About the job
Woodland Community Church
9607 East State Road 70, Bradenton, FL 34202
Job Description for Leader of Modern worship
This staff position shall be called the Leader of Modern Worship. Woodland conducts two worship experiences with distinctive styles including the Blended Worship Experience and the Modern Worship Experience. This position is the Leader of the Modern Worship Experience. Leaders of both worship experiences collaborate in conjunction with the Woodland Worship Arts Creative Team to plan our worship opportunities. This position is full time and reports to the Senior Pastor and the Executive Pastor over worship. Responsibilities of the Leader of Modern Worship include:
I. To serve as a team member of the Worship Arts Creative Team which is responsible for the development of worship experiences.
II. Is responsible for planning and conducting the Modern Worship Experience. This includes…
a. Working with the Worship Arts Creative Team to determine the service order and music selection for the modern worship experiences.
b. The recruitment and scheduling of personnel for vocalists and instrumentalists for the modern worship experience.
c. Conducting rehearsals and assembling music for both vocalists and instrumentalists for the modern worship experience.
d. Serving as worship leader for the modern worship experience.
e. Providing additional rehearsal notes, music assembly, and personnel needed for all special elements for the modern worship experience.
f. Working with the Technical Director in securing needed technical equipment and software used to accomplish tasks.
g. Discipling worship team participants in growing spiritually by providing a time of weekly devotional with worship volunteers.
III. Is responsible to participate in the blended worship experience on a monthly basis to assist as an instrumentalist or vocalist for the purpose of serving the Personnel needs of the Blended Service and building unity between our two worship experiences.
IV. Is responsible to oversee the scheduling of the Center for Worship and the Performing Arts by working with ministry and community leaders.
a. Scheduling of the events.
b. Coordinating with the Executive Pastor over administration to ensure that all resources are secured and scheduled.
c. Communicating community events with ministry leaders to discover ways that Woodland can connect with participants who attend.
d. Coordinating with Woodland’s Guest Services Coordinator to provide volunteers as needed.
V. Is responsible to oversee the student ministry worship team including vocalists and instrumentalists. This includes:
a. Leading or recruiting leadership to coordinate this team by:
1. Leading rehearsals.
2. Participating as a member of the worship team.
3. Recruiting team members.
4. Recruiting and training technical ministry volunteers.
5. Developing the order of worship elements for Student Worship experiences.
b. Providing training for participants on the student worship team to assist them in improving in vocal and/or instrumental ability.
c. If recruited leaders are utilized to provide oversight for student ministry worship, the Leader of Modern Worship will regularly attend student ministry worship to evaluate the success and to assist in fulfilling above responsibilities.
VI. Is responsible to work in conjunction with the Executive Pastor over worship in the training of potential worship leaders by providing educational opportunities through the Woodland Fine Arts Academy, our weekday ministry that provides training in the arts. The Leader of Modern Worship will fill the role as Department Head of the Music Department which is responsible for overseeing instructors teaching in the area of instrumental music.
VII. Is responsible to work in conjunction with the Executive Pastor over worship ministries in facilitating the Woodland Live Online Worship experience.
VIII. Is responsible for coordinating with the Executive Pastor over worship in developing stage design and the facilitation of the completion of the design.
IX. Is responsible for seasonal decorations for the Center of Worship and Performing Arts.
Complete any assignments given by the Pastor.
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