Praise Leader Opening

Contemporary Worship Leader
Living Hope Community Church – Latham, NY

Are you looking for an adventure where you can really put your faith into practice? Come to New York and serve as our worship leader for a year (or more). Join a multigenerational community centered on proclaiming God’s glory and his coming kingdom as we endeavor to follow Christ authentically. We are looking for a creative individual who can work with others and lead us in engaging worship on a weekly basis.

This part-time position will average about 10-15 hours per week. Compensation is $15.00 per hour. Included is a fully furnished room in our three bedroom guest house located next to the church and offices. Google or Bing “460 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY” for a street view of the guest house. The address for the church is 458.

Job Description:

  • pick songs for each Sunday service and send to secretary by Thursday
  • prepare all necessary song sheets and other materials for praise team
  • lead rehearsal one evening per week w/ praise team (currently Thursdays)
  • arrive Sundays at 8:30am for practice and coordination for 10:30am service
  • attend a monthly planning meeting to schedule services 4-6 weeks out
  • lead music on Easter (April 21), Christmas Eve, Kingdom Fest (Sept 7-9), and other church events


  • able to train vocalists and musicians and develop team depth
  • work well with others, including the pastors, other musicians, and the audio/video team
  • recruit members to the praise team and empower them
  • humble to receive instruction
  • proficient with guitar (other instruments are a plus)
  • able to download and copy musical content and manage song lists in digital format
  • ability to work independently and use sound judgment

To apply, send a resume and cover letter, explaining why you would be a good fit to Sean Finnegan

References and video or audio demonstrating your musical qualifications will be needed upon request.