Director of Contemporary Worship


Director of Contemporary Worship
10 – 12 hours per week
Contemporary Worship Summary:  Oversees the design, development, and implementation of the entire worship experience within the church for the Sunday contemporary worship service.

  • Offers complete support and trust to entire church staff promoting an environment of “oneness” – all working together towards the same ultimate goal of life transformation through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Sets the playlist each week under the supervision of and in collaboration with the senior pastor
  • Schedule and lead weekly praise band practice
  • Led worship on Sunday mornings
  • Provides opportunities for other to lead and co-lead worship
  • Outlines, as best as possible, each set list of a series going into the first week of the series
  • Updates worship environment to maintain a contemporary, safe, and inviting worship space
  • Updates and maintains a hospitable lobby and gathering space for worship attendees to experience community and fellowship
  • Orders and picks up donuts for fellowship breakfast or recruits a volunteer to oversee the breakfast
  • Participates in creative arts meetings on a weekly basis to contribute and lend insight concerning music, graphics, videos, and sermons
  • Maintains and assists with sound equipment in collaboration with the Sound Tech
  • Identifies, recruits, trains, and retains volunteers for worship team ensuring adequate depth and training in all key areas
  • Schedules and leads the weekly Youth Praise Band practice
  • Identifies, recruits, trains, and retains volunteers for the Youth worship team ensuring adequate depth and training in all key areas
  • Works with the senior pastor to develop a budget for the contemporary service and manages program to ensure spending stays within budget
  • Coordinates and leads alternative worship experiences, including:  outdoor service, sunrise service, and Cross Walk
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Attends annually a Worship conference to gain inspiration and encouragement for developing relevant programs
  • High school graduate
  • Attended at least two years of college
  • Strong commitment to excellence and sold out to the mission, purpose, and vision of CFUMC and the UMC Discipline
  • Genuine and contagious heart for God
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent public relations demeanor
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to be strategic and prioritize personal duties along with the duties of the volunteer staff with confidence and very limited guidance
  • Ability to work under tight time frames in stressful situations
  • Satisfy requirements of Safe Sanctuary certification
  • Experience with leading a contemporary worship service
  • This position reports to the pastor
Please submit all resumes to Pastor Keith Cox at

Contact: Keith Cox

Church/Org/Business Name: Clarkesville First United Methodist Church

Address: 1087 Washington Street Clarkesville 30523

Phone: 7067542677

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