First United Methodist Church of Fuquay Varina is looking for a part time Director of Music Ministries / Organist to foster the Congregation’s spiritual enrichment through the Ministry of music and ensures that the music program is dedicated to the glory of God. Will be responsible for all music programs of the church ,including but not limited to the adult and children choirs.
Will be responsible for providing organ music.
Will be directly responsible to the Sr. Pastor.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Directs adult and children choirs, soloists and special music. Rehearses with choirs weekly for regular 11:00 am service and with choirs, soloists and ensembles as needed for special services, including but not limited to: Lenten, Advent and Christmas Eve services. Selects music within choir’s capabilities.
Meets on a regular basis with Pastor to discuss music program. Recommends appropriate music for 11:00 worship services and special services.
Serves as a consultant for Vacation Bible School, church groups or individuals desiring special help in church related musical activities.
May form and direct additional choirs such as Handbell, youth choirs and Praise band.
Experience in conducting choral music.
Experience playing a Rogers 837 organ with 2 manuals or equivalent.
Bachelors degree or higher in music, vocal performance or a related discipline is preferred.
Ability to manage and motivate volunteer members of the choirs.
Familiarity with Methodist worship format preferred.