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First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk

Minister of Music & the Arts

First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 03/31/2008
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
We are seeking a fulltime enthusiastic, dynamic, biblically grounded, classically trained, committed disciple with worship leading and facilitating experience. We seek a passionate believer in Christ to lead our congregation in intimate times of praise and worship to our Lord, who ministers to the body using his or her gifts from God to inspire and encourage others into a meaningful and purposeful participation of worship. Preferred degree and or skills regarding music performance, practices, theory, contemporary music trends with knowledge and appreciation for the rich heritage for traditional sacred hymns of the Church. God is calling an innovative leader who can delegate ministries in various areas such as music, vocals, theatre arts, visual arts, popular media, poetry, and other creative worship endeavors to create a worship experience that draws us into a deeper transforming relationship with our risen savior, Jesus Christ. The applicant should have an appreciation for and familiarity with emerging communicative worship practices and worship models. The Candidate will have oversight for the music ministry and report directly to the senior pastor. Music Ministry includes traditional and contemporary worship services, special services (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday), and special music-related events (music series).
Given the new state-of-the-art contemporary worship facility to sit 600 plus and our beautiful sanctuary which seats 400 plus, our prayers are that the successful candidate will contribute to realizing, implementing, and actualizing the church's vision for corporate worship.
Deadline of June 1 for applications.