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Saratoga Presbyterian Church

Saratoga, California, United States

Date Posted:
03/28/2014
Categories:
Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denomination:
Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Part-Time
Saratoga Presbyterian Church
Job Description:

 Saratoga Presbyterian Church

Position Description

 

TITLE : Asst. Worship and Arts Director

 

PURPOSE : In partnership with the Director of Worship and Arts, this individual will be responsible for assisting to lead the musical and worship aspects of the weekly worship service at SPC. Once a month, this individual will be the primary worship leader in the service.  In time, this individual will provide pastoral leadership to the band, including weekly arrangements of music, vocal training, and instrumental rehearsals. This person will see as a primary function the facilitation of others’ ability to encounter the living God through the worship experience.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the Director of Worship and Arts and serves under the authority of the Pastor.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.     Serve as an asst. minister to the Director of Worship and Arts. 

2.     This individual, when a team is created, will shepherd worship teams, musicians, emphasizing teamwork, fellowship and healthy communication among one another.

3.     In consultation with Director of Worship and Arts, participate in the weekly planning of worship music.

4.     Lead weekly rehearsals and presentation of music appropriate to the life of the church for all musicians and vocalists involved in the upcoming service.

5.     Assist in the recruitment and organization of participants in the music ministries, sound and media teams.

6.     Develop musical gifts in volunteer members and provide instruction in musical technique for the worship services.

7.     Assist in creating the flow for worship with the Director or Music and Arts, and the pastors, place weekly song/hymn lyrics and other elements of the service (welcome, announcements, sermon notes, etc.) into the Planning Center and Pro Presenter slides.

8.     Meet weekly with Director of Worship and Arts, and pastors to discuss program and worship matters.

9.     Once a month, be the main worship leader for the 10am service.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

1.     A vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

2.     An equal love to worship God through a traditional and contemporary style of worship.

3.     Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team.

4.     Previous experience in contemporary worship leadership.

5.     Knowledgeable in a wide range of Christian worship music and an ability to integrate musical variety in to a worship service.

6.     Vocal and/or instrumental proficiency.

7.     Proficiency in sound and multi-media in worship.

8.     Ability to incorporate technical arts in to the worship experience.

9.     Desire to grow and gain new skills and knowledge in the area of worship leadership.

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

 

1.     Degree in music.

2.     Worship leadership in a multi-generational church setting.

3.     Recruitment and leadership of volunteers.

4.     Use of multi-media in worship, including use of The Planning Center and Pro Presenter software.

5.     Technical knowledge of soundboard.

 

TERMS OF POSITION:

Non-exempt Employee, Hourly

Hourly $22.00-30.00, commensurate with experience

Hours 10-13 per week.

Also open to contract at $15,000-20,500 year

Professional Development Negotiable

Benefits According to SPC Employee Handbook

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please contact and/or send resumes to Kevin Friesen, Director of Worship & Arts at kfriesen@saratogapres.org

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At Saratoga Presbyterian Church, we believe that God has called us to a mission of “Inspiring all generations to make Jesus Christ central in every part of our lives.” We seek to fulfill this mission by organizing our life together around three core values that enrich us, sustain us, and bring us joy. More...