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Posted by: Paul Straub

Posted date: Aug-21-2014

Location: Vista, CA

 Hope Church of the Nazarene

1755 Thibodo Rd.

Vista, CA   92083




Worship Leader (Vista, CA)


Compensation will be determined based on experience.


Hope Church is a family focused church in North San Diego County. We are searching for a worship leader for our second service at 10:30 am who will connect with the 20 and 30 something families in the congregation and the community.

The Worship leader will be a passionate and progressive Worship Pastor who is excellent both vocally and on guitar. The Worship Pastor will be expected to have high leadership capacity, team building abilities, as well as administrative skills. The ideal candidate would have the ability to recruit, train, and shepherd the Worship Team and to execute technical, creative, and musical aspects of the services. The ideal candidate would bring value and possibly leadership to creative arts areas, which we plan to implement, at Hope Church including technical arts and production. This position can be expanded to oversee a Saturday night coffee house focused on outreach along with supervising the traditional worship service in the future. This increase in hours will be reflected in the financial package.

Description: The position of Part-Time Worship Leader will have primary responsibility for leading the contemporary band at the 10:30 am service in the sanctuary. (1.5 hours/wk.). This includes time to warm-up and make sound checks.
Duties will include:
-- Rehearsing the band, either on a weeknight or Sunday morning. (2 hours/wk.)
-- Selecting music. This involves meeting with the speaker for that Sunday to assure a united message in both the Word and music. Our desire is to use songs from the likes of Tim Hughes and the Worship Central artists, Hillsong artists, Bethel artists, Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin, as well as fresh versions of traditional hymns. (We have a CCLI account) (2 hours/wk.)
-- Participate in worship planning with the Senior pastor (1 hour/wk.)
-- Communicate with and schedule band members band. (2.5 hours/wk.)
This is a total of 9 hours per week. Extra time will be added during the holiday season. 

Education Required: Formal Education not required

Experience Required: 3-5 years of progressively responsible ministry and worship leadership experience

Primary Responsibilities include:
- Plan, direct and implement all aspect of the Worship Service
- Direct rehearsals with Adult and Youth Praise Bands.
- Recruit and coordinate volunteer vocalists, band members, sound and video technicians
- Work with the Worship Committee and Senior Pastor to plan themes relevant to the Christian year and spiritual needs of congregation
- Assist and contribute to the life of a Nazarene church including a missional spirit of hospitality and deep desire to facilitate transformation in the lives of members and guests.

Please send resumes along with video clip or a link to video clips of you leading worship by replying to paul@hopechurchnaz.com. You can also fax your information to us at 760-726-1077, attn.: Paul

Our address is 1755 Thibodo Rd. Vista, CA 92081. We are just off highway 78 between the Mar Vista and Sycamore exits.

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Vista, CA
District Southern California
State/Province California
Position Title Worship Leader
Position Classification Worship & Arts
PositionType Part-time
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Paul Straub
Title Executive Pastor
Phone 760-726-3873
Email paul@hopechurchnaz.com