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Modern Worship Leader

Posted: 07/26/2022

Job Title:         Modern Worship Leader
Reports To:     Senior Pastor
FLSA Status:    Part or Full-time*

We are currently seeking a part-time Modern Worship Leader for our Summit service at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, MO.  An ideal candidate for this position is someone Christ-centered, creative, excellent leadership and team building, organized, detailed oriented, adaptive to change and committed to leading people closer to Jesus Christ.
Candidate must have previous experience in modern worship; experience recruiting and leading worship/music teams; and strong computer and technology skills (sound systems and lighting).  Ideal candidate will have some experience with Planning Center and ProPresenter.


  • Proven ability to play guitar or piano and sing simultaneously
  • Mature and growing Christ follower
  • Visionary and innovative
  • Invests in people over programs
  • Understands the changing cultural landscape
  • Proven effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a heart for those who do not yet know Christ
  • Self-motivated and motivator of others
  • Has a teachable spirit. Humble, patient, kind, emotionally intelligent
  • Experience in leading modern worship.  Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Lead our modern worship service weekly with excellence
  • Recruit, train, coordinate and build volunteer musicians
  • Select and develop modern worship music
  • Schedule personal rehearsal time, learning and charting new material in coordination with Pastors for weekly worship.
  • Facilitate rehearsals with attention to the availability of the worship team
  • Set up, creation, and maintenance of song database, slides, and technology (in cooperation with Director of Communications)
  • Maintain music catalog, Maintain CCLI, CVLI license as well as adherence
  • Basic maintenance of musical instruments, sound  and computer equipment
  • Recommend and implement necessary technical upgrades
  • Coordinate visual décor of worship space
  • Attend weekly staff and worship planning meetings
  • Continue to learn new ways to use technology to engage people in worship

*This position could be paired with other Ministry Areas, according to the gifts of the applicant, to become a full-time position
$20,000-$25,000 salary range for part time worship leader.
Interested applicants can send cover letter and resume to Sr. Pastor Jennifer Long at