Creation Worship Ministry Director

Bend, OR Religion Created Apr 17, 2019 6:19 pm
Creation Church
http://creationinbend.com
Job Type:
Part-time
Hours Per Week:
25
Job Description:

Creation Church is a new church, planting out of Westside Church, in Bend, OR in the Fall of 2019. We are a new church focused on creating compassionate people, healthy families, and thriving communities. We have already established a church plant CORE Team of more than 100 people and plan to launch with great momentum and forward growth.

The Creation Worship Ministry Director is responsible for providing Christ-centered, Spirit-led, and theologically-sound worship music ministry at Creation Church. It is the role of the Creation Worship Ministry Director to ensure that the worship experience is inspiring, relevant, diverse and that it is done with a spirit of excellence.

Our expectation is that the Creation Worship Ministry Director will serve in their place of ministry out of a deep place of personal intimacy with the Lord, which should be directly reflected in character, integrity, purity, spiritual maturity, emotional intelligence, relationships, and communication style.

To access a full ministry description visit: https://bit.ly/2VQG1FH

Please respond with:

  • Resumé
  • Personal Passion Statement
  • Links to relevant social media accounts
  • Video/Audio of you leading worship
Job Requirements:

Personal Spiritual Development

  • Maintain a healthy personal prayer and devotional life
  • Pray, dream, imagine, innovate
  • Read, listen, watch, research, resource and equip yourself to truly lead
  • Consistently operate from a place of connectedness to God in hearing His voice and moving in His power
  • Have a direct connection to a spiritual mentor that is speaking into your life monthly
  • Displays a ferocious hunger to learn and to become all that God has created you to be
  • Is humble and teachable as a leader
  • Seeks to receive and write new songs that come from God's heart

Prayer & Growth

  • Personal Prayer – for team, congregation, church vision & pastors
  • Participate in team reading exercises
  • Participate in staff prayer times
  • Constantly improve in and seek out enrichment opportunities for Music Performance (Instrumentation and Vocals)
  • Constantly seek out opportunities for spiritual enrichment

Collaboration and Oversight

  • Work with leadership/pastoral teams to develop vision, strategies, and programs supporting Creation Church’s Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Act as the primary driver of vision, mission, values, and programming for the entire Creation Worship ministry team, ensuring that all volunteers have a clear understanding and commitment to these things
  • Lead worship for weekend services, midweek services, and large church family gatherings
  • Oversee the worship team schedule
  • Regularly meet with church family members to grow deeper in relationship
  • Prepare for and lead band rehearsals
  • Oversee the development and management of budget and finances
  • Oversee selection, development, and implementation of curriculum
  • Oversee all special events (Holidays, VBS, etc.)

Worship Gathering Preparation

  • Prepare all materials for pre-service production meetings in order to ensure a clear understanding of the service order and the responsibilities of each team member
  • Maintain a regular weekly touch-base with speaking and creative arts team to line out needs for upcoming gatherings
  • Constantly evaluate worship team effectiveness by welcoming constructive criticism, input and by watching/listening back to services
  • Help with the writing and execution of weekly service announcements
  • Oversee the arrangement of music for regular and special worship services including but not limited personnel scheduling, rehearsal schedules, and special guests
  • Coordinate the general and specific types of service music, and other special participation to be used in order that the worship services may be effective and coherent with service theme and that soloists, ensembles, and instrumentalists may be adequately prepared for such services
  • Maintain a standard list of Creation Church approved worship songs that bring glory to God, are theologically correct, and that minister to the congregation, inspiring them to know Jesus and become more like Him

Leadership Development

Provide spiritual and musical instruction, guidance, standards, and supervision in the following areas but not limited to:

  • Congregational Worship o Musicians
  • Special Music
  • Conferences
  • Performance
  • Identify, recruit and train gifted individuals, and encourage those persons as they become

    involved in the music ministry

  • Audition and train new worship volunteers as they arise
  • Work to create multiple worship teams within Creation Worship

    Team Participation & Administration

  • Ensure the care, maintenance, and inventory of all music and equipment.
  • Collaborate and nurture a healthy working relationship with the sound team
  • Evaluate and suggest equipment needs to enhance the worship experience at the Church Plant
  • Obtain copyright permissions for all songs performed at the Church Plant
  • Create and maintain accurate printed music (chord charts) for worship ministry use
Highly Desired:

Qualifications:

  • Management experience in a similar size church or organization
  • Ability to organize large groups in high-stress situations (large events, camps, etc)
  • Strong communication, musical and singing skill
  • Self-motivated and shows strong initiative; Previous success in team building
  • Obtains strong ability to foster a safe, vulnerable environment where people can belong
  • Obtains excellent leadership and team building skills with direct reports, volunteers
  • Models effective, healthy communication
  • Fosters a Spirit-filled environment that displays the fruits of the Spirit
  • Facilitates wise, biblical judgment when making decisions; is dependable, reliable, and integrous
  • Flexible throughout changes and demands, while displaying compassion and empathy
  • Results-oriented with a constant drive to seek wisdom, knowledge, and understanding
  • Is current on worship styles and trends in the church at large
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies
  • Either possesses or has a desire to acquire, their Foursquare Pastoral License within the first year of serving at Creation Church
Reports To:
Lead Pastor