First Baptist Nacogdoches
Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Media Ministry  |  Volunteer


Welcome to the Media Ministry Team of First Baptist Nacogdoches! We're so excited that you're interested in getting involved with us. The biggest thing that we require from those who work with us are that they are faithful, flexible, and teachable.  Working well as a team is vital. Learning multiple areas in the Media Ministry is encouraged and training in specific areas is always our goal to make sure our team is able to understand and handle technical challenges that occur, and to provide the best service that we can each week.
 
If you would like to volunteer, contact Jonathan Canfield at jcanfield@fbcnac.org,  936-564-7379, or stop by the church.
 
POSITIONS:
      SUNDAY MORNING MEDIA MINISTRY TEAM
     OTHER MEDIA MINISTRY TEAMS

 
 SUNDAY MORNING MEDIA MINISTRY TEAM
Here is what to expect:

Time Commitment: 
We know your time is valuable.  Members of the Media Ministry Team serve on a rotation basis scheduled via Planning Center Online. It is important that you are given time off from working to worship with your family and friends WITHIN the worship service and so we want to make sure your time is not taken advantage of. When scheduled, you are expected to be on time/early and ready to go. If you cannot make a scheduled day, please contact Jonathan as soon as possible so that a replacement can be contacted.
  • You may be asked to fill in during an "off" Sunday if another team member is unavailable.
  • You may be asked to work special services such as holiday programs (Christmas, Easter, etc), Children's Programs, and more.
 

 
In charge of running the sound console and assisting those on stage who are using the sound system.  The sound operator plays a vital role in making sure the service runs smooth. 
Experience preferred. Training required. 

Responsibilities
  • Have a good knowledge and ear for sound mixing
  • Steadily gain a greater knowledge of mixing and the sound console operations
  • Help set up equipment (microphones, monitors, cables, etc) as needed
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Control the lighting system
  • PATIENCE with those on stage
Time Commitment
  • For Celebration Service, Arrive no later than 8:15am for sound check/setup.
  • For The Gathering Service, Arrive no later than 10:30am for sound check/setup.
 

 
In charge of running the presentation computer that projects lyrics, videos, and graphics on the screens.  This position is crucial to leading the congregation in worship.
Training required. 

Responsibilities
  • Display the lyrics, videos, sermon notes, and graphics on the screens using ProPresenter presentation software
  • Have a basic knowledge of the Mac Operating System
  • Not responsible for entering the lyrics, videos, or graphics. Only running the computer except for in special circumstances.

Time Commitment
  • Serve 1 Sunday per month
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to service
 

In charge of running the video switcher and directing the Camera Operator as to what shots are needed. Also in charge of communicating with the Camera and Sound Operator as to what is coming up in the service/program.
Training required. 

Responsibilities
  • Have a good eye for composing shots
  • Steadily gain a greater knowledge and creativity for directing the program
  • Work well with the Camera and Sound Operator


 
In charge of running the remote controlled video cameras and setting up any other extra cameras needed for the service/program.
Training required. 

Responsibilities
  • Operate the remote controlled cameras
  • Have a good eye for composing shots
  • Set up extra cameras as needed
  • Steadily gain a greater knowledge and proficiency at operating the cameras
  • Work well with the Video Switcher and TV Sound Operator
 

 
In charge of running the sound console for the TV Ministry. The sound operator has a vital role in making sure the recording of the service runs smooth.
Training required. Some sound experience preferred.

Responsibilities
  • Have a general knowledge and ear for sound mixing
  • Steadily gain a greater knowledge of mixing and the sound console operations
  • Work well with the Video Switcher and Camera Operator


 
OTHER MEDIA MINISTRY TEAMS

This team is called on to take pictures at various events throughout the year including: Vacation Bible School, Baptisms, Staff Anniversaries, and other special events.
Experience preferred.

Responsibilities
  • Have a general knowledge and eye for composing photos
  • Have a good knowledge of using a camera. (You do not have to own one, but would be beneficial.)
 

This team is called on to help transcribe the sermon for Closed Captioning for our TV Ministry broadcast.  Provides a great service to the deaf and hard of hearing in the community who watch our Sunday Morning Broadcast on KTRE.
Training required.

Responsibilities
  • Transcribe the sermon to a text document for use with our Closed Captioning Software
  • You will be given a rough transcription of the sermon with an audio file.  Your job is to make corrections as you listen to the sermon and send the corrected Word File back to the Media Director.
  • Have a knowledge of English, grammar, etc.
  • Be proficient at typing.