Trinity United Methodist Church, an 880 member congregation located in the beautiful coastal town of Southport, North Carolina, seeks a part-time (30 hours/ week) experienced Director of Music Ministries to plan, organize, direct, and implement its traditional music ministries, including supervision of the assistant director, pianist, and organist. The Director shall report to the Senior Pastor and provide vision and leadership for the entire Trinity traditional music program, while glorifying and worshiping God through music and nurturing and enriching the congregation. The Director shall have primary conducting responsibility for two adult choirs (65 members total) and two adult hand bell groups (23 ringers) and shall provide oversight of the assistant director who directs children and youth choirs and bell groups and an orchestra. The Director shall plan, develop, and implement weekly worship services and special seasonal worship services and performances. The Director shall have a thorough knowledge of worship and sacred music and all genres of Christian music and demonstrate deep Christian faith and nurture an atmosphere of serving God as well as fostering excellence. A Bachelors Degree in Music or Music Education, and/or equivalent knowledge and a minimum of 4 years experience in a leadership role in a similar church setting is required. An understanding of Wesleyan theology is desired. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. A complete application will include a cover letter, resume, and a statement (not more than one page) of the candidates’ philosophy regarding church music ministry. Applications will be received through March 31, 2015.
Job Contact InformationName: Diane Kulp at phone 910-523-1769, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (910) 523-1769