Director, Worship Arts Ministries

Director, Worship Arts Ministries – (exempt) – Reports to Executive Director, Worship Ministries

The Director, Worship Arts Ministries position fulfills the mission of Discipleship Ministries in the area of worship arts by convening strategic conversations, being the broker of knowledge, and creating joint resources with the worship team that support leaders (clergy and laity) in their worship planning across all contexts (multicultural, multiracial, multigenerational, etc.).

The successful candidate must demonstrate and inspire a deep passion for making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world; possess a working knowledge of the United Methodist structures, doctrine and polity; possess the capacity to reflect theologically about corporate worship as the primary task of faith communities; demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively while recognizing the needs of persons beyond existing congregational members; possess a profound passion for developing, interpreting, and teaching the historical significance and function of Christian worship; to possess the ability to describe and embody the enterprise of worship as an essential element in disciple-making; comprehend the interdependence of all worship elements (i.e. sacraments, preaching, music, arts, liturgical movement, visuals, drama, lectionary, the Christian year, creative writing and resource development, congregational participation, attention to special needs, intergenerational and multicultural opportunities, oral and written communication skills; accessible language, technologies, etc.); possess a desire for professional knowledge and continuous improvement; demonstrate a spirit of hospitality, hope, and vision deeply rooted in Christian faith and practice.

Effective liturgical practices, Christian Corporate Worship development/design, teaching experience, professional and academic knowledge in preaching and liturgical traditions, congregational development, leadership development, and discipleship systems.

Location: Work from Home Office “Anywhere” Position

Education / Experience

Master’s Degree or equivalent in related field of liturgy/Christian Worship / Five years of experience in the field of liturgy.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email at [email protected].

Discipleship Ministries is an Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V EOE.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2022