Sparta Evangelical Free Church
Category: Worship Leader
Time Type: Full Time
The person in this position will enable the church to passionately worship the one true God through spiritual instruction, shepherding, music and the arts.
Has personally received God's gift of salvation through Christ
Demonstrates mature Christian character as evidenced by a sincere heart for God and a servant's heart to pour into the others (Philippians 2:3-4)
Has a confirmed calling to worship ministry
Endorses and supports core values and beliefs of the Sparta Evangelical Free Church | www.spartaefc.org/newhere/beliefs
Meets Biblical qualifications of a leader (1 Timothy 3:1-7 / Titus 1:6-9)
Bachelor's degree in either music or ministry-related field preferred
Biblical education completed or currently being pursued
Proven record of exceptional ability in worship ministry leadership
Lead and coordinate the music ministry of the church, overseeing all ministries under Worship Ministry umbrella (i.e., worship team, choir, vocal and instrumental ensembles, youth and children, audio/visual and production teams, worship committee)
Coordinate with the pastor(s) to provide meaningful Christ-centered worship for each service in coordination with message series, current events, and needs of the congregation
Design and carry out other events such as holiday programs, life celebrations, special services and community events
Recruit, develop and direct individuals of all ages in the church family to utilize their gifts and talents to serve in the worship ministry musically, creatively, or technologically
Assume administrative responsibilities for Worship Ministry
o oversee the purchase, maintenance and repair of all instruments and audio/visual equipment
o plan and administer worship ministry budget
o manage all existing music and materials
Interact collaboratively with the pastoral team
Is gifted and trained in the field of church music, production (audio/video/lighting) and the arts
Ability to integrate broad styles of music (vocally and instrumentally) to inspire worship
Invested in the spiritual awareness and growth of worship ministry members
Compassionate, servant hearted, positive and collaborative
Creative, demonstrates initiative
Organized and professional, yet relationally-minded
Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality and respect
This person will report to the Senior Pastor
This person will work in cooperation as a team member of the church staff.
1. Answers to these three questions
a. Describe briefly, your philosophy of worship reflecting on the purpose of worship, God's role in worship, the worshippers' role, the role of the worship leader and style of worship.
b. Describe your calling into the ministry.
c. Describe your process for preparing for a Sunday morning service.
2. Video demonstrating yourself leading worship