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20 Mar 2018

Full-time Associate Pastor of Worship & Technology

Dalhousie Church – Posted by Dalhousie Church Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Description

This position is  full-time Associate Pastor position in Worship and Technology and Community Engagement

Associate Pastor of Worship & Technology

Dalhousie Church

Date Posted: 03/20/2018

Categories: Worship Pastor

Denominations: Mennonite Brethren

Church Size: 251-500

Job Type: Full-Time

REASON for the search: We presently have a part-time worship director who has done
a great job engaging our people in worship. As we seek to steward where our people
our, continue engaging them further in worship, and build our worship experience and
ministry we’ve realized the timing is right to make this position full-time.

The specific DUTIES of the Pastor of Worship & Technology will involve the following:
Primary Responsibility : responsible for Dalhousie’s corporate worship through song/
• Plan and lead (i) Sunday morning music and (ii) worship at other special services
such Christmas Eve and Good Friday. Such planning and leading includes but is
not limited to: working with the Teaching Pastor to plan a song list and service
that thematically aligns with the sermon’s theme; scheduling the necessary band
members; ensuring all technical and audiovisual elements are in place; and
conducting necessary practices
• Identify, qualify and recruit new worship team members, as needed
• Mentor and shepherd worship team members & develop other worship teams
• Help teach and engage Dalhousie’s congregants in true, biblical worship.
Oversee any other worship teams (ie: Youth Band)
• Identify, recruit and train band members
• Help identify, develop and mentor leaders for each band
Responsible for (i) all technical aspects (audio and visual) of Dalhousie’s worship and
other services; and (ii) digital media and other media/technology:
• Identify, recruit, train, and schedule members of Sunday morning tech/production
team. The Sunday morning tech team oversees sound, video, slides, and weekly
uploading of sermon to website.
• Ensure that needed tech team members are scheduled for other services and
events in Dalhousie’s facility (such as funerals, special gatherings, building use
requests, etc.)
• Schedule and oversee the production of video, graphic, stage design, & other
media related content throughout the year that is used in baptismal services, to
promote special events, or highlight ministries.
• Sunday morning tech responsibilities to be handled by Pastor or Worship & Small
groups, including but not limited to;
Additional Responsibilities includes Community Engagement. This includes:
• Missions
• Work with the missions committee in assisting our local and international
• Work with existing ministries inside Dalhousie as they plan, train, and
participate in local & international missions
• Collaborating with Communications Director
• Work alongside communications and assist in creating church structures that
support various ministries and engage those in the church and seeking.
• New Church Attendance Integration
• Responsible for helping integrate new attendees or members of Dalhousie
• Connecting individuals with resources and ministry areas they are interested in.
Handle various pastoral duties, as needed, which may include visitation, weddings, and/or funerals.

The needed QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS for a Pastor of Worship & Community
• Possess a doctrinal position that is complementary to Dalhousie Church
• A college degree is required
• Biblical training from a bible college or seminary (or willingness to obtain
necessary education in the course of the job) is preferred
• Have demonstrated training, knowledge and skill in music, elements of music
theory, performance, and vocals.
• Successful experience in leading worship either at a medium or large church.
• Knowledge and experience in current technical systems and applications
necessary for and used in worship production. Some of Dalhousie’s current
technical applications include a digital soundboard, in-ear monitors, digital
lighting and Pro-Presenter. Dalhousie’s website is through WordPress.
• Familiarity with graphic design would be an asset in this role
• Possess the proven ability to qualify, recruit, train, release and supervise leaders
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• A self-starter
• Ability to take a desired vision, create timely process to implement it, and lead a
team to accomplish it
In addition to the skills/gifting described above the ideal candidate would
• feel a calling to worship, discipleship, and outreach
• have a clear vision for worship ministry in a church and an excited willingness
and proven track record in building and leading a team toward that vision

How to Apply

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Job Categories: associate pastor. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Alberta.

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