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Part-Time Minister of Music and Worship - Blakely First UMC


6/9/2021

POSITION SUMMARY:
Is responsible for music activities at Blakely First United Methodist Church

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Must have musical talents and the ability to lead and direct the choir.
  • Must have the ability to direct and lead congregational singing. Reports weekly to the pastor and together they plan the church music ministry, including advance planning. 
  • Must lead an exemplary Christian life with God and the good of the Church foremost in his music duties.
  • Must have a general knowledge of the Bible and United Methodist Church beliefs or be willing to learn.
  • Plans and coordinates the church’s music ministry with the church's monthly calendar.
  • Oversee community cantata (1st Sunday in Dec.) Choir Christmas Cantata, Children and Youth Musical Programs.
  • Be present and direct music for worship and special services including but not limited to, Holy Week, Easter Cantata, Veteran’s Day, etc.
  • Maintain orderly music library, materials, and supplies. 
  • Make arrangements for a choir director to substitute whenever necessary and notify the pastor.
  • Plan and coordinate music for worship and special service with both the organist and pianist.
  • Prepare the annual budget early in August with the Pastor and give this document to the Finance Committee.
  • Coordinate the rehearsal and use of instrumentalists and vocalists in groups or as individuals.
  • Is required to attend staff meetings and church council meetings and other church-related meetings that include music (music orientated).
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
               Education – Preferably BA degree in music.
               Experience – Open
               Skills – Must have the ability to direct and lead all choirs and congregational singing.
               Personal Relation Skills – Ability to work well with others.
               Miscellaneous – Other requirements as directed by the Pastor or PPR Committee.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
               The organist, pianist, and other instrumentalists are supervised by the Director of Music.

 

Contact: Lisa Turner

Address: PO Box 265 397 College Street Blakely GA 39823

Phone: 2297233069

Email:

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