Music and Worship

Tue Jul 25 00:00:00 MDT 2017

Midwest District C&MA

Foundational Requirements 1. Love God and love others 2. Skilled in music and leading worship teams and congregation 3. Bachelor's Degree 4. Experience in leading worship 5. A greement with the doctrinal statement of the Christian & Missionary Alliance, an evangelical denomination (See cmalliance.org) Please read 7 Signs You’re Called To Worship Ministry before applying: http://babylonbee.com/news/7-signs-youre-called-worship-ministry/ Essential Skills 1. Competence in recruiting, developing, and implementing teams of volunteers 2. A personality and disposition works well with staff and lay volunteers 3. Ability to manage time, schedules, details and projects with a c onspicuous work ethic 4. Effective oral and written communicator 5. Skill in leading the congregation on a guitar and/or keyboard 6. Appreciation of contemporary and traditional forms 7. Tech savvy and able to troubleshoot/address problems quickly Worship Director Job Description (Part-time or full-time, dependent on the applicant with the job responsibilities adjusted accordingly. It is currently a full-time, fully compensated position that could be divided into two part-time roles if functional.) Bloomingdale Church has had a considerable experience in engaging responsible young adults (over a dozen) in part-time staff positions, mentoring them into skilled leaders while attending Moody, Trinity or Wheaton Graduate School. The Responsibilities (full-time) Guide the weekend worship services to the glory of God [] Direct the worship teams to lead with surrendered hearts to God and with excellence in presentation. [] Inspire the congregation to love and praise God, employing creativity in music, Scripture, prayer, testimonies, media and other art forms. [] Direct the staging and presentation in the worship environment. Coordinate the worship teams and worship planning team [] Lead one or more of the worship teams and participate on other teams as desired/needed. [] Guide a creative worship arts team that plans dynamic worship that include the elements of vibrant Scripture reading, uplifting music, heart-felt prayer and faith stories. [] Plan God-centered worships that connect with three primary target groups (established believers, new believers & unbelievers). [] Give pastoral care to the worship teams, guiding them to be spiritually focused, authentic, humble and serving together as a team. [] Oversee the worship teams in owning and modeling the church’s priorities. [] Have a passion to invest in others, raising up God-seeking skilled leaders, worship teams and support teams. Build a strong “bench”. [] Quality control the music for congregational “singability” and content, and maintain a balance of contemporary and traditional music. [] Consult with lead pastor and worship leaders regarding the worship and message for needed adjustments after the first worship hour each weekend. [] Complete the Weekend Worship Evaluation review with the team leaders. [] Consult weekly with lead pastor to strategize key worship elements. Other Worship Related Roles [] Lead the choir in three yearly segments of at least two weekend worships. Strategize the choir as an assimilation group. [] Foster music groups such as a men’s quartet, brass ensemble, etc. [] Raise up new musicians from among the children/teens and support the Awana music team. [] Give training to the Technical Directors overseeing the sound, screen, video and lighting. [] Recruit, train and quality control the sound, screen and video teams. [] Post the weekend content to the website. [] Instruct the Decorating Committee concerning desired seasonal sanctuary decor. [] Assure the care of worship equipment and maintain an efficient retrieval system for the digital documents. [] Provide worship content and proof weekend bulletin. [] Direct the music portion of baptismal and special seasonal services, as well as annual Day Camp Band. Other Roles (expected of all of the pastoral staff) [] Be a model of servant leadership. [] Lead a discipleship group not associated with worship teams. [] Attend a weekly prayer group that focuses the salvation of unbelievers. [] Maintain regular office hours. [] Meet with staff for weekly accountability. [] Serve with the other pastors in stewarding the church’s equipment/resources. [] Support staff initiatives including data entry and event planning. [] Submit semi-annual written reports to the Governing Board and Shepherds. [] Receive a 6-month review of duties and goals. [] Accountability: Report to the Lead Pastor.

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