Praise Band Leader, Tewksbury, MA

Praise Band Leader, Tewksbury, MA


Job Description: 

Tewksbury Congregational Church in Tewksbury, Massachusetts is seeking an outgoing, creative, Spirit-filled worship leader to build and lead a new Praise Band. This vocalist and musician will have the opportunity to lead music in a new worship service and build something from the ground up. The person will be responsible for recruiting and maintaining volunteers. The Praise Band leader will be responsible for leading weekly rehearsals and creatively collaborating with the Pastor and Worship Team. This is a great opportunity to be part of a new worship service which will happen every Sunday at 11 AM. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Direct the music and provide lead vocals for contemporary worship on Sunday mornings throughout the year. This will also include special services, including Easter and Christmas. 

  • Provide leadership over the Praise Band, including recruiting and directing volunteer musicians and vocalists. 

  • Coordinate and schedule regular rehearsals, communicate song choices and other necessary information regularly with Praise Band members, and ensure that the team is prepared to lead 
    the congregation in worship. 

  • Work closely with the Pastor, Deacons, Worship Team, and A/V Team to collaborate in producing excellent contemporary worship, including visioning and planning meetings, in addition to the usual practice times. 

  • Work with the Pastor to design a worship that allows congregational participation in a creative and worshipful experience. 

  • Manage contemporary music budget set annually by the church. 

  • Lead the Praise Band in seeking opportunities to engage in the community by performing in venues other than church. 


  • Passion for worshipping Christ and praying in front of others. 

  • Ability to engage and connect with the congregation and invite participation in worship. 

  • Great vocal, musical, and technical ability as well as the ability to develop volunteers toward that end. 

  • Familiarity with a wide range of relevant and theologically-sound contemporary music, modernized hymns, and ability to shape creative and meaningful worship through music. A familiarity with sacramental theology is a bonus. 

  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate with other members of the team in planning worship as well as communication with the church office.

  • Experience in a contemporary music setting leading or participating in a band. A person with a strong desire to be a Praise Band Leader will be considered 


This position will require an average of six to seven hours weekly. To apply, please a letter of application and resume.


Location: Tewksbury Congregational Church

Contact: Rev. Baxter Chism

Address: 10 East Street Tewksbury MA 01876

Phone: 9788519411

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