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Worship Ministry

Contemporary Worship Leader

Mount Zion Baptist Church
Posted: 01/20/2022
Salary/Range: TBD
Huntsville, Alabama

Mount Zion Baptist Church of Huntsville, AL is seeking a full-time Contemporary Worship Minister to lead our growing contemporary service in vibrant and powerful contemporary worship. The Contemporary Worship Minister will oversee all musical and technical aspects of the Contemporary Worship Service.

Primary Functions

Worship Services

– Lead contemporary worship on Sunday mornings and at other contemporary worship opportunities.

– Coordinate with all aspects of media and technical support teams to ensure all areas of worship (lights, light-programming, mixing audio for room and livestream) are cohesive and aiding to the focus of Jesus.

– Oversee stage design/aesthetics as well as the transition of stage setup between the blended and contemporary services.

– Recruit and oversee musical volunteers to promote Christ-centered/focused contemporary worship services.

– Work with newer/less-confident musicians in building musical skills and abilities.

– Expand a repertoire of theologically sound worship songs through outside worship artists and from inhouse-created worship songs. 

Staff/Church Unity

– Work with Senior Pastor and other staff to promote long-term health/growth of the contemporary service.

– Collaborate with the Blended Music/Media Minister to help facilitate a unified Sunday morning atmosphere of corporate worship between different worship services.

– Plan worship sets and schedule musicians for Sunday morning contemporary services.

– Create worship videos to promote contemporary worship at Mount Zion.

– Perform general ministry duties such as visitation, outreach, and discipleship as a member of the ministerial staff. 

Student Worship

– Plan worship sets and schedule student musicians for Wednesday night student ministry.

– Coach student ministry bands in rehearsals, equipping them to lead worship for Wednesday nights and special student ministry events. 

The Candidate We Are Pursuing

More than anything, we are pursuing a man who has a genuine love for the Lord Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and engaging worship leader who can shepherd our contemporary service in singing in a growing repertoire of theologically sound worship songs. We believe that the ministry will continue to flourish under the leadership of a worship leader who has a strong stage presence and a humble heart. We need an individual who will shepherd the hearts of our contemporary worship team and bring out the best in the musicians around him through coaching and mentoring. We are also praying for an individual who can work effectively with student musicians. The ideal candidate will have a strong vocal ability and proficiency in, preferably, guitar and/or keyboard. 


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