Employment

Employment

 

Director of Worship – Full Time 

Hempfield United Methodist Church

3050 Marietta Ave.

Lancaster, PA 17601

Hempfield United Methodist Church is an established church located in Lancaster, PA with a clear vision: “To know Jesus and make Him known.” We are seeking a full-time Director of Worship to plan contemporary and traditional worship services that are centered in the adoration and glorification of God. This position will report directly to the Lead Pastor.

Qualifications:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing, personal relationship with Him.
  • Commitment to the authority of the Bible and agreement with the doctrines expressed in the Apostles Creed.
  • 2-3 years of worship leading experience in a ministry setting.
  • A gifted vocalist who is capable of leading worship with an instrument (preferably guitar or piano).
  • Ability to read Scripture, pray, and verbally interact with a congregation during worship.
  • A proven developer of musicians, vocalists, and teams.
  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship including sound, lighting, computers (esp. Mac -Keynote, and Planning Center Online).
  • Good organizational, administrative, and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan the corporate worship services in consultation with the Pastoral Team with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
      • Ensure that all aspects of the service compliment the sermon series.
      • Oversee song selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists and vocalists.
      • Include a variety of traditional and contemporary songs, staying current on trends in worship music.
  • Recruit and lead worship team singers and instrumentalists and prepare them through regular rehearsals to lead the congregation in worship.
  • Oversee an adult choir, fitting musical selections into the flow of worship.
  • Oversee/support Cherub and Children’s Choir
  • Support children and youth ministry Worship Teams
  • Be available for special services including funerals, communion services, and other special programs.
  • Oversee the worship department budget, organization, and volunteers.
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with our church’s vision for ministry.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: employment@hempfieldumc.org