Position: Contemporary Worship Coordinator
Accountable to: Director of Worship/Music
Purpose: To coordinate and support the contemporary worship service(s) at Family of Christ with inspiring praise music that is expressive and passionate while glorifying Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Worship and Music
Demonstrate a mission and ministry attitude that encourages others in their life of faith and advances the mission of the church.
Serve as Worship Leader in coordination with the preaching pastor/leader.
Serve as lead instrumentalist and provide thematic solo music when appropriate. (May appoint other people as soloists as appropriate)
Provide capable substitute leader in case of any absence.
Recruit and manage contemporary worship team members, including volunteers and any paid staff, (a minimum mix would be 2 guitars or guitar and keyboard, bass guitar and drums as well as vocalists).
Provide an order of service and accurate song sequences for worship screen prep.
(Learn software used in order to proof and make any changes to songs scheduled)
Establish goals and keep the worship team accountable for the fulfillment of those goals. Keep the team equipped with skills and tools necessary to fulfill their rolls and encourage further growth and development.
Schedule rehearsals and reserve rehearsal space (coordinated with the Director of Worship) as needed to accomplish worshipping our Lord with excellence.
Meet regularly with the Director of Worship and/or Senior Pastor to identify preaching themes in order to direct music selections.
Select appropriate music to go with the thematic focus of our worship services as provided by the Director of Worship and/or the Senior Pastor. (Not every song in the set needs to be thematic but its helpful if a song during the worship service can connect to the message)
Plan (in coordination with the Director of Worship), special musical presentations for special occasions such as Christmas, Easter, etc.
Supervises: Contemporary Worship Band Leader(s) and any paid or non-paid Contemporary Worship participants.
Skills: Professional training and natural ability to direct and oversee Contemporary Worship Teams.
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