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St Marks UMC

Director of Worship and Music

St Marks UMC
Findlay, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 12/11/2015
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

St. Marks United Methodist Church

800 S. Main St.

Findlay, OH 45840




            Full time Director of Worship and Music

            Competitive salary with benefits

Submit resume and salary requirements


Reporting Relationship:

            Immediate supervisor is the Senior Pastor

            Reports to Leadership Board as requested


Overview of Major Responsibilities:

            The Director of Worship and Music works to plan and oversee music for two weekly services, a traditional service and a progressive/contemporary service, and seasonal special services.  They will lead the worship band in the progressive service and will work in conjunction with the organists and Choir Director (chancel choir, hand bells, brass ensemble) as it pertains to the Traditions service.  They will perform vocally and instrumentally as a worship leader at both services.  They will need to be experienced with managing a budget, and administering a large roster of volunteers.


Specific Responsibilities:  

*Plan and drive the process of the weekly worship services in conjunction with the Senior and Associate Pastor.  Coordinating bulletin and promotional items with the office Administrative assistant.

*Introduce our worship teams to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.

*Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every band rehearsal.

*Set annual goals for the worship ministry and regularly evaluate progress. *Create weekly bulletin and/or sermon series graphics per theme/season

*Lead worship during services and mentor/oversee other worship leaders.
*Oversee the development, coordination, and scheduling of all worship service participants.
*Oversee and development of all technological aspects of worship

*Oversee choir, band(s), and Children’s choir ministries.

*CCLI Copyright reporting along with keeping license current for rehearsal and performance songs, and video usage.
*Recruit, train, encourage, and coordinate volunteers to serve as a team in all areas of worship

*Oversee Worship Logistics/Planning Team.

            *Create, Plan and Execute stage design ideas.

            *Fully support the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of St. Marks   

            UMC. /United Methodist Denomination.



            Possess a strong faith in Christ and a clear calling to servant leadership in    Worship Ministry.


Skills and Qualifications:           
          *Detail oriented, with strong communication, organizational, project   

           Management and relational skills.

*Be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook), Google Calendar.

*Working knowledge of video/audio editing for the purpose of sermon                    

 Illustrations and media elements for special services.
          *Familiarity with computers, software, and audio-visual technology for       


*Be proficient in vocal leading as well as ability to lead with guitar or keyboard.

*Ability to work with worship planning software and worship presentation software

*Ability to utilize sheet music, chord charts, and other worship planning resources.


Education and Experience:

            Bachelor’s degree and/or experience