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Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church

Spring Arbor, Michigan, United States

Date Posted:
Worship Pastor
Free Methodist
Church Size:
1001 to 1500
Job Type:
Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church
Job Description:

Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church, a congregation in a Christian University setting, with over 1,200 in average attendance, is seeking a full time Director of Worship Arts.  This person would join a multi-staff ministry team with a vision to lead our congregation in Kingdom mission.



Oversee all worship arts ministries of the church

-       Lead the church in an understanding and experience of worship.

-       Recruit and develop teams and leaders with a passion for God, an eye and ear for artistic and musical excellence, and a heart for people.

-       In collaboration with the lead Pastor and the worship design team - format the worship services, select music and other artistic and liturgical elements, and oversee the rehearsal of various teams and ensembles.

-       Oversee special worship arts events throughout the year – Christmas Eve, church musical productions, etc.


General Qualifications

The candidate must . . .

-  Be a devout follower of Jesus, a person of prayer, and a true worshiper in private as well as public life.

-  Possess a love for the local church and its mission to the world.

-  Have a developed biblical theology that informs a philosophy of worship.

-  Be able to attract, train, and develop godly leaders in worship ministry.

-  Be effective in mentoring undergrad Worship Arts interns from the University.

-  Have leadership experience in Worship/Arts in a local church setting.   Experience in a larger church setting is preferred.

-  Have a knowledge of and appreciation for a variety of music, art and worship forms – ancient/modern, hymnology, classic/contemporary, rock, jazz, folk, gospel, etc. 

-  Be musically proficient in order to build vocal and instrumental praise bands towards a high level of spiritual preparation and artistic excellence.

-  Be creative and original.  Build a community of artists who can express praise and devotion through music, but also through drama, literary, and visual arts.  

-  Demonstrate solid administrative and people skills.

-  An advanced degree in music, worship, or theology is preferred. 


Starting Date:   Any time, but hopefully by January 2, 2017.

  • Send resume,  three references, video sample or link by October 15, 2016 to info@springarborfm.org (prefered)
  • If you need to send by mail:

 Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church

 120 E. Main, PO Box 399

  Spring Arbor, MI 49283

  Attn:  Worship Arts Search Team

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Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church

We are a community of believers in Christ Jesus our Lord. As believers, we are to live moment by moment in view of God’s mercy. This sets us free to live courageous and sacrificial lives here and now. We are called together to live in this precarious, and yet exhilarating ‘middle’ - a place of devotion and sacrifice between the hope of heaven and a hurting world. More...