Employment Opportunities

Washington Street UMC is currently looking to fill a part-time position for a Music Director. All cover letters and resumes should be submitted to:


•          Report to the Senior Pastor and coordinate all musical organizations and content with approval from the Senior Pastor.

•          Engage all directors and assist in developing strong choral (children, youth, and adults) and instrumental (handbells) ministries. 

•          Provide assistance to Directors with musical choices for worship and program development.

•          Coordinate with Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee to ensure that the positions of Organist and Pianist are filled and provide supervision and yearly evaluation of their work.

•          Plan in advance choral music, hymns and solos for weekly services and work with the Senior Pastor to implement musical selections into the Order of Worship.

•          Submit information for bulletin in a timely manner.

•          Implement long-range plans for music selections to allow for adequate preparation of music.

•          Select, teach, prepare and conduct all music for the Sanctuary Choir in rehearsals and services.

•          Select and engage choral scholars. Submit all necessary employment forms for new hires and submit monthly payroll to the Business Manager.

•          Recruit new choir members and encourage full and regular participation.

•          Engage instrumental musicians as needed for weekly and special services.

•          Hold extra rehearsals, as needed for music preparation.


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