New Hope Church

Effingham:  8:45 & 10:30am
Newton: 9:30am

OFFICE PHONE NUMBER: 217.342.3020 

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 9am - 3pm


2210 North Raney
PO Box 57

8817 N. 800th St.
Newton, IL 62448

Job Openings

Newton Worship and Student Ministry Director

This is a full-time ministry position. This individual will lead musical worship for weekly services and special events and provide leadership and oversight to the Newton worship team. This role also will lead the ministry for Jr. and Sr. High students (grades 6-12), along with leading the Newton student ministry volunteer team.


Responsibilities Include:


  • Provide spiritual direction through leading musical worship during weekly services and special events
  • Lead weekly music rehearsals
  • Plan worship services and schedule worship band, vocals, and sound
  • Maintain and be able to effectively use band, audio, and technical equipment throughout the building, along with training others
  • Recruit, train, and develop worship team members


Student Ministry (6th-12th grades)

  • Provide leadership and oversight for small groups, including recruiting and developing small group leaders
  • Know and champion the small group curriculum and teach when needed
  • Create and schedule special events, including recruiting and equipping volunteers
  • Attend and take an active leadership role in oneighty events
  • Intentionally connect with and invest in the lives of students in Newton
  • Connect with and equip parents


Requirements Include:

  • Demonstrate a mature Christian faith and a passion for the vision and ministry of New Hope Church
  • Previous experience leading worship and students in a church environment
  • People-oriented personality with ability to work well with others
  • Effectively manage time, recognizing that hours will vary


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