Contemporary Worship Leader – Jacksonville First United Methodist Church

Position: Part Time, Currently 10 hours per week
Jacksonville First United Methodist Church is seeking a Contemporary Worship Leader to lead and expand this growing congregation’s faithful worship of God through modern, contemporary worship songs. Working with the Senior Pastor and Music Director, the Worship Leader will plan and develop worship services which engage the congregation in worship.  Primarily working with the Praise Band at Jacksonville First United Methodist, the Worship Leader will oversee and coordinate modern worship songs for the congregation to sing and participate.  It is important the worship leader provide strong leadership for the congregation so they feel comfortable singing and participating in the songs selected. Also, the Worship Leader will be responsible for communicating and rehearsing with the Praise Band as well as with the Music Director ensuring all are informed as to what is happening at each worship service.
Currently, Jacksonville First United Methodist has one “blended” worship service in which “traditional” and “contemporary” music build upon one another to produce excellent corporate worship dedicated to God.  It is the vision of the congregation to develop two distinct styles of worship to reach the mission field of Jacksonville in the coming future.
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If you would like to apply, please submit an a letter of introduction as well as a resume to Rev. Nathan Kilbourne at  Thank you for considering the position!