Director of Discipleship and Contemporary Worship Leader at Trinity United Methodist Church
Waverly, IA 50677

Position Objective: 

To hire a Christ-centered Worship Leader and Director of Discipleship who desires to unite with a growing church community. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Christian Discipleship or Christian Education with an advanced degree being a plus. The candidate will be gifted as Contemporary Worship Leader with some experience in leading a praise team.

Church Description:

Trinity United Methodist Church is a mid-sized church with much growth potential. We were growing nicely pre-pandemic. Located in NE lowa close to Minneapolis and other metro areas yet in a mid size Midwestem town. Church is located next to a thriving private college.

Job Purpose

Our mission is to reach out and gather all age groups to our programs and worship, help them grow in their knowledge of Jesus Christ, and go into the community and world to do His work. The Director of Discipleship/Contemporary Worship Leader will strive to build disciples by developing and implementing a comprehensive, integrated, intergenerational approach to our ministry of introducing, developing, and sending disciples into the world. That program will be built by the successful candidate.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Time Allocation 

          > 75 percent of time will be given to Discipleship Ministries 

          > 25 percent of time will be given as Praise Band Leader 


A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ

Belief in all that is said in the Apostles Creed

Commitment to traditional Christian values and practices

Skilled in the use of technology in worship using ProPresenter and other worship technologies is plus

Desire to incorporate other art forms into worship and disciple making

Must be a self-starter that exudes energy

Must be a team player with a positive attitude

A shepherd's heart for discipleship as well as a musician

Builds contacts and relationships with local pastors, musicians, studios, and clubs for both evangelistic and staffing purposes

Must pass background check and drug test

At least 21 years of age

Valid Driver's License

Computer literate

Willing to become qualified in CPR and first aid

Attend all meetings that have to do with your areas of responsibility

Area Responsibilities

Children's Ministry 

Youth Ministry 

Adult Ministry 

Congregational Education in all above areas.

Small Group formation

Attend all worship services

Attend all staff meetings

Recruit and train volunteers

Recruit and train facilitators

Congregational Care

Coordination With Pastor

You will work closely with the pastor in all areas. Much of the position is done collaboratively with ministry chairs and the pastor.

Please send resume' with cover letter and worship video to: Rev. Tom Bamard at: 


Trinity United Methodist Church
1400 West Bremer Avenue
Waverly, Iowa 50677


(319) 352-2590


Waverly, IA 50677
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Church Ministry