Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Union Park United Methodist Church
2305 E 12th St
Des Moines, IA  50316
Job Title:
Worship Leader
Job Type:
Arts & Communication
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
20 hours
Position Start Date:
Pay Rate:
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How To Apply:
Email at or through the website
Contact Name:
Rev. Lee Webb  
(515) 262-2875
Job Description:
The Worship Leader needs to have the knowledge and skill to be able to lead vocalists and instrumentalists in a praise band setting. They will also provide continuity with the theme throughout the service. The Worship Leader must be a motivator and encourager, and be able to give correction when needed. The Worship Leader should demonstrate the Christian faith and be in agreement with the teachings of the church. The Worship Leader has two major job responsibilities: 1) Music & Worship. The Worship Leader will be part of the worship team; leading rehearsals at least once per week, and performing with the worship team at the worship service(s). The Worship Leader will co-lead the worship service with the pastor, assisting with the flow and theme of the service. 2) Administrative. The Worship Leader is responsible for choosing and providing new and current Christian music for the worship team. The Worship Leader will be part of the search committee for band members, and will attend Music & Worship planning sessions. *The details within this job description are not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
Job Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s or associate’s degree is preferred. • Demonstrated ability to read music, sing, and/or play an instrument. • Microsoft Word & Power Point skills. • Has a good track record of leadership. • Ability to speak motivationally about faith in front of congregation. • Has the skills and knowledge to lead other musicians in a praise band setting. • Past experience leading and/or playing in a praise band is a plus, but not required.