Director of Music Ministries


First United Methodist Church in Madisonville, KY is seeking a Full-Time Director of Music Ministries to oversee all aspects of its music ministry. They will be responsible for overseeing the music ministry for the congregation’s worship services (blended, traditional and contemporary) and growing the music ministry at the church through the development and implementation of music ministries that reach out to the larger community. They will be in ministry to people of all ages in the congregation; the community; and those who serve in the worship ministries of the church. The Director of Music Ministries will lead and grow the music worship ministry at Madisonville First United Methodist Church as we pursue a vision of fostering spiritual growth that brings glory to Jesus Christ. They will coordinate the planning and implementation of a comprehensive music ministry for worship in the congregation and reach out to the larger community with the goals of attaining the best possible worship our church is able to offer and while also bringing our music ministry to underserved people in our community.


Job Requirements:

·       A personal, vital, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ

·       Prior experience in leading congregational music ministry

·       Competence to prepare and lead (instrumentally and/or vocally) excellent, engaging, participative, and meaningful music services of Christian worship    

·       Competence in identifying, recruiting, equipping, and engaging servants in the various music ministries.

·       Versatile musician with experience and enthusiasm for the wide range of music arts expression, both traditional and modern.

·       Competence in relevant technical arts related to music ministry, including sound, video, worship planning software, and music notation software preferred

·       Proven organizational and leadership skills

·       Eagerness to be an effective member of a working team who relates well to pastoral and other church staff. Must be discrete, trustworthy, and able to keep things in confidence

·       Ability to work with people of all ages and abilities.

·       Must possess a strong appreciation for music in general 


Educational Requirement: 

·       Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 


Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

Contact: Rev. Loletuth Kalz

Church/Org/Business Name: First United Methodist Church

Address: 200 E. Center St. Madisonville 42431

Phone: 2708215734

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