Job Description


Main Street United Methodist Church is seeking to fill a part-time position responsible for leading and growing the contemporary worship ministry as well as directing our Encounter Youth Choir.


General Qualifications

·       Commitment to Main Street United Methodist Church doctrine, vision, and policies

·       Experienced in leading worship in a contemporary setting preferred

·       Ability to record performance pieces for our online worship service

·       Ability to create and direct a praise band with volunteers from the church

·       Skilled in vocal and instrumental direction

·       Quality singing voice and engaging stage presence

·       Team player with good relational skills and positive attitude

·       Self-starter who strives for quality

·       Ability to lead the congregation in traditional hymnology is a plus



·       Lead worship once a week in the contemporary service

·       Select the contemporary songs in advance in coordination with the Directing Pastor

  • Responsible for musical content of our online service

·       Work in coordination with the people responsible for the sound/video booth, online service, and other music/arts staff or volunteers

·       Recruit volunteers to start a praise band

·       Lead the congregation in traditional hymns is a plus

·       Ensure stage set-ups, lighting, sound system, video systems, and worship presentation software are working properly and ready for the service

·       Attend staff meetings

  • Attend Worship Committee and Creative Team meetings

·       Review the worship presentation in Easy Worship/Pro-Presenter for possible last minute corrections



Salary based on experience. Expected work week is 8-10 hours.



·       Six months of experience in leading worship

·       High school or equivalent

·       Major in Worship Music (preferred)

·       Two letters of recommendation one of which should be by a pastor or worship director

·       Statement about applicant’s call to ministry

·       Submission of video of applicant leading worship

·       In one page, explain applicant’s theology about worship

·       Basic knowledge of Easy Worship/Pro-Presenter

Experience Required
Entry level


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
3 years ago
Alton, Illinois

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