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Worship Assistant Job Description and Application Information

 
 
First Presbyterian Church is currently seeking a paid, part-time (8 hours a week) Worship Assistant to lead and mentor the contemporary worship team, starting sometime in the Fall of 2017. Members and non-members are welcome to apply.
 
To apply, please send a resume, a letter of interest, and 3 references to Dr. John West, Chair, Worship and Arts Committee, First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma, jwest@fpctacoma.org.
 
Before applying, please be sure to read the job description below as well as our church’s essential tenets and core values at https://www.fpctacoma.org/our-beliefs/.
 

WORSHIP ASSISTANT POSITION DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the Minister of Worship, the Worship Assistant will lead and mentor the contemporary worship team as well as assisting with other musical needs of the church.

ACCOUNTABILITY

This position reports to and is supervised by the Minister of Worship and the Worship & Arts Committee.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Planning and leading rehearsals of the contemporary worship team.
  • Leading songs in worship.
  • Assisting with other musical needs of the church.
  • Serving as a member of the church’s choir (desired).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to lead rehearsals of the contemporary worship team.
  • Proficiency playing the piano and singing, with the capacity to play contemporary music with chord charts.
  • Ability to vocally lead worship.
  • Heart for worship ministry.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship skills (relationally “warm”) with people of all ages.
  • Enjoyment of team ministry.
  • Respect for and ability to work collaboratively in a music ministry that incorporates a variety of musical styles, from traditional to contemporary.
  • Full support and agreement with the doctrinal standards of First Presbyterian Church and its denomination (the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians). You can find these at https://www.fpctacoma.org/our-beliefs/.
  • Life and character consistent with Biblical standards upheld by First Presbyterian Church.
  • Strong knowledge of current styles and genres of contemporary Christian music.

WORK SCHEDULE

This is a part-time position (8-hours a week) that will require working on Sunday mornings during Worship, Wednesday evenings, and other specified times throughout the year.

RELATIONSHIPS

The position reports to the Minister of Worship and serves as a member of the Worship & Arts Committee. The Worship Assistant is expected to cultivate positive relations with members of the contemporary worship team, the choir, the Worship & Arts Committee, and others involved in music and worship in the church.

SALARY

This position pays an hourly rate based on education and experience.



Worship Assistant Search

WORSHIP ASSISTANT SEARCH

Our wonderful music intern Jesús Gomez will be leaving us at the end of June to take up a new full-time job as a teacher.  So we are searching for a new part-time (8 hours a week) Worship Assistant to lead the contemporary           worship team, to start July 1. Congregation members and others are invited to apply for this paid position! Check out the job description on our website at www.fpctacoma.org or email Worship & Arts Chair John West for more                information, jwest@fpctacoma.org.

 



FPC Women’s Golf Tournament

CAMP MCCULLOUGH WOMEN’S GOLF TOURNAMENT

June 3rd, 2017 1:30pm Meadowpark Golf Course – Williams Nine 

Beginners to seasoned golfers will love this fun afternoon on the greens.

We’re raising funds to give every child the opportunity to meet Jesus at Camp!

To sponsor, donate or sign up to golf: www.fpctacoma.org/golf

Contact Amy Forslund: amerforslund@yahoo.com

 



FORtacoma

FORtacoma

We are a church for the neighborhood. We are a church #FORtacoma.                                                                                     June 4th….Wear your walking shoes!

Details coming soon!

 



FPC Deacon Supported Ministry

DEACON SUPPORTED MINISTRY

Are you in the process of sorting through your closet in preparation for warmer weather?  Do you have clothing that no longer fits or is gently worn?  Please consider donating these items to Pat’s Closet. The Deacons will be collecting clothing any Sunday throughout the year. 

Pat’s Closet is located at Trinity Presbyterian Church and provides neighborhood residents with new and used clothing and household items that are donated each week from individuals all over Tacoma. Pat’s Closet serves over 1,500 children and 2,000 adults annually. If you have gently used clothing that you would like to donate to Pat’s Closet, please bring it to church on any Sunday and place it in the Deacon barrel in Fellowship Hall.  We will deliver the clothing to Trinity during their hours of operation.



FPC Gleanings Fundraiser

GLEANINGS FUNDRAISER UPDATE

If you missed the Gleanings Fundraiser, have no fear! You can still donate, just make sure to write ‘Gleanings 2017” in the memo and either drop the check in the offering plate or bring in to the church office during the week!

 



Parent Night at Youth Group

PARENT NIGHT AT YOUTH GROUP!

This Sunday, May 21st  (See Schedule Below)

5th-8th grade parents and students join us from 5:15pm-6:15pm

9th-12th parents and students join us at 6:30pm for dinner. Questions? Contact McKenzie Iverson at miverson@fpctacoma.org

 



Woman 2 Woman Mentoring Ministry

WOMAN 2 WOMAN MENTORING MINISTRY

This Sunday in Middleton Parlor  After the worship service

God designed us women to be relational.  We need other women in our lives. That’s what mentoring is all about. Curious, interested in maybe being a mentor or mentee? Stop in Middleton Parlor for a few minutes following the       service May 21st. Information and applications are available for this coming year. Learn about the plans to grow together in relationship to Jesus.

 



FPC Deacon Supported Ministry

DEACON SUPPORTED MINISTRY

Are you in the process of sorting through your closet in preparation for warmer weather?  Do you have clothing that no longer fits or is gently worn?  Please consider donating these items to Pat’s Closet. The Deacons will be collecting clothing any Sunday throughout the year. 

Pat’s Closet is located at Trinity Presbyterian Church and provides neighborhood residents with new and used clothing and household items that are donated each week from individuals all over Tacoma. Pat’s Closet serves over 1,500 children and 2,000 adults annually. If you have gently used clothing that you would like to donate to Pat’s Closet, please bring it to church on any Sunday and place it in the Deacon barrel in Fellowship Hall.  We will deliver the clothing to Trinity during their hours of operation.

 



Church…Of And For The Community.

Back in January, Pastor Eric was invited to Third Church in Virginia by their Lead Pastor, Corey Widmer
to talk about community. 
“We want to be a church that cares deeply about our neighborhood and our city. 
Measuring the success of our church by how we are contributing to the flourishing of the surrounding community.”
 
Check out the video here!
 
 




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