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St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Director of Music

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Glen Burnie, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 05/27/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Vacancy - Director of Music

Are you feeling called to serve God in a dynamic, high energy musical environment that runs the gamut from traditional Christian hymns to driving contemporary songs of praise?  If so, St. Paul's Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Glen Burnie, Maryland is looking for you to be our next Director of Music!   


The Director of Music position is a full-time job opening in mid-July 2014.  St. Paul's Lutheran Church has over 400 weekly attendees.  The music director plans and oversees music for three weekly services (traditional, blended, and contemporary), and seasonal special services with over 60 music volunteers.  The successful applicant will lead the contemporary praise team, direct the adult choir, youth praise team, and other ensembles as needed (handbells, brass, chamber groups) as well as support our day-school’s music program.  They will lead the blended and contemporary services both vocally and instrumentally as the worship leader.  


Skills required:  

Strong vocal and guitar skills

Experience with both traditional and contemporary Lutheran worship

Choral/ensemble conducting

Managing a budget

Administering a large roster of volunteers using tools such as Planning Center

Strong leadership and communication skills


Preferred Skills:

Lutheran background

Keyboard and/or handbell experience

Writing vocal and/or instrumental parts 


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send resumes, along with video or audio of past worship leading/directing, if possible, to Joel Hinck: