Director of Music Ministries Part time

@ Northbrook Evangelical Covenant Church
  • Northbrook, Illinois View on Map
  • Denomination: Evangelical Covenant
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Application closes: 31 December 2022
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    A. QUALIFICATIONS

    1. The Director of Music Ministries shall demonstrate a vital, personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and be in agreement with the principles and beliefs of NECC and its denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Church.

    2. The DMM shall exhibit qualities of spiritual leadership with the ability to lead the congregation in worship.

    3. The DMM shall have experience, education, and expertise in church music.

    Instrumental skills are an asset.

    B. RESPONSIBILITIES

    The DMM is responsible for overseeing and directing various ministries of music, which will include the choir and praise team and may include a variety of instrumental ensembles. The DMM plans music for a blended style of worship and special services. Professional duties include:

    1. Coordinating and developing the overall music ministry, consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the church.

    2. Leading the congregation in glorifying God through diverse expressions of music (traditional hymns, contemporary music, anthems, etc.) and other art forms.

    3. Working with the lead pastor, the pianist and others in planning Sunday morning worship and seasonal or special events.

    4. Managing administrative functions for the ministry of music: budgeting, long-range planning, coordinating music/worship events within the church calendar, purchasing musical supplies and coordinating the repair of musical instruments.

    5. Recruiting people to become a part of the music/worship ministries.

    6. Leading the praise team in worship services and rehearsals. Direction of the choir is also desirable.

    7. Arranging for substitutes as needed.

    8. Providing a written report of the worship/music ministry for the church’s annual meeting.

    C. RELATIONSHIP TO THE CHURCH

    The DMM shall be responsible to the lead pastor and through him to the leadership of the church.

    D. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHURCH TO THE DMM

    1. Providing support, direction, and mentoring through the pastoral staff and lay leaders and assisting in the recruitment of lay volunteers.

    2. Providing appropriate resources for an effective worship/music ministry.

    3. Encouraging personal growth through personal study and continuing education.

    Application closes: December 31, 2022

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