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Church Name: Garden Ridge Church of Christ

Position: Worship Minister
Type of Ministry: Other
Type of Job: Full-time

Job Description: For further information and inquiries, contact grworship@gardenridge.org QUALIFICATIONS ? Professional background: (1) Worship Ministry degree from a recognized University, or (2) extensive musical training in conjunction with a ministry-related degree, and/or (3) extensive worship minister experience ? Musical performance skills appropriate for the position ? Demonstrated leadership abilities in order to build and strengthen various worship-related teams RESPONSIBILITIES Worship Service Coordination ? Lead corporate worship in a way that will energize the whole congregation in expressing worship to God and creating an inviting, worshipful atmosphere ? Enhance congregational spiritual growth through the valuing and understanding of worship ? Provide balanced song selections and incorporate new music that reaches all of the generations in the congregation ? Work collaboratively with the preaching minister and other staff members to plan and execute vibrant and engaging Sunday morning worship assemblies that highlight the theme and produce meaningful worship experiences ? Work closely with the children and youth ministers to develop the worship experiences for the younger members ? Direct and/or oversee dramatic presentations or other expressive arts type events Worship/Assembly Teams ? Recruit, train, and support those who serve in the various roles during worship ? Ensure presentational excellence by those groups or individuals participating in the worship assemblies and various special events Praise Team ? Lead the praise team and other specialty musical groups ? Help the praise team grow in their own spiritual formation; introduce the praise team to worship training, and improved musical skills ? Lead praise team rehearsals to work on music for upcoming services, learn new music, arrangements and parts Media ? Provide oversight of the audio/visual team members; train new volunteers in running A/V equipment ? Meet regularly with the A/V team members/leaders to plan worship service details and occasionally aid in creation of the visual media for weekly (as well as special) worship events ? Design special announcement slides ? Assist preaching minister and guest speakers in supporting illustrations and worship content Programs/Special Events ? Collaborate in planning special church activities/festivals involving worship and music (such as Christmas and Easter) ? Plan and implement outreach events ? Coordinate musical needs for funerals and weddings Spiritual Influence ? Provide pastoral care for congregation ? Mentor others in their spiritual growth and walk ? Show through example the need for prayer and other spiritual disciplines ? Demonstrate a servant mentality at church and in the community ? Teach how to bridge Sunday worship to a life of worship ? Pursue continuing education opportunities as they arise, with budget approval of the Shepherds ? Fill in as substitute for the preaching minister on occasion, as needed Additional Responsibilities ? Additional duties may be assigned, based on the skills/abilities of the candidate, the needs of the congregation, and time available. Some examples might include member engagement and/or overall coordination of congregation communication/marketing.

Application Instructions: Send your resume and cover letter by email to grworship@gardenridge.org

Street Address: 102 N. Garden Ridge Blvd.
City: Lewisville
State: TX
Zip Code: 75067
Phone Number: 972-221-3561
Website: www.gardenridge.org
Contact Name: Jason Hewitt
Phone: 972-221-3561
Email: grworship@gardenridge.org