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Director of Contemporary Worship

Position Objective: To provide non-ordained pastoral leadership to the contemporary music ministry of Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church (HVPC), a 150-year-old, 200-member congregation within the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Position Description: The director of contemporary worship oversees and leads contemporary music at HVPC. This is a non-ordained pastoral position and requires the director to serve not only as a musical director but also as an under-shepherd to the congregation and volunteers who serve in this ministry.


  • A clear testimony of faith and a vital, growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Commitment to moral purity.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of HVPC.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a worship leader.
  • A bachelor’s degree in music, Bible or theology.


  • A pastor’s heart and a musicians chops.
  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading people in worship.
  • Skilled in choral, vocal, and instrumental direction.
  • Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, ProPresenter, and Planning Center Online.
  • Familiarity with digital sound boards and running sound in general.
  • A team player with a positive attitude.


  • Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, fasting, confession, and fellowship.
  • Spend time developing relationships with lost people so as to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same.
  • Build the necessary teams to carry out music ministry at HVPC.
  • Plan worship services in consultation with the Senior Pastor and do that with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
  • Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service advance the theme for the service.
  • Oversee song and choral selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists, vocalists, and dramatists.
  • Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals needed to facilitate music in the contemporary worship service.
  • Work with the traditional music director on combined worship services such as Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving Day, Fifth Tuesday Prayer Service, and Maundy Thursday
  • Provide pastoral care for the worship teams and choirs.
  • Introduce our worship teams to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.
  • Oversee the worship department budget, organization, and volunteers.
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with church vision and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.
  • Train and raise up youth in the church to serve in the music ministry.


  • To be the pastor of everyone involved in the music ministry.
  • To lead the contemporary worship service.
  • To lead in spiritual formation at every rehearsal.
  • To work closely with the Senior Pastor when planning services and choosing songs.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Music: 4 years
  • Leading worship: 2 years
  • Bible/theology: 4 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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