Worship and Arts Director

Worship/ Church Duties Full Time

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Job Summary
The Director of Worship & Arts will disciple and form our people through worship experiences that are Christocentric, gospel-saturated, and centered on the glory of God. With his/her own distinctive style, the worship leader will work hard to cultivate an atmosphere and attitude of joyful worship in the lives of God’s people by facilitating a Christ-centered, doctrinally sound, predominantly celebratory, engaging, demonstrative, consistently excellent, and uniquely creative corporate worship experience. This person will also cultivate the creative community at The Journey Metro East.

Core Competencies & Qualifications
The individual in this position must possess the following skills, abilities, and attitudes in order to perform this position:

Core Competencies

Working with People
Leading & Supervising
Adapting & Responding to change
Presenting & Communicating information

Fulfills The Journey’s membership requirements as outlined in the membership covenant
Fulfills the character qualifications and duties of Deacon as taught in Scriptures (1 Tim. 3:8-13)
Possesses a robust biblical theology of worship that undergirds all musical skill and leadership
Demonstrable skill as a musician (piano and/or guitar) and vocalist
Demonstrates facility in a variety of worship styles, including gospel music, contemporary Christian music, hymnody, and liturgical worship
Demonstrable ability to train, coach, and unify praise team, choir, and band that shapes a consistently excellent worship experience
Demonstrable ability to verbally lead/engage a diverse congregation in worship
Duties & Responsibilities
All of the duties and responsibilities listed below will be in coordination with and under the guidance of the leadership team because of the training nature of this position.

Collaborate with Lead Pastor and Worship Planning Team on planning and execution of Sunday Morning and Special Services at The Journey Metro East
Create a worship experience that blends gospel/soulful musical styles, CCM, and liturgical elements that connects with a broad cross-section of worshippers.
Regularly craft unique arrangements of well-known songs and hymns for congregational singing
Identify, audition, assimilate, and develop additional worship leaders and musicians.
Shepherd, develop and lead a team of musicians, both professional and volunteer, in preparing, executing, and assessing weekly worship services
Provide vocal coaching to praise team, choir, and soloist
Oversee and/or lead the production team at The Journey Metro East
Write and record original corporate worship songs annually in collaboration with The Journey Collective
Create and manage app content for Metro East worship
Assist with the execution of various local initiatives at The Journey Metro East as assigned by the Lead Pastor
Builds and cultivates partnerships with the artistic community in Metro East that leads to cultural engagement opportunities
Assist in the creating trainings, classes, and other events for the spiritual formation of Metro East members and attenders.
Curate a warm, hospitable environment that is both beautiful and facilities pre and post service fellowship.
Other responsibilities as assigned

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