Music Director

11/4/2019

Murray Hill United Methodist Church, Jacksonville, FL 32205

We are looking for a music director, skilled to lead a blended worship (traditional and contemporary) services, including leading and directing the choir and congregation in singing. A gift of being able to sing as well as play piano/ organ will be an added advantage. Our current order of worship includes three congregational hymns and two anthems led by the choir.

This position must be filled by someone with a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ, showing the fruits of the Holy Spirit in their life. He or she must be able to play the piano and would ideally be able to play the organ as well. The director of music/ worship will remain accountable to the pastor and the staff parish relations committee (SPRC) in his/her job and responsibilities. Applicants must be able to pass a background screening.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Choir practice: Wednesday evening 6:30 p.m. required.
  • Worship service: Sunday morning 10:30 a.m. required.
  • Demonstrate a life of growing and active faith.
  • Plan music for weekly worship services and some special days (Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve, and others)
  • Plan and arrange two Cantatas for Christmas and Easter to be performed during morning worship services as coordinated with the Pastor and Worship Committee.
  • Direct Chancel Choir
  • Coordinate worship plans with Pastor
  • Give Office Manager information for weekly bulletins
  • Maintain music library
  • Oversee budget for music library, music equipment, special music fund, organ fund, piano/organ maintenance & tuning.

Please include a cover letter or short statement of faith in Jesus Christ on your resume. As well as include references.

Job Type: Part-time

Contact: Melanie Larsen

Address: 4101 COLLEGE ST Jacksonville 32205

Phone: 9043874406

Email:



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