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Job TitleMusic Director
OrganizationSt. Lucas Lutheran Church
ContactCarol Miksad or Dennis Lee
Address7100 Morganford Road
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri 63116
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.

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:
1. 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;
2. Meet weekly with the Pastor for the purpose of selecting music and coordinating the planning of worship and music;
3. Schedule and conduct weekly rehearsals in the church; and
4. Work with love, energy and imagination in order to inspire congregational singing.
Traditional Worship:
1. 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;
2. Schedule the choir to sing at least monthly during September – June and possibly include the contemporary worship service; and
3. Recruit and schedule special music to further enhance the worship experience.

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

1. B.S./B.A. in music related field is preferred;
2. 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;
3. Familiar with the doctrine of the LCMS; and
4. 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 or by calling the church office at 314-351-2628, 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesday through Friday. More information is available at .


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