Kingdom Life Church

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Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 300

Location - Simpsonville, SC

Position - Worship Leader

About the Position:
 

The worship leader will work closely with our senior pastor in creating worship services and building worship teams that help lead our congregation to passionately connect with God and see the greatness of God in Jesus Christ. Key priorities include fostering dynamic, energetic, and congregational worship experiences in a diverse environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Work directly in planning our weekly Sunday 10:15am worship service, choosing songs that engage the entire congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word.

  2. Modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus.

  3. Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training vocalists and musicians in the church to serve the congregation as a team with musical skill and humility.

  4. Leading weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for Sunday and (B) cultivation of Christ-centered community.

  5. Collaborating with the Media Team leader to prepare the weekly worship plan and media for use in service and on social media.

  6. Preparing the overseeing the worship team’s annual budget.

  7. Serving as a member of the ministry team at KLC, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission.

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Qualifications:

  1. Have a personal commitment to and relationship with Jesus Christ and live a lifestyle in accordance with God’s word.

  2. Have 3-5 years of experience leading congregational worship. Experience leading worship in a multicultural setting is a plus.

  3. Possess strong leadership and organizational skills.

  4. Instrumental and vocal skills are essential for this position.

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A little bit about Simpsonville, SC

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In the 1830’s Peter Simpson settled here as a blacksmith at the intersection of the Old Stage Road and a well traveled Cherokee trail.  He was soon followed by settlers who built a store and a post office with a simple name:  Plain.  Our town grew slowly until after the Civil War when freed slaves built a church and gins processed cotton from surrounding farms.  By 1886 Plain was renamed Simpsonville and as the town surpassed four hundred residents in 1907, local leaders petitioned the Woodside brothers to built a cotton mill that would place Simpsonville firmly in the throes of an industrializing upcountry.  Peter Simpson’s foundry would become the forge of a dynamic city.

From our earliest days, family has been the cornerstone of this place. We built schools to educate our children, centers for recreation, and fields to play ball that remain in place to this day.  Our schools and parks are places where the bonds of community are formed.  Here, families with deep roots stand side by side with those who have discovered that this place offers the very best of our growing region:  the charm of a small town, abundant choices for living, national businesses, and locally owned shops and restaurants.  We are building trails to connect our neighborhoods and spaces for people to gather.

We are the stage of the upstate.  Performers come here from around the world to share their art with the people of our region.  Music wafts from venues in the heart of downtown and the sounds echo the spirit of a place that has the vision to dream big and the wisdom to understand that we value life in a true community.  We are a place where the tempo of a vibrant region intersects with the rhythm of a small town.

We are a child eating an ice cream cone, a friendly wave from a neighbor, a warm embrace among friends, a patriotic memorial to our veterans, a historic mill converted to lofts, a clock tower standing sentinel, and a city with confidence in its future.  Our credo is simple:  celebrate our past, embrace change that is sure to come, and curate the right balance for our hometown.