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Praise Band Leader

South Lyon First United Methodist Church seeks a Praise Band Leader, part-time (16-18 hrs/week, with potential for additional hours) to express the joy and passion of worship through music to people who desire a contemporary worship setting. The Praise Band Leader is responsible for providing and coordinating all music for the Ignite Service at 10:45 on Sunday mornings, working with church staff and musician volunteers to enhance excellence and increase participation in worship.

The position requires:

  • a strong knowledge of praise music
  • ability to adapt and arrange music for worship services
  • ability to support congregational singing with vocals and instrument(s)
  • ability to plan, manage and direct the praise band’s participation in worship
  • ability to direct rehearsals

The position is required at Sunday morning worship, midweek rehearsals, and some special events. A candidate must be a proficient instrumentalist. One year experience of leading or participating in a musical group is preferred.  Graduation from high school or equivalent and additional coursework in music theory and/or performance is desirable.

Send cover letter and resume to  by January 10, 2017.

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Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
South Lyon
South Lyon FUMC
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Job Category: 
Music Ministry
United Methodist Church (UMC)