MUSIC, WORSHIP, CHILDREN, AND FAMILY MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Trinity Presbyterian Church

San Carlos, CA 94070

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

MUSIC, WORSHIP, CHILDREN, AND FAMILY MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Full Time
Trinity Presbyterian Church | 1106 Alameda de las Pulgas | San Carlos, CA 94070
650-593-8226 | www.trinity-pres.org


Purpose
- To coordinate and lead church ministry for music, worship, children and families, focused on Trinity's priorities

Trinity's vision
Knowing Jesus so intimately that we become like him

We at Trinity fulfill our God-given calling by:
 Bringing life into alignment with the way of Jesus
 Connecting and accepting all people through love and fun
 Mobilizing all ages to care for one another
 Investing in our children and youth in the extended community
 Measuring impact by lives we touch

Primary Job Priorities:
Serve as a key member of program staff responsible for leading the music and children's ministries
Assist in creating worship experiences that build relationships and connections among all ages, including, for example:
o Sunday school classes
o Family worship
o Integration of children and youth into the church's music ministry
Provide leadership for music in Sunday worship service utilizing a blended music style, personally and through the utilization of external directors/musicians
Provide leadership for choirs, bands, and music ensembles
Develop and utilize the varied musical gifts of the congregation
Ongoing recruitment, training, empowering of volunteers for all ministry programs
Leadership of the children's ministry including working closely with the Children's Ministry Team and supervision of the Children's Ministry volunteers and interns
Develop and review Christian Education curriculum and programming and ensure that Sunday school classes are appropriately staffed and set up on Sunday mornings
Provide and promote opportunities to foster relationships with and amongst families (e.g. Passing the Baton, Family Picnic, etc.)
Attend and actively participate in weekly staff meeting, arranged program planning meetings and weekday office hours
Work collaboratively and creatively with pastors and program staff to support church priorities
 
Required qualifications:
A love for Jesus and the ministries of the church with an ability to provide general spiritual leadership
Joy-filled and energetic about engaging congregation members of all ages in the ministry of the church
Organized with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, communicate effectively and operate within budget
Technical choral music skills to prepare, organize and lead music ensembles of all ages
Vision driven, with a passion for planning music and ministry and developing opportunities for engagement around a scriptural theme for all generations
Relationship and Team oriented, demonstrating a collaborative and inclusive style with an ability and desire to work in a team environment
Flexibility, adaptability and creativity with integrating individuals of all ages into worship
An ability to lead effective, efficient music rehearsals
Embrace all Christian music including contemporary, traditional and classical styles

Desirable qualifications:
Ability to select and coach vocal and instrumental soloists
Knowledge of current church music and choral literature with the ability to oversee choral library music and database
A general understanding of sound and media technology for use in worship
Education and experience including:
o undergraduate degree in education, Christian service, music or a related field plus 5 years of relevant experience in a church environment
Performance capability in organ, piano and/or keyboard is a significant plus

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with gifts and experience
Benefits include medical, paid vacation, sick leave and continuing education opportunities

Church and Choir Information:
Denomination: Presbyterian (PCUSA)
Work schedule: 40 hours/week; Daily hours vary to accommodate hours worked outside of "typical" 9-5 workday; Sundays required
Trinity website: http://www.trinity-pres.org/
Worship style: Highly Blended; Traditional and Contemporary
Church size: Members: 345 Average attendance: 200
Total Church Budget: $750K per year
Sunday Services: One service at 10:00 a.m. with last Sunday of each month intergenerational family worship
Additional Special Services: 5-8 per year
Concerts: Christmas Concert; Spring Choir Concert or Musical
Average weekly rehearsals: 2-3

Position start date is first quarter of 2017
Submit resumes to: resumes@trinity-pres.org
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
MUSIC, WORSHIP, CHILDREN, AND FAMILY MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Carol Raisner
Address1:
1106 Alameda de las Pulgas
Address2:
City:
San Carlos
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ZIP Code:
94070
Country:
USA
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