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King Street United Brethren in Christ Church

Director of Choral & Instrumental Ministries

King Street United Brethren in Christ Church
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States


Date Posted: 05/08/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Brethren
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

DIRECTOR OF CHORAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MINISTRIES                                     

              KSC Ministries Job Description - 2014                                                                                               

PURPOSE:  To serve the Worship Arts ministry of King Street Church with a primary emphasis on providing leadership in the planning and implementation of God honoring choral and instrumental ministries within the traditional and blended worship services.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide overall music leadership and coordination (in conjunction with the Senior Pastor) for the traditional worship service
  • Serve as worship leader in the 8:15 traditional service
  • Identify, develop, and shepherd volunteers in using their gifts in worship
  •  Recruit, oversee and coordinate other vocal and instrumental music ministries such as orchestra, bells, children’s choir, and horns
  • Recruit, develop and direct the adult choir for traditional and blended services
  • In cooperation with the Director of Contemporary Worship, coordinate the blended service and special musical/dramatic events such as Ash Wednesday, Easter and Christmas services and programs
  • Administrate music purchases, equipment purchases, and licensing agreements for the traditional service, choral and instrumental groups
  • Work in cooperation with the Senior Pastor, Organist, Director of Contemporary and Blended Worship, Media and Production Coordinator, and administrative staff in all aspects of preparing and providing a meaningful, God-honoring worship service for traditional and blended services
  • Serve as a substitute worship leader for other services as needed
  • Serve as a non-voting member of the Worship Arts Commission

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate a love for Christ and a desire to continue a deep personal walk with Him
  • Undergraduate degree preferred. Preference given to education in choral and instrumental ministries or equivalent experience
  • Gifted in leading people in worship that honors Christ
  • Excellent vocal and worship leadership skills
  • Possess strong musical leadership abilities
  • Experience in developing and leading choral and instrumental groups
  • Exhibited strengths in the areas of communication, teamwork, and creativity
  • An appreciation of and support for the diversity of worship traditions of King Street Church
  • Minimum of three years experience in choral and instrumental ministries

 

ACCOUNTABILITY:

This position will report to the Executive Pastor. Individual will be an ex-officio member of the Worship Arts Commission.

 

Additional information can be found on our church’s website at www.kingstreetchurch.com.  King Street church affiliates with the United Brethren in Christ denomination (www.ub.org).  To be considered, please forward to jamick@kschurch.org by 5/15/14 the following:

  • resume with references and cover letter
  • samples of leading worship in DVD format or via an internet link

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