Music Ministry Worship Leader

Date Posted: April 20, 2023
Hours Per Week: 12-14
First Congregational Church
Torrington, CT, USA
Job Type: Music or Worship Director
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Music Ministry Worship Leader

Job Description

First Church is seeking to fill a part-time position responsible for leading and growing our Music Ministry.

Qualification: This individual must seek to grow and mature in their faith so that they can model and mentor what that is to those around them.

General Qualifications

  • Must be a born-again Christian, meeting the 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5 qualifications for church leaders.
  • Commitment to First Congregational Church’s vision, values, and beliefs.
  • Commitment to a team approach to ministry.
  • Relational style of leadership and ministry.
  • Joyful spirit and good sense of humor.
  • Able to work without direct supervision.
  • Proficiency to lead worship both vocally and with a guitar and/or keyboard.
  • General availability to Pastoral Staff, Music director and worship music volunteers.
  • Experience in leading worship in a blended setting preferred.
  • GED or High School Diploma required, continued education preferred.
  • Familiar with Media Shout Worship Presentation Software (or equivalent).


  • Provide leadership, vision, and passion in the area of music worship ministries that is in line with the overall vision and mission of First Church.
  • Take the lead in creating and implementing new worship opportunities which align with the mission and vision at First Church.
  • Coordinate with the Pastoral Staff and Music Director to create well-planned and engaging Sunday worship services. This includes leading the Sunday Worship Music and overseeing the worship team (vocalists and instrumentalists).
  • Responsibilities include preparation for and leading rehearsals, as well as consulting with the Pastoral Staff and Music Director to coordinate the music for the Sunday service.
  • Oversee the Media Team in production and driving of the worship media presentation.
  • In conjunction with the Music Director develop and administer an annual budget for the worship ministry in accordance with the financial policies of the church.
  • If available, attend monthly staff meetings and participate in the planning and implementation of church programs that will fulfill the mission and vision of the church. If not available, coordinate a time for a meeting with the Pastoral Staff/Music Director.
  • Assist in planning, implementing and leading worship for special events outside of Sunday worship services. This is based on availability.

Other Responsibilities

  • Work with the Pastoral Staff and Music Director keeping them informed of any pertinent situations that arise regarding the worship/music ministry.
  • General pastoral responsibilities shared by the team and other duties as required.
  • It is anticipated that the duties associated with this position will take a minimum of 12 hours per week. They are to include but not restricted to worship, rehearsals and oversight of the Media Team.

How To Apply

If you are interested please send your resume along with three references and other information to [email protected]. Please include “Music Ministry Worship Leader Search” in the subject line of your email. Include any links to your experience as a worship leader.