Our Saviours Lutheran Church

Stanwood, Washington, United States

WORSHIP LEADER (Contemporary Service)

  • Address: 27201 99th Avenue NW, PO Box 370, Stanwood, Washington 98292
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Linda Hammer
  • Phone: 360.629.3767
  • Email: office@oslcstanwood.org
  • Website: Click Here
  • Category: Worship Ministry
  • Sub-Category: Contemporary Worship
  • Position Title: WORSHIP LEADER (Contemporary Service)
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Description:

    The Worship Leader is a part-time position tasked with planning, preparing for, and leading a weekly contemporary Sunday morning worship service that connects across generations, promotes authentic worship, and proclaims the uncompromised message of the Gospel.


    • Clear testimony of a life that has trusted in and is walking with JesusChrist
    • Experience planning, preparing, and leading worshipservices
    • A heart to lead people in worship and not just lead a worshipservice
    • Agrees with our church’s beliefs and doctrines


    • Skilled in vocal and instrumentaldirection
    • Can proficiently play an instrument in the worship band (ex: guitar,keyboard)
    • Quality singing voice and engaging stagepresence
    • Has experience with the use of technology in worship such as lighting, worship software, sound systems, video projection,etc.
    • Team player with good relational and leadership skills and a positiveattitude
    • Self-starter who strives forquality


    • Lead the congregation in worship and direct the flow and elements of theservice
    • Develop a weekly order of service in coordination with the pastor and communicate it in advance to the members of the band and tech team.
    • Direct a weekly rehearsal with the worship band that both prepares for a quality performance on Sunday and develops new music to be introduced to the congregation in future services. The worship leader ultimately chooses the music, but it is important that he/she seeks input from the band members on songchoices.
    • Ensurethatthestageset-ups,lighting,soundsystem,videosystems,andworshippresentationsoftwareare working properly and ready for theservice
    • Build the worship presentation for each week’s service. This includes such things as announcement graphics, countdown videos, and songslides.
    • Oversee the design/decoration of the stage to keep it fresh, orderly, and connecting with the current season or emphasis of thechurch
    • Recruit and/or develop new musicians, singers, and tech team members sufficient to carry out the weekly needs of the service and prepare for futureneeds
    • Develop a yearly budget for the contemporary service and follow the financial guidelines forpurchases
    • Engage in the body of the church as an active member by joining a Bible study group, seeking to make connections with members beyond the worship stage, and supporting the vision, mission, and pastor of the church
    • Work under the guidance of the pastor


    • This is a part-time position paid $20-25/hour. The position is based on quality completion of the assigned responsibilities. Expect between 10-15 hours perweek.

    To apply send cover letter and resume to: office@oslcstanwood.org with “Worship Leader” in the subject line.