Informal Worship Coordinator
Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church is looking for a new Informal Worship Coordinator. This is a part-time position. As the key leader for the 10:30 a.m. worship service and other contemporary worship services that may be offered from time to time, the Worship Coordinator is responsible for:
*Leadership of the 10:30 a.m. worship service three Sundays each month. This leadership may be solo or leading with a worship team of other musicians.
*Recruiting, training, and ongoing leadership of the AV and worship teams.
*Support and leadership of the leaders of the worship teams which lead on the Worship Coordinator’s “off” Sundays. This includes assisting them in recruiting, training, and leading their teams.
MUSICIANSHIP. As the “front person” on a regular basis, the Worship Coordinator must be a musician in his/her own right, including:
*Demonstrating advanced skill in singing, leading others in singing, and coaching worship team members in their singing skills.
*Demonstrating advanced mastery of a musical instrument relevant to contemporary worship (e.g. piano, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, etc.)
*Understanding, respecting, and being comfortable with a broad range of liturgical musical styles and expressions.
*Possessing a background in music theory, direction, and the interplay of various instruments, voices, and artistic modes, which is crucial for the respect of the musicians who will be supervised by this position.
ADMINISTRATION. As key administrator and coordinator for the 10:30 a.m. service, the Worship Coordinator:
*Provides for efficient and accurate communications between the various 10:30 a.m. worship teams on song lists, worship backgrounds, equipment usage, etc.
*Develops and maintains accurate and timely schedules for the worship teams, AV teams, and other teams that may arise in the course of his/her work.
*Provides all necessary information to the administrative assistant for the timely and accurate reporting for all worship related licenses.
*Serves as the key leader between the 10:30 a.m. worship service and the rest of the staff.
TECHNICIAN. The Worship Coordinator is responsible for the use of the AV system, to include:
*Serving as the technical expert and point person for questions and concerns.
*Performing ongoing maintenance and upgrades, to be coordinated with the business administrator.
DISCIPLER OF DISCIPLES, the Worship Coordinator is expected to:
*Exhibit a mature faith and type of conduct befitting a leader in Christ’s Church.
*Disciple volunteers within the worship teams.
*Encourage all those around them toward maturity in Christ.
*At the request of the Lead Pastor, facilitates and leads the involvement of informal worship team members in special or seasonal services.
*Performs other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor.
*Attends staff meetings and other leadership functions as schedule allows.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The Worship Coordinator needs to possess a demonstrable understanding of the scriptural and doctrinal background of the Lutheran church at worship, as well as training in liturgical and non-liturgical worship styles and structure.
Two years prior related experience.
An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in church music, religious studies, and/or music.
Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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