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Director of Worship, Music and Arts

Bethel Lutheran Church

Hudson, WI

Category: Christian Music / Christian Musician

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION - Develop, oversee, and lead the music and arts ministry for Bethel Lutheran Church.

PLANNING WORSHIP SERVICES - Plan a flow of musical selections at services that will enhance the congregation's worship experience. All planning and collaboration should be relevant to Bethel Lutheran Church's overall vision of worship (with traditional, blended, and contemporary).

Work with the pastors and leaders to establish appropriate worship themes and assimilate other elements that enhance worship. Supervising other musical staff. Working with the Youth Ministry staff to mentor musical youth for participating in music at Bethel.

PREPARING FOR WORSHIP - Lead in the process of recruiting, coordinating and developing the contemporary music worship team and conduct effective and efficient weekly rehearsals. Enhancing various services with special music.

TECHNOLOGY - Ensure that music, video, audio and other technical worship elements are updated, prepared and ready for the service including (Working together with Volunteer Coordinator) the development of all song slides for services, and overseeing the operation of the sound system at both Bethel campuses

- Attend weekly staff meetings
- Serve as a member of the Worship and Music Committee and attend bi-monthly team meetings
- Responsibilities with special events and holiday worship
- Provide oversight for the music budget
- Other tasks assigned by pastor


- An active and growing faith
- A passion for leading and teaching others in and about the worship of God
- Endorse and support the mission statement of Bethel Lutheran Church
- Support Lutheran theology and teachings of the ELCA
- A theological understanding of worship along with practical understanding of using music and the arts in worship

- Significant musical experience required; college degree preferred
- Proven ability to_noemailanize and direct vocalists and instrumentalists
-Experience in leading various styles of worship music

- An a_noemailplished instrumentalist; preferably keyboard, guitar, and vocal abilities
- Strong_noemailmunication skills and the ability to relate well inter-personally
- Work collegially with pastors in planning, preparing for, and leading music at worship services and other related special events.
- Respect for the musical needs of the congregation; with ability to be flexible
- Team player who works well with others and can also work independently
- The ability to oversee Bethel's entire music and arts ministry at both campuses
- Helping vision and dream for the future of Bethel
- Supervise other music staff
- A basic understanding of sound and video systems
- Some experience with musical notation software

COMPENSATION: Negotiable based on experience

About Bethel Lutheran Church:

Bethel Lutheran Church is a two campus ministry in Hudson, WI, a suburb of Minneapolis & St. Paul. We have approximately 2,300 members and weekly attendance of 600. We have four services per week. Worship style varies by service, from contemporary to traditional. Our mission is to Connect, Grow and Serve. Bethel's Highlands campus is located at 504 Frontage Road, and Bethel's Downtown campus is at 920 3rd St. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Worship, Music and Arts
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Christian Music / Christian Musician
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Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Bethel Lutheran Church
Contact Name:
Ralph Van Keulen
920 3rd St.
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