Part-time Director of Traditional Music Ministries - Living Grace UMC, Columbus


Position: Director of Traditional Music Ministries
Reports To: Senior Pastor and SPRC
Job DescriptionThis is a part-time position based upon 4-6 hours/week, with occasional extra hours needed depending upon the season of the church calendar.  
OverviewLead traditional music ministry in cooperation with the clergy, staff, and lay leaders, in alignment with the needs, resources, and mission of Living Grace UMC.
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Plan, lead, and conduct the choir and pianist for both the Wednesday night practice and the Sunday morning worship service.  
  • Involve church members in traditional music and arts ministries according to their gifts and passions.
  • Supervise the organization and care of the traditional music library, including copyright and licensing issues, along with all resources, equipment, instruments, and supplies in the music area.
  • Present seasonal cantatas and other special musical events. 
  • Select music for traditional worship in collaboration with pastoral leadership. 
  • Recruit lay leaders, soloists, contract musicians, and any other needed participants for music and arts ministries.
  • Manage annual traditional music ministry budget.
  • Supervise, develop, and provide feedback for the evaluation process for all those who help lead the traditional worship.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor
Qualifications for Potential Candidates:
-Growing faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, and familiar with United Methodist worship, theology, and doctrine.       

-A commitment to an ethical Christian lifestyle in and outside the church.

-College degree(s) in music preferable, but not mandatory.

-Experience and knowledge of hymnody and sacred choral music. 

-Conducting skills. 

-Understand basic vocal technique. 

-Able to play a keyboard instrument along with additional musical instruments is desirable.

-Able to arrange and adapt music for various ensembles and levels of ability. 


-Part-time salary commensurate with experience and education. 

Please submit all resumes and questions to

Contact: Rev. Haynes Martin

Address: 3441 Hiawatha Drive Columbus GA 31907

Phone: 706-561-4760

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