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Director of Music and Worship

Allentown Presbyterian Church

Allentown, NJ

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: May 15, 2013

Job Description:

Director of Music and Worship-Allentown Presbyterian Church, New Jersey
A mid-sized Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in a beautiful small town seeks a full-time Director of Music and Worship. This position will oversee the various musical expressions in this active and vital intergenerational_noemailmunity. We are looking for someone with a vision to build a_noemailprehensive music ministry incorporating a wide variety of musicians and worship leaders. Our worship style is eclectic and blended ranging from high energy contemporary Christian music to classical expressions with a full orchestra. We utilize the gifts of musicians from age 6 to 60. The person we are looking for will work closely with the senior pastor and teams of church members to craft worship services that are Christ-centered and biblically informed. We are seeking someone who loves the Lord, loves the church and has a track record of working well with others to grow the Kingdom through worship. They will find a church that is collegial, supportive and willing to take risks for Jesus.
A successful applicant must be a Christ-centered disciple, who seeks to follow the Lord Jesus in his/her professional and personal life. He/she must have proven musical performing and leadership abilities with a track record of delivering a rich and diverse worship experience. In addition, the successful candidate must be a well_noemailanized,_noemailpetent administrator.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable a_noemailmodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a Director of Music and Worship at a church of at least 500 members
Bachelor of Music or related degree required, advanced degree in music or additional formal music training strongly preferred
Demonstrated experience building / growing a variety of music programs & recruiting
Must have exceptional_noemailanizational and planning skills
Demonstrated ability to read, write and transpose all forms of music (contemporary, traditional, choral, praise and worship, etc.)
Must be an advanced piano/keyboard player, with the ability to lead/direct from the piano Competency playing the_noemailan and other musical instruments is a plus
Experienced using and teaching others to use multi-channel sound boards
Computer Skills:
 Experience with multi-media software, such as Apple's ProPresenter, PowerPoint or other presentation applications, is required.
 Experience with Sibelius, Finale or similar music writing programs is preferred.
 Experience updating websites, Facebook pages and posting of the weekly sermon podcasts is 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Music and Worship
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - PCUSA
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Allentown Presbyterian Church
Contact Name:
stephen Heinzel-Nelson
PO Box 122
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