Director of Contemporary Worship

Date Posted: December 4, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church
High Point, NC, USA
Job Type: Music or Worship Director
Other Details

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church is a growing and vibrant congregation located in the Triad area of North Carolina. We are a theologically orthodox Methodist church that is firmly rooted in the Wesleyan tradition. The director of contemporary worship position is a full time, salaried position that includes health and pension benefits. God has great plans for Wesley Memorial. Come join a wonderful staff and ministry team!

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for leading the praise team and the congregation in contemporary worship through music.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads the Praise Team

  • Discerns the talent level of the various Praise Team members and ensures that musical selections are consistent with the abilities of the team.
  • Organize and lead the Praise Team in rehearsals and in worship services.
  • Organizes a rotation of musicians and vocalists.
  • Recruit new team members and shepherd existing members.

Prepares and Leads Music for 9:45am Contemporary Worship Service

  • Facilitate a weekly worship experience that is yielded to the Holy Spirit and empowers God’s people to worship God in spirit and in truth.
  • Stays current on contemporary musical trends.
  • Studies and understands the demographics of the congregation.
  • Coordinates with the Contemporary Worship Associate Pastor and/or Senior Pastor regarding worship themes.
  • Plans music consistent with themes and the liturgical calendar.
  • Equipment maintenance


  • May be assigned other tasks by the Senior Pastor and/or clergy team.

Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience performing and leading musicians in a contemporary worship setting.
  • Knowledge of music from a wide variety of styles that are appropriate for Christian worship.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.

How To Apply

Email resume and a recent video of you leading worship to Rev. Clark Chilton – [email protected].