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Hinsdale United Methodist Church

Director of Music Ministries

Hinsdale United Methodist Church
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States


Date Posted: 02/24/2009
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Position Description:
The Director of Music will be the person who has a passion for music ministry and plans all music programming at Hinsdale United Methodist Church and encourages laity in their gifts for music ministry. The director works closely with the pastors in worship planning, pastoral care, and building relationships with the community.

Responsibilities:
-Plans service music in conjunction with the church year and pastoral message, centered on deepening the Christian walk including special services, memorial services and weddings (as available)

-Serves as organist/accompanist for Sunday worship service

-Conducts and rehearses the choir in preparation for and during worship

-Oversees the activities of the church’s musical groups, helps determine music budget, purchases music, and maintains musical instruments

-Defines resources and evaluates program, including identification of programs for various age groups

-Attends worship committee meetings and staff meetings when possible


Characteristics and Qualifications Needed:

-Experience in parish music ministry and knowledge of different musical forms

-Relational and leadership skills

-Flexibility

-Personal maturity and sense of humor

-Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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