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Director of Music and Worship Arts

Edenton Street United Methodist Church

Raleigh, NC

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Job Description:

1. Oversee the ministry and direction of all music groups participating in traditional worship to include but is not limited to Choirs: Chancel, Youth, Children's, Hand Bell, and Liturgical Dance ensembles.
2. Participate with pastoral leadership and collaborate with other church musicians to plan inspiring liturgical music and worship arts, with primary responsibility in the traditional worship services.
3. Lead annual program planning and evaluation process in consultation with staff and constituent groups.
4. Develop and lead a_noemailprehensive, church-wide music and worship arts education program available to children, youth, and adults. Encourage the sharing of artistic gifts by the laity of the church.
5. Collaborate with staff and laity to develop and support a variety of events to engage the_noemailmunity through the arts.
6. Attract, develop and retain volunteer participants.
7. Perform administrative tasks to include the development and management of the traditional music budget.
8. Supervise the Associate Director of Music and delegate tasks as appropriate to volunteers and other staff.


Master's degree in music preferred, with significant experience leading a large church music program.
Knowledge of United Methodist worship tradition and a theological understanding sufficient to select appropriate music and texts for worship.
Broad knowledge of sacred repertoire is essential, as are excellent conducting skills and keyboard competency sufficient to sight-read hymns and anthem accompaniments.
Must be available to work a flexible full-time schedule including evenings and weekends.
Sundays are required.
Submit résumé to: cmallon@esumc.org  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Music and Worship Arts
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Edenton Street United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Cynthia Mallon
228 West Edenton Street
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