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Sound Board Technician

Ministry Position

Position Risk Assessment: low
Term of Office: Indefinite
Supervision and Support: Reports to: Incumbent, Churchwardens
Staff Liaison (if different from above):
Committee/Board responsible for this ministry: Worship Committee
Purpose: To make the spoken word audible and clear, and to balance the voice and instruments of the Worship team, modulating or amplifying where necessary during all services
Population(s) served: The Incumbent & other speakers
The Worship Team
The congregation

Skills & Qualifications:

  • a worshipping heart
  • a serving spirit
  • a musical ear
  • technical skill

Spiritual Gifts Recommended:

  • service
  • music

Training Provided:

  • training by the others on the team

Meeting Date & Time:

  • at present, we have no technician for the 8:45 a.m. service, and the organist sets up
  • there is usually a technician at the 10:45 a.m. service, and all special services.

Time Commitment Involved:

  • someone needs to be available at each service
  • you need to set up before the service, and put everything away after the service, which takes a bit of time

Description of Duties / Responsibilities:

  • unlock cabinet, set up and put away microphones
  • balance and test before the service
  • make any adjustments needed during the service
  • be alert to the flow of the service and the reaction of the congregation

Limits of the Position:

  • limited to the amount of equipment we have
  • limited to your skill

Benefits & Opportunities:

  • assist others in delivering and in hearing Godís word
  • opportunities to assist at venues outside of our church

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

Rev. November 27, 2003