Worship Leader
Newhope Church

Colombia, South Carolina

Newhope Church is a next level, multi-site church in the Carolinas that is leading the way as they Reach, Teach, and Release! The new Worship Leader would be a part of the team Newhope is assembling to launch the Columbia Campus and reach a whole new community in a new state. Newhope values innovation and has a unique voice on the topic of Racial Unity in the Church. There is a supportive and engaged central team that is committed to resourcing the campus ministries and empowering them to do the front line ministry of Newhope. The mission is clear and the vision focused!

Church Description
Newhope is a welcoming and friendly multi-site church with a great story and future, based in Durham, NC. You get the overwhelming sense that this is a community of real people who love each other and their church. Newhope has a vision to REACH people with the love and grace of God in Jesus Christ, TEACH believers the Word of God and how to become Self Feeders and Kingdom Builders, and RELEASE servants and Local Churches in Faithful Ministry.

At Newhope there is an obvious desire to settle for nothing less than authentic, theologically sound and Christ-honoring teaching and worship while making a missional impact on the community and the world. Creativity and innovation are abundant and a culture of refreshing, out-of-the-box thinking prevails at Newhope. Not only are they a team of quality staff, but they’re also loved, challenged, and shepherded by gifted and invested leaders, Dr. Benji and Amy Lynn Kelley. At Newhope, excitement and professionalism are reflected in a healthy multi-generational community. Current average weekly attendance is 4,500 on eight campuses and with more campuses launching in the near future.

Position Description
Worship Leaders don’t lead songs, they lead people. At Newhope, worship is more than the music before a sermon. Worship happens beyond the walls of the church, every day. The responsibility of the Columbia Worship Leader is to lead the attenders and others to live their lives like the lyrics of a song, continually praising God for His love and goodness. Newhope is seeking a passionate Jesus-follower who will lead and create an engaging and excellent worship environment and experiences at Newhope Church. The Worship Leader is responsible for recruiting, developing, training, encouraging and motivating both volunteer and lay leaders for the Columbia Campus worship arts teams.

Musical and vocal excellence with high production value is key in this role. The right leader is a multi-tasking team player with high energy, strong interpersonal skills, a strong ability to develop leaders, and a positive attitude. Newhope’s worship is lively and diverse. During a gathering you’ll experience high-energy leadership and engaging music in the style of Hillsong Young & Free, Elevation, and Passion, and Jesus Culture, as well as an occasional secular song that may tie into the message. They are determined to live in a healthy tension between relevance and reverence.

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