The First Church of Christ in Mansfield (Congregational) United Church of Christ is seeking a part-time Choir Director (approx. 8 hours per week, September through June.) Position requires conducting weekly rehearsals and participation in worship. Degree in sacred music, general music, music education or a related field is preferable, but not required. History of successful choral and ensemble leadership is necessary. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of various types of church music and how to use them effectively in a worship service. Successful candidate will be able to work well in a team environment and possess good interpersonal and communication skills. Should articulate a vision for expanding the music ministry beyond the current adult choir and occasional soloists. Should be able to recruit, coach and motivate people with varying levels of musical experience. Strong organizational skills, leadership ability and enthusiasm are extremely important.
Our congregation is Open and Affirming, a Just Peace Congregation and a Green Church. We welcome and celebrate diversity and the inclusion of all of God’s children. We follow a reformed and progressive theology in line with the United Church of Christ. The Choir Director will join a paid staff consisting of Pastor, Organist and Office Administer as well as a volunteer Worship Circle Coordinator. See more about us and view the full position description at www.myFCC.info.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to FirstChurchMansfield@snet.net. We will accept applications until the position is filled, however, applying before June 1 will afford you the best opportunity to be considered.
Contact: Joseph Blotz
Address: 549 Storrs Rd POBoxx 36 Mansfield CT 06250
Phone: (860) 423-9008