Salem United Methodist Church
- Type of Position: Part-Time
- Experience Requirement: At least 3 years
- Date Posted: May 21, 2021
Salem UMC in Morganton, NC, is currently seeking a Director of Music Ministries to provide creative and transformative worship experiences for our congregation. We seek an individual who loves the Lord, is enthusiastic, well-organized, well-versed in various musical styles, gifted in flow and blending worship elements, enjoys teaching all ages, and adept at piano or other musical instrument. We currently offer a 10:35 a.m. service with abbreviated musical elements since the pandemic. We are looking for someone to help us navigate this rebuilding season and think creatively about music as worship. This is a part-time position of approximately 7 hours per week.
Essential functions of the position: direct, coordinate, develop and enhance the music ministry for worship in cooperation with the pastor; be responsible for music recruitment, training, and rehearsals; incorporating children/youth into music ministries; plan worship music in light of sermons, liturgical calendar and special events; invest in and mentor musical gifts of those involved in the music ministry.
The ideal candidate would have a minimum three years of worship direction and music leadership. Proficient as singing vocalist, using musical instruments in worship setting, or familiarity with United Methodist resources is a plus.
Contact/How to Apply
For a complete job description and to submit a resume and cover letter, please contact Rev. Norm Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2021.