Batavia First United Methodist Church is seeking candidates to fill the position of Director of Music Ministry (8 h ours weekly) leads choir, bell choir and oversees music ministry – blend of both traditional and contemporary music. Candidates must have an interest in helping people grow in Christian faith, excellent communication skills and experience in the field of music. Submit resume by e-mail: firstumc@rochester.rr.com or mail: Batavia First United Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia, NY 14020.

Primary Responsibility:
The Director of Music Ministry is considered one of the worship leaders of Batavia First U.M.C. This position entails overseeing and coordinating music ministry (a blend of both traditional and contemporary music) in ways which enhance worship and glorify God. The Director of Music Ministry serves as director of the Sanctuary Choir (adult choir) and Bell Choir. Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to, working closely with the pastor and other music ministry staff for Sunday morning worship and special services such as Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Christmas Eve, and others as agreed upon with the Pastor. The Director of Music Ministry is also responsible for working with directors of music from local churches to assist in coordinating ecumenical musical offerings for community worship services such as Thanksgiving. It is essential for the person holding this position to have strong Christian faith, an active prayer life and a mission to reach out to others with Christ’s love and mercy.

Salary: Starting salary – negotiable.