Summary of Position
A successful Director of Worship Arts will lead and enrich music and arts offerings to deepen our worship experience. The Director will work together with the Lead Pastor, the Technology Coordinator, church staff, and worship and music team members along with others to plan and lead all of the musical and artistic components of our liturgical and contemporary worship services throughout the year, making sure that our worship together aligns with our vision, mission, and worship themes. This individual will be a flexible team-player, willing to contribute to the ongoing success of this congregation and to the enhancement of our worship together.
-Assisting Lead Pastor in planning and implementing meaningful worship experiences for the congregation.
-Selecting theologically sound, singable music and additional worship arts elements to complement worship themes.
-Scheduling worship arts volunteers and paid musicians, cultivating a team mentality and leading weekly worship team rehearsals.
-Leading and teaching music on Sundays as well as during special services (Lenten services, Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, etc.) in a way that encourages familiarity with music and congregational singing.
-Recruiting people of all ages who will share their gifts through venues such as vocal or instrumental performance, drama, art, multi-media, etc. This includes Prairie School of Dance.
-Working with the sanctuary décor team to enhance the visual aspect of our worship.
-Streamlining the worship planning process, in conjunction with the Lead Pastor, for easy, centralized access to information.
Education & Experience
North Heights Lutheran Church | Lutheran
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Arden Hills, Minnesota
Crossroads Church | Evangelical Covenant
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Faith Lutheran Church | Lutheran
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St. John's Lutheran Church of Blenheim | Lutheran
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Glen Arm, Maryland
Cross of Grace Lutheran Church | Lutheran
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New Palestine, Indiana