Details for Worship Leadership

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: WOR320
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Thornton

Awards offering Worship Leadership

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Summarise the theology that undergirds leading congregational musical worship.
  2. Discuss the processes that occur outside, and in support, of leading worship in a service.
  3. Facilitate rehearsals that foster optimal results in performance.
  4. Implement and lead a worship set.
  5. Reflect on worship leading for personal improvement.

Subject Content

  • Introduction to worship leadership
  • Theology of leading worship
  • Leading rehearsals
  • Creating and arranging a set list
  • Pre and post service communication strategies
  • Rostering strategies and team growth
  • Leading the congregation part 1 (spiritual perspectives)
  • Leading the congregation part 2 (practical perspectives)
  • How to navigate the unexpected
  • Leading prophetically and spontaneously
  • Musical communication for the worship team context
  • Partnering with pastoral leadership

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-face
  • Online
  • Extensive
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Case Study (35%)
  • Leading Worship Performance (35%)
  • Critical Reflection (30%)