Date posted Aug 18, 2021
Deadline Sep 18, 2021

Woodlawn Christian Church is seeking a full-time Worship Arts Minister to coordinate all aspects of music, services, and media. We are looking for a Worship Leader who has a servant’s heart and is passionate about ministry. This position would require someone to creatively arrange music and instruments, coordinate the flow of worship, and create and manage media (filming & editing photos and videos, manage social media & website).

Full-time (40 hours per week). Compensation to be determined based upon experience. If possible, please send in a link to videos of previously led worship experiences.

Objectives:

Coordinate and lead worship services that honor God and inspire spiritual growth and devotion to Him, supporting the overall mission of the church:

Transforming people into vibrant mature followers of Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities:

  • Walk with the Lord in a life passionately devoted to God through worship.
  • Create an environment of worship in services that facilitate transformation and mission.
  • Vital, life-shaping worship is prayer-driven, Scripture-informed, and Spirit-filled.

 

 

  • Worship services should celebrate what God is doing in and through His people.
  • Primary focus is planning and leading dynamic worship designed primarily to engage younger generations and the unchurched, while also planning and leading a separate, more traditional service designed to engage older generations.
  • Strengthen multi-generational and multi-cultural relationships forming one church family.
  • Develop young musicians to support youth worship and weekend services.
  • Engage and involve international members (Latinos, Africans, Chinese, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the teaching team to creatively promote and present each message series.
  • Design services that enhance the “bottom-line” (text/topic) of the day.
  • Lead the worship team through prayer and practice in preparation for weekend services.
  • Provide oversight, direction and assistance to the technical and media team.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the production of weekend services (ushers, communion, announcements, music, videos, drama, stage design, graphics, slides, podcasts, etc.)
  • Recruit, train, supervise and disciple worship ministry volunteers.
  • Manage all music and video licensing, software and equipment.
  • Develop and manage the worship budget.

Guest Services Coordination (20%)

  • Coordinate the welcome and follow up processes for guests.
  • Recruit and train guest services volunteers (Connection center, greeters, ushers, etc.)
  • Communicate with the congregation to inspire an attitude of invitation and welcome.

Multimedia Coordination (20%)

  • Film and edit videos for sermon bumpers, promotions, church events, etc.
  • Provide oversight, directions, and assistance to the A/V team.
  • Maintain and post content for church website.
  • Coordinate, manage, and update social media communication.

Pastoral Care and Ministry Support (10%)

  • Provide pastoral care for the worship and guest services volunteers and their families.
  • Carry out ministry duties consistent with being on staff at Woodlawn (staff meetings, office hours, hospital visits, work as a team, promote a unified vision, etc.).
  • Coordinate additional services (weddings, funerals, special services) as necessary.

Relationships and Roles:

  • Serve under the direction of the Lead Minister and under the authority of the elders.
  • Report to the Lead Minister.
  • Supported by a capable office assistant, worship team, resources and equipment.
  • Work alongside Woodlawn staff and ministries to carry out our relational discipleship mission.

Job Details:

  • The position is full-time requiring at least 40 hours per week.
  • The salary includes allowance for health care and housing.
  • Will consider part-time for a qualified local candidate.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lead all aspects of a worship service.
  • Familiarity with photo and video editing software.
  • Familiarity with lighting and filming.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms.
  • Experience in programming worship elements.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills.
  • Comfortable with leading from on-stage and off-stage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good personal relationship skills, particularly with volunteers.
  • A heart for unity and a commitment to mutual submission.
  • Ability to appreciate and execute a variety of worship styles.
  • Prioritization skills and management to deadlines.
  • Manage constant workflow and delegate when appropriate.
  • Decision-making skills.
  • Stewardship of time and talent to be responsible for all aspects of this role.

Spiritual Qualifications:

  • Accepts Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and has been baptized into Him.
    (John 1:12; Mt. 10:32, 16:16; Acts 2:38)
  • Has a good understanding of salvation by grace through faith.
    (Eph. 2:8-10; Col 2:9-12)
  • Believes the Bible to be the Word of God.
    (2 Tim. 3:16)
  • Demonstrates the fruit of a growing relationship with God through the Holy Spirit.
    (Gal. 5:22-26; 2 Peter 1:3-11; 3:17-18)

 

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