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Chapelwood United Methodist Church

Digital Ministry / Video Production Specialist

Chapelwood United Methodist Church
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2014
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Chapelwood United Methodist Church, founded in 1949, is a 6,000-plus-member church located

in the Memorial Villages of Houston, Texas. It is a “community of communities” with two

campuses housing five worship communities that host seven weekly worship services, all serving

with a common mission, values, and disciple-making pathway. (See



Our mission (WHAT we do) is…

To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world

(Mission of the UM Church) by embodying God’s grace as we receive it to those

who need it (Mission of Chapelwood).


We fulfill this mission by being a “community of communities” of grace, which upholds the

following values (WHY we do what we do)...

- Accepting

- Authentic

- Compassionate

- Committed

- Generous


Our disciple-making pathway (HOW we make disciples) is to help people …

EXPERIENCE grace (in worship)

GROW in grace (in groups and relationships)

SHARE grace (in ministry)

We call this disciple-making pathway “E-G-S” for short.



Chapelwood is seeking a full-time Digital Ministry/Video Production Specialist. This person will

be responsible for supporting our mission through digital technology focusing on video production

and broadcasting through streaming and other technologies. The successful candidate will be able

to apply emerging technologies and tools to facilitate production technologies in ministry across

five different worship communities. Strong skills in live audio, lighting, video production, digital

communications media, and technical planning are essential. The successful candidate will offer

the best fit among our 3-C’s of hiring: Competence, Character, and Culture.



Technical Contributions

1. Able to provide skilled technical support to our worship communities in the disciplines of

audio and sound mixing, video shooting, editing and production, and lighting

2. Able to provide skilled technical support to our Digital Outreach Ministry, including web

streaming and remote-site content delivery

3. Proficient in the following products: InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere,

WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office products, Windows

4. Able to stay abreast of current Digital Outreach and Worship technologies so as to

recommend improvements that may improve our effectiveness achieving our graceembodying


5. Willing to assist Media Technology team as needed to cover when team members are out

or need overflow assistance

6. Available for participation in church-wide "all hands on deck events" (Christmas Eve,

Easter, Staff Retreats, etc.)

Education and Experience

1. Bachelor’s degree in digital media or related field of study

2. Three or more years of relevant experience in worship production and technology

3. Training and/or experience in digital communications

4. Willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new technology and skills to maintain

efficiency and relevance in the area of church communications and worship technology


Professional and Personal Growth

1. Enhance professional and spiritual growth through continuing education opportunities and

professional memberships

2. Maintain physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual health

3. Pursue an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ



1. Is a deeply committed Christian, who lives out his/her faith through actions and words

2. Has a passion to grow in faith and for others to know Christ

3. Is trustworthy, with the ability to create a safe place for others, and dependable

4. Is teachable

5. Is confident in beliefs and self

6. Is a member of or is willing to become a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church,

or be supportive of the Wesleyan theological tradition



1. Enjoys working as a self-motivated member of a dynamic and fast-paced creative team, with

the ability to adapt well and handle constant change and challenges

2. Is able to build strong relationships with others

3. Fulfills the expectations of the staff as outlined in the Chapelwood UMC “Staff Values

Covenant” (expected behaviors) and the “Staff Responsibilities Covenant” (core

responsibilities). This includes being able to demonstrate and communicate the vision of the


4. Values empowering and then working alongside lay core teams



Chapelwood offers a competitive compensation package of salary and excellent benefits (medical,

dental, vision, retirement) commensurate with education and work experience. Particulars of

compensation will be worked out with the successful candidate upon satisfactory completion of

financial and criminal background checks.



If you think God might be calling you to this position, you are invited to fill out and submit an

application for employment.

If you have questions about the position, please contact:

Bond McCall, Director of Technology for Ministry

Chapelwood United Methodist Church