Director of Music Ministry at Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Wilmington, Delaware



POSITION:                   Director of Music Ministry


LOCATION:                   Aldersgate United Methodist Church


WORK YEAR:                 Part time position, 12 months, exempt


SALARY RANGE:            Competitive, Based on experience


REPORTS TO:                 Senior Pastor


SAFE SANCTUARY:        Abides by UMC Safe Sanctuary Policy


The Director of Music is responsible for the development, supervision, and implementation of all music ministries at Aldersgate, including children, youth, and adult music, and encompassing vocal and instrumental music in traditional and contemporary styles. The Director supports Aldersgate’s purpose “to be a significant place where disciples are made”, as well as “to focus on Christ-centered music, fellowship, friendship, and most importantly, the sharing of the gospel of Christ through music in song, worship, and special events” (from Music Ministry at Aldersgate UMC Mission Statement).





Recruit, train, schedule, and provide spiritual leadership to all music related ministry teams


Serve as staff liaison to Worship Committee, working in conjunction with Committee Chairperson


Procure and maintain equipment needed for contemporary and traditional music performance, and collaborate with the audio/visual coordinator


Coordinate the set up and take down of all music ensembles, including wires, microphones, stands, risers, bell tables, and instruments


Collaborate with Gather Team to purchase music required for contemporary and traditional music performance, including regular review of latest pieces for possible inclusion in the contemporary service


Collaborate with the Senior Pastor and the worship design team in planning and developing the contemporary and traditional worship services


Submit weekly service information into worship planning software by the weekly deadline

Oversee the rehearsal and implementation of music for traditional and contemporary style worship services

Direct Chancel Choir, including rehearsals and worship services

Oversee volunteer coordinators of music library and choir robes

Provide worship and musical leadership for Contemporary worship band

Direct Handbell Choir in rehearsals and worship

Oversee and develop volunteer directors of all current and emerging music ministries

Collaborate with the Organist

Attend weekly staff meetings



Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music and/or demonstrated skill in field

Evidence of a personal relationship with God, as well as mature faith

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of all ages and backgrounds

Demonstrated organizational skills and willingness to work as part of a team

Demonstrated passion and joy for music and the worship of God

Dedication to bringing a diverse and inclusive approach to the Music MInistry, incorporating musical elements from various genres and time periods


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Aldersgate United Methodist Church
568 Ryders Lane
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816


Kevin Brennfleck

[email protected]


Wilmington, Delaware
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Church Ministry