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Covenant UMC

Director of Contemporary Worship

Covenant UMC
Dothan, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 12/06/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Contemporary Worship

Position: Full-time Reports to: Senior Pastor

• Must have experience in managing a team of people and connecting with them.
• Must have a background working with Contemporary Bands.
• Must understand basic musical concepts and be able to teach them.
• Must have a good knowledge of sound equipment and computer technology.
• Must be able to lead worship in the contemporary setting.
• Must be proficient in their instrument.
• Must be creative in regard to planning worship services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Participate as a team member with other music staff to provide a meaningful worship experience in all worship services at Covenant.
• Support the vision and ministry of Covenant United Methodist Church.
• Oversee and prepare contemporary worship services including, 9:45 Alive, Sunday @ Six and any new proposed service.
• Develop and assist youth praise bands
• Develop and assist praise band for children’s services
• Develop and direct additional worship praise teams
• Develop small group emphasis for bands with prayer, Bible readings and care for one another.
• Be a resource for instrumentalists in youth worship team (guitar, drums, etc.)
• Arrange, transpose, prepare lead sheets for contemporary music
• Organize, set up, maintain, train all aspects of audio, video and lighting equipment as needed
• Work with worship ream to create, develop multi media presentations using power point and videos for services as needed
• Be a resource in the purchase installation and repair of all audio, video and lighting equipment
• Continually read, research and seek out the newest trends in contemporary worship
• Build relationships with worship team members
• Other duties as requested by the Senior Pastor