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Worship Leader Job Description
Manly Memorial Baptist Church is looking for a qualified musician that loves people and loves God to join our positive and supportive ministry team, to help bring people closer to one another and closer to Jesus in the Lexington area.
Compensation: $7,500 annually
Purpose: The purpose of the Worship Leader position is to facilitate moments of transcendent worship and to create communities of belonging and faith through music.
Summary of Position: The Worship Leader will prepare and lead music for Sunday Worship and other special services.
-Participate in Worship Planning with Pastor, the organist, and others.
-Lead congregational music in worship.
-Invite unchurched musicians to join the choir or other ensembles.
-Prepare Wednesday night choir rehearsals.
-Prepare special music for special observances of Advent/Christmas, Easter, and others.
-Encourage participation by soloists and instrumentalists on a regular basis including, but not limited to the Children’s Choir, Handbell Choir, Praise Band, etc.
-Assist with instrument maintenance.
Time On and Off Considerations:
-The Worship leader will be expected at Sunday services, Wednesday night rehearsals, and weekly worship planning meetings. All other responsibilities will flexibly be taken in good faith.
-As noted, the worship leader is expected to serve each Sunday of Advent, as well as Palm Sunday and Easter, barring an emergency situation.
-July is generally considered a month off for church choir. Smaller ensembles can be arranged for special music.
-The worship leader will be allowed 4 Sundays (with corresponding responsibilities) off each year, if they have secured a capable substitute.