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Worship Team Member

Ministry Description

Position Risk Assessment: Low
Term of Office: 1 year, renewable
Supervision and Support: Reports to: Worship Team Leaders
Staff Liaison (if different from above):
Committee/Board responsible for this ministry: Worship Ministry
Purpose: To lead the congregation into the presence of God in song
Population(s) served: The congregation

Skills & Qualifications:

  • a heart for Worship is the top priority
  • there is no room for an ego or a performance mentality
  • Instruments:
  • ability to follow songs with cords; virtuosity is not required
  • Singing:
  • Ability to carry a tune; harmony is a definite asset

  • Note: There is a minimum level of ability that must be met.

Spiritual Gifts Recommended:

  • music
  • service

Training Provided:

  • on the job training

Meeting Date & Time:

  • occasional meetings to plan the schedule
  • practices are generally on Wednesday or Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Time Commitment Involved:

  • 2 hours practice for each service, the service itself, & familiarization with songs at home
  • it also takes time to choose the songs, (done by the Worship Leader) which usually follow the theme for the service e.g. readings, sermon etc.
  • set-up and clean-up time

Description of Duties / Responsibilities:

  • attendance at practice is essential
  • arrive early to help set up & stay after the service to clean up (approx. 1/2 hr. total)
  • besides Sunday services, there are also Healing and Special services as well as outside venues

Limits of the Position:

  • as determined by the Worship Leaders

Benefits & Opportunities:

  • grow personally and spiritually through leading others in Worship
  • develop strong relationships with others in Music Ministry

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 10, 2003