Creekwood UMC: Praise Team Leader

Date Posted: 10/6/2023

Creekwood UMC, Allen, TX

Job Description

Position: Director of Contemporary Worship

Employment Status: Part-time (15 hrs./week)


Contemporary Worship:

  • Lead, schedule and organize the contemporary worship band.
  • Oversee and lead all paid musicians in worship band.
  • Administrate payroll for all paid musicians.
  • Create an engaging culture of celebration in the contemporary worshipping community.
  • Create experiences and moments within worship that help persons encounter God.
  • Engage and inspire musically inclined persons to utilize their gifts to lead others in worship.
  • 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 Senior Pastor, Director of Communications, media volunteers and band to ensure cohesion and relevance.  
  • Work as part of the Worship Team to ensure excellence.
  • Serve as a pastoral presence to the praise team.
  • Develop opportunities for gifted church members who are not on the praise team to utilize musical gifts on occasion. 
  • Work with Director of Student Worship to give Student Praise Band opportunities to mesh with Praise Band or lead in place of.

Special Worship Services:

  • Organize the praise team to support all-church functions and special opportunities of worship.
  • Work alongside Traditional Worship musicians to cross-utilize musical talent across the church.

How to Apply

Send a resume and video samples of worship/music leadership to Pastor David Lessner at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 214-544-8050


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