Part-time Worship LeaderPosted by: Tim Bullington
Posted date: May-12-2016
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene (Arkansas) is currently looking for a part-time worship leader. Ideally we would like to hire locally but we also understand finding the right candidate and the right fit for our church is the most important part of the search process. Some qualifications are negotiable in the positional description sheet. Any questions can be directed to Tim Bullington at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at (479) 521-5870. Please leave a message and we will return your call or email as soon as possible.
Position: Associate Staff Member (Possible Pastor Position)
Position Type: Paid Staff (Part-time)
Accountable to: Senior Pastor / Church Board / Local Church Membership
The Worship Leader/Pastor is viewed as a spiritual and organizational leader at Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene who oversees the worship ministries of our local church. Responsibilities includes leading our community in worship; implementing the vision, mission, and strategy of Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene; crafting themes for services in conjunction with the senior pastor; training and nurturing choir and worship team members; ensuring each worship service is led in such a way that the congregation has an opportunity for an authentic encounter with God’s presence. Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene uses a team-based approach to ministry so that each staff member is a resource to the other staff members and willing to serve the church in other areas of ministry when necessary.
§ A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
§ Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians.
§ Proficiency in playing piano or guitar with the ability to vocally lead the congregation
§ Experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers in all areas of worship while encouraging and nurturing talent in cross-generational age groups.
§ Experience in leading worship in contemporary and traditional genres including hymns, choruses, spirituals, etc.
§ Direct the congregation in spiritual formation (spiritual growth) through worship ministries.
§ Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading worship.
§ Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, Media Shout, and video projection.
§ Ability to work with Chord Charts, Sheet music, and Guitar Tabs.
§ Ability to incorporate other art forms in worship as needed.
§ Commitment to ongoing personal & professional growth including the pursuit of licensing and ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.
§ Strong vocal skills.
§ Must have a teachable spirit.
§ Build the necessary teams and support committees to carry out the worship areas of Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene.
§ Plan the corporate worship services for Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene in consultation with the senior pastor and worship planning team.
§ Direct all weekly worship activities and rehearsals as necessary.
§ Introduce our worship teams to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.
§ Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with the vision of Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene.
§ Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal.
§ Work closely with the children and student ministry pastors to develop their worship programming experiences
§ Assist in the planning and implementation of new worship experiences with modern, contemporary and traditional styles of worship music and formats.
§ Be open to change and the shifting of responsibilities as growth and ministry develop.
§ 10-20 hours a week in worship planning, staff meetings, and other pastoral responsibilities.