St. Johns Lutheran Church of Blenheim Glen Arm, MD Posted: June 15, 2022
About the Position:
We are searching for a Contemporary Worship Leader, who will be excited to set a vision for the musical aspirations and sound arrangements of our church's collaborative contemporary worship setting. The individual for this role must possess a true belief in the Holy Trinity and Apostle's Creed, and be willing to gain an understanding of how St. John's mission and vision fit into God's plan as it relates to this role.
-Lead the group of musicians known internally as the "Praise Team" to cultivate a worshipful environment in the contemporary service, which we call the New Song Service -Schedule and attend rehearsals with the Praise Team, which currently occur weekly on one weekday evening and before each 10:45 AM contemporary worship service on Sundays -Coordinate and collaborate all musical aspects with the Technology Team -Lead or assist in the delivery of all contemporary music needs for special church events and services as requested -Encourage members to use their musical talents as they participate in worship -Attend Worship Planning meetings -Provide prayer support, feedback, and mentoring to Praise Team participants -Initiate and grow the music program and additional initiatives (e.g., coffee house music gatherings, handbell choirs, youth groups) as the needs align with the growth mission of our church
Desired Traits and Skills:
-Open-minded, team-focused leadership style that will foster growth within the church's musical outreach -Desire to receive and provide feedback in a collaborative environment -Aptitude for teaching others how to perform music to the best of their abilities with an ear for developing vocal melodies and harmonies -Understanding of how easily the congregation can sing along to songs, based on general congregational vocal ranges -Ability to coordinate with multiple parties simultaneously -Willingness to allow the Holy Spirit to guide you towards choosing songs that fit into the message of each service, as it pertains to St. John's liturgical schedule -Flexibility in working schedule -Creativity in physically arranging the music equipment and Praise Team members to optimize musical performance, acoustics, and congregation engagement
Position Type: Part-time
Compensation: To Be Determined
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