Church Music Positions

Music Minister

Date: September 17, 2020

Compensation: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Job Type: Part-time (15-20 hours per week)

Benefits: no health, dental or vision benefits provided

Job Description:

Music Minister, Part-time

The Church: Oak Lawn United Methodist Church is a Reconciling Congregation: Loving, Compassionate, and Inclusive. We welcome people of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, economic circumstances, sexual orientations and gender identities into the life and leadership of our church. We commit to advocating for justice and full inclusion of all people in our congregation and in the community we serve. We seek to be a hub of transformative Christian community that is inclusive, expansive, and entrepreneurial.

We are a congregation of 80-100 worshipers looking for the right person to help us grow the body of Christ through our music ministry.

The Position: This position reports directly to the Pastor or Worship Arts and Connections. We are looking for Music Minister who is proficient in Organ and Piano with strong communication and leadership skills.


  • Engage OLUMC’s Choir for participation in digital services and ministry opportunities
  • Manage administration and technology related to musical components of digital services
  • Contact and obtain any necessary contract musicians for special occasions
  • Communicate effectively with volunteers, staff, and congregation of OLUMC regarding opportunities for involvement in music ministry
  • Provide effective and empathetic pastoral care to choir and congregation members
  • Recruit and develop congregants with musical abilities by providing avenues through which they can use their talents in worship
  • Assist with worship planning, worship leadership and discipleship opportunities as part of the ministry team
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as requested by Senior Pastor and/or Pastor of Worship Arts and Connection, including weddings and funerals, and additional worship services outside of Sunday Mornings
  • Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Music, including Choral Conducting, Master of Sacred Music, a plus
    • Understanding of the tenets and theology of The United Methodist Church, as well as support for and adherence to the beliefs and practices of Oak Lawn United Methodist Church
    • Ability to pastor and motivate volunteers through the gift of music
    • Read music and be able to direct and coach vocalists and musicians
    • Partner with congregation and clergy on responses to current events and social issues as related to faith
    • Strong technological skills utilizing most current platforms and options
    • Ability to comply with schedule which will include weekday office hours and several hours on Sunday

    Preferred Skills:

    • Working knowledge of editing/recording platforms such as iMovie and Adobe Premiere
    • Working knowledge of Copy Right laws pertaining to CCLI and One License
      • Bilingual, Spanish/English

      The Location: Dallas Texas

      Why Should You Apply?

      • Could be a great opportunity for a Christian music professional to supplement their income
      • Great training ground for gifted young developing musician
      • Put your faith into action

      How You Apply? Email ALL the below information to

      • Resume
      • Cover letter answering the following question: How do you feel your gifts, talents and work experience will meet the needs of this position?
      • Provide links or files that provide examples of choir, performance on instruments (piano and organ highly encouraged) or digital services

Contact Information:


Applicant Contact: Pastor Lisa Perkins


Youth Choir Accompanist

Date: August 11, 2020

Melissa UMC is looking for a part-time accompanist for our Youth Choir. We rehearse on Sunday afternoons and lead worship on Sunday mornings several times a month. We are still worshipping virtually with plans to go in-person when we are able to do so safely. We also go on a summer Choir Tour each year which is a requirement for this position. We have plans for resuming rehearsals on August 23rd with COVID restrictions in place to ensure safety for our youth and volunteers, but are happy to address any concerns you may have.

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Choral Director

Date: June 11, 2020

First United Methodist Church in Quitman, Texas seeking a Choral Director for the Chancel choir. The Director leads our Chancel choir and congregation in traditional/blended services. The job requires attendance of choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings and Sunday Services as well as special services during the church year. Would prefer someone with strong background in music performance and direction.

Contact Information:

Please submit resume to: Any questions, call the church office at 903-763-4127.


Director of Music (part-time)

Date: May 6, 2020

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Sherman, TX, is seeking a part-time Director of Music, approximately 10-15 hours per week. This is a salaried position. Person is expected to attend staff meetings as well as worship planning on Wednesdays. Choir practice is from 7:00-8:00 pm Wednesday. We have one church service at 10:50 am Sunday. Please request a job description or submit a resume to

Contact Information:


Applicant Contact: Pastor Lisa Perkins