Grove Church, in North Bergen, NJ, is seeking a Director of Music & Worship (Part Time-15 hours/week)
The music director will work closely with our pastor in cultivating worship services and worship teams that help lead our congregation to see and savor the greatness of God in Jesus Christ, in the power of the Spirit. Fostering dynamic congregational worship, singing the best of the old and the best of the new, is a key priority for our church and we are seeking an individual who’s called and gifted by God in the following areas:
1. Collaborating in the planning of our weekly Sunday 10:45 am worship service. Choosing congregational hymns and songs that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word.
2. Modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style – that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus.
3. Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training volunteer musicians and singers in the church and community to serve the congregation as a team with musical skill and humility.
4. Building up a core/several teams of volunteers to sing/play/minister in Sunday morning worship. This could include a praise team/volunteer choir/quartet/soloists/ children’s choir/etc.
5. Leading weekly rehearsals/Bible Studies that serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for Sunday and (B) cultivation of Christ-centered community.
6. Building on our traditions and having a vision for where God might be calling our congregation and our musicians to grow in new expressions of worship.
7. Serving as a member of the ministry team at Grove, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission.
8. Oversee the AV/Production team and volunteers.
This individual is expected to: (A) be gifted in leading congregational worship (B) have a pastoral heart and love for Christ (C) be skilled in leading with/playing an instrument (D) possess leadership and organizational skills, and (E) be a team player.
If interested, please submit Resume AND Cover Letter to GroveChurchStaﬀ@gmail.com