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Salt Company Worship Leader

The Commons Church
East Lansing, Michigan
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Help cultivate, maintain and execute the vision for our worship culture

  • Work with the Worship & Executive Pastor to help execute the vision for our worship culture 
  • Help raise up new leaders (empower the gifted & raise up the next generation of worship leaders and team leaders) 
  • Define goals for the teams you lead 
  • Help recruit & train new musicians and production team members ○ Be creative w/special events, service design, holidays, stage design, song selection and song writing 
  • Work closely with Worship & Executive Pastor on song selection every 6 months (The Commons) & every semester (TSC). 

Execute and lead the Salt Company music and production teams 

  • Function as the primary worship leader while maintaining a culture of plurality in worship leadership 
  • Lead The Salt Company music and production teams 
  • Plan and coordinate all worship service components 
  • Communicate weekly with teams 
  • Work closely with the TSC Director and Worship & Executive pastor to coordinate and plan 

Help execute and lead worship gatherings at The Commons Church 

  • Help lead worship for The Commons while maintaining the culture of worship at The Commons 
  • Work closely with the Worship & Executive Pastor, lead pastor, and elder team to coordinate and plan 
  • Help develop and raise up worship leaders for The Commons Youth 

Help lead The Commons & TSC Production Team 

  • Train and become proficient on all things tech with an emphasis on live sound mixing 
  • Help with knowing our tech gear, how it works, how it is used, and where we can make upgrades to further the mission of The Commons Church 

Help shepherd and lead the church to worship

  • Model a heart of worship 
  • Lead the church to worship Jesus, not just sing 
  • Be lead by the Spirit of God 
  • Be radically Christ, Gospel-centered, and theologically accurate 
  • Execute all musical and technical elements with excellence 
  • Be authentic, lead out of strengths and weaknesses 
  • Care for your team members 

The Commons Church Staff Member 

  • Full participation in The Commons church at large 
  • Full participation in staff related meetings/events. 
  • Love and disciple people in our community (focusing on leaders and the lost) ○ Other responsibilities assigned by direct supervisor 

In a sentence, your responsibility is to help shepherd our church and The Salt Company by using your worship leadership gifts and your heart for discipleship to reach the lost and equip those who are part of our church to be sent out locally, regionally and globally. 


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • A clear call to vocational ministry and that call being affirmed by others
  • Some level of previous ministry leadership (i.e. student leadership role in college ministry or greater) 
  • Can carry the responsibility of leading worship on a Sunday or a Thursday (this includes the musical aspects as well as the team leadership & character aspects)
  • High character that is affirmed by others

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