Music Ministry Search

MUSIC DIRECTOR

Full Time (40 hours/week)
Want to be part of a vibrant church that approaches worshiping God with reverence, joy, and imagination?  Severna Park United Methodist Church a 1,400 member congregation in Severna Park, MD is looking for a talented musician with a committed faith and a creative team player who can help cultivate and draw out excellence in unpaid musicians while making it fun and building Christian community.

The Director of Music will rehearse, direct and conduct an adult choir, worship bands and provide leadership and oversight to a handbell choir, children’s choirs, volunteer soloists and instrumentalists.  The Director of Music will also work closely with the clergy and organist to create special worship services and events and broaden the repertoire of our existing program.  Formal training and conducting skills required along with strong lead-voice skills with our worship teams. Comfort and confidence interfacing with the Audio Tech Team along with administrative skills are also needed.

We are open to this position being filled by one full-time staff member or potentially splitting roles between contemporary and traditional worship to create two or more positions (see below).

Salary 60K-80K; health insurance provided.

Passionate and hope-filled candidates who wish to join our staff team may email a cover letter, pertinent video links and resume to MusicSearch@severnaparkumc.org.

CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP LEADER

Part-time (10-20 hours/week)

Want to be part of a vibrant church that approaches worshiping God with reverence, joy, and imagination? Severna Park United Methodist Church in Severna Park, MD is looking for a talented musician with a committed faith, a creative team player and someone who can help cultivate and draw out excellence in unpaid musicians while making it fun and building community.

Our new Contemporary Worship Leader will collaborate with our pastors, multiple worship bands and church staff to help create contemporary worship experiences that engage, transform, and challenge our faith community. 

The Contemporary Worship Leader will be responsible for a weeknight rehearsal, lead our Worship Teams during our contemporary worship service each Sunday morning and also help to create special worship services and events.  We are seeking someone who has a passion for contemporary music, a knowledge of current worship songs, strong lead-voice presence and the ability proactively lead guitars/drums/keys and vocalists. Comfort and confidence interfacing with Audio Tech Team.

Passionate and hope-filled candidates who wish to join our staff team may email a cover letter, pertinent video links and resume to MusicSearch@severnaparkumc.org.

CHOIR DIRECTOR

Part-time (10-20 hours/week)

Want to be part of a vibrant church that approaches worshiping God with reverence, joy, and imagination?  Severna Park United Methodist Church in Severna Park, MD is looking for a talented musician with a committed faith and a creative team player who can help cultivate and draw out excellence in unpaid musicians while making it fun and building community.

Our new Choir Director will collaborate with our pastors, organist and church staff to help create traditional worship experiences that engage, transform, and challenge our faith community. From time to time, the choir will also collaborate with our more contemporary worship teams on special pieces of music. Formal training and conducting experience required.

The Choir Director will rehearse, direct and conduct an adult choir, support a handbell choir and actively engage with children’s choirs.  The Choir Director will also work closely with the clergy and our organist to create special worship services and events and broaden the repertoire of our existing program.  

Passionate and hope-filled candidates who wish to join our staff team may email a cover letter, pertinent video links and resume to MusicSearch@severnaparkumc.org.