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Worship Ministry Intern

Worship Intern Job Description
Provides leadership for design, coordination, and implementation of worship sets for the evening service in connection with the overall ministry of KMC.
Accountable To: Team Pastor or Internship Supervisor                                         
Time: Quarter ( 10-12 Hours/ 4 Blocks)
              Primarily support of Saturday PM

Leadership of Worship Teams
Administrate the tasks of worship ministry within its place in the congregational whole:
®    Align worship ministries within the broader church vision and mission
®    Coordinate worship teams for the worship services of KMC, particularly the evening service
®    Communicate consistently about worship and spiritual ministry to teams and KMC broadly
Worship Team Development
Develop and communicate opportunities for participation in worship across ages and abilities:
®    Equip and train volunteers from multiple generations to serve on worship teams and with the technology that supports it
®    Identify individuals with gifts/interests and provide opportunities to join teams
®    Facilitate access to equipment, lessons, and training related to worship arts
Theological Focus
Help ensure that our worship is in line with our theological values and positions:
®    Run music and worship components through the filters of the Bible, Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective, and Evana Covenant
®    Coordinate with pastoral team in designing worship sets and components in the same direction
®    Participate with staff in theological discernment and alignment of ministries with theology

Pastoral Care
Relate with those under your leadership with spiritual care to build a culture of ministering in community:
®    Practice spiritual self-care and minister from the overflow of God’s work in you
®    Shepherd team members in the life journey with check-ins beyond practice and resourcing
®    Be present in times of crisis, trauma, and loss as Christ’s representative
Incorporate Worship Arts
Intentionally plan for incorporation of various creative arts within the context of worship:
®    Coordinate opportunities for the congregation to share creative gifts with the congregation as an act of worship (video, still arts, drama, etc…)
®    Plan for creative arts components in worship to reinforce worship themes, vision, or mission
®    Connect individuals with graphic design/digital communications gifts with opportunities to serve the church through their gifts
Support Technical Infrastructure
Ensure that the A/V equipment that supports worship is in working order, supported by trained volunteers:
®    Coordinate volunteers and volunteer training for A/V needs in the evening worship service
®    Help maintain and develop both technical and musical infrastructure at KMC as pertains to worship spaces and experiences
®    Help create manuals, guides, etc… for use by volunteers in using systems and properly setting up sound and media for worship and events


Other Congregational Tasks (20% time)
-         Assist in Sun AM worship services 6-8x/yr
-         Help plan/coordinate special services
-         Support technology/digital communication
-         Assist cross-department activities
-         Collaborate with community
-         Engage church networks