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Director of Worship and Arts/Contemporary Worship Leader

First United Methodist Church of Cocoa, FL

Cocoa, FL

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: March 22, 2016

Job Description:

Director of Worship and Arts
First United Methodist Church of Cocoa, Florida

Position: Full Time Salaried
Reports to: Senior Pastor

Job Summary:
To design, lead and direct First United Methodist Church of Cocoa in creating an alternative modern worship experience where folks encounter God and want more.
To contribute to the design and flow of our traditional service.
To help us discover creative ways to share the message through the music and arts. This includes songs, specials, drama, video, stage design, graphics, and more.
To coordinate efforts to build up a new contemporary congregation, including engagement with the larger_noemailmunity.
To serve as part of the Ministry Team, assisting the pastor as needed.

Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to)
The music and arts at the contemporary service:
build, oversee and nurture the teams for vocals, band, tech, drama and multi-media.
contribute to the worship gathering by a_noemailpanying, singing, leading, praying, etc... as required.
planning, directing and coordinating the various teams in preparation for the worship gatherings.
Serve as worship director:
work with the Senior Pastor and a Worship Planning Team with vision, brainstorming, and producing creative ideas for use in the worship gatherings and special events.
supervise, direct and oversee the 11 am_noemailanist/choir director.
coordinate all elements contributing to the gatherings and special events.
coordinate the flow and feel of the services, including announcements, transitions, and takeaways.
handle all issues related to audio, video, lighting, or music equipment, supplies, etc. including repair, purchases and budget management.

anointed by God, passionate for the ministry of worship leading.
a_noemailplished musician (keyboard and/or guitar) and vocalist.
proven ability to design and lead people in the authentic worship of God.
entrepreneurial spirit to create new ministries and faith_noemailmunities.
an appreciation of and agreement with the United Methodist Church and Wesleyan theology.
ability to work well with the pastor and others in a spirit of trust and excellence.
ability to enlist and lead a worship team.
experience with or oversight of musicians and development of the musical ability of others.
knowledge of audio and video systems and related technical operations.
expertise in graphics, video editing, websites and social media
knowledge of live streaming and pre-presenter, media shout, easy worship and planning center online.
B.A. in music or worship arts preferred.

To apply, send resume and a video of you leading a worship service to:

Rev. John Gill
825 Forrest Ave.
Cocoa, Florida 32922

Note: Criminal background checks and references will also be required before hiring.


Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Worship and Arts/Contemporary Worship Leader
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First United Methodist Church of Cocoa, FL
Contact Name:
John Gill
825 Forrest Ave
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