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  Contemporary Worship Arts Director

Crossroads United Methodist Church

Washington, IL

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Summary: Lead contemporary worship services at Crossroads United Methodist Church
Reports to: Directing Pastor
Supervises: All volunteers and staff associated with contemporary worship
Status: Full-time, salary position with benefits

Primary responsibility is to lead contemporary worship services at Crossroads. We seek to consistently offer excellent, accessible worship that grows disciples who are sent to the crossroads of our_noemailmunity to impact lives for Jesus Christ.

Essential Skills
Clear and enthusiastic_noemailmitment to Jesus Christ
Demonstrates musical talent
Capacity for spiritual leadership as a worship leader
Ability to relate and motivate people;_noemailanize and plan in advance
Demonstrate ability to work well leading a team

Essential functions:
Envision service elements; lead and develop the music team for weekly worship including
Active and creative participation in weekly Worship Planning Team meetings
Music selection for the contemporary worship services
Recruit, audition, rehearse and lead contemporary worship band teams to have consistent musical excellence for worship services
Arrange songs,_noemailanize and lead practices, oversee preparation of chord charts, and maintain music files
Work closely with the Traditional Worship Arts Director to ensure excellence in all worship services throughout Crossroads
Prepare service information and record in Planning Center Online at least one week in advance of each worship service
Provide spiritual leadership for the team members which includes encouraging and establishing fellowship among band team members
Oversee Media Ministry servants for the contemporary worship services and hold the servants accountable to ensure throughout all areas of worship consistent level of excellence
Be responsible to create environment of worship including rehearsals worship services, developing a dress code, designing the platform, coordinating worship elements, and time of transitions
Active_noemailmunication with the music teams, media teams, regular church publications, and between other staff members regarding contemporary worship services
Develop a plan for a new evening weekend contemporary worship service and provide leadership and direction for these services

Required Meetings:
Weekly worship planning meetings
Monthly All Staff meetings as scheduled (Fourth Wednesday)
Leadership staff meetings (First & Third Wednesday)
Other meetings as scheduled and pertinent to the job description

Annually by Directing Pastor and Associate Pastor

Inquiries into this position should contact Crossroads' Executive Director, Donna Cimino, at 444-2381 or dcimino@mtco_noemail.

Applicants should submit a résumé along with a cover letter briefly explaining their interest in the position. Also include in email a video showing you leading live music in worship. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Contemporary Worship Arts Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Crossroads United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Donna Cimino
1420 N Main Street
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