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Grace Presbyterian Church

Director of Youth Choir & Discipleship

Grace Presbyterian Church
Plano, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/05/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Posted On: 10/16/2012


Grace Presbyterian Church in Plano is seeking an individual possessing a love for both Youth Ministry and Youth-Music Ministry in a larger church setting.  The ideal candidate is musically gifted and inter-relationally contagious, with a proven ability to lead a comprehensive Youth and Youth-Music Ministry program – involving our 80-voice Exultation Youth Choir and a total active-student ministry of approximately 100 students.  This position is supported by a Student Ministries Board and a part-time Youth-Ministry Administrative Assistant.




  1. Plan and lead a weekly Youth Ministry event – encompassing all students within the congregation.  This event should incorporate several key components:
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Focus and Guidance
  • Games, Fun, and/or Team-Building Exercises
  1. Participate in 3-4 annual off-campus events for youth (camps, ski-trips, retreats, etc.)
  2. Participate in scheduled staff meetings
  3. Moderate the Student Ministries Board
  4. Supervise Youth Sunday School activities
  5. Plan and direct weekly rehearsals for the Exultation Choir
  • Exultation Choir (6th-12th Graders): 80-Voice Choir sings in the 9am Worship Service each Sunday throughout the year
  1. Prepare Exultation Choir for participation in seasonal presentations 2-3 times per year
  2. Prepare and lead Exultation Choir’s summer choir-tour each year




  1. Demonstration of a personal faith relationship with God through Jesus Christ; familiarity with reformed theology and ability to guide students in their own faith journeys
  2. Personal spirit which invites participation and engages the student
  3. General knowledge of sacred music within choral genres (both traditional & contemporary) suitable for youth participation
  4. Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to use appropriate educational/disciplinary techniques for use in conducting effective rehearsals and performances
  5. Completion of undergraduate study
  6. Proven record of success in leading church youth groups and/or youth music-ensembles
  7. Physical requirements: ability to take trips by bus, load handbells, move pianos, set-up risers



Full-Time Salary & Benefits: Competitive, based upon experience



To apply ~

You may either e-mail or mail your resume to:


Kendall Carter, Director of Music Ministries

Grace Presbyterian Church

4300 W. Park Blvd.

Plano, TX 75093



Phone inquiries welcome.