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Venice Presbyterian Church

Director of Music Ministries

Venice Presbyterian Church
Venice, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 01/16/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Other
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Director of Music Ministries will join a team of energetic Christ-centered leaders committed to glorify God and making disciples of Jesus in our beautiful Southwest Florida community.  VPC offers one of the finest pipe organs in Southwest Florida, state-of-the-art AV systems, a new 7000 square foot rehearsal suite and a church family that enthusiastically  supports worship and arts.


Job responsibilitie include creative planning of music for all worship gatherings (with support of the Senior Pastor, Executive Director and Worship Committee); spiritual and artistic leadership of musical ensembles; and creative coordination of musical mission outreach - with the overall goal of glorifying God and providing opportunities through worship and music for people to experience the presence of Christ and spiritual transformation through the Holy Spirit.

* Nurture genuine Christian community among those involved in church music ministries

* Encourage all participatns in the worship and music ministries to participate fully in the worship of

   God, to grow in their ministry and pursue opportunities for spiritual growth

* Plan, arrange and lead Christ-centered rehearsals and performances of all musical ensembles:   

  Chancel Choir, Handbell Choir, Men's Gospel Chorus, Orchestra and Youth Choir/Youth Handbell.

* Select Choral music and prepare a creative, diverse calendar of musical offerings for worship  


* Meet weekly with Senior Pastor to ensure thematic unity of worship gatherings

* Review weekly worship presentation and lead a weekly rehearsal of the upcoming weekend services

   with A/V team

* Provide coaching and support for Youth Praise Team

* Lead music for spiritual retreats

* Provide piano/organ accompaniment for worship gatherings


As a reflection of VPC's commitment to make Christ known in the wider community, the Director of Music Ministries will also:

* Develop a musical  outreach strategy, seeking ways to equip and send musicians to share their gifts

   in service to Christ in the wider community

* Provide and encourage outreach opportunities for artists, choirs and ensembles

* Provide musical outreach to local nursing homes.

* Lead a short weekly musical program for homeschool group that meest on VPC campus.

* Lead a short monthly musical program for VPC's ministry for special needs kids.

* Provide leadership for Venice Community Concert Series


If you feel called to apply or to learn more about this position, contact Dick Edmunds (