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Hastings United Methodist Church

Director Of Worship and Fine Arts

Hastings United Methodist Church
Hastings, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 03/10/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Description of Job
This position provides leadership worship services including musical, visual arts and technology that creates a service within the United Methodist church Tradition.

Reports to: Senior Pastor


• Selects music for worship services, matching the theme for the worship services.
• Conducts weekly musical rehearsal.
• Mentors and recruit new band members.
• Creates special choirs as for events as requested.
• Provide special music as needed at the service.
• Provide media information to the technical team as needed and in a timely manner.
• Reviews current trends in worship music to ensure music is cutting edge and current.
• Plays and or sings in the band weekly.
• Provides spiritual leadership to the band members including weekly devotional at practices.
• Ensures smooth communications to other staff members.
• Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor
• To lead congregation in singing.
• Help in smooth transitions during worship.
• Create a worship experience for those attending. Using all aspect’s of fine arts
• Work with encourage, and supervise the volunteer media team
• Work with encourage and provide leadership for the Usher Team
• Prepare the sanctuary for weekly worship
• Keep the master worship schedule

• A four year musical Degree
• Experience in serving on a church staff of over 400 people in Worship for over 10 years
• Knowledge of and experience in both traditional and Contemporary worship styles
• Understanding of technology within worship- must be able to use Pro Presenter 4.0, Song Select, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
• Strong musical and singing skills.
• Strong verbal communications skills.
• Demonstrate good leadership skills.
• Must have personal relationship with Jesus Christ, able to freely share their faith experiences as a way to help church members and volunteers develop their own spiritual relationships.
• Must have an understanding and support of the teachings and principles of the United Methodist Church.
• Must be able to work as a productive team member of the HUMC Staff by developing supportive relationships with co-workers.
• Passion to lead people to Christ via music.
Send Resume, DVD and package request to John Mitchem 615 West 15th Street Hastings Mn 55033