CONGREGATION SYNOPSIS: Trinity United Methodist Church, West Homewood Campus (TWH) TWH is an inclusive spiritual community committed to leading people to the Christ who calls them beloved. Trinity UMC started this campus in February 2016 to reach new people for Christ, especially in the West Homewood community. POSITION AT A GLANCE: This person leads the worship ministries of TWH either in a part-time (20 hrs) capacity or a full-time (40 hrs) capacity with added ministry responsibilities, depending on the gifts of the candidate and needs of the congregation. DIRECT SUPERVISOR: TWH Campus Pastor POSITION EXPECTATIONS: 1. Live Faithfully Grow in love for Christ and others by maintaining ministerial integrity as a Christian and servant leader in the United Methodist Church. • Remain in good standing with Trinity United Methodist Church and the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church as set forth by the Book of Discipline and church policy. • Be open and receptive to the inclusive, diverse, and missional body of TWH. • Approach leadership with a devotion to humility, self-awareness, creativity, collaboration, and lifelong learning. • Be willing to invest in the life of our community outside of worship leadership. • Communicate consistent pastoral presence during and outside of worship service. 2. Lead in Worship Provide leadership, vision, and passion for TWH in the area of worship ministries that is in line with the overall purpose and mission of TWH and complementary to other campus-specific ministries. This includes working with all Trinity staff as well as taking full advantage of the worship team who are already devoted to serving the church. • Plan with the Campus Pastor to create theologically appropriate, well-planned, and engaging Sunday worship services in a timely manner. Candidates must be familiar with Planning Center. • Recruit, rehearse, train, and prepare worship team for worship leadership. • Lead the Sunday Worship services, overseeing the worship team (liturgists, vocalists, instrumentalists, and media/technology) in collaboration with campus pastor. • Provide proficient vocal and instrumental musicianship (guitar or piano) as needed within worship and securing appropriate replacements when unavailable. Person must be able to lead songs from different musical styles. • Manage equipment and technological needs within the sanctuary at TWH. • Load, edit, and add design elements to worship lyrics, announcements, slides, etc. • Assist in planning, implementing and leading worship for special events outside of Sunday worship services by leading as able or equipping others to do so. • Perform other duties as assigned by the Campus Pastor or senior leadership of Trinity United Methodist Church. 3. Lead other Ministry Responsibilities (For full-time status) Lead an additional ministry (e.g. spiritual formation, outreach, lay development) which suits the congregational needs and candidate’s gifts. The candidate must be able to equip and empower people to accomplish goals of the additional ministry, under the direction of the campus pastor or senior leadership of Trinity United Methodist Church. POSITION PREFERENCES: • educational background in music and/or worship • 1-3 years minimum of experience as a professional worship leader • A working knowledge of Propresenter, lighting, video, and sound engineering.
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