Christ UMC Farmers Branch: Director Celebration (Chancel) Choir

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Christ UMC Farmers Branch, Farmers Branch, TX

Job Description

The Director: Celebration Choir coordinates, plans and directs rehearsals and leads Sunday and special worship service anthems.

The Director: Celebration Choir is a quarter-time position that requires weekly evening rehearsals, attendance at church services, as well as time for planning and coordination of church music activities. Close coordination with CUMC staff members and developing relationships with choir members requires great interpersonal skills. Tact and composure are required.


  • Coordinates activities of the Celebration Choir in conjunction with other staff members of CCUMC during weekly planning meetings
  • Directs performances of the Celebration Choir
  • Directs the congregation in hymns during church services
  • Directs the Celebration Choir during rehearsals
  • Plans music that coordinates with the church calendar and sermon topics
  • Recommends congregational hymns for church services
  • Recruits new members to the Celebration Choir
  • Substitutes, as necessary, for other CCUMC music directors
  • Selects and orders music for choir performances


  • College degree in music is preferred
  • Minimum of two years of experience in directing a choir is preferred
  • Experience in solo and choir performance
  • Knowledge of music, traditional and contemporary, used in church services
  • Ability to instruct in voice and performance skills
  • Ability to work collegially with other staff members and choir members
  • Organizational skills for calendar planning, performance coordination
  • Ability to use a photocopy machine
  • Ability to communicate through voice and text messages as needed

How to Apply

Rev. Kenny Dickson
Christ UMC FB
Celebration Choir Director
2807 Valwood Parkway
Farmers Branch TX, 75247
or email resume and cover letter to Rev. Kenny Dickson at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (972) 948-6149


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