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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Music Director

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Elgin, Illinois, United States


Date Posted: 04/02/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCA
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Part time Position 20 hrs / week

 

PRINCIPAL FUNCTION:

To establish an energetic and creative blended music program, bridging both traditional and contemporary styles inspiring worship for the glory of God.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Oversee all musical aspects of the weekly Sunday worship service to include:  

  • Selecting both contemporary praise songs and hymns
  • Coordinating the performance of special music groups.  
  • Playing or supervise the playing of a pipe organ.
  • Planning and/or directing performance of special music ensembles
  • Directing congregation in singing as needed.     

OTHER:

  • Oversee preparation of visual presentation for Sunday worship service.  
  • Direct special music programs and/or seasonal services.
  • Oversee maintenance and tuning of the organ and church piano.  
  • Annually assess the music budget to accomplish specified responsibilities.

  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong profession of Christian faith committed to Reformed tradition, with a desire to serve the Lord with passion and leadership in a music ministry.
  • Undergraduate degree in music with a high degree of proficiency in an instrument sufficient to lead a music team. (i.e. piano, guitar, etc.)
  • Education in choral leadership, or equivalent experience.
  • Possess proficient keyboard skills and solo voice.  
  • Experience in leading the congregation in worship. 
  • Able to use worship presentation software tools, power point /pro presenter.
  • Good listener, self-motivated, strong relational skills, humble but passionate.