St. Ninian Anglican Church

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Overhead Projectionist

Ministry Description

Position Risk Assessment: Low
Term of Office: 1 year, renewable
Supervision and Support: Reports to: Worship Leader and Incumbent Staff Liaison (if different from above): Committee/Board responsible for this ministry: Worship Team
Purpose: To project the overheads for the Services in which Prayer Books and Hymn Books are not used.
Population(s) served: The congregation
Meeting Date & Time: No meeting time.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • have the ability to be focused on the Service (when to put overheads on) at the same time as being filled Spiritually with what God is doing during the Service.
  • must be flexible in order to follow the Worship Leader, and Priest when changes are made without prior planning.

Spiritual Gift Recommended:

  • Helps
  • Service

Training Provided:

  • on-the-job training

Time Commitment Involved:

  • be available about 15 minutes before the Service to be sure which overheads are being used, and that they are in order.
  • put the overheads away after the Service if the Worship Leader is occupied.

Description of Duties / Responsibilities:

  • set up the projector, and lower the screen to the proper level (so that it doesn’t interfere with the Worship Band).
  • check with the Priest as to which “Eucharistic Prayer” and “Breaking of Bread” formats will be used, then get the overheads ready.
  • the Worship Leader will provide the overheads for the music, as well as any special instructions.
  • project the overheads as the Service progresses

Limits of the Position:

  • follow the lead of the Priest or Worship Leader - anticipate what is next, but wait for the lead

Benefits & Opportunities:

  • develop relationships with the Worship Teams
  • to grow in your gifting of Helps / Service
  • have a “front row seat” for baptisms etc.
  • keeps your focus on God, as many distractions of sitting further back are eliminated

Office Instructions: Provide a copy of this position description to the applicant. Place a copy in the applicant’s file in a locked filing cabinet. Record the completion of this step on the applicant’s Screening Checklist.

Rev. June 7, 2003