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Job TitleDirector of Music
OrganizationSt. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church
Contactwebservant@stlucaslcms.org
Address7100 Morganford Road
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri 63116
Phone314-351-2628
Emailwebservant@stlucaslcms.org
Position Overview-St. Lucas Lutheran Church St. Louis, MO Title: Director of Music Status: Part-time (approximately 19 hours per week)

St. Lucas is a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) congregation in south St. Louis, whose vision is to be a beacon of hope to our region with the life-giving message of Jesus Christ. St. Lucas has identified as a key priority that the worship experience, both traditional and contemporary, should be befitting of the worship of such a great God, while conveying the life-giving Word to those gathered. We seek a qualified Director of Music who shares this passion.

Scope: Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Director of Music will develop and implement a high-quality music program befitting of the worship of God that edifies both guests and members and develops and deploys the musical talents of the musicians serving St. Lucas.

Specific duties: Contemporary Worship:
· Lead the musicians and singers of the Praise team and provide encouragement and training, as needed. Promote an atmosphere of community where members experience personal and spiritual growth;
· Meet weekly with the Pastor for the purpose of selecting music and coordinating the planning of worship and music;
· Schedule and conduct weekly rehearsals in the church; and
· Work with love, energy and imagination in order to inspire congregational singing.

Traditional Worship:
· Develop and direct choir rehearsals during September – June. During the summer months, schedule individuals and small groups from within the congregation to provide special music when available;
· Schedule the choir to sing at least monthly during September – June and possibly include the contemporary worship service; and
· Recruit and schedule special music to further enhance the worship experience.

Related duties:
· Promote/educate the congregation on church music;
· Ability to recruit and manage volunteers;
· Ability to create an energetic spiritual experience which connects and inspires;
· Work with the media personnel on the audio and visual aspects of the worship services; and
· Work with Sunday School leaders and children on developing a Children’s choir.

Qualifications:
· B.S./B.A. in music related field is preferred;
· Minimum of one year experience in a church music leadership role with proven ability to effectively recruit, lead and develop teams and to develop and deploy other leaders;
· Familiar with the doctrine of the LCMS; and
· Competency in and appreciation of both traditional and contemporary Christian music.

Contact us for more information or apply by sending resume and cover letter to webservant@stlucaslcms.org or by calling the church office at 314-351-2628, 9 am to 12 noon, Monday through Friday. More information is available at www.stlucaslcms.org/musicdirector/ .

Expiration6/30/2018

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