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Contemporary Worship Director

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Lake Mary, FL

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: June 27, 2019

Job Description:

Title: Contemporary Worship Director

Position: 20 hours a week, salaried
Compensation: $15-$20k Annually

Reports to: Rector (Senior Pastor)

Position Description: Part-time position, responsible for all aspects involved in providing moving, faithful music to_noemailplement the principles, themes, and movements of liturgical worship for our contemporary services.

A well-grounded, Scriptural, prayerful Christian whose life has been transformed by the grace of God through the work of Jesus Christ and the gift of the Holy Spirit
A strong sense of pastoral calling to lead the people of God towards Christ through music
Demonstrated ability to work under the direction of pastoral leadership, and ability to work as part of a church staff team
Strong vocalist and instrumentalist, preferably proficient in guitar and/or piano
Knowledgeable in music theory and performance
Committed to fostering congregational singing/participation
Wide knowledge of contemporary Christian music, ability to render traditional hymns in a contemporary fashion, and excitement to work in the context of the worship patterns of the ancient church. Experience with liturgy a plus, or at least a glad willingness to learn.
Leadership skills, with demonstrated success in_noemailanizing and managing a band
Experience in managing A/V equipment
A desire to craft new worship experiences in creative partnership with lead pastor
Desire to_noemailpose new music a strong plus

Oversees contemporary worship at the 11:00 AM Sunday service, with occasional special services and worship concerts in various seasons throughout the year
Coordinates all_noemailanization, design, programming,_noemailmunications, and other aspects of our contemporary worship ministry
Recruits, hires, trains, leads, schedules, and provides direction to all musicians, paid and volunteer
Works Sunday Mornings (10:00am – 1:00pm) at St. Peter's
Attends twice-a-month staff meeting during the week, other administrative hours are flexible
Attends weekly planning meeting with the rector
Provides vision and strategic direction to expand the quality and scope of the worship team and program
Prepares and oversees program budget in collaboration with rector and office staff
Selects music and plans order of worship for each service in accordance with the Book of Common Prayer and lectionary
Conducts weekly rehearsal with the band and vocalists, both to prepare for Sunday and build_noemailmunity with one another
Coordinates with the parish administrator to ensure programs are correct for weekly service
Updates and maintains band resource website (set list, charts, videos).

About St. Peter's Episcopal Church:

St. Peter's is a parish in the Anglican tradition with strong commitments to intercessory prayer, Holy Scripture, and traditional Christian faith and morals. Our tagline is "Building lives on the Rock of Jesus Christ." We have a strong track record in local and foreign mission, with a special heart to serve the poor. We seek an artist with a pastoral heart and strong leadership ability to continue our commitment to breathing new life into the ancient structures of Christian worship, providing an experience that—while traditional in structure—is energetic, inspiring, reverent, authentic, and Christ-centered. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Contemporary Worship Director
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
Less than 20,000
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Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Contact Name:
Fr. Jeremy Bergstrom
700 Rinehart Rd.
Lake Mary
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