Minister of Music - Traditional


Grayson United Methodist Church Position Description Position: Minister of Music Full or Part Time: Full-Time Reports to: Senior Pastor Education/Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and Five Years Ministry Experience Date Prepared: January 2021 Grayson United Methodist Church is seeking to fill the position of Minister of Music with a person who loves Jesus and leading all people in worship. The ideal candidate will first be a growing disciple of Jesus Christ, function with integrity as a spiritual leader in the church and be a team player. They should have experience and a passion for planning and leading worship in Traditional environments for people of various racial and cultural backgrounds. A broad knowledge base of both traditional and contemporary music is preferred, with an emphasis on liturgical and hymn knowledge to lead people in worship. Working in partnership with the Contemporary Worship Leader, an ability to collaborate and function under the direction of the Senior Pastor is a must. Basic working knowledge of worship related technology (Pro Presenter, AV and Livestream) is also a must. Creating and strengthening a disciple-making culture at Grayson United Methodist Church should be the purpose behind every decision they make. Specific qualities and responsibilities of the position are contained in the position description that follows. POSITION DESCRIPTION: MINISTER OF MUSIC The Minister of Music is responsible to develop and maintain a vibrant, healthy worship life at Grayson UMC (GUMC). They will be tasked to: • Continue building a currently established choir program (50+ member Adult Choir, Youth Choir, Children’s choir) through recruiting new volunteers, teaching music, and instructing spiritual development through song. • Plan and lead Traditional services at GUMC on Sunday mornings and special seasonal services (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Easter Sunday, VBS, etc.) under direction of Senior Pastor. • Coordinate volunteer teams in all aspects of worship services (Altar Guild, Acolytes, Ushers, Communion, Flowers, etc.) • Work within structure of GUMC to provide communication and publicity for services and events (bulletin, newsletter information, online messaging, etc.) • Use strong interpersonal and intellectual skills to broaden reach of worship service to community needs. • Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate all aspects of the Music Ministry budget, including the evaluation and maintenance of music or AV equipment, needs for summer camps or music instruction, and supplies for anything music related. • Work within mission and identity of GUMC staff, functioning as team player and using gifts and graces to accomplish intent to make disciples of Jesus Christ for transformation of the world. Send Resume and References to: Rev. Trenton Dockery, Associate Pastor, Grayson UMC

Contact: Trenton Dockery

Address: 1964 Bennett Road Grayson 30017

Phone: 4048249586