Music Director/Worship Leader, SunCoast MCC

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SunCoast MCC

Metropolitan Community Church

3276 E. Venice Avenue

Venice, FL 34292

(941) 484–7068

[email protected]

Music Director/Worship Leader

 

Description:

The Music Director develops and leads a dynamic, inspiring music program that is consistent with the Church’s mission, values and theology.

 

Duties:

  • Build an overall music program to include conducting and leading the choir, recruiting soloists and instrumentalists, and fostering relationships with the community.
  • Participate with the worship team in the creative planning of Sunday and special services.
  • Select all music used in worship services, in coordination with the pastors and worship team.  The music should reflect a variety of styles, including hymns, gospel music, classical, and contemporary.  Lyrics should demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive language.
  • Lead congregational singing during worship
  • Be responsible for staffing the music needs of all worship services and rehearsals, including Sundays, Easter, Christmas Eve/Day, memorial services and other special services as needed.
  • Coordinate with the audiovisual team regarding sound levels, music selections and projection of lyrics.
  • Care of all musical instruments used for worship and scheduling routine maintenance.
  • Preparation of music budget and library in accordance with copyright issues.
  • Complete the necessary administrative tasks in a timely manner to provide music selections to the office administrator and audio visual team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Leadership skills with the ability to coordinate and motivate musicians and volunteers.
  • Proficiency and experience in keyboard
  • Proficiency in conducting choirs, musical groups and soloists.
  • Ability and knowledge in a wide range of musical styles including contemporary and traditional.
  • Use of technology to enhance the musical program.
  • Spiritual maturity and authenticity.

 

Job:  Part-time, 15 to 20 hours weekly to include worship services, rehearsals, personal

preparation, and planning meetings.

Salary:  $15,000/year with growth potential

 

 

 

 

 

Church background:

Metropolitan Community Church is a progressive Christian denomination that was founded in 1968 with a special outreach to the GLBT community and their allies.  Our congregation includes members from diverse denominational backgrounds, and worship services are blended to include a variety of church traditions.  All applicants must open and affirming with the GLBT community and be committed to the use of inclusive language for individuals and the Divine.

 

Application:

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  [email protected]

Other supporting documents are welcome.

The selection committee may also schedule an audition.