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Contemporary Worship Leader

King of Kings is seeking a creative, dynamic, Spirit-filled worship leader to direct our Praise Band.

About The Position

POSITION: Contemporary Worship Leader
REPORTS TO: Director of Worship
STATUS: PT 10-15 hours/week

Position Description

King of Kings is seeking a creative, dynamic, Spirit-filled worship leader to direct our Praise Band. This vocalist and musician will work with a group of talented musicians to lead a weekly contemporary worship service. The Contemporary Worship Leader will be responsible for leading weekly rehearsals and creatively collaborating with the pastoral staff and Director of Worship to plan, select appropriate music, and develop the flow of worship each week.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Direct the music and provide lead vocals for contemporary worship on Sunday mornings throughout the year; this will include special services, as needed, including Easter and Christmas.
  • Provide leadership for the Praise Band, including recruiting and directing volunteer musicians and vocalists.
  • Coordinate and schedule regular rehearsals, communicate song choices and other necessary information regularly with Praise Band members, and ensure that the team is prepared to lead the congregation in worship.  
  • Collaborate with the Praise Band, Worship Team and Production Coordinator to produce a top-notch worship experience for in person as well as online venues. 
  • Provide leadership and visioning to grow this worship experience.
  • Communicate necessary audio/visual technical upgrades and repairs.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent combination and experience.
  • 1+ years in leading a praise band, guitar, or keyboards.
  • Familiar with operation and maintenance of worship equipment and software such as amplification systems, sound mixers, ProPresenter, Planning Center Online, etc. 
  • Able to pray and motivate team along with those worshipping in person and online.

Qualifications

  • Passion for worshipping Christ and sharing your faith. 
  • Ability to engage and connect with the congregation and invite participation in worship.
  • Excellent vocal, musical, and technical ability as well as the ability to develop and lead volunteers toward that end.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of relevant contemporary music and the ability to shape creative and meaningful worship through music including the ability to adapt traditional hymns for a contemporary service.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate with other members of the team in planning worship.
  • At least one year of experience leading or participating in a contemporary music environment, preferably in a church setting.

Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with different personalities and leadership styles.
  • Ability to vision and implement programming
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate well in cross-functional teams and projects across the church.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Schedule will include working evenings, weekends, and extended hours as required by ministry needs. This includes Christmas and Easter.
  • Extensive standing, walking, and sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Lifting of supplies and equipment up to 25 pounds if necessary.

A mature faith, a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, commitment to ministries of King of Kings, a signed King of Kings Staff Covenant, along with membership in the congregation and worship at King of Kings are requirements for all employees.

About King of Kings

King of Kings is a vibrant family of faith. We use the term “family” to indicate the heart and spirit of this congregation as we gather in community, grow together and nurture one another in faith — and to indicate the importance we place on families worshiping, serving, and learning together. King of Kings has been blessed with a strong physical presence within the city of Woodbury as it sits atop Radio Drive; yet more importantly, God also calls and challenges us to be a witness in the world so that others may come to know and experience His love. 

Our Mission is simple, “Centered on God our mission is to feed physical hunger, spiritual hunger and our hunger to be in community.”  As a body of faith, we not only seek to address the effects of physical hunger both locally and globally, but our hunger to grow in faith and to be in community with other believers.

We believe that our journey of faith is an ongoing process of growth and mutual investment where people of all ages engage, support, and learn from one another.

We are excited for you to join the amazing staff at King of Kings and grow the mission for God’s glory.

 

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