Worship and Music

Below you will find the most current list of Mentored Ministry Opportunities in the Hamilton Campus area, especially pertaining to Worship & Music Ministry.

Our office strives to keep the listings below as up to date as possible. All postings have a trained and approved mentor in place. Please note that while these postings reflect the desire of certain ministries and churches to have a seminarian work with them, ministry opportunities for GCTS students are not limited to this list.

ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH - Assistant Worship Director

POSITION:  We are seeking a student with a passion to worship God and to lead others in worship to serve alongside of us. The Assistant Worship Director would help the Worship Director in all aspects of providing a quality worship experience for the congregation. Opportunities would include occasionally choosing worship sets, leading Worship Team rehearsals, leading the Sunday morning worship, working with the MediaShout team, and introducing new music to the team and congregation.

HOURS: 10 Hours per week.

FINANCES: $7000 for the annual stipend.  

TIME: The mentoring aspect would start in the Fall but, ideally, the person would be able to begin working with us this Spring or Summer (2016).  

TRAVEL TIME from GCTS: 35 minutes.

OTHER: We are an evangelical church whose mission is “to love God, love others, and make disciples.” We average about 110 people, and our worship service is contemporary. The Abundant Life Christian School (K – 8) and Learning Center (pre-school) is an on-site ministry.


POSITION: Are you a motivated self-starter, capable of developing a worship program? We are looking for someone who can provide vocal and instrumental worship leadership, with a passionate heart to reach the lost in an urban environment. The candidate will be responsible for leading and discipling the worship team, and will also work with the Lead Pastor to plan and execute a Gospel-centered worship service.There is also a possibility for preaching experience.

HOURS: 10 - 15 Hours per week.

FINANCES: $500 per month to start, but there is a possibility for the pay to increase.

TIME: Summer 2016, but we are willing to allow someone to start early.  

TRAVEL TIME from GCTS: 40 minutes.

OTHER: The First Church in Charlestown was founded in 1632 and had recently gone into a significant decline. Erik Maloy was called to be the new pastor in July 2015. Since that time, the church has entered into a replanting phase. We have shifted back to a focus on the Bible and the Gospel, and began to have events to engage the community. We are looking for someone to come alongside and join us in this work. 



  • SITE: 7 Clematis Rd, Lexington MA 02421
  • PHONE: (503) 508 - 7768
  • DENOMINATION: Evangelical Covenant Church
  • WEBSITE: www.trinitycovenantlexington.org
  • MENTOR: Christopher Haydon   
  • EMAIL: pastorchris@trinitycovenantlextington.org

POSITION: Trinity Covenant Church in Lexington is seeking a worship leader skilled in leading contemporary music with guitar, as well as blending in traditional hymnody. The worship leader will work with our classical pianist and choral group to create a worshipful experience while also building a praise team ministry for Sunday morning worship service.

HOURS: 10 hours per week.

FINANCES: $20 per hour

TIME: Fall 2015.

TRAVEL TIME: 30 minutes.

OTHER: Student must possess a true love for Jesus and desire to grow in relationship with Him. The student must be proficient at playing contemporary music while leading vocally. The student will also be given the opportnity to preach during Sunday morning service.

Trinity is a multi-generational church seeking to be faithful to God in the metro-west of Boston through worship, witness, service and sincere community. We prioritize unity, grace, the authority of Scripture and the Lordship of Jesus Christ.


GENESIS CHURCH - Worship Leader

  • SITE: 35 Olympia Ave., Woburn, MA 01801
  • PHONE: (781) 258 - 2640
  • WEBSITE: www.genesisthejourney.com
  • MENTOR: Michael Davis      
  • EMAIL: md4jc@hotmail.com

POSITION: We are looking for someone who loves to lead a community of people into the presence of God, who has a mature and solid faith, an incredible gift in music, and an ability to lead other musicians in producing excellent expressions of worship. We have a volunteer team of forty professional-level musicians on rotation, and professional sound, lighting, video, and other technologies that help us do some incredible things for the Lord. The ideal candidate will be excellent or professional-level with your instrument, have a pastoral heart to lead and shepherd the band well, and have a deep, deliberate walk with God that spills out from the front and into the pews. This position is open to male candidates, only.

HOURS: 10-20 hours per week.

FINANCES: $1000 per month.

TIME: Fall 2015.

TRAVEL TIME: 25 minutes.

OTHER: GENESIS is a passionate, growing, and vibrant community of people, who exists to help all people walk with God. We have been blessed to see God move powerfully in our midst! Because of His favor upon us, we are meeting hundreds of new families and children each week, grown to more than 600 adults and more than 100 children, and have met hundreds of people with no church background this summer alone. Join us in the incredible things God is already doing at GENESIS!

REDEEMER CHURCH - Worship Leader

  • SITE: 404 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
  • PHONE: (360) 961 - 7116
  • WEBSITE: http://www.redeemerne.org
  • MENTOR: Pastor Claude Atcho
  • EMAIL: claude@redeemerne.org

POSITION: We are looking for a student who can lead musical worship vocally and instrumentally in a new gospel-centered, urban church plant. In this position, the student will select songs and scripture passages for the Sunday worship gathering and help lead the church in musical worship. The student will also work closely with the lead pastor and meet regularly for mentoring and discipleship.

HOURS: 10 hours per week.

FINANCES: Some financial pay is available.

TIME: Fall, 2015.

