Woodlawn Christian Church, Knoxville, TN - Worship Minister

Woodlawn Christian Church

Non-denominational Christian Church

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
7 400 Knoxville, TN USA

Contact Information

link   mywoodlawn.org

Dwayne Curry
mail   dwayne@mywoodlawn.org
phone   (865) 573-6721

4339 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Worship/Music Worship Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

JOB TITLE: Worship Minister Full-time (40 hours per week) JOB OBJECTIVE: Coordinate and lead worship services that honor God and inspire spiritual growth and devotion to Him, supporting the overall mission of the church: Transforming people into vibrant mature followers of Jesus Christ. RESPONSIBILITIES: Worship Ministry Coordination (60%) • Walk with the Lord in a life passionately devoted to God through worship. • Create an environment of worship in services that facilitate transformation and mission. o Vital, life-shaping worship is prayer-driven, Scripture-informed, and Spirit-filled. o Worship services should celebrate what God is doing in and through His people. • Primary focus is planning and leading dynamic worship designed primarily to engage younger generations and the unchurched, while also planning and leading a separate, more traditional service designed to engage older generations. • Strengthen multi-generational and multi-cultural relationships forming one church family. o Develop young musicians to support youth worship and weekend services. o Engage and involve international members (Latinos, Africans, Chinese, etc.) • Collaborate with the teaching team to creatively promote and present each message series. • Design services that enhance the “bottom-line” (text/topic) of the day. • Lead the worship team through prayer and practice in preparation for weekend services. • Provide oversight, direction and assistance to the technical and media team. • Coordinate all aspects of the production of weekend services (ushers, communion, announcements, music, videos, drama, stage design, graphics, slides, podcasts, etc.) • Recruit, train, supervise and disciple worship ministry volunteers. • Manage all music and video licensing, software and equipment. • Develop and manage the worship budget. Guest Services Coordination (25%) • Coordinate the welcome and follow up processes for guests. • Recruit and train guest services volunteers (Connection center, greeters, usher, etc.) • Communicate with the congregation to inspire an attitude of invitation and welcome. • Coordinate, manage, and update social media communication. Pastoral Care and Ministry Support (15%) • Provide pastoral care for the worship and guest services volunteers and their families. • Carry out ministry duties consistent with being on staff at Woodlawn (staff meetings, office hours, hospital visits, work as a team, promote a unified vision, etc.) • Coordinate additional services (weddings, funerals, special services) as necessary. RELATIONSHIPS AND ROLES: • Serve under the direction of the Lead Minister and under the authority of the elders. • Report to the Lead Minister. • Supported by a capable office assistant, worship team, resources and equipment. • Work alongside Woodlawn staff and ministries to carry out our relational discipleship mission. JOB DETAILS: • The position is full-time requiring at least 40 hours per week. • The salary includes allowance for health care and housing. JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to lead all aspects of a worship service. • Experience in programming worship elements. • Leadership and team-building skills. • Comfortable with leading from on-stage and off-stage. • Excellent communication skills. • Good personal relationship skills, particularly with volunteers. • A heart for unity and a commitment to mutual submission. • Ability to appreciate and execute a variety of worship styles. • Prioritization skills and management to deadlines. • Manage constant workflow and delegate when appropriate. • Decision-making skills. • Stewardship of time and talent to be responsible for all aspects of this role. SPIRITUAL QUALIFICATIONS: • Accepts Jesus Christ as Lord & Savior and has been baptized into Him. (John 1:12; Mt. 10:32, 16:16; Acts 2:38) • Has a good understanding of salvation by grace through faith. (Eph. 2:8-10; Col 2:9-12) • Believes the Bible to be the Word of God. (2 Tim. 3:16) • Demonstrates the fruit of a growing relationship with God through the Holy Spirit. (Gal. 5:22-26; 2 Peter 1:3-11; 3:17-18)

Applicant Requirements

Worship Minister Woodlawn Christian Church, Knoxville, TN The Woodlawn Christian Church seeks a full-time Worship Minister to lead and coordinate our two Sunday morning services. The primary focus is planning and leading dynamic, contemporary worship designed primarily to engage younger generations and the unchurched, while also planning and leading a separate, more traditional service designed to engage older generations. We are looking for a Worship Leader who has a servant's heart and is passionate about worship ministry. This position would require someone to creatively arrange music and instruments, coordinate flow of worship, and engage our congregation by magnifying the presence of the Holy Spirit during worship. Also responsible for continuing to build the worship team by developing and incorporating new talent for instrumentals and vocals and coordinating oversight of a team of volunteers in the media and technical ministries. Compensation to be determined based upon experience. Applicants should send a resume and, if possible, a link to videos of their previously led worship experiences to dwayne@mywoodlawn.org.