Position: Music and Worship Coordinator
Church: Faith Lutheran Church, 335 Main Street South, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350
Contact Name: Pastor Scott Grorud
Phone: (320) 587-2093
Email: [email protected]
Position Title: Music and Worship Coordinator
Description: Faith Lutheran Church is strongly committed to confessional Lutheran theology and to creative ministry that meets the challenges of our day. A founding member of the Augustana District of LCMC, Faith shares its focus on Theology, Church and Mission.
Principal Duties are to use a blend of traditional and contemporary styles to enhance all musical aspects of worship by providing instrumental accompaniment, leadership, directing and administrative support to Faith Lutheran’s music ministry.
Candidates should possess good organizational, leadership, communication and people skills in addition to musical abilities. Candidates should be able to read music and play the piano, as well as guitar. Any additional musical gifts would be appreciated. Must be comfortable leading worship (large and small groups) with an inviting style that encourages others to participate.
Responsibilities include directing vocal and possibly bell choirs, selecting music for choirs and special services, administering the music ministry, encouraging and arranging for special music and leading singing/worship at various times, as needed.
- Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred
- Personal or professional experience in music leadership, accompaniment, and performance preferred.
- Commitment to Biblical authority and the Lutheran Confessions, along with the theological statement of the Augustana District of LCMC is essential.
Faith Lutheran Church has 2,034 members. Sunday services are at 8 a.m., with two simultaneous services at 10:10 a.m. The church was established in 1870. The church building was expanded in 2009, including a dedicated music rehearsal room.
Hutchinson is located approximately 60 miles west of the Minneapolis /St. Paul metropolitan area on Minnesota highways 7, 15 and 22. Current population is 14,200. Hutchinson has an excellent school system and offers a wide variety of services and amenities.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and references by mail or e-mail to Pastor Scott Grorud before November 20, 2013.