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Director of Worship Ministries

First Pres Glen Ellyn
Glen Ellyn, IL
Posted: April 11, 2018
Job Information:
Modern Worship Leader and Director of Worship Ministries

At First Pres. Church of Glen Ellyn, we love and embrace inspiring worship and are looking for a Director of Worship who will lead modern worship services with vision, creativity, a passion for excellence, and a love of Jesus Christ. We are an active, multigenerational Presbyterian church. Members embrace their faith as a lifestyle, and the church is active all week with worship, community events, small groups, children's and youth programming, and missions that are local, national, and global.

Position Directive: Lead engaging modern worship services as the primary worship leader with passion and creativity, develop and mentor a large group of musicians and vocalists, work with staff members and lay members to find ways to include inspiring worship in church programming.

Partners in Ministry: Pastors, Associate Worship Director, Worship Council.
Reports to: Senior Pastor/Head of Staff
Peers include: Associate Pastors, Director of Children's Ministries, Director of Youth Ministry, Preschool Director and Church Administrator.

  • With the pastors, design and lead inspiring worship that deepens our love of Christ
  • Develop the worship team, including the next generation of worship leaders
  • Innovate new ideas for the worship experience at First Pres., including new uses of technology
  • Other responsibilities, such as music at special events, scheduling guest musical groups, maintaining instruments and equipment, and other duties as mutually negotiated by the Pastor.

  • Extraordinary music background and performance skill. Excellent instrumentals and vocals.
  • Experience in modern worship leadership.
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in music is highly valued and significant experience in worship leadership is required.
  • Ability to compose, arrange, and orchestrate for the Worship Team.
  • Strong audio engineering skills with the soundboard (i.e. Midas Pro1)
  • Administrative and organizational skills
  • Diligence and creativity, with a strong sense of vision
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to mentor and nurture Christian discipleship
  • Familiarity and comfort with basic Reformed theology
  • Knowledge of modern Christian worship music
  • Familiarity with necessary software and web resources (e.g. Planning Center Online, ProPresenter, Dropbox, Excel/Numbers)

    Salary Commensurate with Abilities and Experience

    Contact Information for the Position:
    First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn
    550 North Main Street
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    Position Information:
    Position Title:Director of Worship Ministries
    Time: Full Time
    Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
    Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA
    Worship Style: Contemporary
    Church Size:
    Contact Information:
    Organization Name:First Pres Glen Ellyn
    Address1:550 North Main Street
    City:Glen Ellyn
    State or Province:IL
    ZIP Code:60137
    Country: USA
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