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Discovery Church

Associate Pastor Creative Arts / Youth

Discovery Church
Conover , North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/09/2014
Categories: Other Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Discovery Church Hickory NC 28613

Respond To: Smith Sharpe Senior Pastor, 828-514-5565 or email:
Associate Pastor with emphasis in Creative Arts and or Youth Ministry

Discovery Church is a 6 year old church plant that has grown from 15 people to a weekly attendance of more than 400. We reach the unchurched people of the Hickory NC area. Our creative environment takes into account the types of music, experience, culture, and media that unchurched people are gravitating toward. We make creative decisions based on knowing the culture around us.

We're looking for an Associate Pastor who can help us with Creative Arts and/or Youth Ministry. This person will help oversee the development and execution of graphic design, lighting, stage design, video production/editing, short motion-based bumpers for transitions, and web site management (web design skills not necessary, but a plus). Having a musical background is a plus, but not necessary.

We are looking for this person to take our current Creative Arts program to the next level. This person should be able to look at other creative venues that are more advanced than our current program and assimilate new ideas into a fresh vision for our program. 

This position is a Senior Leadership position and reports directly to the Lead Pastor.

Weekly Responsibilities
Coordinate with the senior staff during weekly staff meeting.
Prepare sermon graphics, announcements, videos, and other media and organize it into ProPresenter.
Maintain and ensure all lighting, projection, media, computers, stage elements, etc. are fully functional for Sunday or for other times when needed.
Schedule a team of volunteers to serve on Sundays.
Update website as needed with graphics and/or announcements.
Assist groups that meet at the building when lighting, media, and/or sound is needed.
Assist other members of the staff with graphics, media, or other specialized needs.

Sunday Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Be present at the building at least 30 minutes before your first scheduled volunteer.
Ensure that all scheduled volunteers are in place by the time required.
Run through lighting and song lyrics with band during the morning rehearsal.
Provide sound person, media person, and lighting person with an order of service and make sure they know when and how to make any necessary transitions (bumpers, lights down, audio from computer, etc.)
Ensure all media and lighting is properly shut down.

Periodic Responsibilities

Inspect condition of equipment and make purchases/repairs as necessary.
Present senior staff and pastor with upcoming ideas for stage design, lighting, and software/hardware upgrades. Include cost, remaining budget, and scope of use.
Locate and attend workshops, conferences, classes, etc. that will further your training. Include volunteers when able.

Preach roughly five times per year.

Assist with other ministries that meet with the applicants gifts and talents.
Network with other creative directors/staff in the region. Visit their sites when possible.