Praise Band and Contemporary Worship Leader


Contact: Gregory Lister

Organization: Smyrna First United Methodist Church

Address 1: 301 Sam Davis Blvd

City: Smyrna

State: TN 37167

Phone: 6154592826



Praise Band and Contemporary Worship Leader
Report to Senior Pastor
Supervisory Responsibility- Praise Band Performers and volunteers
Position status- 10 to 15 hours per week
Job Summary
In consultation with Senior Pastor, The Praise and Worship Leader develops the weekly praise service including recruiting and leading volunteers in all music aspects of the contemporary worship service.
General Qualifications-
Professing Christian in a growing relationship with Christ
Sets an example and serves as a role model in personal life
A call to ministry and spiritual gifts relevant to ministry in this particular area
Committed to continual spiritual, personal, and educational growth
Specific Qualifications
Having musical gifts
Use your ability to develop, coordinate, oversee and staff all areas of the praise and contemporary worship ministry to lead the congregation into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Prefer relevant experience in this area.
Preference given to Methodist background.
Specific Responsibilities (but not limited to_)
Meeting with Worship planning team for "themed" services
Plan and put together praise and worship music in consultation with the Senior Pastor for the early contemporary service
Recruit, train, and guide laity for participation in the contemporary worship services
Select songs and music for the contemporary worship
Plan, lead, and coordinate weekly praise singers and praise band practice
Lead the 8:30 contemporary worship praise team
Coordinate music for special services- Christmas, Easter, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and others with the Senior Pastor and worship team.
Pray for families and staff at SFUMC
Cooperate fully with Pastors and church leaders for the good of the church
Work closely with Senior Pastor to plan and put together the music and program for the 6:30 (first) contemporary worship service
Attend appropriate meetings at the request of the Senior Pastor
Communicate regularly with the Senior Pastor, Worship committee, Church Council, and congregation on plans
Support the vision and mission of SFUMC
Compliance with SFUMC safe sanctuary practices
Smyrna First United Methodist Church   (SFUMC)                                                                Smyrna, Tennessee