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North Raleigh United Methodist Church

Associate Minister of Music

North Raleigh United Methodist Church
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/31/2008
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
North Raleigh United Methodist Church seeks a self-motivated, organized, team player to join an incredible ministry in a large, vibrant and growing church. NRUMC holds one contemporary and two traditional Sunday morning worship services, and currently includes 16 ensembles in its music ministry.

The successful candidate will have the skills and work ethic to serve in a multi-faceted role, including organist; accompanist for both traditional and contemporary ensembles; and director of various groups, including beginning-to-intermediate handbells and various age-specific vocal and chime choirs. A bachelor's degree or higher in music is expected, along with relevant work experience.

In responding to this ad, include your resume as well as three current references and contact information for each. Also, include a cover letter describing your interest in this opportunity, including brief comments on the following:

• Your faith journey as a Christian;
• Personal interest in ministering through music;
• Challenges you have encountered in working with volunteers or staff;
• Experience/interest in handbells, organ, conducting, and accompanying;
• Your views on different styles of worship (e.g., traditional and contemporary).

Although a single full-time position is envisioned, multiple part-time positions may also be considered. Those who wish to be considered for part-time work must explain their areas of interest.

Raleigh is located about midway between North Carolina's beaches and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Among the nation's 10 fastest-growing communities, Raleigh is also widely regarded as one of America's most desirable places to live. For more information, see

The NRUMC family is blessed with a talented and supportive staff, along with a caring and active 1700-member congregation that passionately supports music ministries. Come join our team and take your journey in ministry to a whole new level of excitement, personal fulfillment and rewards!

Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: September 30, 2008


or send to:
North Raleigh United Methodist Church
8501 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
attn: David Clift, Senior Pastor