Concord Church

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Denomination- Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 400

Location - St. Louis, Missouri

The Position - Worship Fine Arts Director

 

 

Our Mission:

 

Concord exists to CONNECT all people to Jesus, so they can GROW in their faith and SERVE others.

 

About Us:

 

Our vision at Concord Church is to become the greatest church we can be (a community fully surrender to our Savior) we must follow the greatest commandment (to love God and our Neighbor), which is given by the greatest person (Jesus). We desire to lead all people associated with Concord to love their neighbor (both across the street and around the world) by investing in strategic conversations, acts of kindness, and meaningful service.

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Summary:

Concord Church is prayerfully and eagerly looking for the God-chosen person to lead our congregation into holy worship. This is a unique opportunity for a mission-focused leader who is ready to invest in and build up a church-wide worship program. Concord’s worship style would be described in the following ways:

  • Biblically centered

  • Blended with a leaning toward modern worship

  • Driven by creativity and excellence

  • Comfortable with the latest technology

  • Intergenerational

Responsibilities:

 

Major Responsibilities: ​

  1. Work directly with the Senior Pastor to coordinate worship services with the current teaching/preaching focus and the overall vision of the church.

  2. Work directly with the Student Pastor to coordinate Wednesday evening worship services with the current teaching/preaching focus.

  3. Develop volunteers of all ages from within the church body to participate in the Worship Fine Arts Ministry (WFA).

Requisite Qualifications:

  1. Have a personal commitment to and relationship with Jesus Christ and live a lifestyle in accordance with Christian principles.

  2. Maintain the highest Christian standards in personal and professional life in accordance with the Concord Policy Handbook.

  3. Sign and support, both publicly and personally, Concord’s Doctrinal Covenant.

  4. Demonstrate the following interpersonal skills:

    • Ability to work in a team environment

    • Ability to freely give and receive input

    • Ability to deal with a diverse range of people

    • Capacity to encourage and motivate others

    • Experience in coordinating and managing volunteers

    • Ability to manage stressful situations with grace and good communication

  5. Exhibit good organizational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks

  6. Demonstrate an appreciation for all types of sacred music

  7. Demonstrate ability to embrace the organizational purpose – To CONNECT all people to Jesus Christ, so they can GROW in their faith and SERVE others.

  8. Demonstrate flexibility in tasks as they relate to the overall Purpose of Concord Church.

Requisite Skills:

  1. Experience in leading contemporary worship services.

  2. Proficiency in leading musical groups.

  3. Ability to perform and lead people to participate in musical worship.

  4. Proficiency with technical equipment including sound and computer-generated equipment and use of worship and presentation software.

  5. Ability to identify, recruit, and develop potential members of the Worship Fine Arts ministry from the congregation and community.

  6. Exemplary vocal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Have experience working with Planning Center

  2. Have experience with leading vocal ensembles and/or Choirs

  3. Demonstrate instrumental skills, particularly keyboard and/or guitar.

  4. Have experience participating in or leading choral and orchestral small groups.

  5. Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

Specific Duties

  1. Prepares and leads worship for weekly Sunday worship services and additional corporate services as required (i.e., Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Senior Adult Midday Services).

    • Collaboratively work with the staff and WFA team to plan and organize weekly worship services. o Select and arrange all music for worship services.

    • Coordinate and lead music/worship rehearsals.

    • Communicate with volunteers on a regular basis.

    • In conjunction with the Senior Pastor and Communications Director, coordinate creative elements for worship services.

    •  Provide guidance and/or seek consultation for technical related concerns from the Sound and Technology Director.

    • Recruit volunteer musicians and technical support.

    • Participate in weekly evaluations of the service with Senior Pastor and ministry staff. o Provide a qualified substitute worship leader when needed.

  2. Prepares and leads worship for weekly Concord Student Ministry (CSM) worship services.

    • Collaboratively work with Student Pastor and CSM team to plan and organize weekly worship services.

    • Coordinate and lead CSM worship rehearsals.

    • Communicate with volunteers on a regular basis

    • Recruit volunteer musicians and technical support for CSM worship.

    • Build a rapport with student volunteers in order to lead them into participating in the overall

    • WFA ministry; use these volunteers in corporate Sunday services as is appropriate.

    • Participate in weekly evaluations of the service with Student Pastor and applicable volunteers. o Train students to eventually act as worship leader under supervision.

Administrative Duties

  1. Organize WFA ministry strategy meetings with other staff and servant volunteers, as planned and as needed.

  2. Attend weekly senior staff meetings.

  3. Supervise part-time or contract employees in the WFA department, as applicable.

  4. In conjunction with the Senior Pastor, provide annual budget forecast.

  5. Manage and oversee Worship Fine Arts budget.

  6. Pursue opportunities to use music and worship as a vehicle for evangelism beyond our church walls.

** This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility that will be required of an employee in this position. Therefore, additional duties may be assigned.

  

A little bit about St. Louis, MO

St. Louis is a major city in Missouri along the Mississippi River. Its iconic, 630-ft. Gateway Arch, built in the 1960s, honors the early 19th-century explorations of Lewis and Clark and America's westward expansion in general. Replica paddlewheelers ply the river, offering views of the arch. The Soulard district is home to barbecue restaurants and clubs playing blues music.

To see more of what St. Louis has to offer, please visit https://explorestlouis.com/

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