministries Andrew Sedlacek and provide a resume and 2-3 relevant references. If able, also provide video examples of singing/playing.



Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
High school diploma
Job Type
Part-time

Location
GLEN ELLYN, Illinois
Denomination
Presbyterian: PCUSA
Church Size
350-500