Music Director - First UMC, Casper, WY

August 02, 2019

First United Methodist Church Casper (FUMC), located in the heart of downtown Casper, Wyoming, is seeking a talented, energetic, creative individual(s) to direct our music program.   FUMC values a strong tradition of music excellence anchored by a beautiful pipe organ, one of the finest in the area. The Music Director(s) will possess a broad knowledge of sacred worship music from classical to contemporary and be able to conduct volunteer choirs, including adult, children and/or youth, play organ and piano as appropriate for weekly Sunday morning and special worship services.

Position:
First United Methodist Church Casper (FUMC) is seeking a talented, energetic, creative individual(s) to direct our music program.   FUMC is located in the heart of Casper where 250 people worship each Sunday. A vibrant community, Casper, is one of Wyoming’s two largest cities with a population of approximately 60,000. FUMC values a strong tradition of music excellence anchored by a beautiful pipe organ, one of the finest in the area.
The Music Director(s) will possess a broad knowledge of sacred worship music from classical to contemporary and be able to conduct volunteer choirs, including adult, children and/or youth and play organ and/ or piano as appropriate for weekly Sunday morning and special worship services. 
 
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • B.S in Music or equivalent training and experience 
  • Skillful playing of pipe organ and/or piano as appropriate for weekly Sunday morning and special worship services. Provide and perform music for additional services, including 3-5 Christmas and Easter services.
  • Secure instrumentalists for special services and/or substitute musicians as necessary.
  • Awe will ability to select music that enhances worship as well as to incorporate different musical genres
  • Experience in choral conducting, with ability to direct an adult choir, children and/or youth choirs.
  • Ability to teach people with varying degrees of musical knowledge.
  • Maintain keyboard instruments.
  • Availability to plan for weddings and funerals. Additional compensation is provided for these.
  • Ability to administer program development and deployment.
  • Engage in a spirit of collaboration with the senior and associate pastors and other staff members.
 
Programs:
Our church presently features a “blended” 8:30 am service and a traditional liturgical service at 11:00 am. We also have a Third Service at 5:00 pm on Sunday evening featuring a contemporary band, which presently has its own coordinator.
Our current music ministry includes volunteer choirs at the 8:30 and 11:00 services.  We also have a bell choir, with its own director. 

Compensation commensurate with qualifications.
 
For additional information or apply, please send resume to
Senior Pastor Nancy Boswell
First United Methodist Church
332 E. Second St.
Casper, WY  82601
307-234-9385
seniorpastor@fumccasper.com

Contact: Pastor Nancy Boswell

Address: 332 E. Second St. Casper WY 82601

Phone: 307-234-9385

Email:

Website: https://fumccasper.com/