TRAVEL TIME from GCTS: 45 minutes

OTHER: We at Redeemer Church believe that Christianity is not about mere rules, advice or performance-modification, but about the salvation that comes through the gospel. We love Somerville. We love Cambridge. We love Metro Boston. We seek the welfare of our city by daily serving, loving, and challenging our city in ordinary but gospel-centered ways. We are passionate about equipping people to see how their faith works out in every single sphere and domain of life, work, play, and culture.


  • SITE: 874 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215
  • PHONE: 617-266-3633
  • WEBSITE: www.home.rugglesbaptistchurch.org
  • MENTOR: Pastor Larry Showalter
  • EMAIL: whitneycahan@gmail.com

POSITION: Are you passionate about reaching the world’s largest cities for Christ? We’re looking for someone who is gifted in leading others in worship through music and song, as well as someone who is passionate about ministry in a young, diverse, urban environment. This position provides opportunity for growth in a variety of ministry contexts and will allow for opportunities to serve based upon interest and affinity. In addition to coordinating music with Ruggles’ teaching team, the candidate will be responsible for discipling members of the worship team. The candidate may have an opportunity to gain preaching experience in our Sunday morning worship service.

HOURS: 10-15 hours / week

FINANCES: A small transportation stipend is available

TIME: Fall (1-year commitment is preferred)

TRAVEL TIME from GCTS: 45 minutes

OTHER: The candidate will receive mentoring from a Gordon-Conwell graduate. Our church is located on Beacon Street and is surrounded by numerous college campuses.

CONNECT CHURCH - Worship Leader

  • SITE: 18 Beckert Ave Revere, MA 02151
  • PHONE: 781-629-4924
  • WEBSITE: www.connectchurchboston.com
  • MENTOR: Erik Maloy
  • EMAIL: erik@connectchurchboston.com

POSITION: If you are a motivational self-starter capable of starting a program and working under the direct supervision of the lead pastor, this position is for you. We are a church plant in need of a worship leader. You will not only learn how to prepare and execute a worship service, but also acquire vital skills necessary for a church plant.

HOURS: 10-15 Hours/Week

FINANCES: Small stipend for gas

TIME: Fall -Spring

COMMUTE from GCTS: 25 minutes

OTHER: We are a new church plant with reformed doctrine and a desire to be missional. We are located in Revere which is a multi-cultural area with a great need for the Gospel presence.


  • SITE: 7 Clematis St Lexington, MA 02421
  • PHONE: 781-861-0780
  • WEBSITE: www.trinitycovenantlexington.org
  • MENTOR: Rev. Chris Haydon
  • EMAIL: pastorchris@trinitycovenantlexington.org

POSITION: Seeking a male or female student who has a love for congregational worship and believes in the mission of the Church and all of its blessings and challenges. The student must be able to lead vocally and instrumentally. The student will have opportunities to develop existing gifts in worship leading, write worship orders include praise, prayers, and other elements of the worship service, and explore leadership in other ministries within the church based on the student’s interests and discussion with his/her mentor.

HOURS: 10 Hours/Week

FINANCIAL: $160/Week


COMMUTE from GCTS: 40 minutes

OTHER: Trinity Covenant Church is a multi-generational church seeking to be faithful to God in the metropolitan west of Boston through worship, service, sincere relationships, and community engagement. We prioritize unity and seek to be a home for people from any background.



PROJECT: Student will help lead worship through music and song in a multi-ethnic, multicultural context; engage in gospel-centered, urban/inner-city ministry; receive one-on-one pastoral oversight and mentoring session designed for equipping and encouragement; and direct hands-on ministry within the urban context (music ministry, neighborhood prayer walks, church functions, and outreach events).

HOURS: 10 hours / week

FINANCIAL: Compensation will be $50/week (or $200-$250 per full month)

TIME FRAME: Position is available immediately.

OTHER: We are seeking a male or female student who loves Jesus and the local church, is able to play an instrument (keys, drums, bass, electric guitars), is teachable and willing to learn and submit to pastoral leadership, and is willing to engage with and learn from people of different socioeconomic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.

Christ the King Dorchester (PCA) is just one congregation that is part of a wider network of a multi-congregation church-planting church called Christ The King.  We are based in and on mission for Dorchester, a richly diverse inner-city neighborhood of metro Boston.

The Mission of Christ the King Dorchester is to extend the Kingdom of God throughout Dorchester and beyond.

COMMUTE: 45 minutes from Gordon-Conwell.


  • SITE: 235 Forest St. Malden, MA 02148
  • MENTOR: Rev. Paul C. McPheeters
  • EMAIL: pcmfdcc@gmail.com
  • PHONE: 781-321-1828
PROJECT: The Forestdale Community Church of Malden is looking for a musically gifted Worship Leader to lead our Worship Team for two worship services on Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 11:00am. The ministry involves the coordination and planning of music with the Pastor, and practice one evening every other week to rehearse music for the Sunday worship services.

FINANCIAL: Between $3,800-and $5,000 for the year. 

HOURS: 10hrs/wk

TIME FRAME: Per start up times of Mentored Ministry (Summer, Fall, and Spring)

OTHER: We are a community of people seeking to love God, love others, and make disciples as we go. Ideally we would love to have a musician who is looking for a church home during their years in seminary, and not simply looking to fulfill a Mentored Ministry requirement. We would love to have the student become part of our family.

COMMUTE: 30 min.