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Elizabethtown Brethren In Christ Church

Minister of Music

Elizabethtown Brethren In Christ Church
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 12/18/2013
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Brethren
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you someone with a passion for God and a love for music ministry? Do the desires of your heart match the vision of this church—to Love God, Share Christ and Serve the World? Do you desire to lead worship and train others to do the same? Do you have a strong music background? If so we would like to hear from you.  Elizabethtown BIC Church seeks such a person to serve as full-time Minister of Music.


About Music Ministry @ EBIC

Sunday services here regularly include songs that range from Watts to Gungor and from Wesley to Townend. We sing songs written by Fanny Crosby, Chris Tomlin and many others. Throughout the year services include a wide variety of instrumentation drawing from a uniquely strong pool of musical talent for a church this size. Some Sundays are led by worship teams, some by an adult choir, and others by a youth ensemble. The music ministry also includes three children’s choirs led by volunteers. Music ministry is deeply woven into the fabric of this faith community and represents one of the unique strengths of the congregation.


Who Should Apply?

First and foremost the successful candidate will have a vibrant faith—someone who believes Jesus is the way of salvation. The person needs to have a strong music background and the ability to lead instrumentally and vocally. The minister of music needs to be comfortable leading worship teams, choirs, and to work with various ages. Some other important abilities include the following. The successful candidate will be able to:


  • Work with different music styles and be able to blend them together well, inviting people into God’s presence
  • Be a positive presence in the staff team
  • Work well with others and support the overall ministry of the church
  • Stay organized & communicate well since this is an active, multi-faceted music program
  • Affirm the following core values:

 About the Church

Elizabethtown BIC is a multi-staff congregation with active discipleship and outreach ministries for all age groups. The average attendance of 500 is divided between two identical services, with fellowship and discipleship opportunities between services. Elizabethtown BIC is affiliated with the Brethren in Christ denomination:


About Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown is a growing community and is the home of Elizabethtown College and M&M Mars. It is a town of about 12,000 residents close to Hershey, Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  It is less than two hours west of Philadelphia and 2.5 hours north of Washington, D.C.


About the Position

This full-time position offers a salary & benefits (health insurance, retirement and continuing education). Please send a resume and cover letter to and note Minister of Music Search in the subject line. All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of their application, and select candidates will be asked to provide further information. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.