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First United Methodist Church

Director of Worship Arts

First United Methodist Church
Springfield, Illinois, United States


Date Posted: 06/15/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
A vibrant, disciple-making community called First United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Worship Arts to oversee our entire creative process for expressing the Gospel through the arts. The director in this newly created position will take a lead role in team-based ministry that designs, produces, and directs both traditional and contemporary weekend worship experiences that touch the soul.

Qualifications:
A passionate, tested faith in Jesus Christ.
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in music.
A minimum of 5 years experience in leading a music ministry.
An appreciation for and knowledge of music across all genres.
Demonstrated ability to lead contemporary worship by keyboard.
A strong gift of administration, superb organization, and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proven leadership skills to envision, develop, and oversee music and tech staff.
Passion and ability to recruit, equip, and empower teams to accomplish ministry goals.
Significant experience in team-based worship planning and use of planning center online to coordinate music, sound, lights, media, testimonies, dramas,
and staging that creates inspiring and engaging worship experiences.
An enthusiastic attitude and a teachable spirit.

Please apply directly through the site or email resume, cover letter, and worship leading links to clange@springfieldfirst.org. Thank you.