Our Savior Lutheran Church of Laurel, Maryland, seeks a musically gifted, strong Christian leader with a passion for music as an integral part of worshipping the Lord to serve as the fulltime Director of Music Ministry. Our Savior is looking for a person of high character and integrity, who communicates well, appreciates the Lutheran tradition, and relates well to and loves God's people, to oversee, plan, coordinate, and implement its music ministry. The Director of Music Ministry works under the supervision of the Senior Pastor. Responsibilities Provide spiritual leadership, guidance, nurturing, and support to participants in the Music Ministry. Serve as organist for weekly traditional services and/or director of Praise Team, depending on applicant's specific skills and experience. Direct or provide oversight of all choirs, to include recruiting members, teaching vocal techniques, helping members understand how the music relates to God and worship, and leading prayer. Collaborate with pastoral staff and Worship Administrator in planning worship; and choose congregational songs, hymns, and choral/instrumental music to enhance worship services. Supervise part-time contract and volunteer music leaders. Provide musical leadership for special events such as Christmas concerts and other special worship services including midweek Advent and Lenten services, as well as other special services such as weddings and funerals. Attend weekly staff meetings to coordinate the various ministries of the congregation. Provide administrative leadership for the Music Ministry including budgeting, oversight of music library, instrument maintenance, and copyright compliance and coordination.
Experiencing Worship, The Study
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