Part-time Worship Leader

Mariners Church

Company Description

Mariners Church is a biblically-centered, non-denominational church located in Orange County, CA focused on inspiring people to follow Jesus and fearlessly change the world. Mariners is listed as one of the top 20 largest churches in America by Outreach Magazine and a core value is building community by connecting people in groups.

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to work with worship staff, location pastor, & related staff to prepare for and lead worship predominately at Mariners in the Neighborhood (MITN) congregations and assist in building the team of volunteer worship leaders in a way that consistently upholds the values set by Mariners Worship.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary worship leader (leading worship, directing music rehearsals) at a MITN congregation most weekends. This includes singing and playing an instrument as necessary.

  • Weekly preparation includes lyrics, chord charts, vocal and band part memorization.

  • Serve the volunteer worship team by providing leadership, timely communication, mentorship and relationship to this team.

  • Assist the worship department by participating in most weekly team meetings and coaching zoom calls.

  • Prepare weekly band/vocal notes and communicate service details

  • Schedule worship volunteers through Planning Center Online.

  • Lead rehearsals, print charts, and finalize weekly set lists.

  • Connect with congregation Pastor each week to coordinate rehearsals and communication

  • Participate in any worship staff team meetings as assigned.

  • Lead worship vocally with excellence 

  • Must lead with humility

  • Provide coaching to volunteer worship leaders and musicians on stage presence and enhancing their personal leadership on stage.

  • Coach and invest in future worship leaders

  • Stay up to date on current worship trends

  • Receive feedback from worship staff and congregation site pastor.

  • Attend or lead worship for Story Time or Staff Meetings when possible

  • Establish relationships with other worship leaders (in and out of town) and become a conduit of support, encouragement, and leadership.


  • Strong worship leader & vocalist

  • Ability to lead from an instrument- guitar (preferred) or keyboard

  • Ability to communicate essential musical details to vocalists and all instruments and function as music director for rehearsals

  • Prior experience leading worship.

  • Able to perform high quality, detailed work with minimum supervision within assigned deadlines.

Additional Information

Spiritual Gifts Helpful For This Position:

  • Leadership

  • Encouragement

  • Creative Communication

Key Competencies:

  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Discipleship

  • People Development

  • Stewardship

  • Strategy

  • Musicianship

All Mariners Church Staff:

  • Love Jesus and call themselves Christians.
  • Embrace a high biblical standard of personal conduct and lifestyle.
  • Agree to and adhere to the church’s statement of faith and leadership commitment. 
  • Attend Mariners Church.

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