Worship Lead

Hope Church

Job Description

Position: West Creek Worship Lead

Hours: Full Time (40 hours/week)

Department: Experiences

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports To: Experiences Director


The West Creek Worship Lead is responsible for leading their campus in engaging worship for weekend services and special events, as well as developing, leading and overseeing all worship aspects at their respective campus to accomplish v30. They will report to the Experiences Director and collaborate closely with their Campus Pastor to execute HOPE’s vision at the campus level. They will be responsible for the spiritual guidance, support, and leadership of the campus worship team.


HOPE is a church community that gathers together in Richmond, Virginia. We seek to offer experiences, relationships, and places where people can find life and purpose through Jesus Christ. We are a catalytic movement offering the Gospel to as many people as possible as creatively as necessary. Our community gathers together in person and on livestream for worship every Sunday. Services last around an hour and include a time of musical worship, prayer, and teaching. We follow Jesus together, because we were made for relationships. HOPE offers opportunities to meet people and find resources that will help you grow in your faith. God has called us to be part of something way bigger than ourselves. When we engage in serving, we are not only living out our calling, but we are changing lives within our community, city, and world.

HOPE provides a joyful work atmosphere in a team-oriented environment. Our staff is energized by working together toward a common goal. We place value on being Biblically engaging, owner operators, people-focused, kind, authentic, and doing what we do with excellence.

HOPE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including lactation, status as a veteran. As a religious institution, HOPE reserves the right to favorably consider employees or prospective employees on the basis of religion, as permitted by law.

Employees at HOPE are people who enthusiastically support the mission and vision of the church and are committed to compliance with HOPE’s religious beliefs, policies, and practices. They possess special aptitudes, skills and capacities required in their field of work. In recognition of the purpose of the Church, employees possess a cooperative spirit and cultivate the goodwill of their associates. They exhibit the desire and capacity to learn, to grow, and to improve.

The Experiences team is a group of creatives, storytellers, production geniuses, and musicians who help give life, sights, and sounds to the vision and mission of HOPE.


• Leading worship

o Developing the worship plan for all 52 Sunday services in the year

o Leading worship at West Creek campus 40 weeks (4 Sundays off per year) out of the year, special events, memorials, semi-monthly worship nights, Christmas, and Easter

o Vision-casting, band selection, and song selection for weekend worship services and events o Collaborating on, planning, and executing weekend and campus-specific special event worship segments and weekly rehearsals o Writing and recording music for HOPE as needed

• Leading the staff and volunteer worship team o Providing management for direct report staff

o Overseeing campus worship arts volunteers including recruiting, training, scheduling, managing, celebrating and transitioning

o Hosting individual and team meetings to build community

o Sharing the vision of Hope Church with the production team including v30, our mission, vision and values o Encouraging staff and volunteer spiritual growth in partnership with the Discipleship team

o Evaluating worship team needs and adjust accordingly through personal relationships, surveys, and the guidance of the Spirit

o Strategically network with other worship ministries at churches or nonprofit partners

• Leading the campus worship office

o Leading weekly worship team meetings, 1 on 1’s, managing the team calendar, emails, and communications

o Coordinating with Communications & Production teams

o Managing PCO including service content and positions

o Coordinating worship equipment purchases, maintenance and inventory

o Managing campus worship budget, expenses and fiscal year planning

o Supporting Campus Pastor with general campus growth goals and other projects related to the campus

• Other duties as assigned by Experiences Director


• Minimum Bachelor’s degree - music/worship preferred

• 3 years of full-time paid staff experience leading a worship arts staff/volunteer team at a church over 2000 attendance

• Passion and ability to recruit, lead and develop teams and team leaders

• A committed follower of Jesus Christ

• Strong vocal skills

• Proficiency on guitar and/or piano

• A multi-tasking team player with high energy, strong interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude

• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

• Proficiency in Ableton, LogicProX, Loop Community, PCO, MultiTracks, Worship Online, etc.

• An understanding of, and resonance with, Hope’s mission, vision and values and V30 direction

• Affirmation of The EPC’s Essentials of Faith


• Noisy environments

• Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds

• Moving about to accomplish tasks

• Communicating with others to exchange information

• Ascending or descending ladders, stairs and the like

• Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers


• 40 hours per week, with availability at the following times:

o Sunday - 6:30a - 12:30p and 2:30p - 8:30p

o Monday – 9a - 5p o Tuesday – 9a - 5p

o Wednesday 9a - 3p and 5p - 9p

o Thursday - 9a – 3p

o Friday and Saturday off (with some exceptions)

About Hope Church

We are a church community that gathers together in Richmond, Virginia. We seek to offer experiences, relationships, and places where people can find life and purpose through Jesus Christ.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
2 months ago
Richmond, Virginia


Church Size
1,500-2,000 people

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