Bethany United Methodist Church

Learning to love as Jesus loves and sharing our faith with others

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Learning to love as Jesus loves and sharing our faith with others

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Learning to love as Jesus loves and sharing our faith with others

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Learning to love as Jesus loves and sharing our faith with others

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Position available

MINISTER OF MUSIC/ORGANIST Bethany United Methodist Church2809 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27705, 919-477-6659.

3-manual, Rodgers Digital organ, model 905 [1996] with R-300 Digital Sequencer. Additional instruments: Piano in Sanctuary, Grand piano in Fellowship Center, 5 Octaves Malmark Handbells, 3.5 Octaves Malmark Handchimes. 1 Service: 10:50AM [until 12:00 noon] [currently meeting on Zoom]. Extra Seasonal Responsibilities include: Advent; Christmas Eve; Ash Wednesday, Lent; Holy Week. Adult Chancel Choir [9]: Wed 6:30-7:45 PM and Sun 10:30 AM [currently by Zoom]; no rehearsals in July. Small Choir sings a large variety of good music with all 4 parts represented and all good readers. Handbell program under separate director: Wed 8:00-9:00 PM [no summer rehearsals]. Handbells ring approximately once per month. Weddings and Funerals: Per church policy, first right of refusal with additional Honorarium paid by the family [if you are available]. Other responsibilities include: Worship Committee once per Quarter; church council monthly, regular Pastoral communication.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Working with the Pastor and church staff in the planning of music for all church services; Playing the organ and directing the choir for one service each Sunday; In coordination with the Pastor and Worship Committee, coordinating and supervising the scheduling of all music and worship arts taking place at the church; Providing music for extra seasonal services listed above; Scheduling, coordinating and conducting weekly adult choir rehearsals; Maintenance of the church music library, robes, church organ, pianos, handbells, handchimes, keyboards, and other music equipment; Promoting music related to district, conference and community events, and assisting in these events when asked; Preparing and managing the selection and ordering of music and supplies in accordance with the Music budget;  Coordinating and securing musicians for supply coverage; Commitment to involving and developing participants in the Music Ministry; Supporting and coordinating with the Handbell director. The position serves under the direction of the Pastor.

The successful candidate will hold a college degree in Music: BA, BM; and will demonstrate: a broad range of music; competence in playing and directing the choir; a working knowledge of handbells and handbell music; and leadership and relational skills.

SALARY: $20,000-24,000 negotiable commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS: 4 weeks paid vacation [or sick leave]

CONTACT: Mail resume to Bethany United Methodist Church, 2903 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27705. ATTN Search Committee, or email to bethanyumc1@gmail.com. Letters of recommendation welcomed.  Questions may be addressed to Ms. Pat Crispell at pcrispell827@gmail.com.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15, 2021

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1st, 2021