Garber United Methodist

Assistant Director of Music/Organist

Garber United Methodist
New Bern, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/31/2017
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Garber United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Music and Organist to join in the vibrant worship ministry of this congregation of 600+ worshipers per week.  A successful candidate will have a love for Christ and a zeal for encountering the living God in earnest and joyous worship. Garber Church has three services per Sunday (two accompanied by organ in the sanctuary, one by praise team in the Ministry Center), and this position serves as the primary organist (a Kenneth Jones Pipe Organ from Ireland) and needs to be proficient both in organ and piano as well as choral conducting. He/She serves under the direction of the Minister of Music and Worship Arts to envision and prepare for weekly worship, primarily for the sanctuary services. The position involves sharing in the direction and discipleship of their 3 adult choirs, 3 handbell choirs, children’s music program (which includes 75+ kids), worship team, and many varied instrumentalists and soloists within the congregation. Garber Church is seeking someone who embraces a wide variety of styles of music, and who will be faithful to our worship and theological heritage while looking to the future and thinking outside of the box. Above all, they are looking for someone who loves music but has an even greater passion for the Lord and a clearly articulated call to ministry. If this is you, please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Beth Hicks. 

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