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Worship Leader

Posted by: First Assembly of God

Posted date: 2017-Jan-17

Location: Lancaster

Lancaster First Assembly of God

1025 Columbia ave. Lancaster PA 17603


Worship Leader

Job Description


Position Summary:  The Worship Leader will lead the congregation in honoring the Lord through musical and artistic worship by:

  • Creating an inviting, worshipful atmosphere, a space in which people can meet with God
  • Leading the congregation and the members of the worship ministry in growing their own relationships with the Lord through worship; Establishing a God-honoring culture of worship among the congregation
  • Mentoring a team of worship leaders who rotate in giving leadership
  • Developing the people who serve in the worship department
  • Providing spiritual covering to the worship department



  • L ead and train others to lead the musical worship for the worship service
  • Be prepared to lead congregational singing with the worship team (or along)
  • Utilize a mix of new, current, local, and traditional songs
  • Allow room for the Spirit to lead during worship through prophetic words, singing in the spirit, waiting on the Lord
  • Lead during prayer times, altar times, communion, special prayer, or special music
  • Introduce new songs (first as special music) at least 1 time per month


  • Lead the worship team
  • Build positive social dynamics and quality music
  • Lead a worship team rehearsal, preferably a weekly rehearsal and a Sunday morning rehearsal
  • Help less experienced participants become knowledgeable of their instruments and roles


  •  Lead the department
  • Communicate with the Lead Pastor on a regular basis to discuss worship themes and maintain a trust-based working relationship
  • Meet regularly for staff meetings as well as Denominational training events
  • Meet with the Media Director to plan worship service details, and provide weekly song order and lyrics to the computer operators in a timely manner
  • Manage the worship department funds
  • Supervise the special music calendar (if desired)
  • Participate in


Monthly Events:

1st Week: Communion, lead an appropriate song during this time

2nd Week: Missions

3rd Week: Special prayer, lead songs while prayer is taking place at the altar

4th Week: Special Events



Personal Christian Walk:

  • A trusting relationship with Jesus Christ that is clearly exhibited in the leader’s life – you just get the sense that they know God intimately
  • Humble, servant leader
  • Values quality worship with flexibility to respond to the Holy Spirit
  • Seeks after and follows the leading of the Holy Spirit, does not walk in the fear of man, and walks in authority




Training/Experience :

  • Skilled instrumentalist [preferably guitar and/or piano] – a true musician
  • Lead quality vocalist – a strong, listenable voice to be easily followed
  • Ability to bring out the best in team members
  • Prior experience in church or para-church worship ministry
  • Basic knowledge of sound, video, lighting, audio recording and editing is helpful



  • Joyful submission to Godly authority
  • Friendly, open, honest, seeking community, encouraging, good chemistry with existing teams
  • Must be a person of integrity
  • Must have healthy relationship with his/her spouse and children and their support for involvement in this ministry; not enslaved to debt (except for personal residence)
  • Leaders are expected to participate in the shared life, personal growth, and accountability of a small group


Organizational Skills:

  • The ability to maintain montly schedule for him/herself, the Worship team members, handle details related to worship planning and be prepared with planning ahead in worship, using Same Page
  • The ability to organize and communicate clearly and consistently



Job Title Worship Leader
Post Details
Organization First Assembly of God
Phone 717 397 1112
Email lancfirstag(at)comcast.net
Location Lancaster
State State -> Pennsylvania
Zip Code 17603.00
Country Country -> United States
Salary $200 a week
Deadline for applying 2017-Mar-15
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Job Category Job Classification -> Ministry - Church
Church Job Category Church Job Category -> Worship Ministries
Denomination Denomination -> Assembly of God
Church Size Church Size -> 101-250
Worship Style Worship Style -> Contemporary

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