Director of Contemporary Music and Worship - FUMC Hot Springs (Hot Springs, AR)


Full-time First United Methodist Church Hot Springs is looking for a dynamic Christ-centered worship leader to help lead our Contemporary Worship service. We are seeking a spirit-filled musician who will work with our praise band to lead relevant Christ-centered worship. In addition to leading Sunday morning worship, the worship leader would be responsible for leading weekly practices and creatively collaborating with the pastor and worship team to plan ahead, select theologically supported music and develop the flow of worship each week. This is a great opportunity to join one of the most revered Methodist churches in Arkansas that is welcoming, mission-driven, and focused on sharing the love of Christ with families in our community.

Qualifications and Desired Traits:

  • Have a passion for worshipping Christ and sharing their faith
  • Enthusiastic spiritual leader who will pastor the praise team
  • Ability to connect with the congregation and to ignite engagement in worship
  • Excellent vocal, musical, and technical ability as well as the ability to develop volunteers toward that end
  • Help people transition to worship and help the church know what to do during worship
  • Familiarity with a wide range of relevant contemporary worship music as well as integration of updated traditional hymns
  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate with other members of the team and church staff in planning worship
  • Strong technical and organizational skills and familiar with a variety of worship methods
  • Willing to serve in other church ministries and lead by example
Minimum requirements:
  • College degree
  • Experience with leading church contemporary worship (min. 2 years volunteer or paid)
  • Instrument proficiency preferred
  • Experience with youth preferred
  • Proficiency with Pro-Presenter preferred
This is a full-time position with competitive pay commensurate with experience. To apply please send a letter of application including a personal statement of calling to music ministry, resume, a link to a video or audio recording (preferred, not required), and references to: First United Methodist Church Hot Springs David Moseley, Pastor 1100 Central Ave. Hot Springs, AR 71901, (870) 550-6550 Electronic applications will also be accepted to:

Contact: David Moseley

Address: 1100 Central Ave. Hot Springs AR 71901

Phone: (870) 550-6550