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Job Title:

Director of Music Ministries

Job Description:





The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the music ministry for Calvary Baptist Church.


-Be a Christian with a proven record of faithfulness to local church ministry within a

Baptist, congregational church model.

-Knowledge of music theory and the ability to use such knowledge to carry out the music responsibilities and expectations in support of the mission and values of Calvary Baptist Church.

-Demonstrated aptitude or proficiency on one or more instruments including piano and/or voice.

-Working knowledge of music planning programs such as ProPresenter, Planning Center, or similar systems.

-Working knowledge of audio video equipment and systems.


-Oversee and give directional leadership to the music ministry of the church (by selecting music/programs, conducting regular choir rehearsals, developing, and assisting music ensembles, preparing long-range music plans for the adult choir, and purchasing equipment/materials as needed), assuring a coordinated effort in conjunction with the Music Committee.

-Plan, under the leadership of the Pastor, the weekly order of service for corporate worship.

-Select songs and lead congregational singing and instrumentalists at the Sunday morning worship service, and other services as needed.

-Select anthems and direct the singing of anthems by the adult choir at the Sunday morning worship service, and other services as needed.

-Oversee children’s choirs and be in communication with children’s leaders for advice and planning.

-Serve as chairperson for the Music Committee, in accordance with the church By-laws

-In conjunction with the Music Committee, plan special music programs throughout the church year as needed.

-Manage and evaluate music ministry support personnel, following the church’s Personnel Guidelines as it pertains to paid staff.

-Coordinate accompanists’ schedules for choir practices, services, and other events, managing their time sheets to ensure accurate compensation.

-Work approximately twenty (20) hours per week; primarily on Sunday and during other choir rehearsal times at the church. Administrative time for planning, coordinating, and implementing the music ministries may occur remotely outside of the church facilities.


-Be in regular and proper communication with the Pastor and ministry support staff to assure inclusion of all necessary information in church publications.

-Attend regular staff meetings as well as other relevant church meetings, including but not limited to music committee meetings and church business meetings.

-Serve as music liaison at the monthly Church Council meetings to coordinate music events with the Church Council

-All other responsibilities as assigned by the Pastor and/or Personnel Committee

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Application Deadline

Job Type:

Part Time

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General Information

Church/Organization Name

Calvary Baptist Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(434) 239-9133




Baptist - Other

City, State

Lynchburg, VA

Description of Organization

Baptist church in Lynchburg, Virginia is hiring a Director of Music Ministries

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