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Job Description for Worship Coordinator
First CRC – St. Thomas, ON
www.firstcrcstthomas.com
16-20 hours per week
(approx. $16,000 - $20,000)
  Position available 2017

 

Qualifications
  • Have a dedicated love for Christ, a heart for worship, and a passion for leading people into the presence of God.
  • Have an appreciation of and an ability to plan a variety of worship styles in a multi-generational setting, such as “Blended Worship”.
  • Be familiar with the Christian Reformed perspective of worship.
  • Have strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Be proficient using computers and MS Office and Easy Worship.
  • Be open to and familiar with creative or emerging forms of worship.
  • Have music proficiency in order to lead and/or coordinate both vocalists and musicians with confidence and excellence.
  • Be a self starter and a team player as well as one who has a passion to attract, develop, and inspire others in the worship ministry according to their gifts and abilities, such as dance, drama, etc.
Expectations and Responsibilities:
  • Be a member or be willing to become a member of First CRC Church.
  • Ensure that we have a blend of worship styles – with both contemporary and traditional music and elements.
  • Plan, facilitate and regularly participate and/or lead in the Sunday morning worship services, (along with some evening, special services, etc).
  • Serve as the point person for each worship service, working closely with the pastor/guest pastor, praise teams, and other worship leaders, participants, volunteers and council members.
  • Recruit, develop, schedule and encourage the participation of all musicians and vocalists in worship leading.
  • Oversees Sunday morning sound & media checks in order to assure excellence. Communicates with the AV team to address any needs or opportunities.
  • Encourage and facilitate the involvement of children and youth in worship services.
  • Recruit decorators as needed per season (ex. Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving)
  • Ensure compliance with copyrights of music used in worship services.
  • Arrange for regular maintenance of the church’s musical instruments.
  • Be a standing member of the worship committee and report at its meetings. The worship committee and church staff are to serve as a support and to provide helpful feedback.
  • Prepare and manage the Worship Ministry budget.
  • Seek out professional development opportunities and facilitate leadership training for worship leaders.
  • As a church leader, attend such events as leadership retreats, congregational meetings, and church staff meetings.
  • Develop a music/drama resource library.
  • Report directly to the pastor, keeping him up-to-date regarding opportunities and concerns within the worship ministry and keep the Worship Committee aware of his/her work, providing leadership in keeping with the overall vision and mission established by Council.
Church’s Commitment
  • Remuneration for 16-20 hours per week: Dependent on qualifications and determined by search team with Church Council’s approval.
  • Vacation: Two weeks paid vacation yearly
  • First CRC will provide office space and equipment as needed.
  • Position and Ministry Evaluation will take place after 6 months, and then annually.

PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: 

firstcrcstthomas@gmail.com

OR by regular mail to
320 Elm Street
St. Thomas, ON   N5R 1J7