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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)