Christus Victor

Making Christ Known

We are an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) congregation growing in the likeness of Christ by:

Worshiping, praying, and studying God’s word;
Being together with other people; and
Acting in faith through words and deeds both inside and outside our church walls.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Music Worship Leader

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Senior Pastor

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Part-time (approximately 10-12 hours per week)

EFFECTIVE/APPROVAL DATE:  June 2016

 

POSITION OVERVIEWThe Music Worship Leader at Christus Victor Lutheran Church leads RiZen, our contemporary band. The Leader must demonstrate proven instrumental and vocal ability and have experience in planning services, selecting music, and directing band members. The Leader should have a willingness to recruit and develop talent. Music for worship should be selected utilizing cutting-edge contemporary music as well as creative arrangements of older selections. A passion for worship and serving the gathered body of Christ is desired.

 

DIRECT REPORTSThere are no direct reports; however, this position will coordinate with the Chairperson of Christus Victor Worship and Music Ministry Team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and coordinate worship services with direction of Senior Pastor
  • Select music for weekly service, write and lead prayers for the service
  • Lead weekly band and music rehearsal
  • Recruit and introduce new talented musician and singers to the group
  • Develop at least two sets of groups so that groups can alternate when they serve
  • Lead, mentor and train worship lead singers
  • Work with office staff to create weekly PowerPoint presentation
  • Increase youth participation in the band as musicians, singers and/or worship attendees

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong contemporary music background
  • Experienced band leader
  • Ability to lead and motivate people
  • Ability to read, write, chart and direct music for others
  • Music degree helpful but not essential
  • Highly developed skills as a guitarist or key board player
  • Ability to play and incorporate a variety of musical styles into worship
  • Basic knowledge of sound, video and lighting
  • Acquainted with and proficiency in media creation, editing, and presentation software

 

 

For further information or to submit a letter of interest, please email our HR Director Stefany Currier at Stefany.Currier@CVLutheran.org