We are looking for a Music Director/Praise Team Leader

Music Director/Praise Team Leader

St. Matthews Lutheran Church

Chester Springs, PA

St. Matthew’s is seeking a Music Director to lead the worship music ministry for our church, in consultation with the pastor and other team members, in a way that is consistent with our mission and values.


Who we are:

  • St. Matthew’s Lutheran church, part of the ELCA, is located in scenic Chester County, PA.  We worship and joyfully serve in our beautiful stone church and surrounding communities
  • We incorporate contemporary praise music while respecting traditional music and liturgy
  • Our current music ministries include contemporary praise band and musical choirs
  • We are open and excited about new ideas (for example, youth band)



  • Select, plan and lead music for Sunday, midweek evening rehearsals, and special services
  • Communicate faithfully with the Pastor, staff, musicians, and singers
  • Participate in the creative planning of the Sunday and special services with the Pastor in a weekly meeting, including preparation of worship materials
  • Cultivate music talent in the congregation
  • Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise, shepherd and coach music team leaders and musicians
  • Develop intergenerational music teams and ensembles for multiple Sunday services
  • Participate in the life and ministry of the church
  • This is a part time position with an approximately 15 hour per week commitment


Required Musical Skills:

  • Proficient piano and guitar player a must, vocalist and organist a plus
  • Ability in wide range of styles including contemporary music and classics (hymns)
  • Ability to lead worship and to train others as individual and team worship leaders
  • Experience with technical aspects of contemporary services: for example, sound board a plus


To apply, send your resume, cover letter, compensation expectations and any other pertinent material to


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Holy Week Worship Services

*Maundy Thursday, April 29 at 7 pm (Celebration of First Holy Communion during this service)
*Good Friday, March 30 at 7 pm
*Easter Egg Hunt on Sat., March 31 at 10 am
*Easter Sunday Worship April 1, 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 am
*Easter Breakfast at 8:30-10:30 am

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