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First Christian Reformed Church

Director of Worship and Arts

First Christian Reformed Church
Crown Point, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 03/03/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Reformed
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: N/A

Job Description:





general position


The purpose of this position is to provide leadership for all aspects of the music and arts ministry of the church and to develop a creative, visual, seamless, blended worship style that helps bring the congregation into the presence of God through worship and praise. 


specific responsibilities


Basic Requirements of a Worship & Arts Director/Leader

  • Mature walk with God through a relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Musical proficiency
  • A shepherd’s heart to lead the congregation in worship
  • Leadership skills


Music & Worship Responsibilities

  • Lead worship and provide leadership and supervision to the praise team instrumentalists and vocalists with a high view toward excellence in worship
  • Plan, prepare and provide the songs and music in the two morning services and special services (Thanksgiving, Good Friday, etc.)
  • Work with Pastors/Worship Team to coordinate any/all special music and musical guests
  • Identify, discern and develop the musical gifts and talents of the congregation for use in worship

-   Recruit, audition, develop and train vocalists to both sing and actively lead worship

-   Recruit, audition, and develop additional musicians/band members

  • Organize, lead and develop choirs, vocalists, ensembles and other musical groups as time and talents allow


Technical Sound/Lighting/Video Responsibilities

  • Be proficient in, or willing to gain proficiency in, worship projection software and Planning Center
  • Provide input and direction to the sound, light, video and technical aspects of worship so that worship is enhanced


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Give financial input to the annual worship budget and the annual audiovisual budget
  • Oversee all equipment, instruments and inventories related to worship


Staff & Church Relationships

  • Meet with Pastors/Worship Team as necessary for worship planning
  • Develop and understanding of, and develop a willingness to commit to, the vision, mission, core values and strategic plan for us to be a church to begin, belong and become


Reporting Structure

  • Reports directly to the Senior Pastor and follows the organizational structure as approved by Council