Choir Director - Tri-Lakes UMC - Monument, CO

July 01, 2021

Description:
Recruit, rehearse and direct the TLUMC Adult Choir in performing anthems at the 11:00am weekly traditional worship service during the school year and for special services throughout the church year. Supervise the Accompanist and select music for the Adult Choir.  Execute other duties as assigned.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Participate with the Accompanist and the Pastor in planning for worship each Sunday and for special services such as Christmas Eve, Lenten series and Easter including hymns and special music that support the theme for the day
  • Lead choir practices, ensuring the choir is well-rehearsed and the music is of the finest quality
  • Collaborate on combined musical and vocal performances with other groups (Brass Quintet, Children’s choir, handbell choir)
  • Collaborate with the Contemporary Worship Director to offer a blended worship experience twice a year
  • Plan, organize, prepare and lead the choir in service music and anthems 
  • Recruit and schedule special accompaniment and/or replacement music, i.e. soloist, instrumentalist, groups, when the choir is not singing
  • Organize the music library, maintain and order music within the budget allocated for it
  • Actively recruit new choir members from the congregation and elsewhere
  • Produce at least one major presentation (cantata, etc.) every year
Position Work Hours/Week and Location:
Part-Time, 10 hours per week (mid-Aug - May), salaried. The position allows flexibility to plan music selections and events from a remote location but requires choir practices and participation in Services from the church.
 
Become part of our Church’s Leadership Team:
As a church grounded in the Methodist tradition, we value scriptural teaching, intentional disciple-making, gracious hospitality, and neighborhood service. Our mission is to build followers of Jesus Christ who love and serve God and neighbor through acts of worship, devotion, compassion, and service.
The ideal candidate will be a team player who actively contributes to TLUMC’s mission and assists other staff and volunteers in the ministry of TLUMC. Such a team player will actively listen to their fellow staff members and members of the congregation and respect their ideas aiming to further the mission of TLUMC. The candidate will understand that TLUMC's success is their own success and share responsibility when the team experiences difficulties along the way.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Commitment to Christ and Church is fundamental; must be a professing Christian 
  • Commitment to maintain a regimen of spiritual disciplines to ensure growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ
  • Experience directing adult choirs required
  • Vocal proficiency and ability to lead vocal and musical artists
  • Formal or informal training in musical performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player and ability to recruit / train volunteers 
  • Good communication and public speaking skills; to include communicating in a timely manner via standard TLUMC tools, such as Slack and email
  • Creative approach to lead others in faithful worship through music
How To Apply:
Email your Resume and Cover Letter to Colleen McCrary at sprc@tlumc.org

Contact: Colleen McCrary

Address: 20256 Hunting Downs Way Monument CO 80132

Phone: 719.488.1365

Email:

Website: https://tlumc.org/about/job-opening