EXPECTATIONS

Each team member is required to:

  • Be a born-again Christian.
  • Be a member of Allen.*
  • Be called to join the AMWorship team.
  • Be interviewed by worship pastor/team lead.
  • Complete an audition.**
  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Be able to attend required rehearsals/services.
  • Be able to read chord charts (instrumentalists).
  • Be able to harmonize and sing lead (vocalists).

Preparation

What you can expect:

  • Set lists at least a week before rehearsal.
  • Sets will include chords, lyrics, and recordings.

What's expected of you:

  • Come spiritually prepared to rehearsals, sound checks and services.
  • Know your parts before rehearsal.**
  • Practice all songs for one hour before your scheduled ministry time.**
  • Strive to commit songs to memory so you won’t be dependent on charts during services.**
  • Production Team members should familiarize themselves with songs prior to rehearsal.

How often will you lead?

  • Our goal is one to two Sundays a month in both the 9:45 and 11:15 services
  • Special events as consistent with our mission

What should you wear on the platform?

  • Dress as you’re comfortable, but with modesty.

Rehearsal and Sound Check

What you can expect:

  • Rehearsal: Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. unless otherwise notified.
  • Run through: Sunday, 8:30-9:15 a.m. unless otherwise notified.
  • Hard work, a fun environment, relationship building, and discipleship.
  • Notification one month in advance of extra rehearsals/sound checks for special events, etc.

What's expected of you:

  • Audio Engineer, Production Team, and Worship Band are required to attend.
  • Be set up, warmed up, and ready to begin by the scheduled start time.
  • A positive attitude.

Scheduling

  • All scheduling is done online via Planning Center and will be communicated via email.
  • It’s important that team members check the schedule in case an email doesn’t arrive.
  • Our goal is to have enough team members so for a one-Sunday-a-month rotation.
  • Block out unavailable dates in Planning Center.
  • Enter expected absences into Planning Center no less than one week prior to rehearsal.
  • If you’re available for Sunday but not rehearsal, please let your team leader know as soon as possible.
  • Notify your team leader immediately of emergency absences.

Participation in worship services

  • Attend worship at Allen at least 3 Sundays a month.
  • Attend one full service on Sundays you lead.


*This rule is waived for college students.
** For instrumentalists and vocalists.