St. Stephen UMC: Music Director

Date Posted: 8/29/2023

St. Stephen UMC, Mesquite, TX

Job Description

St. Stephen United Methodist Church, an affirming and inclusive congregation in far north Mesquite, seeks a part-time Music Director to lead its music ministry. The successful candidate will work well in a collaborative environment and will be competent in a variety of styles and genres, from classical choral to CCM. The position reports to the pastor and is available immediately. The salary is $16K.

The Music Director serves to enhance the worship experience through direction, leadership and supervision of the music ministry of St. Stephen UMC. A biblically and theologically inspired program of music is expected to be extended to the congregation to guide all members to a vital and transforming relationship with God through Christ. Music ministry volunteers serve as an integral part of the program, and are provided with training, guidance, encouragement and mentoring by the Music Director.


  • Direct and lead or supervise all choirs for Sunday morning worship, special worship services and presentations throughout the year
  • Support the spiritual development of, and provide pastoral support to, music ministry volunteers as appropriate and communicate pastoral care needs with the pastor
  • Supervise volunteers who direct/lead children’s choirs and various choral and instrumental ensembles
  • Select materials and provide training opportunities for volunteers
  • Plan the music of the church with the Pastor on a regular basis
  • Post service music in online platform (Planning Center: Services) in a timely manner for weekly worship guide preparation
  • Coordinate calendars for all choirs and music groups
  • Communicate setup needs to Business Administrator in a timely manner
  • Participate on Worship Committee
  • Effectively communicate with the congregation regarding worship music related topics
  • Plan, budget, purchase and maintain music related materials and equipment
  • Expand and maintain choral music library and insure that copyright laws are observed, including reporting congregational song usage to One License and CCLI
  • Maintain building security before and after practices and programs
  • Maintain Ministry Safe policies at all times

How to Apply

Email a resumé to Rev. Geoffrey Moore at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-279-3112


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