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Princeton Evangelical Free Church is currently accepting resumes for the position of

Director of Worship Arts

Provide vision, equipping, and oversight to the worship arts ministries.

Ministry description

Interested in joining a changing and growing church? PEFC is looking for the next worship arts director that will help lead and cultivate a vibrant ministry primarily through music. We believe that worship ministry is an essential part of the believer's everyday growth and trust in Jesus and a great way to speak to the hearts of those who are far from Jesus. Worship is like a language and we feel called to use it to God's glory both in the church and outside of it.

The primary function of the director of worship arts is to provide vision, equipping and oversight to the worship arts ministries. Ultimately, this role is to help carry out Princeton Evangelical Church’s mission of “growing together in Christ.” This person's primary mission will be to help facilitate an environment of worship, primarily through music, for weekly and special services to the glory of God (Ps 150).

Details

  • Full-time or part-time (total compensation based on education and experience)

  • This position reports directly to the senior pastor

  • Regular office hours are required

  • P.T.O. as described in the PEFC Employee Handbook

Qualifications

  • Must meet the qualifications of a deacon/deaconess as stated in 1 Timothy 3:8-13

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent ministry experience/training preferred

  • Model a life of continual learning, growth, repentance and being a faithful follower of Christ by the grace of God

  • Must be in agreement with the EFCA Statement of Faith and the PEFC Constitution and By-Laws

Administrative

  • Financial oversight

    • Develop and manage the worship arts ministry budget and expenses in conjunction with the worship arts council and elders

    • Organizational oversight

    • Guide and direct the worship teams, tech teams and the worship arts council through regular times of communication, practice and/or meetings

    • Manage volunteers, weekly events and special events

    • Prioritize immediate ministry needs

  • Leadership and vision casting

    • Bring direction, clarity and focus to the worship arts ministry

    • Ability to communicate and provide direction to all who are involved the worship service, including: pastors, musicians, vocalists, drama teams, guest speakers, staging and decorating teams, ushers, chair teams, and those who oversee sound and technical support

    • Facilitate worship council meetings alongside the worship council chair

    • Conduct regular evaluations of leadership team, council and ministry programming

Relational

  • Provide an upfront role as a leader among leaders for the worship arts ministry and the worship service

  • Attend all required staff and ministry team meetings

  • Support, equip and encourage volunteers through personal contact, trainings and special events

  • Building up of cohesive volunteer teams who are committed followers of Jesus through leading by example, teaching, discipleship and accountability

  • Follow-up on inquiries about worship arts ministry

  • Report ministry successes and challenges to the worship council, staff and church body as necessary

  • Ability to navigate criticism, differing opinions and conflict resolution

How to apply

Please email a cover letter, resume and a sample of your worship leading ability to princetonfreechurch@gmail.com.