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RiverTree Community Church

Part Time Music Coordinator

RiverTree Community Church
Wyoming, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 03/08/2013
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Reformed
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

RiverTree Music Coordinator



Who are We Looking For?

  1. Someone committed to the core essentials of the Christian faith (as represented in The Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds), and who is equally committed to mutual respect and unity in matters that aren’t part of that Christian core.
  2. Someone who agrees wholeheartedly with RT’s core values and mission (learn lots more about us at
  3. Someone who exhibits a real, ongoing, growing relationship with God.
  4. Someone with a heartfelt, God-given passion for worship.
  5. Someone savvy in AVL – audio, video, and lightning – and able to coordinate that team (familiarity with Easy Worship software is a plus, but not required).
  6. Someone who is a gifted musician, singer, and worship leader, ideally someone who plays at least two different instruments and who is a vocalist.
  7. Someone who is a servant leader and team facilitator, who can coordinate weekly worship teams and leaders and who seeks to empower our laity to run and steer our music and AVL teams. This then also means we DON’T want someone who will centralize the music and AVL teams around themselves or who have a top-down understanding of leadership.


What will They Do?

  1. Work with the Music Team to coordinate the music of each Sunday or special worship service, ideally choosing songs that tie in thematically with the service’s overall focus.  
  2. Work with the AVL Team to ensure their success and address their needs.
  3. Coordinate rotating worship teams, which entails volunteer recruitment and development, among other things.
  4. Play and sing regularly on Sundays.
  5. Lead worship regularly on Sundays, and be a key support for other worship leaders when he/she does not.


What will We Do for Them?

  1. More-than-fair monetary compensation for their ministry.
  2. A supportive, encouraging core of committed worship volunteers, who take enough responsibility for the worship and AVL ministries at RT that the Music Coordinator doesn’t have to go it alone or carry too much weight.
  3. A positive, collaborative, permission-giving relationship with our Pastor.
  4. A creative, risk-taking church willing to try new things and step outside the norm.
  5. A church centered on reaching those disconnected from God and being a blessing to our surrounding community/neighbors.


To Whom are They Responsible?

  1. Like all staff at RT, their direct supervisor is the Pastor, who is in turn responsible to RT’s Steering Team (church board of elders and deacons).
  2. RT’s pastor will use a triad of music and/or AVL team members to conduct peer reviews for the Music Coordinator.


How Much and How Often?

12 hours a week, rate of pay TBD. This makes it a good fit for college and graduate students, or as a 2nd job.


Anticipated Starting Date: Late April 2013


Apply by Saturday, March 23rd, 2013


Send resume and cover letter to:

Dr. Christian Shearer (Pastor)

RiverTree Community Church

2840 Timberlane SW, Grandville, MI, 49418