Worship Director

Hope Lutheran Church
Virginia Beach, VA


Job Title: Worship Director

Employer: Hope Lutheran Chirch

Contact Information: Martha West at MWest@hopevabeach.org

Website: hopevabeach.org

Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Job Description: 

Hope Lutheran Church is seeking a full-time worship director who is passionate for leading and engaging worshippers in a contemporary church setting, but also familiar with a traditional liturgical service. We need an individual who is highly gifted in Music and Technology used in worship and has a strong desire to grow a praise service. We expect excellence in worship and music!

Hope Lutheran Church is a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) that is working to be multi-generation, multi-cultural, and welcoming to all, no matter what faith background or place in the spiritual journey. We believe that life with God doesn't just make our lives better; it makes us better for the world around us. We believe Christ brings Hope into the world.

Hope's Sunday morning worship includes:

  • Traditional hymns (8:15 am)
  • Blended contemporary (11am)
  • Youth High-praise with lots of singing and creative elements (11 am)
  • Celebration Service (11am)

We have adult choir, children's choir, bell choir, praise bands, musicians and singers.


  • Can lead from guitar, keys, or strong vocalist.
  • Strong Organization skills.
  • Experience with Planning Center
  • BA degree in the music field (preferred)
  • Mature, vibrant, and has a deep love for Jesus Christ; both passionate about and gifted in leading people in worshiping and serving God.
  • Able to read music
  • Strong in worship technology (Sound Board, Lights, Mics, etc)
  • Knowledge/experience of Traditional Worship setting a bonus (classic hymns, organ)
  • Choir directing experience a bonus


  • Lead worship Sunday during morning worship experiences.
  • Rehearse with and coach worship leaders.
  • Assist in scheduling of contemporary music teams, especially vocalists, while arranging vocal parts.
  • Coordinate music groups (i.e. adult choir, children’s choir, bell choir, special music) for all worship services
  • Attend planning and programming meetings with worship team and/or pastors.
  • Reports directly to the senior pastor

Please include link to video/audio sample of your worship leadership.

Benefits include: Retirement & Disability; Health, Vision & Dental Plans

Job Type: Full-time


Closing Date: 
Thursday, 7 March 2019