Worship Leader

La Vernia United Methodist Church announces an opening for the position of Worship Leader. The main responsibility would be to lead music at the 11:00am worship service on Sundays and for the youth on Wednesdays starting at 6:00pm.

Essential duties include:
· Convey a cheerful, welcoming, helpful presence to all who enter the church

· Provide an uplifting spiritual experience that draws the congregation into closer relationship to God

· Work with the Pastor in planning and leading worship on Sunday mornings

· Work with the Youth Minister in planning and leading worship on Wednesday nights

· Basic training of volunteers in developing praise and music teams for worship

· Filing the necessary paperwork to comply with copyright for services led (the church has a CCLI license)

· Operation of the audio at the 8:30am worship service

Other responsibilities include:

· Communicate weekly with the Pastor

· Communicate weekly with the Youth Minister

· Maintain proficiency in a musical instrument

· Professional Development through continuing education

· Work with volunteer audio and video technicians toward a quality worship experience

· Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time exempt salaried position based on 10 hours per week (including preparation and rehearsal) with at least 7 hours a week on-site. On-site hours would b e 8:30am – 10:30am on Sunday and 5:30pm – 8:30pm on Wednesday. Salary starts at $7,800 per year depending on experience paid as $325 each check, 2 checks per month. Specific hours will be adjusted based on the needs of the church. Applicants must agree to abide by the Personnel Policies and Benefits manual of La Vernia United Methodist Church and must pass a background check as required by the Safe Gatherings program of the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Interested applicants should e-mail contact information to the church office at LaVerniaUMC@Hotmail.com by March 31st.