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Employment with Bethany United Methodist Church

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Director of Music and Worship

Full Time/Exempt

Bethany Church is a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled, Bible-based, congregation doing God’s work. Excellence in worship is a top priority for Bethany, and we are currently seeking a Director of Music and Worship. This position is responsible for developing diverse and innovative music ministries to enhance Bethany’s growth, staying abreast of current trends in all types of Christian music, and working with the pastors on an ongoing basis to provide ideas for enhancing the quality of worship and music at Bethany.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership & Planning
• Lead Worship advisory team to further enhance the worship experience at Bethany
• Plan music and worship elements for all worship services in consultation with the pastors.
• Recruit, coordinate, and develop musical performers including both staff and volunteer.
• Develop new opportunities for children and youth music ministries.
Musical
• Lead worship at all contemporary worship services.
• Transpose music for praise teams and orchestra.
• Direct brass and percussion performers at the traditional worship service.
• Direct the Chancel Choir.
• Provide seasonal worship opportunities such as productions of Christmas and Easter musical dramas, including directing an orchestra.
• Supervise branch campus worship leader in selecting music, rehearsing and leading worship.

Technology & Equipment
• Oversee the acquisition, leasing, maintenance and use of all church musical property–including organs, pianos, electronic keyboards, other musical instruments, amplification equipment and music stands.
• Oversee the acquisition, licensing, maintenance and use of all sheet music.
• Supervise the Technical Arts Associate in the creation of multimedia presentations.

Please send resume to Donna Long @ dlong@bethanyumchurch.com

Youth Director

Full Time/Exempt JOB TITLE: Youth Director, if ordained Youth Pastor

SCHEDULE: Full-Time (50 hour work week) / Exempt

REPORTS TO: Associate Pastor

JOB RESPONSIBILTY: To support Bethany Church’s mission to Love, Obey and Proclaim Jesus Christ. The position accomplishes this through a focus on leadership in youth ministry – bringing the Gospel to students within 5th through 12th grade and Discipling student believers.

JOB PURPOSE: To develop vision with the Lead Pastor for the youth ministry, consistent with plans for the overall church. Lead the ministry toward that vision progressively. It acts as part of a Discipleship Team for coordinated Christian education development throughout all demographics and life stages.

JOB DUTIES:

1. Organize and lead adult volunteers and peer staff members to carry out weekly Middle High and Senior High Discipleship and Fellowship programs, and Sunday morning education courses.
2. Conduct weekly Confirmation classes and support students’ progression toward Confirmation, each October through May.
3. Work within the Church’s overall Discipleship Team to execute cross-functional ministries, utilizing own skills, talents and Spiritual Gifts effectively in complement to other team members. This includes support of small group activity across all ages, event planning and execution, public relations & communications, volunteer recruitment, participation in goal setting and action planning, and other activity.
4. On each weekend participate either directly in the worship services or in education classes or a mixture of both.
5. Regularly work with adults in developing their student ministry leadership skills, as well as, leadership skills among the students themselves. Seek regular mentoring for own leadership skills.
6. Other duties and initiatives as requested by the Lead Pastor, and/or Ministry Leadership Team.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with leadership training and practice. Preferred – seminary training with degree.
2. Preferred – 4-6+ years active involvement in a Christian youth ministry, and 3-4+ years active leadership in a Christian youth ministry.
3. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
4. Effective written and oral communication.
5. Action-orientation and self-starter.
6. Ability to relate to a wide variety of personalities and styles, while maintaining a positive experience and “customer focus” for the other person.
7. Excellence in public speaking and group facilitation.
8. Knowledge of the Scriptures and ability to apply them in teaching and relational settings.
9. Good recruiter of unpaid servants through relational ministry.
10. Must approach ministry and others as a servant leader, and be a versatile team player.
11. Computer proficiency, with Microsoft Office experience

Please send resume to Donna Long @ dlong@bethanyumchurch.com

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