To plan, promote, and lead Third’s worship and visual arts ministry in blending historic and contemporary expressions that are creative, Reformed, Spirit-filled, and missional.
Training and Qualifications
College degree and experience in ministry leadership required. The candidate must become a member of Third within the first year of service.
Desired Qualities and Abilities
- Leadership—able to work collegially with musicians, artists, and other leaders, and pastorally with a diverse congregation. Ability to also effectively lead and delegate, while building a strong team environment is a must.
- Theologically Grounded—demonstrates a solid grasp of historic principles and contemporary issues in Christian worship; familiar with Reformed creeds and confessions; supportive of Christian education; can articulate a mature faith.
- Musically Trained—understands music from a variety of genres and generations. Also, has vocal and instrumental musical excellence—can lead with at least one instrument (guitar and/or piano).
- Administratively Competent—is organized, has excellent time management and scheduling skills, and can prioritize short- and long-term worship planning responsibilities.
- Oversee, resource, and lead at weekly worship services at Third.
- Plan, implement, and coordinate weekly worship in consultation with the Lead Pastor—including special worship events, i.e., Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, VBS, etc.
- Recruit, develop, and direct musical and technical groups via weekly rehearsals to assist with the responsibilities of worship leading.
- Delegate and supervise the coordination of worship volunteers, i.e., instrumental, vocal, choral, décor, technical, etc.
- Manage and oversee audio and video equipment, instruments, and music—including managing copyrights, maintaining a song library, and maintenance of equipment.
- Directly accountable to the Lead Pastor; meet regularly for mentoring and oversight; participate in an annual review; other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor.
- Participate in weekly staff meetings and specified ministry team meetings as requested by the Lead Pastor or Council.
- Be present for 48 Sundays per year and delegate leadership in your absence; maintain a visible presence at other congregational events.
- Work collaboratively with other ministry staff and Council to pursue the vision, mission, and values of Third.
- Set vision, goals, and strategy for all ministry teams under their supervision; develop and oversee ministry budget; work in collaboration with communication personnel to communicate content across all platforms.
- Participate as a member of the Worship Arts team for ministry review, planning, and evaluation of events, frameworks, methods, etc.
This is a 32 hours per week, exempt position with benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Derek M. Zeyl at [email protected].