North Heights Lutheran Church

Arden HIlls, Minnesota, United States

Worship Leader

  • Address: 1700 West Highway 96, Arden HIlls, Minnesota 55112
  • Contact: Diane Armstrong
  • Phone: 651.797.7832
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  • Category: Worship Ministry
  • Position Title: Worship Leader
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Here at North Heights our vision is to Find Faith, Discover Purpose, Live Eternal Significance.

    Led by the Holy Spirit, North Heights engages all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God-given purpose, and equip them to lead lives of eternal significance.

    We are looking for staff to join us in this vision.

    Title: Worship Leader — Arden Hills Sanctuary

    Reports To: Senior Pastor

    Employment Status: Part Time or Full Time Exempt

    Summary of Position:  Oversee Arden Hills Worship Ministries including Sunday Morning, Student, Family, and Young Adult Ministries.  Partner with Arden Hills Technical Areas including Sound, Video, Lights, Overhead Projection and Live stream to create a seamless worship experience.


    • Belief that Jesus is the one and only Son of God and the only name that can save a human being
    • Be filled with the Holy Spirit and demonstrate the use of spiritual gifts
    • A good grasp of the Bible and a belief that the Bible is the inspired word of God
    • Lead Spirit-Filled Worship for our Arden Hills campus services, weekly and special events
    • Develop and execute well thought out and prayed-over worship plans, relying on individual gifts and strengths, and the natural and spiritual gifts of others
    • Develop teams of worship leaders and band members through a culture of mentoring and coaching
    • Develop a working relationship with the worship leaders at our Roseville campus, working together when needed to serve the Body of North Heights

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Theory preferred or equivalent of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, which includes hymns to modern praise/worship music. Experience in leading Holy Spirit led worship. Ability to play hymns in a modern worship style.

    Duties and Areas of Responsibility: 


    • Lead the congregation to grow spiritually through worship and provide spiritual covering to worship ministers
    • Build and maintain a positive and healthy team environment that ministers to one another and to the congregation
    • Manage one’s personal schedule and schedule various worship teams
    • Organize and communicate clearly and consistently
    • Bring out the best in team members


    • Create an inviting, worshipful atmosphere in which people can meet with God and experience the presence of the Holy Spirit, drawing from a mix of new, current, and traditional songs 
    • Establish a God-honoring culture of worship among the congregation
    • Allow room for the Holy Spirit to lead during worship through singing in the Spirit, waiting on the Lord, and praising God
    • Perform other duties as assigned that further the vision of North Heights


    • Coordinate worship with the lead pastor and other pastoral staff regularly for worship planning
    • Attend staff meetings and Leadership Team meetings as required
    • Establish and manage measurable quarterly goals that are in alignment with our vision
    • Adhere to staff core values
    • Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of North Heights

    Financial and Organizational:

    • Manage the Arden Hills worship ministries budget
    • Generate and oversee the financial budget of a large worship ministry
    • Ensure compliance with all required licenses and song tracking requirements for North Heights worship ministries
    • Plan a year out


    • Skilled instrumentalist and quality vocalist with formalized training/study
    • Prior experience in church or para-church worship ministry
    • Ability to train, manage and develop other worship leaders
    • Basic knowledge of worship related technology including sound, video, lights, audio recording and editing overhead projection and Live-stream to create a seamless worship experience
    • Competence in Planning Center and ProPresenter
    • Comfort in leading worship without music stand and sheet music to increase relaxed engagement for the congregation
    • Comfort in leading worship with Student, Family, and Young Adult Ministries