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Grace Community Church

Director of Music Ministry

Grace Community Church
Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 05/06/2015
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


REPORTS TO:  Senior Pastor


PURPOSE:  The Director of Music Ministry develops and manages contemporary and traditional Christian musical programs to enhance the worship experience for all age groups.


The position provides a unique service opportunity to the candidate who joins a relatively new ministerial staff and a congregation undergoing revitalization and growth.



  • Prepare and lead the musical accompaniment for the Sunday 9:15 a.m. CONTEMPORARY Service featuring the Praise Team and Band
  • Prepare and lead the musical accompaniment for the Sunday 11:00 a.m. TRADITIONAL Service featuring the Westminster Choir
  • Prepare and lead the music for special SEASONAL events including a   Christmas Concert, several Christmas Eve Services, Holy Week and Easter Sunday music that may combine all performing groups
  • Lead evening rehearsals of the Praise Team and Band and Westminster Choir
  • Lead and/or coordinate the leadership of the Hand Bell Choir and the Children’s Choir(s)
  • Arrange for piano and organ accompaniment in all services
  • Train and schedule light and sound technology teams; prepare slides; ensure instruments and equipment are maintained appropriately
  • Select and secure music that is biblically and theologically sound according to the Protestant tradition; co-ordinate anthems with the Pastor’s choice of Scripture and message
  • Provide music and/or technical support for Preschool functions, Vacation Bible School and other special events including memorial services and weddings
  • Submit annual music budget and oversee staffing; recruit, coordinate, and supervise part-time professional musicians and report hours to payroll
  • Coordinate a plan for the ministry year with the staff and maintain a shared schedule for music a minimum of 30 days out
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and other staff times as assigned by the Senior Pastor



  • B.A. Degree in Music (minimum); M.A. or M.M. in Choral Conducting (preferred)
  • Experience in church music performance 
  • Familiarity with traditional and contemporary choral repertoire of Protestant Christian music



  • Expresses a clear profession of faith in Christ; practices a consistent devotional life; models good Christian character
  • Agrees with the doctrine, mission, and leadership of Grace Community Church;  membership and active participation in the church is required
  • Possesses a servant-heart; a love for people of all ages; a respect for program volunteers; a pleasant temperament that attracts people to participate in the music ministry
  • Demonstrates self confidence, self-respect, and sensitivity
  • Works well as a “team player” showing loyalty and mutual respect for others in a group administrative environment



  • Full-time salary plus benefits
  • Private office space, equipment and supplies
  • Ministry budget for appropriate equipment, program, and supplies
  • Congregational and staff support



Submit resumes to or by mail to Grace Community Church of Boca Raton, 600 Camino Real Blvd., Boca Raton, FL  33486-5598.  Click here for more information: