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Director of Music Ministries

Start: Position starts January 1, 2020

Champlin UMC, a progressive, inclusive congregation in the Northwest Metro, is seeking a director of music ministries for all ages.


  • Rehearse and conduct adult choir of 12-15 members during school year (September-first Sunday of June)
  • Plan and conduct weekly anthems and special music in coordination with pastor and accompanist
  • Participate in worship team meetings (3 to 4 times/year)
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings
  • Attend occasional leadership meetings per request of pastor (visioning retreat, occasional Leadership Council meetings)
  • Lead Refuel band rehearsals (once monthly contemporary service during the school year)
  • Recruit additional music leadership (choir members, instrumentalists, community partners)
  • Support soloists and small groups (vocal or instrumental) as needed in coordination with accompanist
  • Lead music rehearsal portion of Chums (Children’s Christmas musical) in conjunction with director/choreographer (October-early December) and/or other Wednesday night children’s music ministry
  • Potential for leading additional small group musical opportunities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or equivalent experience conducting choirs. 
  • Commitment to inclusive United Methodist theology and practice including usage of inclusive language.
  • Minimum three years of work experience with children, youth, and adults required.


Salary commensurate with experience

Application Info:
Please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to:

Rev. Max Richter
Champlin UMC
921 Downs Road
Champlin, MN 55316

November 30 or until filled

Position Type:
Part-Time, Year Round Average 10-12 hours/week

 Contact: Rev. Max Richter

 Address: 921 Downs Rd., Champlin, MN 55316

 Phone: 612-437-5633

 Email: moc.liamg@cmunilpmahcxamrotsap


Start Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Champlin UMC
Job Type: 
Job Category: 
Music Ministry
United Methodist Church (UMC)