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DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S AND YOUTH MINISTRY
Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, a diverse congregation, is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries. Successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Christian education. The Director of Children and Youth Ministries is responsible for leading a collaborative church-wide initiative co-creating comprehensive and integrative programs for children and youth ministries. Under the supervision of the Pastor and working with the ministerial team, the Director develops and manages programs that build young disciples for Christ. They shall possess administrative skills necessary to perform the duties of the position. These skills include interpersonal and relational skills for working with children, youth, adults and diverse individuals within the congregation and community. The Director will be a team player valuing open communication and shared ministry. The ideal candidate will have a passion for children and youth ministry, serve as a spiritual leader and role model and be willing to be involved in a meaningful way in the life of an inclusive church.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, a diverse congregation, is seeking a Director of Music. Successful candidate will be a well trained professional who is committed to sharing God’s love through the ministry of music. The Director of Music is responsible for providing creative leadership, direction, and management of the music program for the church to support the message being delivered and lead to an enhanced Christian worship experience. This position is responsible for the operational components of the entire church music program, including the direction of choir, coordinating supporting music for all worship services and identifying the use of guest musicians as appropriate. In coordination with the Pastor and lay leadership, this individual will develop and maintain a comprehensive music program to enhance the overall worship experience. This Director will be responsible for supervising the Church Accompanist, directors of the Bell Choir, and other music groups.
CHURCH ACCOMPANIST Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, a diverse congregation, is seeking an accompanist. Successful candidates will be well-trained professionals, who are committed to sharing God’s love thought the ministry of music. Working closely with the Director of Music, the Accompanist is responsible for piano and organ music in both worship and rehearsals that leads to an enhanced Christian worship experience. This position is closely tied to the responsibilities of the Director of Music to include many of the operational components of the entire church music program.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC & WORSHIP ARTS
Large North Naples United Methodist Church is looking for a Director of Music & Worship Arts. The candidate would be responsible for the traditional music program of the church and the incorporation of the arts into the overall worship ministry. College Degree(s), minimum of 5 years experience effectively leading a music/worship program, must communicate effectively, CDMM a plus. Location of church: 6000 Goodlette Road, Naples, Florida 34109 Compensation: Commensurate with education and background $40,000 - $75,000
DIGITAL AND WORSHIP MEDIA COORDINATOR Harvest United Methodist Church is seeking a committed Christian to serve as its full-time Digital and Worship Media Coordinator. This ministry is a salaried position of 40 hours per week and includes health and pension benefits. The ministry has primary responsibility for the overall coordination of worship media, video production, social media, website, and potential live streaming of worship services. The position will also partner with the Print Media Coordinator in content generation and graphic design.
The Coordinator will be a self-motivated, energetic person with a heart for Jesus Christ and a deep calling and commitment to communicate the mission and ministry of Harvest with the church family and the surrounding community. This person will possess a clear understanding of the mission and core values of Harvest, a commitment to United Methodist theology and practice, and a passion for creatively reaching people through worship and digital media in a team environment.
Harvest is a diverse community of faith called by Christ to graciously welcome people, intentionally grow disciples, and generously serve others around the globe. Located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, south of Tampa Bay, Harvest is a vibrant 15-year-old congregation with an average worship attendance of 700. Please visit our websiteto learn more about Harvest and to find a full job description (on the Meet the Staff page).
The First United Methodist Church in Peoria, Illinois is a growing downtown church looking for a part-time individual to serve as the organist/accompanist. Our church appreciates a variety of traditions and styles of appropriate music for worship. The use of various keyboard instruments is expected. This position will facilitate the musical dimension as led by the Director of Traditional Music and the Pastor. The organist will be diligent in preparation and performance, and will collaborate with others to provide and enable the highest possible standard of worship.
1) Ability to sight-read piano, organ, and choral repertoire
2) Ability to transpose
3) Ability to select appropriate repertoire for prelude and postludes
4) Ability to organize and maintain all music repertoire for rehearsal and worship services.
1) Work with the Director of Traditional Music and the Pastor (as needed) to coordinate the organ/piano music for the worship services. This includes the research selection, practice and performance of music selections appropriate for preludes, offertories, interludes and postludes.
2) Practice for and accompany a weekly choral rehearsal, occasionally smaller vocal or instrumental ensembles, and weekly Sunday morning worship services.
3) Arrange for substitute accompanist when not available in consultation with the Director of Traditional Music.
4) Identify and communicate problems with the organ and/or pianos to the Director of Traditional Music.
5) Provide organ/piano music for weddings, funerals, and other special occasions at various times throughout the year. (Refer to wedding policy.)
6) Provide organ/piano music for special services throughout the year such as Taizé, Noon Lenten, Holy Week and Easter services, Christmas Eve, and IGRC District service.
7) Submit prelude and postlude titles for the bulletin in timely manner.
8) Possibly accompany the youth ensemble.
9) Perform other duties as may become necessary in the team ministry of the church as requested by the Director of Traditional Music or Pastoral Staff.
