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Manchester United Methodist Church

Contemporary Music Director

Manchester United Methodist Church
Manchester, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 11/11/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Manchester United Methodist Church                                                      

Contemporary Music Director (Full-Time)                                                              


Manchester United Methodist Church, a 3,200 member church in suburban St. Louis with a rich history of musical excellence and dynamic worship, is hiring a person to direct their Contemporary Music Program. Seeking a motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and experience leading vocal and instrumental contemporary music. This person should have a vision for the future of contemporary/emerging worship. An accomplished keyboard player is preferred.


The program currently consists of one worship service with plans to expand to two. A Praise and Worship Team is in place, consisting of 7 vocalists and 5 band members. This is a salaried, full-time position requiring 40+/week.


Please submit current resume and representative programs and worship bulletins to:

Manchester United Methodist Church

129 Woods Mill Road, Manchester, MO 63011

attn: Kevin McBeth

Recordings / video may also be submitted, but cannot be returned.  Materials will be accepted until the position is filled.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership for current contemporary worship service.
  • Assist in development and lead a new, young-adult focused worship experience.
  • Recruit and provide musical & spiritual leadership for participants in the Contemporary Worship program.
  • Select, purchase and maintain music for worship and special events.
  • Participate in a weekly worship planning meeting, full staff meetings and interface with MUMC’s Music Staff.


Status: Full-time

Hours: 40 hours

Salary Range (with benefits): $50,000-$55,000