Director of Worship Music
Job type: Part-time
Category: Worship Ministry
Location: Muncie/Yorktown, IN Post Date: September 19, 2017
New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA) is looking for a part-time Director of Worship Music who will work alongside the pastor to cast vision for the music ministry and to oversee and lead the musicians and audio/visual team for Sunday morning worship services.
New Life is a church of 200-250 people who are committed to rich corporate worship, strong bonds of fellowship, service to our community, discipleship under the authority of the Scriptures, and evangelism (particularly through missions and church planting).
New Life is located in Yorktown, a community near Muncie, Indiana. The Muncie area is home to Ball State University and boasts in cultural and recreational activities, an affordable cost of living, and close proximity to both Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.
This is a part-time position offering $20,000/year in salary at 15-20 hours per week.
Maintain a close walk with Jesus and live a life characterized by humility, godliness and submission to God's Word. Pray regularly for the music ministry.
Plan the worship service each Sunday in conjunction with the preaching pastor, and be prepared to lead the worship band and audio/visual team during each service. Also be available to oversee holiday services, such as Christmas, Good Friday and Easter.
Attend and lead weekly rehearsals as well as Sunday morning sound checks before the worship services.
Develop a plan for recruiting, assessing and developing new musicians.
Cultivate a music ministry marked by technical proficiency, artistic quality and spiritual vitality in a way that does not draw attention to the music leaders, but instead directs the hearts of the congregation to their Creator and Redeemer.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to function as team player who gets along well with others, but who also can enforce expectations for musical competence.
Be a strong, Gospel-centered believer with a passion to lead the local congregation in worshiping Jesus in spirit and truth.
Commitment to reformed theology preferred.
Enthusiastic, strong lead vocalist with proficiency in at least one instrument (preferably guitar or piano).
Ability to read music and lead a choir preferred.
Well acquainted with hymns (preferably from the Trinity Hymnal) as well as newer songs that will facilitate congregational singing and are rich in Biblical content.
How to apply
Applicants please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include resume, audio/video sample (if possible), and response to the question below:
What is your vision for worship music in the local church? (one paragraph)