Director of Musical Worship

Website Mercy Hill Church

Position Title: Director of Musical Worship

Supervisor: Lead Pastor

Summary of Position: The Director of Musical Worship is responsible for leading Mercy Hill’s other musicians and members in the worship of God through song.

Job Overview

Mercy Hill Church ( is located in San Jose, CA. We are a member of the Acts 29 church planting network.  We are currently looking for a Director of Musical Worship.  The Director of Musical Worship is responsible for leading Mercy Hill’s other musicians and members in the worship of God through song.  This is a part-time position with the possibility of growing into more depending upon the skillset of the individual (see below).

Job Description


  • A deep and abiding relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Mature and proven Christian character (on par with what’s mentioned of deacons in 1 Tim. 3:8-13)
  • Alignment with our Core Confession and general agreement with our Doctrinal Distinctives
  • A shared passion for our Mission and Values
  • A biblical understanding of the role of music during worship services and in the life of a Christian
  • Musical skill and the ability to lead worship with a team or solo as required (some experience necessary)
  • A musical style and approach to song selection that is compatible with our culture as a church (our style is more or less contemporary; we choose songs new and old with a particular concern for theological richness, gospel-centrality, and “singability” – (see our Spotify Playlist to get a sense of the kind of songs we appreciate)
  • A willingness to undergo and complete the onboarding process (including our membership and deacon processes)
  • A team player willing to collaborate with others and support the overall mission and vision of the church.

Key Responsibilities:
Note: There is flexibility with some of the items on this list depending upon the individual’s competency (skill/experience) and capacity (time/bandwidth).

  • Lead musical worship during our Sunday Services as needed (likely 3-4 times per month)
  • Oversee, organize, and practice with other musicians on the Worship Team
  • Oversee the weekly song selection in coordination with our pastoral leadership and whoever may be preaching that particular Sunday
  • Work together with the Productions Team (Audio/Visual) to ensure a smooth Sunday Service experience
  • Help train and raise up others to lead and/or participate on the Worship Team

Other Possibilities:

This role is open to being adjusted and expanded upon in accordance with the gifting of the individual.  Here are some optional “add-ons”:

  • A/V
  • Pastoral Assistant
  • Social media, website
  • Graphics design, photos/videos
  • Connections: Next Steps, visitors follow-up


Dependent on experience, qualifications, and expected responsibilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please complete the online application form:

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