First Baptist Church of Bristol, RI seeks gifted and experienced Music director with strengths toward the tracker organ, piano, and choral worship, who is also able to introduce and encourage more experiential genres of worship, including praise and creative takes on hymnody.
-Select music in accordance with the liturgical calendar, seasonal holidays, and preaching schedule under direction of the pastor and in coordination with the music committee. (appx. 1 hour per week)
-Lead the music sections of the Sunday morning service and not more than four additional holiday special services with use of Piano and Organ. (appx. 2 hours per week)
-Lead the choir practice. (appx. 1-2 hours per week)
-Lead the music committee toward developing a music ministry that both reflects the culture of the congregation and promotes an emphasis on worship experience. (1 report and planning meeting per quarter)
-Practice music selections for the Sunday service (appx. 2-3 hours per week)
-Coordinate with the trustee board and the pastor to ensure that maintenance of the organ, piano, and sound equipment is in good order. (appx. 0.5 hours per week)
-Answer questions and communicate with the music committed, pastor, and congregation. (appx. 0.5 hours per week)
-A committed believer in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who maintains a godly lifestyle and who actively maintains fellowship in a local church.
-Qualified organist and pianist
-Experience with choral music direction
Approximately 8 – 10 hours per week
$11,00 per Year with 4 weeks paid pro-rated vacation
First Baptist Church
Pastor Jake McGuire
250 High Street Bristol, RI 02809