Music and Worship

Thu Mar 22 00:00:00 MDT 2018

Northeastern District C&MA

Position Title: Worship Arts Director at Syracuse Alliance Church, Syracuse, NY Position Purpose: The worship leader will work closely with our pastor in cultivating worship services and worship teams that help lead our congregation to see and savor the greatness of God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. Position Summary: 1. Plan our weekly Sunday worship services (one traditional and one contemporary each Sunday) choosing congregational hymns and contemporary songs that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word. 2. Model and lead heartfelt worship in a style that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus. 3. Recruit, audition, teach, and train musicians with musical skill and humility to serve the congregation as a team. 4. Lead weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for Sunday and (B) cultivation of Christ-centered community. 5. Build on our traditions and communicate a clear vision for where God might be calling our congregation and our musicians to grow in new expressions of worship in alignment with the church vision, mission and values. 6. Lead our existing Small Group Ministry which will be approximately 30 percent of the work week and require building and leading a team to accomplish the ministry. Team building training will be provided. Experiences, Gifts, and Abilities Required: 1. A growing and personal relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated in a life lived above reproach. 2. Gifted in leading congregational worship. 3. Skillful in leadership and organizational skills. 4. A team player. 5. Instrumental, vocal, technical proficiency: i.e. sound, video, lighting, computer. 6. Ability to recruit, train, and direct church music teams. 7. Three years’ experience in a church setting preferred; Experience in both contemporary and traditional styles preferred Expectations: Agree wholeheartedly with the C&MA mission, values and statement of faith Classification: Director, Full-Time with Benefits, 40+ hours per week on average, salaried If Interested: Resumes (in PDF format only) may be sent to: Deadline for submissions is April 28, 2018.


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