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Job Title: Worship Leader (Posted on 02-26-2024.)

Employment Type: Full-time

Overview:

Responsible for the music ministry of the church.  Duties include planning worship services, in cooperation with the teaching pastor and creative director, with a focus on music selection and leading the worship team.  Recruits, directs, and shepherds a team of volunteers for music and performing arts. As an influential leader in the church, this individual will have the opportunity to build on a solid foundation while having the freedom and ability to innovate. For the right leader, this opportunity offers the chance to lead, create, and minister for many years to come.

 Key Tasks:

  • In consultation with others, prayerfully plan and lead musical worship during weekly services.
  • Lead the worship team to include overseeing the weekly rehearsal on Thursday evenings, shepherding worship team members, developing a deep bench on the worship team, and cultivating worship-related giftedness within the church, particularly in those of younger generations.
  • Collaborate in the development of the children and youth music programs.
  • Participate in special events in the life of the church as needed. This will include services for Christmas Eve, weddings, funerals, and occasional Wednesday evening worship services.
  • Serve as mentor to younger worship leaders; provide worship ministry internship opportunities.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • An ever-deepening commitment to Jesus Christ expressed through personal Bible study, prayer, moral purity, humility, and the fruit of the Spirit.
  • Ability to provide spiritual direction to a congregation to include praying aloud, extending a call to worship, or sharing a devotional thought.
  • Ability to engage others in worship with sensitivity to the work of the Holy Spirit. This individual should possess a genuine love for worship and a calling to lead others into a deeper experience of worship.
  • Accomplished vocalist with good pitch, tone, and projection and excellent musicianship (e.g., ability to chart and incorporate multiple instruments, understanding of music theory, and proficiency on multiple instruments).
  • Ability to recruit volunteers, build teams, and collaborate with others.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven initiative with a desire to continually grow and pursue excellence.
  • Familiarity with contemporary worship song repertoire (e.g., music performed at the Passion Conference) and hymnody with the ability to integrate hymns into a contemporary worship service.
  • Technically proficient using click/guide/loops, DAW, Multitracks or similar software.

 

 Requirements

  • Uphold our staff values, by working with:
    • Humility as evidenced by Philippians 2:3 “In humility count others more significant than yourselves.”
    • Servanthood as evidenced by Matthew 20:26-28 “But whoever would be great among you must be your servant.”
    • Dedication as evidenced by a work ethic that reflects the reality of 1 Corinthians 15:58 “Be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord, your labor is not in vain.”
  • Be in agreement with the core beliefs of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (epc.org/about-the-epc/beliefs/) and the vision of River Oaks Community Church.
  • Contribute to the team spirit of the staff through fellowship, encouragement, cooperation, and prayer.
  • At least three years experience leading and developing worship teams in a ministry setting.
  • Ability to work on a Sunday through Thursday work week with occasional nights and weekends.
  • Formal education is not a predetermining factor for this position; however, a candidate will likely hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in music.

The position offers a competitive salary based on experience and education, and a generous benefits package which includes paid time off, employer-paid medical insurance, medical leave, and parental leave. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and a URL with a worship-leading sample, if available, to .

About River Oaks Community Church

River Oaks began in March 1999 as a church plant with a core group of 30 families and has grown since then to become a multi-generational church that continues to attract young families through our ministries to the next generation.  We are strategically located next to West Forsyth High School, along a major thoroughfare that connects the cities of Lewisville, Clemmons, and Winston-Salem. Our worship services are contemporary and we encourage people to “come as you are.” Our staff is a cohesive team pursuing a discipleship-driven, outreach-focused vision. We strive to be Bible-centered, Prayer-fueled, Spirit-led, generous-hearted, missions-minded, relationally-connected, and next-gen focused.

We are a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).  The EPC is a family of churches, reformed in theology and presbyterian in polity, defined by shared core values and bonded by the fellowship of the Holy Spirit. For more information about the EPC, visit www.epc.org