Director of Music Ministry for Greensboro FUMC


9/8/2021

Search for Director of Music Ministries

Greetings in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Greensboro First United Methodist Church, a growing two-campus congregation in Georgia’s Lake Country, is seeking a talented and knowledgeable person who possesses a vibrant Christian faith and a desire to work with others to serve as our Director of Music Ministries.

The Director of Music Ministries provides musical leadership and creative vision to all aspects of our music ministry at Greensboro First UMC, including handbells and music with children and youth. Collaborating with our pastors for worship planning, the Director of Music Ministries will select hymns and service music, including choral repertoire appropriate to the liturgical calendar, and hire professional instrumentalists as appropriate. The Director of Music Ministries will also plan and present special musical events, such as seasonal cantatas. Administrative duties include creating and managing the music ministries budget, providing articles and information for church publications (both print and electronic), participating in church staff meetings, and collaborating with other staff and volunteers, care of the music library, robes, and musical instruments. The Director of Music Ministries will also supervise our staff accompanist and music interns.

Candidate Profile
The Director of Music Ministries should possess a vibrant Christian faith, a desire to work with others as part of a ministry team, proficiency in playing and/or singing, and a thorough knowledge of hymnody and sacred choral music. Experience in leading worship in traditional, blended, and contemporary styles preferred. The Director of Music Ministries must also be an effective conductor, communicator, teacher, and vocal coach. The ideal candidate will be able to inspire and connect with all church staff and music ministry volunteers, including children and youth, bringing a positive and nurturing approach to their work with others. The Director of Music Ministries will also be receptive to the needs and interests of the congregation and seek opportunities to help parishioners grow in their knowledge of sacred music and its place in their spiritual growth.

Applications
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter including a personal statement of faith, resume and list of references to: tbantly@gmail.com. Sincerely, Dr. Thomas Bantly, Chair of the Search Rev. Chris Laskey, Senior Pastor Dr. Martha Braswell, Interim Director of Music Ministries

Contact: Kathy Cawthon

Address: 4741 Carey Station Rd. P. O. Box 216 Greensboro GA 30642

Phone: 706-453-7064

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