Website St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian church, in Fergus, Ontario is a congregration of 300 members and adherents. We are a vibrant, loving and Christ-centred multi-generational community!
Our Sunday morning worship experience includes a contemporary worship service at 9 am, and a traditional worship service at 11 am; an active Sunday School for children, two adult Bible Study groups and a manned prayer chapel.
Our mission statement is to accept Christ’s love, embrace His teaching and share Him with those both near and far.
We are seeking to fill a permanent part-time Contemporary Music and Creative Arts Director position for our contemporary service.
The Contemporary Music and Creative Arts Director is a key strategic leader overseeing and growing the contemporary worship and creative arts ministry. This pastoral musician plans the development of meaningful worship services, connects worshippers to the story and presence of God, and creates excitement for the Lord.
In conjunction with the Senior Pastor, to lead and implement biblical, creative, vibrant and engaging worship services where people can meet Jesus!
Working closely with the Senior Pastor in planning worship services including themes, and creative presentations
Developing a vision for the contemporary worship ministry, in collaboration with the Senior Pastor and the Worship Committee.
Selecting music and curating pertinent artistic elements for the 9 am service
Scheduling, leading and managing the vocalists and musicians; working closely with the tech team
Conducting mid-week practices
Occasionally partnering with the Traditional Music Director to plan worship services blending contemporary and traditional worship styles.
Team mentoring and spiritual development through prayer and discipleship
Planning worship team meetings and break-away development days
Developing, equipping and inspiring worship ministry participants through nurturing, guiding, teaching, and coaching
Nurturing musical and vocal skills within the team
Opportunity for contributing to the church’s blog and social media. The church’s use of these digital platforms is not aimed so much at advertising, as keeping our congregation in the loop, and celebrating God’s work among us.
- Contagious and enthusiastic faith in Jesus Christ
- Solid grasp of theology
- Skilled vocally and instrumentally (guitar, keyboard….)
- Strong relational skills
- Substantially experienced at leading people to worship Jesus on the platform and off
- Skilled and experienced at leading praise bands and singers (volunteers)
- Strong verbal and written communication
- Proficient administrative and organizational skills
- Preferred post-secondary education in music, in creative arts and/or theology
This permanent part-time contract is based on an average of 18 hours per week.
Annual salary is competitive and dependent on experience and qualifications.
Ranges from $19,656 to $22,464
Please submit your cover letter and resume and send to standrewschurch [at] wightman [dot] ca
Write on the subject line: “CONTEMPORARY – POSITION”
Attention Caroline Laing
Please tell us in your cover letter how you feel you may qualify for this position, based on the responsibilities and qualification requirements of this position. If you are selected for an interview, references will be required.
Submit by March 31, 2018
Only those qualified applicants will be scheduled for an interview.