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Trinity lutheran Church


Trinity lutheran Church
Fairview Village, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 03/19/2009
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Job Description

Lead Musician for Contemporary& Blended Worship
11AM Mass
at Trinity Lutheran Church

In concert with the Mission & Vision Statement of the Church the following items are the main responsibilities of the contemporary worship leader at Trinity Lutheran Church:

Worship Responsibilities

Provide musical leadership with keyboard, piano, or organ at contemporary worship.

Provide leadership in the music program through the recruitment and development of congregational talents, resources and spiritual gifts. Special attention to recruitment and training of volunteers.

Provide musical leadership for contemporary praise teams through regularly scheduled rehearsals and special continuing education events.

Provide leadership for musical outreach events into the community and school.

Prepare weekly and seasonal worship with pastor and other staff with attention to seasonal and contemporary cultural themes.

Provide special planning for holy days and seasons like Advent, Christmas ,Lent and Easter.
This includes additional instruments and other worship enhancements.

Communicate a joyful spiritual health to volunteers and the worshipping congregation through music.

B. Weekly Responsibilities

Realizing that this is a part-time position, it is understood that the music leader will not maintain regular office hours. However, it is expected that a regular time will be spent at the church office for meetings and rehearsals in preparation for masses each week. The following is required:

Attendance at (1) monthly staff meeting (times to be negotiated)
Weekly rehearsals with praise singers .
Supervision of instrument tuning and maintenance.
Organizing of music library and maintaining the order of the library.
Meet with Pastor and worship planning team on rehearsal day.
Schedule all events and rehearsals on church office master calendar.

Responsibilities to other Programs

All members of Trinity Church staff cooperate to compliment each others gifts and serve the congregation better. We expect the music leadership to:

Work in concert with other programs and leaders of the Church to maximize the spiritual gifts of others in the church. Contemporary worship will connect to the youth program and Sunday School to encourage youth to develop their musical skills for worship.