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New Covenant United Methodist Church

Director of Worship

New Covenant United Methodist Church
The Villages, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 05/19/2014
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary:  The Director of Worship will be responsible for directing, organizing, and implementation of a comprehensive church music program including choir, praise teams, vocals, bells and instrumental ensembles.  The Director will also be responsible for the audio visual and creative arts aspect of each service.


  • Commitment to and readiness to share in fulfilling the vision and mission of NCUMC
  • Consistently interact with staff, congregants, and public with warmth and hospitality
  • Able and willing to work with a servant attitude and a cooperative, team spirit
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrates excellent long-range planning skills
  • Exhibits strong communication skills
  • Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, high-energy, and creative
  • Attested quality musical skills and competence
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate musicians and technical team members
  • Ability to shepherd volunteer musicians in their Christian life
  • Experience with technical aspects of contemporary services: for example, sound boards, theater lights, video editing, etc.—a plus.
  • Bachelors degree in Music or Theology (Masters preferred).
  • Minimum five years experience in church related setting. (preferred.)


Primary Duties:

  • Select and plan spiritually uplifting music for weekly services at Summerhill campus; contemporary and blended.
  • Participate in the creative planning of weekly and special services with the Senior Pastor and be responsible for selecting all worship music, including special music.
  • Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise and shepherd music team leaders and musicians.
  • Lead congregational singing and with worship team or alone.
  • Oversee and supervise the administrative assistant, multi-media, sound, and lighting personnel.
  • Work with external musical groups to provide special performances for the community held at church.
  • Communicate faithfully to Sr. Pastor and staff
  • Producing and directing special events, musicals and programs.
  • Attends to special projects as directed by the Senior Pastor.
  • Ability to read scripture and pray as needed.
  • Lead the worship committee and provide a summary of committee activities.
  • Oversee inventory of the music library, materials, supplies and musical instruments.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of all musical instruments and related items, reporting to the Trustees.
  • Encouraged to maintain a consistent program of self-improvement. Keep informed on current music methods, materials, promotional ideas, music outreach and administrative techniques.
  • Responsible for overseeing of the Music Ministry budget.