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Director of Worship and Communications

Director of Worship and Communications

Company: Forward Baptist Church
Contact Person: Aaron Woodhouse
Location/Address:
1891 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, Ontario , M4C 1W7
Phone: 647 230 8915

Position Description

Updated: April 2022                     

Position Overview:

As full-time Director of Worship and Communications, you will provide leadership, vision and implementation of all aspects of the worship services and communications at Forward Baptist Church.

Worship Service Director (45%)

  • Effectively lead, plan and implement all aspects of Sunday worship services and special services (i.e. Easter, Christmas, Anniversary, Funeral).
  • Partner with Ministry Team and worship leaders to craft order of service, choose songs and integrate creativity into worship, while maintaining a level of excellence and consistency.
  • Meet regularly with Ministry Team for prayer and planning, ensuring worship services are well organized and align with sermon message and vision of the church.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop gifted individuals and teams in the areas of technology (sound, livestream, projection, video editing), music, and other creative arts.
  • Lead weekly music rehearsals
  • Planning Center- Services - use for planning and scheduling
  • Maintain the song database
  • Ensure Orders of Service are accurate
  • Complete scheduling for worship, tech, and host teams
  • Create development opportunities for musicians and technicians to create a culture of ongoing improvement in ministry and technical skills.
  • Look for ways to encourage creative expression as an act of worship within our church family through music, art, and other creative means (include all ages)
  • Oversee implementation of new technology as needed (i.e. livestream), maintain and update current systems
  • Ensure pianos are tuned regularly

Internal/External Communication (20%)

  • Create text, graphic, and video content to effectively communicate content both internally and externally.
  • Use a variety of internal and external mediums (email, social media, websites, printed materials, etc.) to effectively communicate and support the Ministry at Forward Baptist Church
  • Use a variety of internal mediums (email, bulletin boards, projection, social media, print, etc.) to effectively communicate ministry happenings and opportunities to serve at Forward Baptist Church.
  • Maintain church website and Create/oversee social media content

Administration (5%)

  • Share in a variety of clerical duties that assist the staff and church life of Forward Baptist Church, including answering the phone and door, processing incoming and outgoing mail, and replying to emails.
  • Prepare funeral bulletins and other church brochures and documents as needed.
  • Order office supplies and ensure office equipment (i.e. photocopier, phones) are working properly.
  • Maintain staff calendar and Church event calendar.
  • Maintain Church mail folders
  • Assist in maintaining Petty Cash/Benevolent Fund money.
  • Publish and distribute annual reports in partnership with Church Clerk

Maintain Planning Center (5-10%)

Planning Center - become proficient in the various apps that make up our database; assist/train other staff members in the use of the database as needed; train volunteers in the use of apps as needed.

Discipleship (10-15%)

  • Meet regularly with female interns for discipleship - including small group book/Bible studies and one-on-one mentoring.
  • Meet with women from the church and community for discipleship/prayer/support.

Additional Duties (10%)

  • Supervise various interns together with other Staff.
  • Attend monthly Deacons’ Board meetings and committee meetings as needed.
  • Submit monthly updates to Deacons’ Board and Elders
  • Along with all other Church staff, participate in church life by attending services and being a part of a small group.
  • Participate in local FEB Church gatherings
  • Other duties as assigned

Submit resume and cover letter to: aaron@forwardbaptist.com

Posted: April 19, 2022 | Expires: August 31, 2022
Posted Under: Pastoral - Music
Career ID: [ 10428 ]