Faith Lutheran Church is seeking a Director of Music and Worship. The principal responsibilities of the position are to give overall leadership and direction to the church's music ministry, direct vocal and bell ensembles, coordinate with other worship leaders to provide a blend of traditional and contemporary musical styles to enhance worship, provide instrumental accompaniment as needed, and work with other staff members to bring musical elements into a variety of church ministries..
Candidates should possess good organizational, leadership, communication and people skills in addition to musical ability. They should be able to read music and play the piano as well as guitar. Any additional musical gifts would be most welcome. They must be comfortable leading worship in large and small groups with an inviting style that will encourage others to participate.
Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred. Personal or professonal experience in church music ministry preferred, but not required. Commitment to Biblical authority and the Lutheran Confessions is essential.
Faith Lutheran has 2000+ members. Sunday services include one at 8 a.m. and two simultaneous services at 10:10 a.m. The church was established in 1870. The church building was exapnded in 2009, which included a dedicated music rehearsal room.
Hutchinson is located about 60 miles west of the Twin Cities on 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, rèsumè and references by mail or e-mail to Pastor Scott Grorud by June 22, 2018.