Contemporary Worship Leader
Forest Hills Baptist Church
General Overview Forest Hills Baptist Church, founded in 1945, located in Raleigh, NC, is seeking a part-time contemporary worship leader who can take us to the next level in our worship. We are located just a few blocks away from both North Carolina State University and Meredith College, with tremendous potential to reach hundreds of students, singles and young families in the surrounding area. The church is a diverse and international community, sharing its campus with four international congregations (Chinese, African, Farsi and Hispanic). Position Description The Contemporary Worship Leader is responsible for selecting music and overall design of the contemporary worship service of Forest Hills Baptist Church. This is a part-time, paid position (15-20 hours per week). This position reports directly to the Associate Pastor for Worship and Discipleship with oversight from the Senior Pastor. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The success of this ministry position is dependent upon the Contemporary Worship Leader working with the Praise Band, appropriate teams and committees, staff, and ministries to realize the overall mission of Forest Hills Baptist Church: Love God. Love People. Live the Gospel. Striving for excellent worship is central to this ministry position. Duties include: Plan weekly the contemporary worship service including the selection of music Lead midweek rehearsals Meet weekly with the Preaching Minister to help plan worship Recruit, develop, and inspire the praise band/worship teams Work collaborative with the ministry staff to create meaningful worship experiences around the annual Christian calendar of holidays such as Advent Christmas, Lent, Easter, etc. Key Qualifications Must have strong leadership/team building skills, and an ability to sing, play guitar and/or keyboard. Must be technically competent with lighting and sound use for worship service. Must possess a theology of worship that is biblical, Christ-centered and Spirit directed. Must have strong personal devotional life. Additional Skills/Qualifications That Would Be Helpful A college degree from an accredited college or university Ministerial credentials from a recognized/legitimate organization, and/or some theological training Previous contemporary worship leadership experience Please send your resume’ and cover letter to careers@foresthills.org. Please include a brief, recent video clip or link of you leading worship.
Posting Dates: 
06/10/2021 to 12/10/2021
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Paul Taulman
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