Worship Leader

Cottage Grove Church

Job Description

Job Summary: Staff Member, Worship Leader, Technical Director

This is a full-time staff position which, in this context, means 40-45 church related hours a week


Staff Member

  • Work alongside the other staff in running the ministry tasks at Cottage Grove.
  • Embrace, support, and “cheerlead” the mission, vision, values, and strategies of the church.
  • Participate in the Cottage Grove ministry activities (Sunday mornings, Connection Groups, etc.

Worship Leader

  • Shepherd our church family in what it means and looks like to live a life of worship both inside
  • & outside of our building
  • Lead the ministry with a theological conviction based on the Word of God
  • Disciple, develop, & raise up team members to flourish in their roles & future roles
  • Develop and manage budget that is based on needs of ministry and church

Service Planning

  • Lead and design musical/creative content for weekend worship.
  • Coordinate weekend and special event programming.
  • Work closely with Lead Pastor to support the message and the preaching 

Musical Direction

  • Create and lead weekend and special event worship music as the primary worship leader.
  • Target goal = 35-45 weekends per year on stage
  • Lead and develop the worship team(s) in their technical musical abilities.
  • Lead and direct our band, instrumentally and vocally doing what you do for the glory of God and the good of others

Technical and Media Oversight

  • Provide oversight of all volunteers of the technical aspects of audio and video production for the worship services and live streaming.
  • Work with tech and audio volunteers to ensure standards of excellence are followed, maintained, and trained for new volunteers
  • Work in partnership with the Communications and Creative Lead to ensure graphics, videos, and coordination of service elements are prepared and executed

About Cottage Grove Church

We are a church located in Des Moines, IA with a mission of Glorifying God and Making Disciples of All Nations. Our church is located next to Drake University and within walking distance of downtown Des Moines. We are a part of a network called The Salt Network. This network has a next generation focus of reaching college campuses with the gospel. We are a multi-generational and multi-ethnic church. Planted in 2016.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
1 month ago
Des Moines, Iowa

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
500-750 people people

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