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Crosspointe Lutheran Church

Worship Arts Coordinator

Crosspointe Lutheran Church
Fargo, North Dakota, United States

Date Posted: 04/17/2009
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Position: Worship Arts Coordinator
Start date: June 1, 2009

Purpose: To creatively incorporate music, the arts, and technology into the ministry of a new Lutheran church through leadership of volunteers who are gifted in these areas and willing to serve.

At least two years of experience playing in regularly scheduled worship services
Proficient in piano and guitar
Ability to effectively and patiently provide guidance and instruction to volunteer musicians
Familiarity with the principles and theology that shape worship and congregational life in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Primary Responsibilities:
In collaboration with pastor, develop worship themes and select appropriate music selections
Recruit, rehearse, and direct musicians for participation in worship services and ministry areas
Find third-places in the community for performances and active recruitment efforts
Lead congregational singing and assist pastor in creating smooth transitions during worship
Recruit and train volunteers to use software for projected worship presentation
In collaboration with pastor, incorporate arts and media into worship themes
Ensure compliance with worship licensing contracts and agreements (CCLI and CVLI)

Terms of employment: The Worship Arts Coordinator reports to the pastor. The position is for 10-15 hours per week at $15.00 per hour. This position will be funded for twelve months with the possibility for renewal and expansion after that time. An additional opportunity could involve helping with Crosspointe’s web-page development if the applicant possesses those capabilities.

Comments: Crosspointe Lutheran is a new church start in southwest Fargo affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod which began weekly worship in March 2008. To enrich the spiritual life of those worshiping at Crosspointe and assist in fulfilling Crosspointe’s mission of impacting lives with the love of Jesus Christ, a Worship Arts Coordinator is being sought to bring creativity and innovation to the ministry through the use of music, arts, and technology. The candidate should be open to working in the flexible and constantly changing environment of a new mission start.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume including two references who can evaluate your ability to lead worship to Pastor Mike Giddings no later than Friday, May 15, 2009.
Address: 4550 37th Avenue South, Fargo, ND, 58104
Phone: (701) 306-9584