Application for Worship Associate

Worship Associates are selected by the Shared Ministry Committee following completion of an application and interview.

Qualifications:

  • Membership at First Parish

Requirements:

  1. Two letters of reference from other church members
        ► Please direct your references to the following link to complete an online form
  1. Regular church attendance
  2. Availability Sunday mornings 9:00 am until approximately noon
  3. Attendance at the standing monthly Thursday Meetings
  4. Attendance at Worship Associate Training on Saturday, October 21
  5. Attendance at Worship Associate Installation on Sunday, October 22

Deadline for application: Sunday, May 14

Instructions:

Please complete the following information. 
Your answers are not expected to exceed a paragraph or two in length.

If you have questions, please contact any member of the Shared Ministry Committee or send email to sharedministry @ firstparish.info

Shared Ministry Committee:

Rev. Marta Flanagan, Gwenyth Hooper, Ruben Hopwood, Kathy Kemp, Barbara Tosti

 

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    Name

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    Telephone

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    Email

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    Occupation

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    Avocation/Interests

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    Why are you interested in serving as a Worship Associate?
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    What might you find challenging about being a Worship Associate?
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    Describe your religious/worship background, including number of years as a Unitarian Universalist.
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    What has your lay involvement been in this, or any other, church community (e.g., teaching, committees on which you have served)?
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    List the types of religious services that you have attended. Those that you have led?
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    In a paragraph, describe a worship service that you would like.
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    How would you describe your personal theology?
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    What are the parts of the worship service that you most enjoy, and why?
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    Would you describe yourself as:
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    A visual person (i.e., you are more likely to notice what something looks like)

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    An Auditory person (you notice sounds the most)
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    What is your comfort level with public speaking?
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    Not at all comfortable
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    Somewhat comfortable
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    Very comfortable
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    Have you ever sung in a church choir?
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    If there is additional information that might be helpful to the Committee in considering your application for Worship Associate, please include that briefly here.
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