Hiring: Contemporary Worship Leader

Position Overview
The 11:02 Connections Service at Centreville UMC provides an worship experience seeking to connect the community of faith more closely with one another and with God. The Worship Leader will provide spiritual and musical leadership for the 11:02 Connections service and other services as needed. She or he must demonstrate a firm belief in Jesus Christ through worship and lead the congregation to experience the love of Christ through the use of song. She or he will direct the Connections Worship and Praise Team and help recruits members for the band as necessary.

Primary Responsibilities
1. Select, organize and prepare music for the 11:02 Connections service 
2. Schedule and lead rehearsals with Connections praise band weekly 
3. Recruit and organize volunteers for participation in Connections praise band
4. Lead congregational singing at 11:02 Connections worship service
5. Coordinate with A/V staff to assist with updating ProPresenter (software application) weekly for Sunday service
6. Collaborate music with the Minister of Contemporary Worship
7. Assist with other services as directed by Minister of Contemporary Worship

1. Possesses and demonstrates a firm belief in Jesus Christ and a passion for worship
2. Willingness to listen to the promptings of the Holy Spirit for music selection and direction
3. Excellent musical sight-reading skills
4. Proficient on guitar and/or keyboard and in voice
5. Knowledgeable of Contemporary worship music 
6. Excited about ministry as a staff member in a large Northern Virginia congregation
7. Comfortable working in a team environment and being a team player
8. Ability to work with persons of varying musical backgrounds and levels of experience
9. Posses excellent planning and communication skills
10. Competent using technology in worship including worship software (i.e. ProPresenter), sound, and video projection. 

Education / Experience
1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
2. Previous experience in a Christian music ministry

Expected to be in worship every Sunday. Presence is required for Christmas Eve and Easter worship. Time off will be according to church personnel policy.

Interested applicants should contact Pastor Thomas James, Minister of Contemporary Worship at Centreville UMC at tjames@centreville-umc.org for more information.


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