Position opening - Director of Music Ministry, Elk Grove United Methodist Church


Elk Grove UMC is located in Old Town Elk Grove, CA (8986 Elk grove Blvd.). EGUMC is a progressive, diverse, inclusive Christian community committed to social justice, diversity, service and spiritual growth. We are followers of the way of Christ and strive each day to Love God and neighbor to our fullest potential.
Please send resume and other inquiries to Rev. Matthew Pearson matthewalexanderpearson@gmail.com. We are accepting resumes starting immediately through March 10, 2020 (or until position is filled).

JOB DESCRIPTION DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES JOB FUNCTION • Organizes and leads the music for worship and seasonal services in consultation with the Pastor; directs choir and worship band; plays keyboard for both worship services and/or recruits and supervises musicians; coordinates special music; works collaboratively with the pastor and assists him/her in an advisory capacity regarding the music ministry. DUTIES • Direct & rehearse performance groups (chancel choir, worship band). • Provide accompaniment for Sunday worship services (8:30am traditional, 11am contemporary). • Maintain list of active members in performance groups and their current contact information. • Recruit new members for performance groups. • Conduct auditions when needed for worship band. • Purchase and maintain musical resources for current and future use. • Propose an annual budget to the Finance Committee for musical resources and training opportunities needed to support the music program. • Select service music in consultation with the Pastor. • Communicate with the church office and Pastor in a timely manner. • Develop and oversee a children’s music program. • Oversee maintenance of church musical equipment, including annual tuning of piano. • Regularly meet with the Pastor. • Monitor music licensing requirements. • Recruit and maintain a list of substitutes to be utilized during vacation/sick leave. Arrange substitutes when needed. • Perform other duties as necessary. PAID SICK LEAVE • Paid Sick Leave will accrue at the rate of 2 Sundays per year and is capped at 4 Sundays per year. PAID VACATION • The Director of Music Ministries will accrue vacation as follows: • 2 Sundays and 2 rehearsal days per year (there are no weekday rehearsals June, July, August) QUALIFICATIONS • Experience playing a variety of styles on keyboard is required. • Experience in church music as well as a degree in music is preferred. • Experience as choir director and worship band leader is desirable.

Contact: Matthew Pearson

Address: 8986 Elk Grove Blvd Elk Grove 95624

Phone: 9166868303


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