Located 45 minutes north of Boston, West Newbury Congregational Church is deeply rooted with over 300 years of faithful witness to Jesus Christ, and budding with fresh vision to advance his kingdom in the communities of the Merrimack Valley & North Shore!
This position is ideal for a leader who is eager to engage in practical ministry development in the context of a New England church revitalization. As Worship Leader, you will work in close relationship with the Pastor and help grow a ministry team out of an existing core of young, as well as experienced, musicians. You’ll play a significant role in leading the congregation into a new season of its gatherings through liturgy formation, music, and expansion of digital ministry. This role will require a deep love for God and people, autonomy, creativity, and flexibility.
-Love for Jesus Christ and sincere passion to serve his church in a worship leader role
-Fully affirm WNCC’s Statement of Faith & theological alignment with leadership
-Ability to “own” the vision and mission of the church & to seek membership
-Bachelor’s Degree, or substitute four years of related experience, required; some theological training preferred
-1 year of prior worship music leading experience preferred
-Ability to lead services that converge the historic & contemporary
-Ability to lead musically with vocals & piano or guitar
-Mature ability to maintain confidentiality
Responsibilities as Worship Leader:
-Form Sunday morning liturgy together with Pastor
-Lead recruitment, rehearsals, scheduling and execution of liturgy for Sunday worship, as well as special services such as youth, prayer, or outreach services.
-Help grow & oversee audio/visual quality & online ministry capacities
-Physical space design and supervision for Sunday worship or other events
-15 hrs/week with possibility of more hours if candidate is qualified and interested in applying for part-time church administration or youth ministry roles.
-Working weekends, evenings or extended hours if required by ministry needs. This includes holidays such as Christmas Eve and Easter
-Daily schedule outside of services is flexible
Candidates can email the following to the address above!
A link to a video of you leading worship in a church service
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