Director of Music Ministries (St. Simons Island, Georgia)

Date Posted: 
November 1, 2019
Organization Name: 
Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica
Job Description: 

Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica, Saint Simons Island, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries. With 1000+ members and average worship attendance of 500 weekly, two traditional services and one contemporary service are offered each Sunday morning. Other seasonal worship services, concerts, and special events are conducted throughout the year. 

Wesley UMC has a strong, vibrant music program that is well known in our community. It includes the Chancel Choir, children’s choir, 5-octave handbell choir, men’s and women’s vocal ensembles, and a recorder ensemble. We incorporate fine instruments into worship, including a 41-rank Zimmer pipe organ that is enhanced by the marvelous acoustics of our main sanctuary.

We are looking for someone who feels called by God to the ministry of sacred music, has demonstrated choir experience, is an accomplished organist, possesses exceptional enthusiasm, and brings a creative, innovative spirit to our church and music programs. We seek someone who is a natural communicator, embraces collaboration, and will effectively challenge and grow our choir members and music participants. Our successful candidate must create an atmosphere where the worship service and music ministry work together to glorify Jesus Christ and expand the faith of our congregation, as well as the greater community.

Application packets and questions must be submitted electronically to musicsearch@wesleyssi.org. Submissions should include:

Cover letter
Detailed resume
References, professional and personal (3 required)
Two video recordings of choral direction
One video recording of an instrumental performance (organ/piano preferred)

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