Minister/Director of Music and Fine Arts

published 8/12/2017

Hennepin Avenue UMC in Minnepolis is seeking a minister/director of music and fine arts to lead music ministry at this vital, urban church.

This position assumes a leadership role in maintaining quality sacred music for Hennepin while building an expanded program of religious arts in support of a variety of worship styles, education programs, and other church activities. Hennepin Avenue UMC enjoys the pleasure of an extraordinary Sipe pipe organ.

Hennepin Avenue UMC’s mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. As an intergenerational worshiping community, we seek to grow in our love of God and neighbor, welcome new people and heal a broken world.  We are a reconciling congregation and welcome all persons regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or gender or sexual orientation.


  • Willing to support and champion our mission and vision to grow in love of God and neighbor, welcome new people and heal a broken world in the Wesleyan tradition.
  • Possess a creative vision to inspire staff, professional artists and volunteers to actively engage in musical and artistic endeavors that support the mission of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church.
  • 10 to 15 years demonstrated skills in conducting diverse musical groups.
  • Willingness and ability to musically engage with choral musicians across multiple age groups and generations.
  • Participate in worship planning, liturgical leadership and design.
  • Continue the partnership with artists in residence, Copper Street Brass
  • Serve as the church’s main contact person for community entities in the arts.
  • Work in community-based settings to give Hennepin a presence and a name the Twin Cities and beyond. 

Application Info:
Interested applicants should provide letter of inquiry as well as current resume to  Hennepin is an equal opportunity employer.


September 8, 2017

Position Type:

Contact: Brian Seim

Address: 511 Groveland Avenue Minnepolis MN 55403

Phone: 612-871-5303



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058