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Ebenezer United Methodist Church

Director of Contemporary Music Ministries

Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Stafford, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 07/11/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ebenezer United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Director to oversee and coordinate the contemporary music ministry to meet our strategic vision by participating in the weekly development and execution of worship at the contemporary services, and delivering an authentic, spiritual music experience for parishioners who attend those services. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes formal music training with experience with contemporary Christian musical performance and the ability to play more than one musical instrument.  This person will also have experience with technical aspects of musical worship services (i.e. soundboards, lights, etc.).  A solid grounding in Scripture and evidence of a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ is a must.  Applicants to this positions must have knowledge of the importance of music in worship and Christian spiritual development and must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Software and have the ability to become proficient in church management software (Shelby), and other software systems, in the areas required by the position; proficiency in a music notation system is a plus.  Budget preparation and implementation experience required.  Apply via email or pick up an application in the office.  Send resume, completed application and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Director of Contemporary Music Ministries and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Also include a video sample of music performance/worship leading. This may be completed through a DVD, website link or YouTube link. Email to by August 5 at 12:00 PM and indicate “Director of Contemporary Music Ministries” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. 


Located in Stafford, Virginia, Ebenezer is an active and healthy United Methodist Church with an average weekly attendance of 1,100. We are a few miles south of the Quantico Marine Corps Base and a few miles north of historic Fredericksburg. Our congregation is comprised of individuals and families from many different backgrounds, including a large number of children and teens. But regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or experience, we all share a common goal: to worship, grow and serve the God who created us in His image, saved us through His Son, and empowers us with His Holy Spirit.  For more information, visit The complete job description and application are located under the “About Us” Tab.