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Director of Traditional Music-Advent UMC

Advent United Methodist Church
Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 12/16/2017
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Traditional Music Ministries

Advent UMC is seeking a full-time Director of Traditional Music Ministries who is called by God to use music to enhance the worship experience, helping people grow in their discipleship and effectively contribute to congregational growth and attract new attendees. Our mission at Advent UMC is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in growing, developing & directing adult and hand bell choirs as well as other music ministries (children choirs, and special events). The Director of Traditional Music will also work in concert with our Pastors and Director of Contemporary Music Ministries towards our goal of offering an innovative wide range of music experiences in all services including contemporary, traditional and blended services.


We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic leader who can work effectively as part of a team, and who embraces various musical genres through the ages in a variety of worship styles.

About our Church – Established in 1987, Advent UMC is the 10th largest UMC congregation in South Carolina with a mission for continued growth through a Spring, 2018 investment of $7.9m to expand our worship space and add additional elements including a new Music Suite with primary rehearsal space that includes choral risers (seating 50), three adjacent studio/offices and ensemble rehearsal spaces, dedicated Music Library, Instrument Storage, and Choir Robe Room.


The Five Forks community and Greenville, SC area has been recognized as a top area within the United States for growth and quality of life.


Position Title: Director of Traditional Music Ministry


Position Structure and Compensation: Full Time/Year-Round. Salary commensurate with experience and abilities


 Accountability: Guidance for this position will be offered by the Pastors


Position Goal: To develop and lead the Traditional worship music ministry in consultation with Pastors and other music ministry team members in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and UMC Christian theology.

For additional information and a complete position description, please reply here on line and you may also forward an email and resume to SPRC Search Committee Chair at email below: