Worship Leader

Grace United Methodist Church

 “An inclusive community that is passionately following Jesus Christ”

555 Russell Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481

201-891-4595     www.gumc.org


Worship Leader




Ministry Description

The Worship Leader at Grace UMC reports directly to the Lead Pastor and works in cooperation with other staff members/ministry teams. He or she coordinates the worship ensemble, applying the vision of the church towards this area of ministry.

Time commitment: approximately 10-12 hours per week


Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead people in worship
  • Recruit, equip and lead instrumentalists and vocalists
  • Work in conjunction with the Lead Pastor to plan worship services
  • Hold weekly rehearsals with the worship ensemble to prepare for worship services
  • Communicate with the multimedia team to prepare presentations for worship services
  • Organize and supervise the set-up, use, storage and tear-down of all music equipment in cooperation with multimedia personnel.
  • Participate in worship planning meetings as scheduled
  • Perform other tasks as necessary


Characteristics of a qualified candidate

  • Commitment to Christian living in accordance with the Bible and The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church
  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Grace United Methodist Church
  • Ability to sing and lead worship with guitar and/or keyboard
  • Experience in worship leading
  • Commitment to learn and expand knowledge in leading worship, including conferences, reading books or articles, and meeting with other worship leaders





Rev. Scott Bostwick