The Mountain Sky Conference of The United Methodist Church will live in God’s grace and abundance
as we lead a re-energized peaceful and compassionate movement to claim
the life-changing love of Jesus Christ for ALL people.
Part Time - 30 hrs/wk including, among other responsibilities, evening rehearsals during the week, Sunday morning services, other services/events as required.
Salary: 25,000-30,000 based on experience
Starting Date: Negotiable, but as close to June 1, 2022, as possible.
About LPUMC: We invite all to discover God’s love with our church family. We worship and serve together by connecting to God, each other, and our neighbors through friendship, music, and love. We are dedicated to helping all people grow in their faith and in their relationship with Christ.
General Description and Purpose: The Music Ministry Director is an integral part of the ministry of this church. The Director’s primary focus is to prepare the choirs and other musical groups at the church for their active participation in the Sunday worship services and other special services/events as they arise.
Choose appropriate music for each of the musical groups at the church.
Conduct rehearsals for Choir, Acapella, Praise Team, and Handbells (or ensure that all these groups have a strong conductor.)
Get to know the music ministry members and the gifts they have to offer.
Arrange vocal and instrumental solos, duets, and small ensembles.
Coordinate with church accompanist on music for worship.
Interface with the pastor and Worship Committee to develop the weekly worship order.
Arrange for community musicians as needed to accompany our groups.
Manage budget for the music ministry
Bachelor’s degree in music. (Equivalent experience and knowledge can be substituted in lieu of this educational requirement.)
Strong conducting and rehearsing skills with vocal and instrumental groups.
Ability to embrace various styles of music from traditional hymns to modern.
Able to demonstrate effective leadership skills.
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
Willingness to be a participating team member with the pastor, other staff members, and members of the congregation.
Enthusiasm, positivity, creativity, and a good sense of humor.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Experience in leading Handbell and Praise Band groups is a plus.
To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume with experience and references electronically to email@example.com