Worship Leader, Bethlehem UMC [Thornton]

Bethlehem UMC, Thornton, PA is an outwardly focused Church seeking to meet our neighbors where they are to allow the love of Christ to bless them. We are looking for an energetic, dynamic worship leader who can help achieve our Mission of making Disciples for Christ by weekly creating a worship experience that enters the newcomers and regular attendees into the experience of Christ as well as leading them to the knowledge of Christ. Contemporary and traditional styles of music have relevance in our culture today so the qualified candidate will be able to create a worship experience that meets BUMC’s worship team vision that directly tie’s into the Church’s vision. The Worship Leader will work with the Leadership team and worship team on overall worship design and schedules that tie into and enhance the weekly sermon topic.

This is currently a part-time Worship Leader position. There is a lot of growth potential in this role to take on more responsibility and potentially evolve the position to full-time if Worship experience aids in growth of Church.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Planning and leading current worship services
  • Creative arts and tech help (sharing ideas, helping with media prep., sound, etc.)
  • Work with Pastor and Worship team on delivering a Balanced worship experience that supports the particular week’s sermon focus.
  • Grow and develop Laity volunteer band, choir, children’s choir, and worship team members.
  • Help with rehearsal prep and rehearsals
  • Develop a budget for Worship team in partnership with finance chair.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in music, music worship, or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience leading or part of worship team  in a traditional and contemporary church
  • Team player with good work ethic and a servant heart
  • Lead singer experience
  • Lead guitar or keyboard experience


  • Not applicable

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: Determined by experience/qualifications


  • Worship Leader/Worship Team Experience: 2 – 3 years (Required)

Education: Bachelor Degree

Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information to info@bethmeth.com.