Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Build a worship culture that continually points to Jesus Christ by teaching worship while leading worship. Work with the Lead Pastor to research, plan and implement the total creative component of weekly Sunday services and special services (Easter, Christmas) in order to facilitate spiritually engaging and God-exalting worship experiences. Function as primary worship leader on the platform and provides worship leadership at additional “all church” events and meetings. Discovers, encourages and empowers artistically gifted individuals of all ages for participation in “worship arts” and provides ongoing training and mentoring for team participation and leadership. Coordinates praise teams and special artistic expression for weekly worship services (special music, dramatic expression, multi-media). Prepares and oversees praise team rehearsals. Oversees all aspects of the worship & arts ministry (including technical team such as lighting, audio-visual, etc.), building strong teams, inspiring creativity, and building a culture of continuous improvement in ministry and technical skills. Participate in staff meetings and aligns Worship & Arts Ministry and teams to plans/decisions made in order to promote the unity, direction, and vision of Bethany Baptist. Participates in additional miscellaneous projects or duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor.
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Committed to Christ, having a love for His people and the scriptures. Theologically astute – having the ability to instil a theology of worship into the leaders and congregation. Undergraduate degree in theology, music or related discipline. An accomplished musician, skilled in providing musical direction, with the ability to lead and appreciate a full range of cultural, liturgical, traditional and contemporary musical expressions in worship. A love for diversity and for a culturally and multi-generational congregation. Creative in service and program design, willing to try new things, and able to work with and to draw the best out of creative people. Comfortable with all aspects of modern technology related to worship and communication (sound, lighting and projection, multimedia, etc.) Meets the qualifications of a pastor/director in accordance with Bethany Baptist’s Congregational Policy A3 – “Senior Leadership Qualifications”.
Bethany Baptist Church
Rev. Stefano Piva
22680 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC V6V 1B7