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Director of Worship Job Description

Faith United Methodist Church in Fort Myers, FL is a thriving community whose vision is, “Loving God, loving people” and whose mission is, “To continue the mission of Jesus, by loving, worshipping, and serving.” To that end, its people are passionate about worshipping the Lord and serving others outside and inside the walls of the church. Faith Church is in search of its next Director of Worship.

The position is responsible for leading worship in our Traditional worship service and our Contemporary worship service. Both aspects of leadership are detailed below.

The new Director of Worship will lead our congregation in worship through the gift of music. She/he will be responsible for directing our choir, supervising an organist/handbell choir director, and a pianist. Additionally, the Director shall be well versed in modern contemporary worship music. The ability to work well with a team of mostly volunteer musicians as a band is a necessity.

She/he needs to be able to create a schedule for the worship team. This person will need to be intentional in the ongoing effort to recruit volunteers for this ministry. The Director will participate in the supervision of one Sound Technician, a Graphics and Communication Technician, and one paid musician (all are part-time positions). Also, a knowledge of sound and lighting technology is greatly preferred.

The Director will work with our Worship Planning Team on a weekly basis as we review previous worship services, and plan for the future as we seek to honor the Lord and lead our congregation in worship.

Preference will be given to applicants who have previous experience with the United Methodist Church. Also, it is desirable for the applicant to maintain a personal and professional theology consistent with the Wesleyan understanding of the Christian faith.

In order to effectively serve in this capacity, this person must be accessible. Therefore, it is preferred that the director reside in, or near, Fort Myers.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $38,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Holidays

  • Weekend availability

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Please send your resume to Pastor Dennis Lewis at DLewis@faithum.com.

 

Audio Technician Job Description

 

This job requires preparation and presentation of all audio media on Sundays and for special events and services; not including weddings and memorials.

 

Responsibilities

1. Responsible for the content and creative quality of every audio presentation of the church by either personally preparing and presenting them or ensuring that they are prepared and presented by a trained media technician. This includes the following:

a. All church audio media. This includes all sanctuary, narthex, family life center, and offsite audio systems.

b. Creation and manipulation of both digital and analog audio settings.

c. Special audio presentations by church groups, committees, etc.

2. Attend staff meetings as requested by the Senior Pastor.

3. Attend rehearsals of the contemporary and traditional services as requested by the Director of Worship and Technical Ministries.

4. Recommends to worship and trustee committees, via the Director of Worship and Technical Ministries, on what equipment is required for the best sound in our current and future worship facilities.

5. Recruit, train and support volunteers for the audio ministry.

  • Educates and assists staff with their audio system needs.

7. Will assist the Director of Worship in developing a budget for repair and purchase of audio equipment when requested.

  • Maintain all hardware and software in working order. This includes onsite and offsite technical support for all audio projection related issues.

  • Continuing education through books and periodicals, websites, webinars, and hands-on training opportunities.

  • Any work not listed in this document and requiring more than the allotted 10 hours per week to be pre-approved by the Director of Worship and/or the Senior Pastor.

 

Qualifications

This person should possess a strong personal commitment to the Christian faith, with an understanding that they are part of a team in ministry led by the Senior Pastor through the love, mercy and grace of Jesus Christ. This person will by training and/or experience be knowledgeable in hardware and software relating to audio presentations.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.86 per hour

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • Holidays

  • Weekend availability

 

Please send your resume to Pastor Dennis Lewis at DLewis@faithum.com.