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From postlude to prelude : music ministry's other six days / C. Randall Bradley.

By: Bradley, C. Randall, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Fenton, Mo. : MorningStar Music Publishers, c2004Description: xvi, 330 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0944529364 (pbk.); 9780944529362 (pbk.).Subject(s): Music in churches | Ministers of music | Church music -- Instruction and study
Contents:
Philosophical/Theological Issues -- Music Ministry as a Vocation -- Ordination -- Assessing Your Abilities -- Theological Issues -- Developing a Concept of Worship -- Building a Philosophy of Music Ministry -- Personal Issues -- Family Concerns -- Managing Relationships -- Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle -- Spiritual Development -- Avoiding Burnout -- Developing as a Leader -- Employment and Vocational Issues -- Professional Preparation -- Continuing Education -- Compensation -- Housing Allowance and Self Employment -- Financial Management -- Retirement -- Working with Church Staff -- Working with the Pastor -- Working with Other Ministers -- Working with Staff Members -- Working with Accompanists -- Dealing with Conflict -- Developing as a Ministry Team -- Personnel Supervision -- Developing Job Descriptions and Organizational Charts -- Working with Local and National Organizations -- Working with Interns -- Involving Others -- Enlisting and Training -- Communication -- Recruiting and Working with Volunteers -- Working with Difficult People -- Working with Committees -- Music -- Worship -- Personnel -- Delegation -- Parent Councils -- Managing and Leading Change -- Managing Worship Conflicts -- Developing Congregational Singing -- Promotion -- Promoting the Music Ministry within the Church -- The Adult Choir -- Graded Choirs -- Youth Choirs -- Senior Adult Choir -- Instrumental Groups -- Handbells -- Music Ministry and Other Programs -- Youth Ministry -- Children's Ministry -- Missions -- Christian Education -- Other Organizations -- Promoting the Music Ministry in the Community -- Professional Musicians -- Symphony Players -- Music Teachers -- Other Groups -- Appearances -- Mission Opportunities -- Communicating with Media -- Designing Printed Materials -- Fundraising -- Organization and Time Management -- Establishing Goals -- Long Range Planning -- Developing a Mission Statement -- Preparing and Presenting a Budget -- Program Evaluation -- Time Management -- Organizing for Choirs and Performance Groups -- Graded Choirs -- Youth Choirs -- Adult Choirs -- Instrumental Groups -- Handbell Groups -- Organizing and Maintaining the Music Library -- Calendaring -- Special Issues for Bi-vocational Ministers -- Facilities and Purchases -- General Guidelines for Fiscal Responsibility -- Acquiring Music -- Instrumental and Equipment Purchases -- Donated Instruments -- Music Ministry Facilities -- Worship Facilities -- Sound Systems -- Lighting -- Purchasing a Hymnal -- Dealing with Transition: Deciding to Leave -- Designing and Distributing a Resume -- Relating to a Search Committee -- The Interview -- Assessing the Potential Church -- Assessing the Potential Pastor -- Leaving Effectively -- The New Position: Getting Started -- For Personnel Committees Only! -- Ministering in Special Situations -- Making a Hospital Visit -- Ministering to Families in Grief -- Ministering Through Counseling -- Ministering Without a Pastor -- Conclusion -- The Minister of Music's Most Frequently Asked Questions -- Professional Music Organizations -- Church Music Publications.
Summary: Author Randall Bradley discusses the "everyday life" of the Minister of Music, and suggests ways to deal with the multitude of tasks that arise on a day-to-day basis. --from back cover.
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ML 3001 .B76 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101076314
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 320-326) and index.

Philosophical/Theological Issues -- Music Ministry as a Vocation -- Ordination -- Assessing Your Abilities -- Theological Issues -- Developing a Concept of Worship -- Building a Philosophy of Music Ministry -- Personal Issues -- Family Concerns -- Managing Relationships -- Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle -- Spiritual Development -- Avoiding Burnout -- Developing as a Leader -- Employment and Vocational Issues -- Professional Preparation -- Continuing Education -- Compensation -- Housing Allowance and Self Employment -- Financial Management -- Retirement -- Working with Church Staff -- Working with the Pastor -- Working with Other Ministers -- Working with Staff Members -- Working with Accompanists -- Dealing with Conflict -- Developing as a Ministry Team -- Personnel Supervision -- Developing Job Descriptions and Organizational Charts -- Working with Local and National Organizations -- Working with Interns -- Involving Others -- Enlisting and Training -- Communication -- Recruiting and Working with Volunteers -- Working with Difficult People -- Working with Committees -- Music -- Worship -- Personnel -- Delegation -- Parent Councils -- Managing and Leading Change -- Managing Worship Conflicts -- Developing Congregational Singing -- Promotion -- Promoting the Music Ministry within the Church -- The Adult Choir -- Graded Choirs -- Youth Choirs -- Senior Adult Choir -- Instrumental Groups -- Handbells -- Music Ministry and Other Programs -- Youth Ministry -- Children's Ministry -- Missions -- Christian Education -- Other Organizations -- Promoting the Music Ministry in the Community -- Professional Musicians -- Symphony Players -- Music Teachers -- Other Groups -- Appearances -- Mission Opportunities -- Communicating with Media -- Designing Printed Materials -- Fundraising -- Organization and Time Management -- Establishing Goals -- Long Range Planning -- Developing a Mission Statement -- Preparing and Presenting a Budget -- Program Evaluation -- Time Management -- Organizing for Choirs and Performance Groups -- Graded Choirs -- Youth Choirs -- Adult Choirs -- Instrumental Groups -- Handbell Groups -- Organizing and Maintaining the Music Library -- Calendaring -- Special Issues for Bi-vocational Ministers -- Facilities and Purchases -- General Guidelines for Fiscal Responsibility -- Acquiring Music -- Instrumental and Equipment Purchases -- Donated Instruments -- Music Ministry Facilities -- Worship Facilities -- Sound Systems -- Lighting -- Purchasing a Hymnal -- Dealing with Transition: Deciding to Leave -- Designing and Distributing a Resume -- Relating to a Search Committee -- The Interview -- Assessing the Potential Church -- Assessing the Potential Pastor -- Leaving Effectively -- The New Position: Getting Started -- For Personnel Committees Only! -- Ministering in Special Situations -- Making a Hospital Visit -- Ministering to Families in Grief -- Ministering Through Counseling -- Ministering Without a Pastor -- Conclusion -- The Minister of Music's Most Frequently Asked Questions -- Professional Music Organizations -- Church Music Publications.

Author Randall Bradley discusses the "everyday life" of the Minister of Music, and suggests ways to deal with the multitude of tasks that arise on a day-to-day basis. --from back cover.

11/2011 Gift of David Deery

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