Choir

Midhurst United Church welcomes applications to fill our Minister of Music vacancy commencing December 5, 2021.

As a community of faith, we come together to share love and support for our local and global neighbours. Individually we strive to understand God’s particular purpose for our lives. You are invited to join us in this community-building and exploration.

Position Synopsis:

The Minister of Music is responsible for assisting the church in planning, conducting, and evaluating the Music Ministry of the Church.

Music Competencies

The successful candidate will be:

  • An innovative leader who is passionate about a music program within a church setting
  • Have a minimum Grade 8 R.C.M. piano (Bachelor of Music is an asset but not mandatory)
  • Have congregational music leadership experience
  • Expertise and willingness to work with all levels of musical skills and abilities, to direct vocal performances and to train and develop the choir, ensembles, and soloists
  • Proficiency in a wide range of musical styles including Traditional, Contemporary, Spirituals/Gospel and inspirational secular music but with a focus on a mix of all styles.

Personal Qualities

Requirements:

  • Ability to organize and coordinate all aspects of the music program
  • Friendly and inclusive attitude with effective communication and leadership skills
  • Responsible, self-motivated, energetic and creative
  • Willingness to be flexible and progressive in response to the needs of the congregation
  • Committed to the church’s vision, leadership, and people
  • Ability to collaborate with worship team members and staff

Time Requirement:

  • Available for an average of 9 hours per week

We invite qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter to:

Midhurst United Church – office@midhurstunitedchurch.ca

Please include the subject heading Music Director Application.

Website: https://www.midhurstunitedchurch.ca/

Deadline for applications is November 5, 2021

Music is an important part of life at Midhurst United Church. Come join our choir for music, laughter and warm hearted people.  New choir members are always welcome. 

Twelve people enjoy a summer garden party around a swimming pool
Choir garden party before Covid

Please contact Terry Therien our Choir Leader by email to music@midhurstunitedchurch.ca

She would be happy to hear from you.

Seven people doing choir practice outside during Covid
Choir practice outside during Covid