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2 Core Values OUR MISSION STATEMENT OUR GOAL Our goal is to help people move through a spiritual life process that takes them from least to most commitment to Christ. OUR STRATEGY We offer contemporary worship that captivates guests, relational outreach that cultivates friends, discipleship that grows the membership, small groups that create families, and ministry opportunities that commission servants.

3 OUR ATTRIBUTES Along with our core values, each worship team member must model the following 10 attributes Character - We want people who reflect integrity in their lifestyle and walk with God. Our standard for morality, and character development is as high as our standard for musical excellence. We look for people with the following qualities: Servant Hearted Team Player Flexible & Adaptable Mentorable & Teachable Emotionally Stable Tolerant & Forbearing Exemplifies Humility Willing to be accountable to leadership Competency - Giftedness rates right next to Character. We believe that quality attracts quality. Our standard for skill is very high. A high level of skill helps to remove many unnecessary distractions that hinder people from coming into a deeper more meaningful worship experience. The more skilled we are as a team the less chance for distractions. Consecrated - Each person in the worship ministry must be a devoted follower of Christ and spiritually prepared to lead. We accept individuals into the Worship ministry who willingly consecrate their giftings to the service of the Kingdom of God Members of the worship ministry are asked to exemplify the following characteristics: Accepted Christ as Savior and Lord Exhibits a passion for the ministry of Worship

4 Spiritually mature & morally stable Active & current in devotional habits Note: These preceding qualifications are not a set of regulations indicating that one should be perfect. Rather, these guidelines are the type of behaviors that this ministry should strive to model. Chemistry - It takes teamwork to make the dream work. We believe in the team leadership approach to ministry. While we value and respect pastoral oversight to chart the course, we believe that a successful team is one where each individual works together to flow in a single direction. Called - We want to build the ministry with people who believe God has called them to the Worship Arts Ministry. Committed - When you accept the responsibility set forth by the worship ministry, you are accountable to God and the team for that commitment. A lack of commitment causes frustration within the team and leadership. Consistency - With the abundance of weekly rehearsals, weekend services, and other special events, we want people who are faithful and able to effectively manage their schedules. Confidence - We all have different levels of talent, but we want everyone to be willing to work hard and develop greater effectiveness with their musical gifts. Confidence that exudes from the platform gains the confidence and trust from our congregation as we lead them in worship. Charisma - We want people who radiate passion for God and joy in their calling. Natural stage presence is key to effectively engaging a group of people to enter into worship. Connected - Every worship team member should be committed to integrity in relationships here at LCUMC and be willing to make this their home church.

5 Rehearsals 1. Be on time. Be ready to go at the start time with all equipment set and in place. 2. Be prepared. Spend at least one hour with the material prior to rehearsal. 3. Bring your printed music with you. 4. The audio recordings of the arrangements are our best reference. Each should strive as best as possible to emulate their relative part (instrumental/vocal). Please call with any needed assistance. Required Skills While desire and passion are valuable characteristics for leadership, it takes a high level of competence to empower and engage people for life change. To maintain top quality excellence, we accept into membership those who possess competence that reflects experience and maturity in musical abilities and continued spiritual growth. The following skills are required. Vocalists Proficient in vocal technique Must be able to harmonize and hold vocal part Strong solo potential Confident stage presence Band Read charts proficiently Own and maintain high quality instrument Solid tempo Good ensemble technique

6 Musically versatile Dress Code Casual to moderate dress attire is the standard. As you dress for worship, remember the stage is about 24 higher than the congregation. Also, color codes are often established. Required Events Thursday Rehearsals (Wednesday 6:30pm to 7:30pm Sunday sound-check (9:30am prior to worship) Sunday worship service (10:45am) Special conferences and extra curricular venues Seasonal events and rehearsals as scheduled Attendance Standard The worship ministry places high value in rehearsal attendance. In order for the team to succeed and perform at optimum level, rehearsal attendance is a priority. Without regular attendance the team suffers. While it is expected that members may pursue other passions outside of LCUMC, it is also expected that members demonstrate a high sense of value in the area of rehearsal attendance. Members must be present for rehearsals in order to participate in the Sunday service. The worship leader reserves the right to wave this policy under certain circumstances. However, special considerations for excused absences must be made in advance.

7 WORSHIP ARTS TEAM COVENANT We are committed to each other. Our attitude will be to put the team first before our selfish desires. (Romans 12:10) We will pray for one another on a regular basis. (Colossians 1:9-12) We will spend quality personal time with God on a regular basis. (Matthew 6:6) We will develop our spiritual gifts and natural talents to the best of our ability. (2 Peter 3:18) We will participate in group fellowships and training events offered by the worship ministry. (Heb 10:25) We will communicate, in love, our disagreements directly to the parties involved and choose to forgive one another as Christ has forgiven us. (Matt 18:15-20) We will reconcile all offenses and seek to resolve our differences before taking the platform to lead worship. It is better to be reconciled than to be right. (Matt 5:23,24) We are sensitive to the presence of the Holy Spirit among us. Therefore we will not grieve Him with bad attitudes. (Ephesians 4:30-32) We will not tolerate any unwholesome talk among us. We will strive to use words that glorify God and build up one another. (Ephesians 4:29;5:3-12; Colossians 3:5-8; 2 Timothy 2:16-22) We are devoted in our mission to worship God and will passionately lead others to do the same. (Psalms 9:1) We will fulfill our ministry responsibilities joyfully without grumbling or complaining. (Psalms 100:2 KJV; Philippians 2:14)

8 We are dedicated to love and serve one another as God has commanded us. (John 13:34) ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERSHIP 1. The musical audition There are two areas of the musical audition. They are the Vocal and Band audition. The following procedures for each area of the audition process are: Vocal Sing a worship song Sing acapella Sing harmony to a vocal lead Sing to a soundtrack or self-accompaniment (optional) Band Sight-read a chart Play with a drummer (drummers audition with main instrumentalist i.e. guitar/piano) Play with the band (Upon acceptance into FOURientation) 2. The personal Interview During the interview process, you will have an opportunity to meet with the Worship Leader about who you are and what God has called you to do. He will also discuss the vision for the ministry, review the ministry handbook, and address any issues of concern.

9 I have read the Worship Ministry Handbook and agree with the core values: Date:

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