Employers: to submit employment opportunities that you would like us to post here, please email the job descriptions to Matthew Hanna in the Development Office: ...@lancasterseminary.edu. Job listings will be deleted after 3 months. Job seekers: to apply for jobs listed here, please follow the instructions in the job description. Worship Director, Memorial UMC, Quarryville, PA Memorial United Methodist Church in Quarryville, PA is seeking a 3/4 time Worship Director. Qualifications A heartfelt love for worship! A vibrant and growing personal relationship with Jesus, and a personal witness to his transformative grace in your life. Comfortable up front in worship leadership that flows: Contexting and inviting people into worship moments, leading in prayer and scripture reading, encouraging congregational engagement, introducing unfamiliar songs as a teaching moment. At least one year of experience leading a worship team of vocalists and instrumentalists. Preferred: A degree in music - whether that is a music minor or major - or in the process of completing such a degree at a college or university. Responsibilities Description of Duties Music Leadership: Ephesians 4:11-13. Develop teams that serve the Lord by serving each other. Planning, preparing, recruiting, encouraging and working toward a vision. Work with the Pastor and relevant leaders to establish a Biblical, spirited, transformational and unified worship ministry year after year. This includes time in prayer and study with the Pastor. Sundays: Serve as singing leader, Choir director/accompanist, Praise team leader. Choir Director - 4-7 hours to lead Choir: Plan, choose music, arrange, keep music library, practice, and lead weekly rehearsal during Sept-May season. Praise Team Leader - 6-9 hours to lead Praise Team: Select music, arrange music practice, keep music library, lead weekly rehearsals, and invest in developing musicians, singers, and praise leaders. Ensure band is able to play with excellence. Accompanist/Instrumentalist - 6-8 hours: Select/arrange music, keep library, practice. Oversight & Scheduling -3-4 hours Mentoring - Oversee and invest in music leaders (Kids Choir Director, Bell Choir Director, Youth Band Leader). Scheduling - Manage scheduling for all musicians: Staff, volunteer, and guest. Worship Planner - manage planningcenteronline.com Services - ensuring that materials are available for the teams. Outreach: Direct involvement with musical aspects of 3 - 4 major outreach efforts each year. Kids Christmas Musical / Night of Music, Vacation Bible School, etc. Smaller occasional efforts like Christmas Caroling. Ocean Grove: Assist and accompany annual Ocean Grove Choir Festival group. Details: Position Summary: Do you thrive on musically creating spaces where people meet the living God, rejoicing when everyone can say there is a musical group where their gifts are valued and developed? Are you \"musically bilingual,\" where you're as comfortable teaching the altos their choir parts on a Rutter requiem as you are helping the drummer get the groove right on Reckless Love? Are you a bridge-builder who loves helping people find the Holy Spirit's work (and each other) in the fuller depth and breadth of Christian music? We're hiring a Worship Director who oversees all music ministries of the church and - alongside the pastor - draws us together toward the future of worship at Memorial UMC. If you can also musically accompany singers and the congregation (piano or organ), then this is a time position. If not, this is a time position and an accompanist will be hired separately. There is one weekly blended service of worship (Choir, praise team, organ) with a warm-up rehearsal, midweek rehearsals, musical preparation, and mentoring other music leaders.
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