Creekwood UMC: Director of Contemporary Worship

Date Posted: 10/31/2018


Creekwood UMC, Allen, TX

Job Description

Creekwood United Methodist Church seeks an energetic, spiritually-grounded individual to connect the contemporary congregations to Christ through music and worship. 

We are a growing 1,000-member congregation in the North Dallas suburbs that seeks to inspire growth through scriptural education, faith-based fellowship, and relationship-based mission with the hopes of leading hearts and minds to the love of Jesus Christ, in an open, loving community.  We dig deep roots into God’s love and share it through our core values of learning, sharing, and serving.  We are seeking team members to match our community’s drive, ambition, and desire to live into our core values. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead, schedule and organize the contemporary worship band and vocalists.
  • Oversee and lead all paid musical staff.
  • Create a culture of participation and celebration in the contemporary worship community.
  • Curate experiences and moments within worship that help people encounter God.
  • Engage and inspire musically inclined persons to join the praise band.
  • Connect with the congregation via social media, conversation, or otherwise to build relationships and assess needs/passions of congregation with regards to worship.
  • Communicate regularly with the Senior Pastor, Director of Communications, Media Volunteers and Praise Band to ensure cohesion and relevance.
  • Work as part of the Worship Team on monthly basis to ensure excellence.

Requirements

  • Passion for leading people to a transformational experience with the living Christ and an understanding of how to inspire people to sing and engage in worship.
  • Competent vocalist.
  • Guitar is preferred but not required.
  • Methodist background or understanding of Methodist faith is preferred but not required
  • Organizational ability.
  • Knowledge of Planning Center Online.

Other Skills

  • Works well as part of a team
  • Relationally competent
  • Organized
  • Strategic
  • Prompt

Compensation will be based on hours and experience.  

How to Apply

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and a 5-minute video showcasing your worship leading and musical abilities to Senior Pastor David Lessner at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (214) 544-8050

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