Worship director needed at Horizons Church, Lincoln, NE


Horizons Community Church is seeking a worship leader who is passionate about developing and leading engaging, relevant worship experiences. This worship leader must be able to lead and work collaboratively with several volunteer-based bands and tech teams and contribute to worship planning with other staff, volunteers, and pastor. It is important this worship leader has a passionate, authentic love for Jesus, excellent vocal and instrumental capabilities, the ability to engage the Horizons community through worship, and has relevant band leadership experience.

Desired Outcome of Position: The Horizons worship leader will produce an organized, spiritually engaging, and relevant worship service that with the worship team brings the Horizons Community into a life-changing encounter with Jesus through music and prayer.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver worship services with pastor and team
  • Meet with pastor and design team
  • Lead the team in creating the service order
  • Lead the team in implementing various media or experiential elements in worship (when/if appropriate)
  • Coordinate various parts of worship that occur each Sunday in accordance with the church calendar
  • Services may be in person and/or on-line
  • Prepare and lead rehearsals and worship
  • Select and prepare songs
  • Manage worship team
  • Schedule members and bands (or collaborate with scheduler)
  • Lead and coach Worship Team to excellence
  • Review worship order with team Recruit and disciple band members and sub leaders
  • Seek and welcome new members into band
  • Develop members’ playing and singing abilities
  • Lead members into a deeper relationship with Jesus and into growth in the Spirit through teaching, prayer, and personal relationship
    Recruit and manage worship support teams
  • Recruit for video, sound, and visual teams
  • Provide training in each area
  • Manage schedule of technical team members
  • Manage worship equipment, subscriptions, and budget
  • Monitor and maintain condition of equipment
  • Direct the purchasing or repairing of equipment
  • Communicate equipment or budget needs
  • Commitment to spiritual growth and leadership
  • Fully engage with the greater ministry of the church
  • Conduct self in morally and spiritually upright ways inside and outside of worship role
  • Continually aspire to grow in Jesus through study, prayer, and LifeGroups
  • Has a passion to minister to all persons
  • Develop and maintain healthy staff relationships
  • Attend staff meetings and special events
  • Maintain excellent and open paths of communications with all staff and pastors
  • Assist with other church responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with Horizons staff and/or volunteers
Preferred Candidates will have:
  • knowledge and experience performing contemporary Christian music
  • experience in running sound boards, stage lighting, and video presentation
  • experience with Planning Center software (or equivalent)
  • an ability to provide musical experiences for a multi-generational church

Contact: Denise Ellis

Address: 3200 Grainger Pkwy Lincoln 68516

Phone: 4024206600


Website: horizons.church

Attached file(s): view file