Casa Emanu-El UMC: Music Director and Accompanist

Date Posted: 9/22/2022


Casa Emanu-El UMC, Dallas, TX

Job Description

Casa Emanu-El is a small bilingual and bicultural church in East Dallas, the result of a merger between a Hispanic and an Anglo-American congregation in 2006.

Church Mission Statement

At Casa Emanu-El, we seek to follow Christ, grow in faith, and connect all through justice, service and grace 

En Casa Emanu-El, buscamos seguir a Cristo, crecer en fe, y conectar a todos a traves de la justicia, el servicio y la gracia 

Experience: Preference of two years’ experience as worship accompanist and/or worship music director

Salary: $15,407 annually (includes social security)

Hours: 20 hours weekly

Responsibilities

  • Accompany on piano for Sunday worship service(s) and special services, including but not limited to Christmas Eve, Holy Week, weddings and funerals
  • Lead the praise band in practice and performance for Sunday worship
  • Select hymns and other music for worship
  • Direct Christmas and Easter cantatas
  • Recruit people for church choir and special music in worship
  • Recruit people to play in praise band
  • Orients worship music to our social contexts

Requirements

  • Excellent piano-playing skills
  • Ability to teach and lead the congregation in the singing of new songs
  • Meet monthly with the worship committee to plan and evaluate worship
  • Meet weekly with the pastor to plan and evaluate worship
  • Accountable to the pastor and the Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee
  • Practices faith disciplines (Bible reading, prayer, etc.)
  • Leadership and collaboration skills
  • Knowledgeable of hymns of the Methodist tradition

Preferences

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Organ playing skills
  • Guitar playing skills
  • Versatile in the knowledge of and playing in different worship traditions

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Paul Barton at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 512-922-8815

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