Director of Music - Job Opening

October 19, 2022


Sunrise United Methodist Church - 2655 Briargate Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Sunrise United Methodist Church is an inclusive family of faith where all are welcome and we embody the United Methodist Church’s promise of Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors


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Application deadline, November 30, 2022.


The Director of Music (DOM) leads the Sunrise Worship Music Ministry in providing sacred music for traditional worship services. The DOM is the principal conductor for the Sunrise Worship Choir and Orchestra (WCO), organizes Sunday morning music and musicians, and provides support and guidance for the praise band leader. The Director of Music is responsible for creating and implementing music programs that align with Sunrise UMC values and identity in the Colorado Springs area. The DOM supports the Lead Pastor in providing spiritual leadership for the congregation in which to worship God together as a Christian community. 


  • Position is ¾ time to full time (negotiable)

  • Pay range: $40,000 to 60,000

  • Working hours include set office hours, evening rehearsals, and flexible scheduling for offsite work. 

  • Offer music support at weddings, conferences, and other special events.

  • Direct supervisor: Lead Pastor

  • Direct Reports: Contemporary Worship Leader and Principal Pianist.


The Director of Music and their staff shall possess personal characteristics that reflect:

  • A heart for sacred, theologically grounded music.

  • A servant leader: they lead with compassion, kindness, strength, and clarity. 

  • An attitude of encouraging, supporting and valuing the contributions of everyone associated with the ministry of music.

  • High standards of professional behavior: trust, honesty, fairness, integrity, mutual respect, and a high level of professionalism.

  • Willingness to laugh and have fun.

Contact: Tiffany Keith

Address: 2655 Briargate Blvd Colorado Springs 80919

Phone: 7192560740

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