Music Minister
and Choir Director 
Job Description

Ministry Focus:
Direct Sanctuary and Celebration Choirs.
Work with congregation to develop a Children’s Choir.
Provide spiritual direction and general supervision for overall music ministry program.
Supervise music ministry staff and volunteers.
Ministry Duties:
Select music for choirs and other groups in consultation with pastor for introits, anthems, and offertories.
Lead choir practice for both choirs weekly and additional practice sessions, as needed.
Communicate music selections and needs to accompanist and guest accompanists/organists.
Accompany choirs and other musical groups in coordination with accompanist.
Play for funerals and weddings, as needed, in coordination with accompanist.
Lead summer Vacation Bible School music program (one week in August, evenings).
Participate as ex-officio member of the Worship Committee.
Supervise and coordinate all music-related groups and their directors.
Occasional Duties:
Arrange for special music for summer months.
Select music for special occasions and services (Funerals, weddings, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunrise, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve) in consultation with pastor and choir members.
Handle inquiries and ordering of necessary music material and supplies.
Skills and Requirements:
Ability to read music, to direct choir and to communicate with people effectively.
Ability to play a digital piano.
Ability to provide spiritual direction and growth for participants in the music ministry.
Able to work with a minimum level of supervision.
Must have church authorized background check.
Salary: Salaried
Commitment:
Ten (10) hours per week or more as needed
Weekly choir practices for Sanctuary and Celebration Choirs on Wednesday nights
Sunday Morning Worship; preparation as needed.
Make arrangements for a substitute musician when not available.
Benefits:
Four weeks off each year, paid.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Church Administrator Lori Vowles at brookeroadumc@outlook.com by February 20, 2020.

To learn more about our church, visit www.the-brooke.org or contact Pastor Violet Johnicker with questions: violet@the-brooke.org
Original June 2006; Revised January 2020, description may change going forward