Director of Music

Red Bank United Methodist Church in Chattanooga, TN seeks a Director of Music who has a passion for worship and leading people in worship. While we are looking for someone with experience, knowledge and ability, attitude is more important than giftedness or skill. The right candidate will be proficient in leading both a choir and praise band for a blended worship experience that meets the tastes and needs of a wide variety of people. Creativity and charisma are highly valued. Ideally, we are looking for an individual who will not only see this as a job, but will make a personal commitment to this congregation which welcomes all people.


*Lead Worship Music for Sunday morning worship service (10:30 a.m.), and seasonal Wednesday evening outside worship as well as any special services/observances throughout the year

*Lead choir rehearsal and praise team practice one night a week

*Chair/Lead/Build the choir and praise team

*Work with the pastor and other staff to plan worship services and events

*Work with Preschool children in order to have them perform during worship services and special events

*Network with musicians and singers through-out the community in order to recruit people and grow the music program

*Must have a growing and maturing but not perfect relationship with Jesus Christ and a strong desire for the church to succeed and grow.

*Report directly to the Pastor and Staff-Parish Relations Committee

*May take up to four Sundays off per year with no reduction in pay.

*Responsible for getting a replacement, in consultation with the pastor, when taking time off

*Requires 15-20 hours per week

*Love the people and they will love you

Job Type: Part-time

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