Employment Opportunities

Music Minister

Position Description

Reports to: Rector
Status: Part-Time Salaried (approx. 8 hrs.), Exempt

Summary:

The Music Minister is responsible for facilitating the musical worship of the congregation.

Responsibilities:

Weekly

  • Assist the Rector in selecting music for Sunday worship with attention to the lectionary readings and seasons of the church calendar. Music should mostly be chosen from the congregational repertoire.
  • Create lyric slides for all worship services.
  • Lead the musical worship on Sundays at both the 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM services.
  • Coordinate volunteer musicians and rehearse with them in preparation for Sunday worship.
  • Coordinate the tech team.

Monthly

  • Meet with the Rector to celebrate what is going well, discuss any challenges, and plan ahead for upcoming seasons of the Church year.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the church’s A/V equipment and musical instruments.
  • Lead the musical worship for the following feast and fast days: Ash Wednesday, Tenebrae, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, The Easter Vigil, Thanksgiving, and two services on Christmas Eve.
  • Assist the Rector in maintaining a congregational repertoire with a blend of hymns and contemporary Christian music.

Annually

Job Skills and Requirements

  • A strong Christian faith and character, and a passionate relationship with God.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Vision for leading music ministry more as a worshipper than as a performer.
  • Ability to sing and lead others in singing.
  • Ability to lead hymns and contemporary songs with a keyboard or piano. Skill with other musical instruments is a plus but not required.
  • Ability to coordinate and coach volunteers.
  • Be a self-starter, taking initiative, anticipating needs, and getting things done.
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude, not complaining or making excuses.
  • Demonstrate a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Be discreet with regard to confidential information.
  • Regular timely attendance during stated or negotiated hours.
  • Ability to communicate with staff and volunteers.

All employees at Good Samaritan Anglican Church must:

  • Be (or become) an active member of Good Samaritan Anglican Church.
  • Be committed to the Vision and Values of Good Samaritan Anglican Church.
  • Give assent to the Jerusalem Declaration (Good Samaritan’s statement of faith).
  • Abide by the policies of the Good Samaritan Staff Handbook.
  • Undergo a background check before employment and periodically thereafter in accordance with the Good Samaritan Staff Handbook.
  • Go through sexual misconduct prevention training before employment and every two years thereafter.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to the Rev. Canon Christopher M. Klukas, Rector.

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