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Hudson First UMC

Hudson, Florida, United States

Date Posted:
03/30/2015
Categories:
Church Staff - Music Ministry
Denomination:
United Methodist
Church Size:
751 to 1000
Job Type:
Full-Time
Hudson First UMC
Job Description:

NO CALLS – email resume to: SPRC@HudsonFirstUMC.org

 

Director of Music and Worship Arts

Full-time, salaried, 35-hours/week (flextime)

 

Overall responsibility for the music program – plan, recruit, rehearse, conduct, evaluate and administer a comprehensive music ministry with multiple choirs (80 combined voices), brass, woodwind and string ensembles, and hand bell choir.

 

Worship

  • Assist pastor in planning thematic services including appropriate music and worship elements.
  • Direct the overall work of other staff (audio, visual, ensemble and choir directors).
  • May play the organ or piano.

 

Music Ministry

  • In collaboration with the pastor set the overall direction and goals of the Music Ministry.
  • Establish, enlist, and train music groups, choir members, soloists, ensembles and musicians.
  • Conduct rehearsals of choral groups.
  • Supervise the music library and equipment including purchase and maintenance.
  • Incorporate different styles for effective inter-generational worship.

 

Administration

  • Supervise the work of all Music Ministry employees and volunteers including – organist, pianist, hand bells, children’s music, sacred dance, sound and video technicians.
  • Prepare and submit an annual budget for the Music and Worship Arts ministry.
  • Coordinate the calendar of an effective and engaging music program.
  • Coordinate the recruiting, training, and scheduling of ushers for regular and occasional services.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Help arrange music for weddings, funerals, special projects and ministries.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Worship Committee and Church Council.
  • Coordinate the production and distribution of worship service DVDs for shut-ins.

 

Requirements

  • BA in Music or equivalent education plus experience
  • Leadership abilities and administrative skills
  • Effectiveness in working with volunteers
  • Good working knowledge of computers to include Word, Outlook, Excel, and the internet.

 

Personal

  • Deep personal commitment to a vital and growing faith in Christ evidenced by your lifestyle.
  • Christian character evidenced by a life of prayer, spiritual discipline and participation in church.
  • An excitement and commitment to the mission of the Church – making disciples.
  • Commitment to the heritage, doctrine and social principles of the United Methodist Church.
  • “Fits” (Character, Chemistry, and Competency) this church and staff.
  • A team player who works well with church staff, leadership, members and guests.
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Hudson First UMC

With a strong history of a rich and varied music ministry including an 80-plus voice choir, brass, string, and woodwind ensembles, Hudson First UMC offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the right leader. We are one of the larger worship and music venues in West Pasco country hosting the annual Festival of Choirs. A warm and vibrant personal faith, strong interpersonal skills that are comfortable with all ages are a must. The current worship music genre uses a newer Rogers organ and grand piano along with brass, other ensembles More...