Employment (Churches)

Worship Director

River of Life Church, Elk River, Minnesota

Part-time role cultivating, producing, and executing excellent music, visual and digital worship experiences for ministry activities.

Ministry description

The worship director will cultivate, produce and execute excellent worship experiences at River of Life Church. This includes music, visual and digital, as an integral part of all worship and ministry activities. This includes creating worship experiences on Sunday, Wednesday and any other day when River of Life Church engages in corporate worship.


  • Must be a born-again believer and be committed to maturing in their walk with the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Fully endorse and follow the EFCA Statement of Faith, ROL Constitution, mission, vision and values
  • An inspirational leader who is excellent at teambuilding using the church body (volunteers): recruiting and equipping singers, musicians, soundboard and video/lighting people
  • Musically and vocally gifted
  • Technical ability around sound (audio), video (camera, projection, streaming, etc.) lighting, including lighting design and visual (stage) design
  • Familiar with Planning Center, ProPresenter and Vista lighting software desired
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer and technology knowledge and skills
  • Ability to equip, empower and motivate leaders
  • Maintain integrity regarding sensitive and/or confidential matters
  • Ability to build, implement and release teams (staff or volunteer)
  • Faithful stewardship with tithing as the norm
  • High level of integrity fueled by a daily time with God


  • Create worship experiences that place the focus on Jesus and engages the Spirit within the souls of the worshippers
  • Oversee and manage all worship experiences for River of Life Church
  • Develop and establish, along with the senior pastor and youth pastor, an environment of active worship engagement on Sundays and Wednesdays
  • Provide leadership and vision for the worship staff and volunteer leaders
  • Build and oversee all creative worship teams
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Recruit, develop and train worship teams and team members as needed to meet the worship music needs of River of Life Church
  • Provide discipleship to worship teams members to encourage them to a deeper level of spiritual formation and engagement
  • Assist in the management of the budget and financial needs in regards to the creative and worship requirements of River of Life Church
  • Attend staff meetings and staff development events

How to apply

Submit the following to Jessica Hills:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Philosophy of ministry
  4. Examples of worship
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