Worship Leader for Contemporary Worship Services

St. John Lutheran Church, Bloomington

A thriving church in central Illinois, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bloomington, has an opening for a full-time staff position.

The Worship Leader is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing all aspects of three contemporary worship services. This includes working with a large number of congregational members who serve as vocalists, instrumentalists, and lay worship leaders.The Worship Leader is expected to actively lead worship from a musical and praise perspective.

The Context

St. John’s, an ELCA congregation of 2,500 members with an average worship attendance of 720 per weekend, serves a community (population 125,000) of above average income with stable large businesses and universities. Ministries are experiencing growth under the leadership of two new pastors and financial giving is strong. A building expansion was recently completed and future construction is anticipated to accommodate the growing congregation. The ministries are well served by successful ministry teams and staff of 39 (14 full-time, 25 part-time).

Additional information about the church and these positions may be found at Questions about the positions and expressions of interest may be e-mailed to