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Job Title:

Director of Music Ministry

Job Description:

Director of Music

Reports to: Executive Director

Full-Time Exempt

Job Summary:  The Director of Music models, leads, directs and implements key initiatives related to the worship and music ministries of Venice Presbyterian Church. Leading out of a personal relationship with Jesus, this person is responsible for developing and leading worship ministries that glorify God and inspire people to love and serve God with a spirit of whole-life worship. The Director of Music will be an integral member of the VPC community, actively participating in the life of the church.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan musical elements of worship that draw worshippers into an encounter with the living God and help transform hearts for Christ.
  • Communicate and collaborate regularly with pastors, staff, A/V team, and key worship volunteers about all matters related to music and worship.
  • Provide musical accompaniment for weekly worship gatherings, special services, memorial services, weddings, and other events as requested by the Senior Pastor.
  • Work closely with the AV Team to ensure excellent sound and presentation
  • Nurture genuine Christian community among those involved in all church music ministry.
  • Plan, arrange, and lead Christ-centered rehearsals and performances of chancel choir and other musical ensembles (both vocal and instrumental).
  • Encourage and lead all participants in worship and music ministries to participate fully in the worship of God and to pursue opportunities for spiritual growth.
  • Develop VPC’s musical outreach by leading, equipping, and sending VPC church musicians into the wider community to share their gifts in service to Christ (for example: developing inspirational concerts for local nursing homes and retirement communities; leading musical programs for MOPS or Buddy Break – VPC’s monthly ministry for children with special needs).
  • Manage budget and expenditures in the areas of worship and music, and provide regular communication with the Executive Director about the use of funds designated specifically for worship and music.
  • Maintain Venice Presbyterian Church music library, instruments, and equipment.
  • Create, manage, and promote the Venice Presbyterian Church Concert Series.
  • Oversee outside music groups using Venice Presbyterian Church facilities.
  • Be part of the staff of Venice Presbyterian Church by participating in staff meetings, preparing monthly staff reports, encouraging, praying, and caring for the team.

Position Qualifications:

Skills Required:

  • Experience leading a church worship/music ministry
  • Proficiency in one or more instruments (piano, organ, or guitar highly desirable)
  • Theology of worship consistent with Venice Presbyterian Church and the Evangelical/Reformed Tradition
  • Ability and willingness to engage with a wide variety of sacred music – from classical church music and traditional hymns to gospel, jazz, and contemporary sacred music
  • Strong gifts in organization, administration, and planning
  • Desired but not required: proficiency in graphic design and video production

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General Information

Church/Organization Name

Venice Presbyterian Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(941) 488-2258




Presbyterian - Other

City, State

Venice, FL

Description of Organization

Presbyterian church in Venice, Florida is hiring a Director of Music Ministry

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