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The Shepherd's Staff

Director of Music Ministries

The Shepherd's Staff
Midwest USA, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 11/19/2015
Categories: Associate Pastor - Church Staff - Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (

Position: Director of Music Ministries

Location: USA Midwest (KY)

Church Size: 1,000+

Denomination: United Methodist

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Director of Music Ministries - USA Midwest (KY)

We have partnered with a large church in suburban Louisville, KY in a national search for their next Director of Music Ministries. The 59 year old church is a vibrant congregation of 3,200 members with over 500 serving in the music ministry.


They believe that worshiping, preparing and serving together helps foster both the attitudes and actions that consistently move all toward becoming living proof of God’s love, one person at a time. The goal of our music ministry is to enable all persons to experience the presence of God through congregational singing and the inspiration of choral and instrumental music.


Job Description

Build a loving and inclusive community, using various musical groups as the vehicle to invite people into ministry. In conjunction with the Worship Planning Team and other ministries throughout the church, select and provide musical elements of worship and special services. Plan and provide for direction of the adult, youth and children’s choirs and select vocal ensembles, using music to educate and promote spiritual growth.

Candidates must have the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Understands his/her ministry as a call to serve in the Christian church

  • Demonstrates excellent relationship building, leadership, recruitment and communication skills

  • Significant experience planning music for weekly worship as well as holidays and special services

  • Experience building and motivating teams

  • Knowledge of United Methodist theology, worship practices and appropriate use of music in a traditional worship setting

Additional desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum five years supervisory experience in a local church setting


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Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (

Position:Director of Music Ministries

Location: USA Midwest (KY)

Church Size: 1,000+

Denomination: United Methodist

Direct Link to Position: