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Director of Music

St. Luke’s UMC

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Essexville, Michigan is searching for a new Director of Music who will be responsible for all facets of our music ministry: playing organ and/or piano, directing vocal choirs, and coordinating hand bell choir for Sunday worship and special services. The DOM is responsible for selecting music, rehearsal, and participating in worship planning. Please contact the church for a complete job description; (989) 893-8031, office@stlukesumcmi.org. Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail to: St. Luke’s UMC, 206 Scheurmann Street, Essexville, MI  48732.


Youth Director

Frankenmuth United Methodist Church
6th – 12th grades

Hours–  “Half-time” or 20 hours a week.  This includes leading a small group (Sunday School) and attending worship on Sundays, some kind of midweek contact with students, and a weekly staff meeting with Pastor alone or with the ministry team for prayer, support and scheduling.

Salary package– Discuss in person- salary, benefits, housing, vacation.

Resources– Office space, a gym, two large classrooms designated for youth, access to the whole building for larger events.  Mission trips and Bay Shore Camp opportunities.  Service opportunities with our denominational district churches.  Many opportunities for students to lead and to be known and loved in a small-town church.  Some members have resources (swimming pool, fishing pond) that would also be useful for off-site activities.

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Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry

Salem United Methodist Church  Pigeon, MI 48755 

This is a “at will” salaried, full or part-time position.  Salary is negotiable.

Applicants may obtain a copy of the job description at the church office – 23 Mabel Street – Pigeon, MI 48755, phone # 989-453-2552.  Download job description >>>

The position is also available at the Salem Church’s Facebook page.  Please go to:  Salem United Methodist Church Pigeon, MI

Application via submittal of vita or resume and three professional references should be submitted to Salem UMC “DYCM Position” by May 14, 2018 at P O Box 438 – Pigeon, MI 48755


Sanford United Methodist Church Choir Director

Do you like directing an adult church choir? Sanford United Methodist Church is looking for you!
We have a 10:30 am worship service on Sunday mornings and our choir needs a part time choir
director. This is a 4-5 hour per week position with salary appropriate to your experience. Choir
practice is every Wednesday from 6-7 pm and we sing twice a month in worship.
We are looking for a choir director who reads music, who can choose appropriate music,
organize, teach and direct the choir during rehearsals and as we sing in worship. If you play an
instrument, that is a bonus!
Please send your resume to Sanford United Methodist Church, 2560 N. West River Road,
Sanford, MI 48657 or email it to secretary@sanfordumc.org . You can learn more about our
church at our website, sanfordumc.org or join us for worship any Sunday.


Director of Youth Ministry

Caro UMC

Caro United Methodist Church in Caro, MI will hire a director of youth ministries to lead and grow our middle-high school youth program, to begin as soon as a qualified person is identified. The youth minister will work in cooperation with the pastor and lay leadership to develop a multi-faceted program of discipleship, outreach, and fun. Training in youth ministry (degree preferred) or a related field is required. 10-15 hours per week, with the possibility of greater responsibilities as the program grows. Compensation will be $8000-$10,000/year, depending on training and experience.

For a complete job description or to apply, please contact the pastor:

Rev. Dr. Tony Tomasino
email: pastor@caroumc.org
phone: (989) 673-2246

Director of Music Ministry

  • Midland First United Methodist Church

    Job Type: Full Time
    Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience
    Job Description:
    The ideal candidate would have the skills and experience to:
     Lead and oversee the music ministry area as a whole—fostering the vision, direction, and impact of our vibrant music ministry.
     Oversee and guide other music staff.
     Seek out and select songs and hymns appropriate for the weekly worship services and assist in planning worship order and non-musical elements, in conjunction with the pastors.
     Communicate worship needs to the sound and video teams.
     Manage the music ministry budget and oversee the maintenance and repairs of our pianos and pipe organ.
     Serve as organist to play hymns, prelude, postlude, offertory, communion and other music (on piano or organ as appropriate) for the weekly Traditional Service.
     Accompany the Chancel Choir weekly rehearsals (September – May) and accompany them in worship on piano or organ as appropriate.
     Direct our advanced adult hand bell choir, which plays monthly in worship, September – May, and recruit new members as appropriate.
     Lead our weekly contemporary service (with keyboard or guitar and vocally as able), and recruit and groom other worship leaders and praise band musicians.
     Be familiar with technology often used in worship including PlanningCenter, PraiseCharts, CCLI Songselect, and MediaShout.
     Communicate with and distribute music (hard copies, PDFs, etc.) to the praise band, bell choir, or any other musicians involved in services in a timely manner as needed.
     Rehearse with special soloists or other ensembles at agreed upon times.
    Depending on the unique talents and interests of a candidate, this position may be separated into two (multiple) part time positions.
    Applicants can send their resume with cover letter to:
    Music Ministry Search Committee
    C/O Noel Contardi,
    First United Methodist Church
    315 W. Larkin Street
    Midland, MI 48640
    Email ncontardi@fumcmid.org
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