Contemporary Worship Leader


Position Title:

  • Contemporary Worship Leader
Work Schedule:
  • Approximately 10-12 hours per week
  • Weekly band practice
  • Saturday morning band set-up
  • Sunday morning worship service
Professional Qualifications:
  • Vocal ability; proficient playing either guitar or keyboard
  • Ability to read sheet music preferred, but not required
  • General knowledge of contemporary Christian music
  • Demonstrated experience with leading a band
  • Understanding of liturgical calendar for Methodist Church
Reports To:
  • Senior Pastor in all matters of administration and work schedule
  • Senior Pastor in planning and coordinating overall Contemporary Worship music ministry
  • Human Resources Committee in all matters of employment
General Duties:
  • Lead all aspects aside from sermon and liturgical content during Sunday morning Contemporary worship service
 Specific Responsibilities:
  • Conduct weekly Praise Team Band practice
  • Select music, order music, and maintain music supplies for the Praise Team Band
  • Maintain all band equipment, and replace and/or repair as budget allows
  • Recruit and fill vacancies within the Praise Team Band
  • Set up and tear down of all Praise Team Band gear such as, but not limited to, speakers, sound board, musical instruments, wires and rugs on floors, altar, drum kit, microphones, and music stands
  • Assist, as needed with Traditional Music director for any joint services
 Other Duties:
  • As assigned by Senior Pastor or Human Resources Committee
  • $8,000 – 9,000/yr depending upon experience.  60-day temp to hire.

Contact: Jeffrey Goss, SPRC/HR Chairman

Church/Org/Business Name: First UMC Sylva

Address: 77 Jackson Street PO Box 296 Sylva NC 28779

Phone: 828-586-2358

Email: Click to email


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