Director of Music

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First Presbyterian Church, Ferguson, MO is seeking a Director of Music.

Purpose: To develop and lead the worship music ministry for our church, in consultation with the senior pastor and other team members, in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and theology.

Responsibilities: Select and plan music for Sunday and special services, including Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, and Christmas Eve. Be available for weddings and funerals if schedules can be coordinated. Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise and lead choir singers and other musicians as available. Communicate faithfully with the Senior Pastor and staff.

Qualifications: Ability to lead volunteer musicians in the life of the Church. Attested musical skills and competence. Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate musicians. Sense of humor and positive attitude. Strong team player with the rest of the staff and congregation. Committed to the church’s vision, leadership, and people. Dependable, responsible, self-motivated and creative. Bachelors degree in Music..

Musical Competencies: Ability in wide range of styles including Christian classics (hymns) and contemporary music. Professional keyboard skills.

Instruments include a Casavant tracker organ.

To apply or for questions please send contact Paula Bujewski at mailto:pbj1018@att.net.