Job Title: Director of Contemporary Worship
Reports To: Pastor
Position Status: .25 FTE (10 hrs/wk)
Christ United Methodist Church and all United Methodist Churches exist to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. We do this by connecting people to an intentionally inclusive community — open and affirming of our LGBTQ siblings, growing in grace and knowledge of God, and compelled to love and serve in the world.
Christ UMC is seeking a Director of Contemporary Worship to lead our community into a holy moment with God through music in our worship gatherings. Ideal candidates will be deeply committed Christians with experience in leading worship, an ability to work with and lead other musicians, and excellent communication and organizational skills. The position will lead the music and rehearsal for our worship gatherings.
Select music for our worship gatherings in consultation with the pastor.
Lead band rehearsal before the worship service.
Lead the congregation in worship during our services.
Attend a weekly Staff Meeting.
Passion for connecting people to Christ through music.
Ability to lead worship music from piano or guitar.
Strong vocal skills.
Knowledge of worship music.
Planning and organizational skills.
Complete work in timely and consistent manner.
Take personal responsibility for job performance.
2+ years experience leading worship in churches.
Experience in recording and online streaming.
Ability to use and transpose chord charts and sheet music.
2+ years of higher education in Music Performance or Ministry.
Experience in training vocalists and volunteer musicians.
Candidates can submit resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org