Director of Music/Choir Director/Worship Accompanist


published 11/8/2022

Start: January 2023

Prospect Park UMC is a small urban reconciling congregation located near the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (UMN). We seek to be an inclusive Christian community that affirms faith in God and spiritual growth with a commitment to justice and stewardship of God’s creation.

Position Summary:
We are seeking either one or multiple people for music leadership at PPUMC. The person/people in this role will work directly with the pastor and with musician volunteers to develop and grow the music ministry.

Scope of Responsibilities

Director of Music

  • Prepare and coordinate music for Sunday worship and special events/occasions
    • Verifying licensing and reporting of songs
    • Blend of hymns and contemporary music
  • Maintenance of musical instruments
  • Organize music for church during summer season (July-August)
  • Other duties as needed

Choir Director

  • Coordinate with the Director of Music the song selection for the choir
  • Prep and direct rehearsals for choir and worship team
  • Lead the congregation in worship every Sunday
  • Other duties as requested

Worship Accompanist

  • Rehearses with the choir
  • Work with volunteer musicians for worship and special music as needed
  • Play Sunday worship and special services/events
  • Support the Director of Music with the maintenance of Worship Instruments
  • Available for special events by arrangement
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications

  • Able to lead and direct a team
  • An ability to develop & direct both a choir & worship team
  • A team player; wanting to encourage and support other staff and volunteers.
  • Possession of organizational and communication skills needed for planning with others, scheduling rehearsals, teaching, and leading others to be prepared for Sunday worship.
  • An appreciation for diverse styles of music and expressions of worship.

Supervision and Compensation
The Staff Pastor Relations Committee (SPRC) will recommend the compensation for the role as part of the annual coordinated budget process. Compensation will be based on the distribution of duties and level of experience. The Director of Music will report to the Lead Pastor; The choir director and accompanist will report to the Director of Music.

Job Type
Part Time (up to 15 hours)

Benefits
Flexible schedule: September-June (off months: July and August)

Experience
Worship Leading: 1 year (Required)

Compensation:
The Staff Pastor Relations Committee (SPRC) will recommend the compensation for the role as part of the annual coordinated budget process. Compensation will be based on the distribution of duties and level of experience.

Application Info:

Complete the application on PPUMC's website here or submit application with resume to office@prospectparkchurch.org. Any questions can be directed to the church office at: office@prospectparkchurch.org.Thank you for your interest in the position!

Deadline:
open until filled

Position Type:
Part-time (up to 15 hours)

Contact: Anna Rieth

Address: Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 22 Orlin Avenue SE, Minneapolis, 55414

Phone: 6123782380

Email: Click to email

Website: https://www.prospectparkchurch.org


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

info@minnesotaumc.org

(612) 870-0058