Worship/Music Director for Contemporary Worship Service

This individual is responsible for the musical activities during the 9 a.m. New Song blended worship. This includes leadership of praise teams/bands and a well planned effectively executed worship experience for congregations of diverse ages.

Competencies/Expectations:

  • Strong Christian beliefs and a heart for ministry
  • Ability to embrace our Church vision and values
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative and collaborative approach
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive and sustain consensus approach
  • Ability to partner with multiple constituencies of varying generations
  • Reliable/trustworthy/self-starter/follow-through

Essential job functions:

  • Coordinate with Clergy to develop music that aligns with worship themes
  • Provide leadership to all involved with praise and worship
  • Plan/execute/lead meaningful worship services
  • Lead praise teams/band, including song selections and rehearsals
  • Oversee media incorporation
  • Work with appropriate team to enhance the worship environment
  • Provide direction/oversight of all singers/musicians and technical team
  • Coordinate drama teams as required
  • Work with Children’s program director and youth directors to utilize children and youth in contemporary services.
  • Plan/coordinate/enlist leadership for praise and worship in the contemporary services
  • Coordinate with other worship and music directors for special events/days in the church calendar
  • Advise clergy/staff/SPRC/lay leaders as to the needs and requirements for contemporary worship and music ministry

Qualifications:

  • Strong Christian values
  • Preferably a degree in music and/or 3-5 years’ experience in music ministry
  • Ability to lead vocalists/instrumentalists and challenge musicians to create a meaningful worship experience
  • Demonstrated ability and/or experience in leading praise team
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships across a diverse congregation/staff
  • Demonstrated ability to plan/lead worship that edifies Christ and disciple development
  • Demonstrated musical talents, media skills, and leadership abilities
  • Strong organizational and communicational as well as interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of an experience in leading contemporary worship services
  • Competent in piano or guitar

Contingencies:

  • Successful completion of a background check

Job Type: Part-time

To apply, please come by the church office to pick up an application, or mail your application to Huntsville First United Methodist Church at 120 Greene Street SE, Huntsville, AL 35801.