3 Manual, 77 Stops, 63 ranks Wicks organ
1) Bachelor’s degree in music (required)
2) Master’s degree or higher in music (preferred)
3) Minimum of three years experience
Competitive salary commensurate
Contact: Please your resume and coverletter to: First United Methodist Church Attn: Organist Search Committee 116 NE Perry Avenue
Phone: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:
6,000+ member church seeking full-time Contemporary Worship Leader for new service development. 2013 anticipated hire for the 2014 service launch date. Ideal candidate will excel in spiritual and musical leadership, ministry organization and implementation, recruiting and training, and visioning. For a full description of the new service, the ministry role, and the Position Description, and to submit a resume & supporting digital files and references, contact email@example.com. Salary commensurate with experience and education.
Contact: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, attn: Worship Leader Search Committee, 100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Clarkston United Methodist Church (Clarkston, MI), an established church with 1500 members seeks a full-time Director, Music & Worship Arts. The successful candidate will have a Master's Degree and five years experience in a multi-ensemble and instrumental music ministry. Responsibilities include planning, rehearsing, and producing music for 2 Sunday morning traditional services and a 6PM contemporary service; additional seasonal services; providing leadership and oversight for the music ministry; supervising part time music personnel and working collaboratively with clergy, staff and volunteers to integrate the music ministry into the overall ministry of CUMC. The church has a 48-rank Casavant/Lauck organ, 7 foot Kawai grand piano, 5-octave set of handbells, choir chimes, Orff instruments and timpani. Job description can be found at http://clarkstonumc.org/employment.html. Please submit resumes on or before October 15, 2013
1,800 member church seeking part-time interim organist/accompanist, starting September 1 through end of 2013 (extension negotiable). Two Sunday services (8 a.m. and 9:20 a.m.) plus Wednesday evening rehearsal with 40 member adult choir, approximately 10 hours/week. Mudler Hunter organ and Yamaha grand piano. Salary (annual): $12,000 - $15,000.
Contact: Bel Air United Methodist Church, 21 Linwood Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014. Phone: 410-838-5181 Email:Contact Linda Lupro, SPRC chair, at SPRC21014@gmail.com Website: Posted: 08.14.13
PART-TIME ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR As of January 2014, Millbrook United Methodist Church located in north Raleigh, NC needs a Spirit-driven, part-time organist/choir director to lead the choir performing at our two Sunday traditional services ( 8:30 am and 11 am ). This person will work with our pastors to select the music appropriate for each service and special seasonal music events. Working 10-15 hours per week this leader will be a contributor of ideas for growing and improving the role of music in the traditional worship experience and organize a mid-week evening practice with the choir members. Millbrook UMC is a loving, faith-filled, mission oriented church serving God in our community since 1869.
North Carolina DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, a large, dynamic congregation located in High Point, NC, is seeking a full-time Director of Music. A successful candidate will be a well trained professional (at least a bachelor’s degree in music, experience in a large membership congregation, working knowledge of all genres of church music) who is committed to sharing God’s love through the ministry of music. The Director of Music is responsible for providing creative leadership, direction, and management of the music ministry for the church. This position is responsible for the operational components of the entire church music ministry, traditional as well as contemporary, and including the direction of chancel choir and handbells, coordinating support for the contemporary praise team and other music groups (e.g., children’s choirs, children’s handbells), and planning worship. A copy of the job description is posted on the church’s website. Deadline: December 1, 2013.
Contact: Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction and resume to Dr. Al Ward
Bethany UMC, Summerville, SC, a growing church of 3,500 members in metro Charleston, seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministry. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a master’s degree and five years of experience in a multi-ensemble music ministry. Organ credentials desirable but not required. Responsibilities include planning, rehearsing, and producing music for three traditional weekly services and extra seasonal services; providing administrative oversight for the entire music ministry, including a weekly contemporary service; supervising additional part-time music personnel, including two organists, two assistant directors, and a staff accompanist; and working collaboratively with clergy, staff, and volunteers to integrate the music ministry into the total ministry of the church. Current ensembles include chancel choir, chamber choir, men’s ensemble, brass ensemble, two handbell choirs (five-octave advanced, three-octave intermediate), youth choir, and three children’s choirs. Bethany has a Létourneau organ (II/32) and Yamaha baby grand piano in the sanctuary, M. P. Möller organ (II/8) and Schafer baby grand piano in the chapel, Schulmerich handbells, and a well-equipped music suite. Salary/benefits commensurate with experience. The position reports to the Senior Pastor. Application deadline October 31, 2013.
Contact: Résumé and references to the church c/o Music Search Committee; 118 West 3rd South Street; Summerville SC 29483-5918. Phone: Email:
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND WORSHIP Forest Hills United Methodist Church in Brentwood, TN seeks a part time Director of Music and Worship. Duties include directing the Chancel Choir and oversight of the music ministry of the church.
Salary is negotiable. Music degree and experience is preferred. References are required. Send resumes no later than October 28th
Contact: Dr. Jim Hughes Forest Hills UMC 1250 Old Hickory Blvd. Brentwood, TN 37027. Phone: Email:Website:
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