Hi there!
We are excited about your interest in serving with us at Calvary Chapel Reno Sparks. We pray that your involvement will bring glory to God, strengthen your relationship with Him, and edify the church. Please read through this content to familiriaze yourself with the spiritual, musical, techniqal, and community aspects and expectations of a worship team member.
The Worship ministry here at CCRS exists to provide a musical, platform for the church to musically worship and praise Jesus. Also with the leading of the Holy spirit, to prepare the hearts of the church to recieve the word of God. As a team we seek God through His word to edify, encourage, & equip us for serving the church. To build on the foundation that Christ has already laid for us. To be a team and a family for the work of the ministry. Our desire is to exalt God with all that we are from our heart level, passion, our apperance, sound mix lighting and dress. We desire to offer up to God an offering of praise that glorifies Him and draws our church family into His presence in worship. We believe He is worthy of it all.

Qualifications
You must be a born-again believer in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, with a daily life that reveals fruit of your relationship with Jesus.
You must have musical talent, skill, and style that is desired, observed, and approved by the leadership of the CCRS Worship Ministry.
You must consider Calvary Chapel Reno Sparks your home church.
You have consistently attended CCRS for at least 3 months
You must be able to operate all tech tools such as: Planning Center/services/Chartbuilder/Music stand In regards to personal practice and serving. You must be able to play with click & Multi tracks.

Acoustic Guitar
You must have your own guitar
Ability to read and play music using chord charts
Ability to use a capo and transpose keys
Experience playing with a drummer or percussionist preferred

Bass Guitar
Must have your own bass guitar and amplifier for at home practice. Ability to read and play music using chord charts
Can play with and without a pick.
Experience playing with a drummer or percussionist preferred

Drums & Percussion
Must have your own instrument at home to practice with
Ability to read and play music using chord charts
Ability to keep a consistent beat / tempo
Ability to learn new parts and techniques by ear
Experience playing with a worship leader and/or full band preferred

Electric Guitar
Must have your own guitar, amplifier, and pedal board
Ability to read and play music using chord charts
Ability to achieve strong overdrive tone with consistent chords and strumming Ability to learn specific song solos and riffs by ear
Ability to create original solos and riffs to fit the song and style
Ability to set up and use reverb, delay, overdrive, and volume pedals
Ability to learn tabs.
Experience playing with worship leader and/or full band preferred

Keyboard
Must have your own instrument and sustain pedal at home to practice with
Ability to read and play music using chord charts
Ability to set-up and use the Grand Piano, Strings, Pads, Organ, and Synth sounds Ability to learn new parts and techniques by ear
Ability to comfortably transition between keys of songs, to play song intros, and play interludes between songs for flow and ambience
Experience playing with worship leader and/or full band preferred

Vocals
Ability to read and sing music using chord charts Ability to sing lead melodies and harmonies Strong pitch control
Ability to control vocal vibrato
Knowledge of your own vocal range
Strong ability to learn by ear
Ability to assess and match the following vocal qualities: vibrato, breathy/vocal tone, soft/loud dynamic, phrasing, pronunciation
Must regularly listen to recordings of yourself singing and analyze for growth Experience singing with vocal team and/or full band preferred

 Worship Leader
Must have abilities listed above for vocals, and for acoustic guitar and/or keyboard Always listening to and discovering new worship songs
Administrative and communication skills
Working knowledge of all instruments used by the worship team
Knowledge of what songs are current and relevant Experience serving in full band preferred

Application Process:
1. Submit a Ministry Application or have one already on file. (Copy and paste link below)
https://ccrs.churchcenter.com/people/forms/360340
2. Schedule a Coffee or Lunch meet and greet.
3. Submit a Video Audition: Record a 5-7 minute video that includes:
Short 1-minute personal introduction with your name, how long you have attended CCRS, How long you have been learning your instrument, and one reason why you desire to serve in the CCRS Worship Ministry.
First song: any song of your choosing that shows off your talent and ability. This can be one of your favorite songs to play or sing.
Second Song: play or sing one of the songs from the following list:
Lion And The Lamb – Bethel Music
What A Beautiful Name – Hillsong Worship
Holy Spirit – Francesca Battistelli
God Of Revival - Phil Wickham
4. Personal Audition
5. Follow up Meeting
If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the church office at (775-856-1110) or email the CCRS Worship Director sam@calvarychapelreno.org.

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