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DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES

First United Methodist Church, Henderson NC seeks a Director of Music Ministries. This person collaborates with the Worship Committee and lead pastor in planning music worship for Sunday morning worship, weddings, and funerals. He or she rehearses and directs the chancel choir in hymns, anthems, and other musical worship such as solo and small ensemble numbers. He or she should also be willing to develop other opportunities sharing God’s love through musical expression, such as children and youth choirs, and bells.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have earned at least a bachelor’s degree in music.
  • Have experience with the tradition of United Methodist music and liturgy, or be willing to learn United Methodist music tradition and liturgy, while being flexible enough to incorporate other varieties of appropriate and enriching styles of music in worship.
  • Have experience and interest in engaging our congregation and local community through music in creative ways
  • Have experience managing various choirs of all ages and experience levels.
  • Have a proven track record of growing a music ministry.

Salary negotiable.

To apply: Submit a resume with cover letter and three professional references to: George Loveland, Pastor, george.loveland@nccumc.org or First United Methodist Church, 114 Church St., Henderson, NC 27536.

CHURCH ORGANIST/ ACCOMPANIST

First United Methodist Church, Henderson, NC seeks an organist/ accompanist. This person will work with the Director of Music Ministries to select music and play for 11 a.m. Sunday morning worship, including hymns, anthems, and other forms of musical worship, weddings and funerals, and special services on our Aeolian-Skinner organ. The organist/ accompanist will participate in all choir rehearsals.

The ideal candidate should

  • Have experience as an organist/ accompanist in a church environment
  • Have the ability to sight-read piano, organ, and choral repertoire
  • Have the ability to play choral parts and open score
  • Familiarity with United Methodist music and liturgy is a plus

Salary negotiable.

To apply: Submit a resume with cover letter and three professional references to: George Loveland, Pastor, george.loveland@nccumc.org or First United Methodist Church, 114 Church St., Henderson, NC 27536.

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