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Worship and Communications Director

St Thomas' Church Lancaster
Closing Date
Mon, 22/11/2021 - 09:00
Hours
Full Time
Salary
22,183
Max Salary
24,491
Description of Job
St Thomas’ Church Lancaster is seeking a
Worship and Communications Director (full-time, 40 hours per week),
OR,
Sung Worship Coordinator (part-time, 24 hours per week)

St Thomas’ Church is a large, vibrant, evangelical, charismatic Anglican church based in the centre of Lancaster, where over 500 people of all-ages attend every Sunday. Lancaster is an historic city with two universities and excellent schools, all within easy reach of the coast and the Lake District.

We are looking for someone who will:
• Love Jesus as a whole-life disciple, and demonstrate openness to the Spirit in personal life and public ministry.
• Lead the sung-worshipping life of our church across 3 diverse Sunday congregations (two of which are live-streamed), with a high level of musical ability.
• Inspire, resource, and release our strong teams of skilled and dedicated volunteer musicians, providing leadership, pastoral care, and administrative support for our worship bands.
• Lead our communications, including social media, website, and weekly church news updates.

You will be:
• Someone with an infectious personal faith in Jesus, with a commitment to the Bible as God’s word, and an openness to the Spirit.
• A gifted musician, who can lead the church in sung worship in a variety of styles (from traditional hymns to the latest contemporary music), so that church members are led into transformative encounters with God through worship.
• A leader of leaders, able to create an inspirational culture of sung worship, and develop and release the ministry of others; a collaborative self-starter and team player with excellent interpersonal, organisational, and communication skills.
• A gifted visual and verbal communicator, proficient with a range of digital media, and confident to develop online and printed communication materials.

We can offer you:
• Leadership opportunities in a church that values sung worship, supported by strong teams of volunteer musicians.
• A dynamic and supportive staff team, accustomed to operating in the digital sphere, including YouTube, Facebook, Church Suite, MailChimp, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Canva, and ExpensePlus.
• Opportunities for training and leadership development, and space for personal retreat.
• Salary on NJC Pay Scale 5 (Points 12-17) in the range of £22,183 - £24,491 (pro rata if part-time)

Find out more at www.st.tees.org.uk.
How to apply for the job

Visit www.st.tees.org.uk to read the Job Profile and apply for EITHER the full-time Worship and Communications Director role, OR the part-time Sung-Worship Coordinator role.

• Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 22nd November 2021

• Interview Dates: Sunday 5th and Monday 6th December

• Start Date: Early January 2022 desirable

This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

Employer

St Thomas' Church

Lancaster

St Thomas’ Church is a large, vibrant, evangelical, charismatic Anglican church based in the centre of Lancaster, where over 500 people of all-ages attend every Sunday. Lancaster is an historic city with two universities and excellent schools, all within easy reach of the coast and the Lake District.


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