Director of Music Ministries (Newtown/CT)

Date Posted: 
October 29, 2019
Organization Name: 
Newtown Congregational Church, UCC
Contact Email: 
Salary Range: 
$175-$200 Week
Job Description: 

Director of Music Ministries – Part-Time

The scope and role of music ministry within the Christian church has been changing dramatically over last few decades. How can the vital and transformative power of music continue to help sustain and shape God’s people as we live into the future? Come help us discover and discern how our congregation can embrace the rich possibilities of an integrated life of faith filled with a diversity of music.

The Director of Music Ministries (DMM) will be responsible for coordinating, developing and implementing the music program of the congregation.  The DMM will coordinate our adult choir (rehearse and direct) which provides music ministry in worship 2-3 times a month. In addition, the DMM will also work with other musicians and groups to plan appropriate music (anthems and special music) for weekly Sunday morning and special services. A familiarity with traditional Christian sacred music as well as an engagement of contemporary religious forms would be beneficial.  Applicant is encouraged to exercise their creativity and must be able to work collaboratively with current organist/Keyboardist, skilled musicians, pastors, staff and laity.  Job description is available on request.

This is a part time position which will average 10 - 12 hours per week for 42 weeks a year September 1st – June 15th.

CONTACT: Rev. Matt Crebbin - Newtown Congregational Church, UCC 14 West St. Newtown, CT 06470 203 426-9024