residency

Trinity's Worship Residency is a one-year intensive for worship leaders who desire to grow in both the practice and theology of leading worship. It is designed to help the applicant discern a potential call to ministry and to provide intentional exposure to ministry leadership, training, and equipping in a growing, multi-parish, urban church. The applicant will be a fully integrated staff member, work 20-25 hours per week, and receive a monthly stipened.

applications are due by April 1, 2019

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A vibrant faith in Jesus evidenced by faithfulness and fruitfulness.
  • A sense of calling to lead people in corporate worship.
  • An eagerness to participate in the life and community of Trinity.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in both voice and a lead instrument (i.e. piano or guitar).
  • Must possess the innate ability to lead people in worship.

WORSHIP RESIDENCY RESPONSIBILITIES

WORSHIP LEADING / BAND MEMBER

  • Assist in leading and /or scheduling the music and scripture reading teams for our weekly services as well as our monthly Worship & Prayer service.
  • Play within the band as scheduled.

WEEKLY PRODUCTION PREPARATION

  • Input songs and scripture into ProPresenter each week for the upcoming services.
  • Maintain our database of song charts and MP3s
  • Oversee CCLI licensing and reporting.
  • Stage set up.

SPECIAL SERVICES SUPPORT

  • Participate in and possibly lead parts of our liturgical services throughout the year (Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Lent Prayer, baptisms, etc.).
  • Assist in service prep for these services.

STAFF RELATED MEETINGS

  • Attend monthly staff meetings.
  • Meet with various ministry leaders to gain an understanding of how Trinity’s ministries are integrated.
  • Attend weekly review meetings with worship staff.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Participate in Trinity’s Worship Residency Tracks.
  • Commit to shadowing and being mentored and coached by Marty Reardon.

WORSHIP RESIDENCY TRACKS

A THEOLOGY OF CORPORATE WORSHIP

  • Biblical principles of corporate worship
  • Three streams worship (Charismatic, Evangelical, and Liturgical)
  • Service orders, the church year, and liturgy

LEADING CORPORATE WORSHIP

  • The role of a worship leader
  • Leading in the Holy Spirit
  • Set list design

TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF CORPORATE WORSHIP

  • Musicianship & Music Theory
  • Audio/Video Training
  • Songwriting

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

  • Personal development reading assignments
  • Developing a rule of life
  • Pastoral development reading assignments
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Application

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Marital Status *
What is the highest level of education you have completed and what is the name of the school? *
Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard, etc.

ALSO...

Please send the following to Marty(at)atltrinity(dot)org:

  • A simple one-page resume listing work and volunteer experiences since graduating from high school, and any honors or awards.  
  • Names and e-mail contact information for three references (one pastoral/spiritual reference, one employer, and one character reference).
  • A current photo of you as well as a video of you leading worship in a corporate context. The size of the gathering is not important. We just want to see you doing what you do.