Director of Music Ministries


Salem UMC in Morganton, NC is currently seeking a Director of Music Ministries to provide creative and transformative worship experiences for our congregation.  We seek an individual who loves the Lord, is enthusiastic, well-organized, well-versed in various musical styles, gifted in flow and blending worship elements, enjoys teaching all ages, and adept at piano or other musical instrument.  We currently offer a 10:30am service with blended musical elements.  This is a part-time position working approximately 8 hours per week. 

Essential functions of the position: direct, coordinate, develop and enhance the music ministry for worship in cooperation with the pastor and worship ministry team; be responsible for the recruitment, training, and rehearsals for Choir and Praise groups; incorporating children/youth into music ministries; plan worship music in light of sermons, liturgical calendar and special events; invest in and mentor musical gifts of those involved in the music ministry. 

 The ideal candidate would have a minimum three years of worship direction and music leadership and a degree/minor in music.  Proficient as singing vocalist, using musical instruments in worship setting, or familiarity with United Methodist resources is a plus.  Salary is commensurate with experience and education.  For a complete job description and to submit a resume and cover letter, please contact Rev. Norm Jones at by Feb 17, 2020. 

Contact: Norm Jones

Church/Org/Business Name: Salem UMC

Address: 1206 Salem Rd Morganton 28655

Phone: 8289804139

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