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Director of Music Ministry

First Presbyterian Church Lake Placid

Lake Placid, FL

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: March 04, 2013

Job Description:

First Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian) of Lake Placid, FL [Reader's Digest's "Most Interesting Town in America" (January 2013)], is seeking an experienced, motivated Director of Music Ministries for a full time position. We are an evangelical and Reformed church, with a reputation for excellence in both traditional and contemporary worship, as well as special productions utilizing our talented staff, members and guest musicians throughout the year. The music ministry of FPC is called to engage the congregation in the worship of God, to disciple believers through participation in the various ministries, and to active_noemailmitment to_noemailmunity outreach through music. Salary is based on experience and academic achievement.

Mission: To provide, coordinate and develop gifts and talents for FPC music ministry.
To promote music offerings throughout the church and_noemailmunity for worship and outreach.

Bachelors Degree or higher in music, preferably Sacred Music, with experience in a similar environment.
Proficiency in_noemailan and piano.
Knowledge and proficiency in hand bell performance.
Skill in conducting vocal and instrumental ensembles.
Knowledge and proficiency in audio/visual systems management and maintenance.
Ability to involve, encourage, and develop staff and members through the various musical opportunities of the ministry.

Responsibilities include:

-- Maintain an open, joyous and infectious heart for worship that glorifies Jesus Christ.

-- Be a part of a team, attending weekly staff meetings, as well as church conferences, worship_noemailmittee and ministry planning meetings, as required.

-- Play_noemailan/piano for worship.

-- Direct and lead the adult choir (Worship Singers).

-- Select hymns, anthems, responses, and special music and make r_noemailmendations to pastor.

-- Communicate details of music for weekly worship and special programs for the bulletin and monthly newsletter.

-- Direct and lead the hand bell choirs' ministry.

-- Direct & lead the children's chime/choral choir ministry.

-- Direct & lead orchestra in preparation for participation at Sunday worship (usually monthly) & special events.

-- Select music for seasonal services, cantatas (i.e. Christmas, Lent/Easter) along with pastor and/or worship_noemailmittee.

-- Provide music for special services, weddings and funerals of the church when needed.

-- Coordinate with Praise Team Leader about worship schedule, space and special services.

-- Coordinate with the Praise Team Leader the oversight of music and sound equipment: inventory, purchases, storage and clean-up.

-- Prepare and submit annual budget requests including music, instrument tuning and repairs.

-- Prepare and submit annual budget requests, together with the Praise Team Leader, for sound and technology needs.

-- Order music and supplies in acc 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Music Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - Other
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First Presbyterian Church Lake Placid
Contact Name:
Steve Shattler
118 N. Oak Ave.
Lake Placid
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