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First United Methodist Church

Director of Worship

First United Methodist Church
Ormond Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 06/03/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Worship and Arts 

First United Methodist Church 

Ormond Beach, Florida


Position Summary: 
To lead and direct First United Methodist Church of Ormond Beach in creating a worship experience where folks encounter God and want more. To help us discover creative ways to share the message through the music and arts. This includes songs, specials, drama, video, stage design, graphics, and more.  Our worship style at our contemporary service is influenced by the music of Jesus Culture, Bethel Music, Rend Collective and Hillsong United.


Responsibilities include:

The music and arts at the contemporary services:

build, oversee and nurture the teams for vocals, band, tech, drama and multi-media

contribute to the worship gathering by accompanying, singing, leading, etc… as required

planning, directing and coordinating the various rehearsals required for the worship gathering.

Serve as program director:

work with the Senior Pastor and Worship Planning Team with vision, brainstorming, and producing creative ideas for use in the worship gatherings and special events.

coordinate all elements contributing to the gatherings and special events.

coordinate the flow and feel of the service, including announcements, transitions, and takeaways.

supervise, direct and oversee the 11 am organist/choir director.  

handle all issues related to audio, video, lighting, or music equipment, supplies, etc… including repair, purchases and budget management.


The best candidates will have:

the ability to enlist a worship team.

the ability to lead people into authentic worship.

experience with or oversight of musicians and development of the musical ability of others

knowledge of audio systems and related technical operations.

someone who can lead vocally with either an acoustic/electric guitar or keyboard.

an appreciation of the United Methodist Church and Wesleyan theology



What the Director can expect from First United:

a fun, energetic, capable and supportive staff team

a committed team of adults equipped to serve in worship ministry

a supportive community of faith

full-time salary up to mid $40’s depending on experience 

health, pension, continuing education and vacation benefits

an office less than 5 minutes from the beach, the world’s most famous beach!


To apply:

Please send cover letter, resume and a video or link to video of you leading worship to Rev. Scott Smith, 336 S. Halifax Dr, Ormond Beach, FL 32176 386-677-3581