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CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LEADER

Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church is a small and welcoming congregation in the Cape St. Claire neighborhood of Annapolis, MD. This church plans to offer two worship services for all ages; one traditional and one contemporary and is seeking a music leader for the contemporary service. 


The ideal candidate would be creative, patient, organized, accepting, encouraging and demonstrates familiarity with contemporary Christian worship music.

The Contemporary Music Leader shall be responsible to the Session of the church through the Worship Committee and shall be supervised by the Pastor.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency in piano and/or keyboard and/or guitar
  • Comfortable with leading music in a religious setting
  • Willingness to comply with church regulations for health and safety (i.e. for Covid-19)

Preferred Qualification

  • A basic knowledge of audio visual equipment, editing software as well as platforms for virtual meetings and virtual services (i.e. Zoom)


Position Responsibilities

  • Accepts responsibility for overall contemporary music planning, preparation, practice and performance; schedules, rehearses and directs the Contemporary Worship team 
  • Joyfully and professionally leads and inspires the congregation in praising God through contemporary Christian music 
  • Strives (along with the Pastor and Director of Music) to make the music program an integral part of the services of worship by selecting appropriate music and continuing efforts to improve the quality of music in the life of the congregation and our services 
  • Prepares and maintains a rehearsal space suitable for band practice
  • Stays alert, along with others, for joint musical opportunities and worship experiences utilizing the talents of all groups within the church
  • Designs or assists, upon request, music programs in cooperation with other church groups or activities such as Sunday school, VBS or special programs 
  • Recruits and enlists singers and musicians through careful and purposeful selection and screening process while appropriately utilizing the talents and abilities within COA resources 
  • Performs duties in a professional manner to include providing weekly music to the church office by Tuesday of each week prior to Sunday services and by arriving early enough on Sunday mornings for set up and rehearsal with the band members
  • Develops a list of substitutes and holds responsibility for supplying substitutes when needed 
  • Ensures tracking of music performed, including any costs associated for all Contemporary Worship services; maintains contemporary music library as appropriate 
  • Maintains CCLI licenses; obeys all copyright laws 
  • Communicates regularly with Music Director and the Worship Committee as to music equipment, its care and budgetary needs 
  • Works regularly with the Technology Committee to enhance in-person and virtual service offerings
  • Acts as an ex-officio member of the Worship Committee and attends their meetings 
  • Complies with all church regulations related to health and safety (i.e. Covid-19)
  • Other tasks as needed


Schedule 

This position will require 6-10 hours per week year-round

  • September through May
  • Coverage of weekly worship services (approximately 3 hours on Sundays)
  • Weekly rehearsal with contemporary band and vocalists and preparation for rehearsal
  • Mid-June through mid-September
  • More flexible 
  • Alternating of music leadership for a single worship service


Salary Range:

approximately $900-1100 per month commensurate with experience and qualifications


To inquire, please send cover letter, resume and at least two references to jobs@christouranchorpc.org


Application materials will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis, as deemed appropriate.


CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LEADER

Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church is a small and welcoming congregation in the Cape St. Claire neighborhood of Annapolis, MD. This church plans to offer two worship services for all ages; one traditional and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 3, 2022
Compensation
USD $900 - USD $1,100
/ month
commensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefits

accrued vacation and sick leave

accrued vacation and sick leave

Location

On-site
1281 Green Holly Dr, Annapolis, MD 21409, USA

How to Apply

To inquire, please send cover letter, resume and at least two references to jobs@christouranchorpc.org

Application materials will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis, as deemed appropriate.

To inquire, please send cover letter, resume and at least two references to jobs@christouranchorpc.org

Application materials will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a…

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