Choir Director

published 8/8/2019

Camphor UMC in St. Paul is seeking a choir director. The choir director will work closely with our pastor and other music staff/volunteers, in cultivating worship services for the adult choir that help lead our congregation to see and savor the greatness of God in Jesus Christ, in the power of the Spirit. Fostering dynamic congregational worship, singing the best of the old and the best of the new, is a key priority for our church and we are seeking an individual who’s called and gifted by God in the following areas:


1. Planning our first and second Sunday 8 and 10 a.m. worship services. Choosing congregational hymns and contemporary songs that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word.

2. Modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style – that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus.

3. Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training musicians in the church to serve the congregation as a team with musical skill and humility.

4. Leading weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: (A) preparation for Sunday and (B) cultivation of Christ-centered community.

5. Building on our traditions and having a vision for where God might be calling our congregation and our musicians to grow in new and creative expressions of worship.

6. Serving as a member of the ministry team at Camphor, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission.

The individual is expected to: (A) be gifted at reading sheet music (B) grifted in leading congregational worship (C) possess leadership and organizational skills, and (D) be team player.

Applicant must be skilled at:
1: Encouraging, leading and teaching others. 
2: Ability to read sheet music, and play piano. 
3: administrative coordination and response to leadership. 

Pay based on experience and skillset.

Application Info:
If interested, please call our church office at 651-224-0341 or email the church office at

September 30, 2019

Position Type:

Contact: Betsy Calkins

Phone: 651-224-0341



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058