Worship Leader (Music)

Organization: Sacred Place United Church of Christ
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Position Type: Part-Time

About Sacred Place:

At Sacred Place United Church of Christ, we are a progressive and inclusive Christian community committed to fostering justice, inclusion, and a sense of family among our congregation. We believe in creating a welcoming space for all, where worship is a transformative experience that reflects our values. We are seeking a passionate and talented Worship Leader to guide our congregation musically in meaningful and inclusive worship experiences.

Position Summary:

The Worship Leader will be responsible for planning and leading music for our weekly gatherings, with a strong focus on justice, inclusion, and building a sense of family within the congregation. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of progressive Christian theology and a passion for creating worship experiences that engage and inspire our diverse community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Music Selection: Choose and arrange music that reflects the progressive Christian message and speaks to the hearts of our congregation. Incorporate a variety of musical styles and genres to create a diverse worship experience.
  • Leading: Lead and guide the congregation musically during weekly gatherings and special events, including providing vocal and instrumental leadership.
  • Values: Support of vision to create a just world where ALL are included in the family of God, one sacred place at a time.
  • Tech and Media: Coordinate with the tech team to ensure that audio, visual, and multimedia elements enhance the weekly gathering.


  • Strong commitment to progressive Christian theology and the values of justice, inclusion, and family.
  • Demonstrated experience as a worship leader, musician, or vocalist in a church or spiritual community setting.
  • Proficiency in playing musical instruments (e.g., guitar, piano, keyboard) and vocal performance.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to engage and connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Creative and innovative approach to worship planning and execution.


This is a part-time position with competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their qualifications and their approach to worship leadership, with a digital demo and references to matthew@yoursacredplace.org.

Sacred Place United Church of Christ provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications for this position. It is not an exhaustive list of duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed by the church leadership.