Missional Apprentice (Prayer and Praise) Residency
Description: The position is a 12-to-24 month residency. We are seeking a woman or man to gain experience and training in serving and discipling at a missional community-based urban church plant in Worcester, MA. Ethnic minority candidates are highly encouraged to apply as we desire to be a multicultural church that reflects God’s kingdom.
Role & Responsibilites: To love Jesus, Emmaus City Church, and the city of Worcester; to play a lead instrument (i.e. keyboard or guitar) and sing in a way that brings hymns, Gospel, multicultural and modern musical influences to worship times; to help develop quality singers and musicians with the Emmaus City Associate Director of Liturgy Arts, and help choose and lead songs for services; to meet with Pastor Mike weekly to review liturgy and songs; to be committed to a City Group; to gather with Emmaus City for Sabbath gatherings and Gospel Mission Trainings (GMTs); to work a steady part-time job and live in the city of Worcester; to fundraise support for any needed additional funding
Qualifications: 2-3 years of experience in a local urban church in areas of worship, song, prayer and outreach. We’re looking for a woman or man who would be described as having integrity and humility, and being gentle, peaceful, generous, hospitable, faithful, available, teachable and able to teach. If married and/or with children, we’re looking for someone who helps lead her or his family to walk in the ways of Jesus. A considered candidate would also read and agree with the “Our World Belongs to God” statement of faith as well as the “Soma Distinctives”
Time Frame: Beginning September 2018
Compensation: $1,000 each month