Worship Leader

August 31, 2022

Job Description and Requirements

Purpose:  Cross Roads Church is seeking to fill a Part-Time position to lead and support the growth of our traditional and contemporary worship services. Our prayer is that this individual will grow and mature in their faith as they lead our congregation, as well as mentor members of our congregation.  

General Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the doctrine, vision, values, and beliefs of Cross Roads Church.

  • Commitment to a team approach and relational style of leadership and ministry.

  • Joyful spirit, good sense of humor, and the ability to work without direct supervision.

  • Proficiency to lead worship both vocally and with a guitar, keyboard, etc.

  • General availability to Senior Pastor and worship/band volunteers.

  • Participate and provide music for church-wide initiatives, programs, and special events beyond Sunday worship.  


  1. Provide leadership, vision, and passion in the area of music worship ministries in line with the overall vision and mission of Cross Roads Church.

  2. Take the lead in coordinating the choir/praise team to create and implement new worship opportunities and coordinate growth through new music, song selections that are appropriate for worship, and provide an opportunity to practice for both services.  

  3. Coordinate with the Lead Pastor to create well-planned and engaging Sunday worship services. This may involve scheduled staff and/or worship team meetings (in person or via video conferencing) and other opportunities that arise within the church.  

  4. The position will require a 10-15 hour per week commitment that includes, but is not limited to the following scheduled commitments:   

    1. Choir practice (Traditional Service) - Wednesday nights

      • Facilitate growth by encouraging participation of members and guest musicians.

    2. Contemporary Worship Team practice - day and time TBD

      • Facilitate growth by encouraging participation of members and guest musicians.

    3. Traditional Service - 9:00 am on Sunday morning

      • Lead choir and congregation participation through worship.

    4. Contemporary Service - 10:30 am on Sunday morning

      • Lead praise team and congregation participation through worship.  

  5. Help establish and coordinate a Children’s Music Ministry (CMM) in coordination with the Lead Pastor and Children Ministry Director.  Note: We do not currently have a CMM and our prayer is that the Worship Leader will bring new ideas and advice as we develop this program.  

  6. Develop and administer an annual budget for the worship ministry in accordance with the financial policies of Cross Roads Church. 

  7. When an absence is necessary, secure a suitable substitute and coordinate with the Lead Pastor.  

Salary/Hourly Wage and Benefits: Will be based on experience and discussed during the hiring process.


Organization: Cross Roads Church

Address: 9177 US-431 Owens Cross Roads AL 35763

Email: Click to email

Website: http://www.oxrumc.church/

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