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.


  • 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.


  • 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