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Director of Music Ministry

Job Title: Director of Music Ministry

Reports To: Pastor

Position Status: 15-20 hrs/wk

Positions Summary:
Christ United Methodist Church and all United Methodist Churches exist to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. We do this by connecting people to a community that is growing in grace and knowledge of God and compelled to love and serve in the world. Christ UMC is seeking a Director of Music Ministry to lead our community into a holy moment with God through music in our worship gatherings. Ideal candidates will be deeply committed Christians with experience in leading worship, an ability to seek out and train musicians, and have excellent communication and organizational skills. The position will oversee the music and rehearsal for our worship gatherings, with the potential of creating additional worship services.

Responsibilities:
Plan the music for our worship gatherings in consultation with the pastor.
Coordinate and schedule volunteer musicians and vocalists.
Lead weekly practices.
Lead the congregation in worship during our services.
Offer spiritual leadership to our worship teams and the congregation.

Minimum Qualifications:
Passion for connecting people to Christ through music.
Strong vocal skills and proficient piano and/or guitar skills.
Knowledge of contemporary worship music.
Teachable heart.
Love for God’s people.

Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years experience leading worship in churches.
Ability to use and transpose chord charts and sheet music.
2+ years of higher education in Music Performance or Ministry.
Experience in training vocalists and volunteer musicians.

If interested please send your resume to Pastor Ric Shewell at pastorric@cumcpdx.org .