Traditional Worship Choir Director


Pell City FUMC is seeking a Choir Director to develop and direct the Chancel Choir and oversee the Music Program for the Sunday 10:30am Traditional Worship Service. Qualified candidate will have a college music degree (preferred), experience as a Choir Director in a traditional church setting, strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must have strong organizational and administrative skills with attention to details and time management, ability to recruit and train members of the choir and familiarity with the United Methodist Hymnal. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Select music for choir to sing and hold weekly choir rehearsals * Direct choir every Sunday in the month, lead hymns during the 10:30 Traditional Worship service, and may also lead hymns during the early service on a volunteer basis * Coordinate with the preaching pastor, along with the musical accompanist(s), for appropriate themes and selection of music for preludes, postludes, offertory and special music, and hymns * Communicate with the Administrative Assistant any hymn numbers, names of music, or other details related to music by the Wednesday prior to the service, so that the Order of Service may be prepared in a timely manner * Encourage people to join the choir, either by open call or by audition, and encourage other instrumentalists to accompany the choir * Assist with special services, such as Ash Wednesday, as determined by the Senior Pastor * Purchase or otherwise obtain music for the choir, staying within the annual music budget approved by the Worship Committee * Select music in keeping with United Methodist theology as outlined in the UMC Book of Discipline * Supervise and provide direction to the accompanist(s) * Provide advice and coordinate with the Worship Committee as necessary * Assist with other duties as needed and required by the Senior Pastor/Associate Pastor and the SPRC. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: * Growing relationship with Jesus Christ (and ability to express such) * Self-motivated, dependable, and punctual * Willingness to be an active team player and a dynamic leader of the choir * Strong work ethic * Ability to maintain confidentiality * Ability to adjust easily to changing priorities * Maintain a positive attitude BENEFITS: Salary range: $14,500-18,500 annually 2 Vacation Sundays annually EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated semi-annually by the SPRC, in conjunction with the Senior Pastor Expression of interest and resumes should be directed to:

Contact: Teresa Harris

Address: 2200 3rd Avenue North Pell City AL 35125

Phone: 205-338-3374



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