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Worship Leader

Company: First United Methodist Church
Location: Alton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


ALTON, Illinois

Part Time


Main Street United Methodist Church is seeking to fill a part-time position responsible for leading and growing the contemporary worship ministry.

General Qualifications

  • Commitment to Main Street United Methodist Church doctrine, vision, and policies
  • Experienced in leading worship in a contemporary setting preferred
  • Ability to record performance pieces for our online worship service
  • Ability to create and direct a praise band with volunteers from the church
  • Skilled in vocal and instrumental direction
  • Quality singing voice and engaging stage presence
  • Team player with good relational skills and positive attitude
  • Self-starter who strives for quality
  • Ability to lead the congregation in traditional hymnology is a plus


  • Lead worship once a week in the contemporary service
  • Select the contemporary songs in advance in coordination with the Directing Pastor
  • Responsible for musical content of our online service
  • Work in coordination with the people responsible for the sound/video booth, online service, and other music/arts staff or volunteers
  • Recruit volunteers to start a praise band
  • Lead the congregation in traditional hymns is a plus
  • Ensure stage set-ups, lighting, sound system, video systems, and worship presentation software are working properly and ready for the service
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Attend Worship Committee and Creative Team meetings
  • Review the worship presentation in Easy Worship/Pro-Presenter for possible last minute corrections


Salary based on experience. Expected work week is 8-10 hours.


  • Six months of experience in leading worship
  • High school or equivalent
  • Major in Worship Music (preferred)
  • Two letters of recommendation one of which should be by a pastor or worship director
  • Statement about applicant's call to ministry
  • Submission of video of applicant leading worship
  • In one page, explain applicant's theology about worship
  • Basic knowledge of Easy Worship/Pro-Presenter


Contact: Rev. Alberto Ramirez

Phone: 618-462-2495

Closing Date: 08/31/2021


Keywords: First United Methodist Church, Springfield , Worship Leader, Other , Alton, Illinois

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