Director of Contemporary Worship


Director of Contemporary Worship Job Description

Riverchase United Methodist Church is seeking a full time Director of Contemporary Worship to be responsible for designing and implementing the musical and creative elements for Riverchase’s Contemporary Worship Service (RCS). 

The Director will:

  • Organize the band, music and tech team for RCS and weekly rehearsals.
  • Create and oversee a process to recruit and develop new musical talent from within Riverchase Student Ministry and Riverchase UMC at large.
  • Recruit new musical talent from outside the church as needed.
  • • Work with the pastors and RCS team to design creative worship experiences including set design, creative content, memorable moments and interactive experiences.
  • Manage budget and supplies for RCS
  • Organize weekly volunteer teams (including set-up, tear-down, greeters, ushers, communion servers, etc) for RCS.
  • Assist with worship needs for Riverchase Children/ Student Ministries (RCM/ RSM) including mentoring RCM and RSM choir/worship leaders.
  • Assist in special events such as funerals, weddings, RCM and RSM events.
  • The Worship Director will report to the Executive Pastor
The Worship Director must love God and neighbor and be actively engaged in increasing their capacity for both. She/he must have a high level of competency playing at least one instrument suitable for leading modern worship, the gift and desire to sing well and the maturity and capacity to lead a church band made up of both paid and volunteer musicians and vocalists. She/he must have the emotional and spiritual capacity to lead the congregation in worship, the ability to work well with the pastoral and administrative church staff and volunteers as well as a desire to lead people into God’s presence through music.

Address: 1953 Old Montgomery Hwy. Hoover AL 35244



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