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Worship Music Director
Marine View Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, Washington, United States
Date Posted: 01/29/2010
Categories: Media/Technology - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time
Open Position: Worship Music Director
Marine View Presbyterian Church
We are looking for a wonderfully talented and collaborative individual to serve as the Worship Music Director of Marine View Presbyterian Church. Marine View is a healthy, growing church—with a contemporary approach to worship—in Northeast Tacoma overlooking the Puget Sound.
You will be part of a leadership team that is committed to helping all people enter into an intimate, personal relationship with God. Whether someone asks one of us to meet them for coffee on a Tuesday or just sits through one song on a Sunday morning – we want them to experience God’s love. Our vision is to be a caring family of God, guided by the Holy Spirit, Sharing Christ's Love. And we’re looking for a Worship Director that will help us to make that happen.
The Worship Director will provide the vision and leadership of all aspects of our worship teams and will work with the ordained pastors to ensure a consistent theme is established in concert with a given message or series. Your responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to: directing worship, harnessing multimedia channels to create a multisensory experience, when appropriate; leading music teams and individuals, and supporting drama and other special events, and to support our youth and children’s ministries in the development of music among children.
More about you:
•You love God.
•You have a well thought through point of view, but believe your ideas are made better when collaborating with other talented, great people.
•You know the difference between Jars of Clay and the Old Rugged Cross and have a healthy respect for both.
•You have vocal, choral and instrumental skills.
•There is no “I” in team but there is in innovation. You have an appreciation and understanding of how to incorporate multimedia channels into worship to improve the experience.
•You’re a servant leader
•You have an appreciation for the Northwest culture.
•You have an understanding of the Presbyterian Church and Reformed Theology.
•You have a fantastic work ethic and an understanding of the flexible hours needed for this job and the dynamic inherent in leading a team of volunteers.
•You know when to put your feet up. We want you to nurture your relationship with Jesus Christ and expect you to take time for study, growth and rest.
The technical Stuff. You will:
•Lead rehearsals of all music teams: choirs, bell choir, men’s quartet, women’s group, soloists, youth band, organists, etc.
•Nurture and care for team members.
•Lead and prepare the Sunday Worship team.
•Provide the vision and leadership for outreach events: Easter musical, Summer Fest, Children’s Christmas Musical, etc.
•Oversee and manage the church’s music budget.
•Oversee the church’s sound system and musical equipment.
•Salary range of $40,000 t0 $46,000 based on experience.
•Two weeks paid vacation.