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Worship Director/Minister of Music

Bethany Baptist Church of Christ
1225 Elmwood Avenue
Evanston, IL.  60202
(847) 864-6689

We are seeking a passionate Worship Director/Minister of Music with a love for developing vibrant, joyful worship experiences that are rooted in the Christian faith, edify God, enhance worship, and inspire our Senior and Junior Choirs.  Proficient piano/Keyboarding skills, as well as, ability to teach vocals are a must.  Responsibilities include:  Leading the Sunday morning worship, praise, and devotion service in collaboration with the Senior Pastor, Choir Director, Youth Ministry, and Worship Committee, in planning and development.  Interested applicants must be,

  • Christian, born again believer
  • Expertise in playing organ and piano
  • A minimum of  3-5 years of experience as a paid church musician or currently enrolled in a music degree program
  • Submit a minimum of  three (3) references no older than 3 years old
  • Mature, interpersonal/communication skills, Christian attitude, and ability to effectively lead and work with others
  • Must know various genres of music
  • Must be able to play gospel hymnals/range of music
  • Must be available on Sunday, 11:00 to approximately 2:00
  • Expected to consistently tithe/give offering
  • Expected to accompany Pastor on some speaking engagements when choir is requested
  • Expected to plan/coordinate annual musical program
  • Expected to render music for occasional ministry group, or other special worship services
  • Expected to meet with Pastor, Ministry liaison, BBCOC leadership team, Choir president, upon request
  • Expected to dress in appropriate worship attire

Standard weekly schedule – Approximately five (5) hours, 80% of the year unless special ministry or church program

Time Commitment:  Sunday morning worship service, 11:00 to approximately 2:00.  Tuesday evening choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; some occasional afternoon missionary/ministry group services, holiday, Holy Week, and Special Services.  A one (1) year base commitment.

Pay:  Weekly rate, and we are willing to work with education institutions to meet internship/ordination requirements

Interest should be submitted to (email address) no later than October 7, 2019.

Bethany Baptist Church of Christ
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Music Ministry
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