The Woods UMC: Music Minister

Date Posted: 4/19/2022

The Woods UMC, Grand Prairie, TX

Job Description

Position: Director of Music Ministry

Classification: Part-Time / Non-Exempt

Schedule: 10-12 hours per week

Compensation: Salary is negotiable based upon prior experience


  • Lead the church’s choirs and all music ministries through performance of all types of music
  • Plan worship/event music, including hymn selections with approval from the Pastor
  • Attend all meetings required for worship planning, including, but not limited to worship committee and staff meetings
  • Hire guest musicians as needed, staying within the budgeted amounts provided by Finance Committee
  • Maintain the music library of the church and expand it as needed for new music opportunities
  • Work in concert with the audio/visual media personnel to provide quality sound output
  • Develop new possibilities for the music ministry to expand their service and role


  • Commitment to Christ and to music ministry.
  • Skill in choral and instrumental directing, including selections of music ranging from traditional, contemporary, gospel, and sacred music
  • Leadership in worship, including leading corporate music as well as selecting music that compliments the worship liturgical season and pastoral message
  • Demonstrated teamwork, working harmoniously with staff and church membership in order to make sure that worship music includes all congregation demographics.


  • Previous experience in a similar role with a religious organization
  • Degree or studies in music
  • Commitment to beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

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