Choir Director (Part-time or Full-time) at Union Church
About the job
Union Church is a friendly, English-speaking and interdenominational church in Hong Kong with a vision to build a home in Christ to seek, love and serve God and our neighbours. We look back and embrace our calling as a missional church 175+ years ago, while reaching out today to a city in need of hope through faith in Jesus.
Hong Kong and Union Church are in an exciting season. We are preparing to move into larger, new premises on Kennedy Road on Hong Kong Island later in 2023. Possibilities abound - new ministries, expanding services to Hong Kong and the world, opportunities for all to pursue God-inspired passions for His Kingdom.
Union Church uniquely offers both traditional worship and contemporary worship services.
We are seeking a dynamic Choir director to join our talented staff team on a full-time or part-time basis. This is a new paid staff position that will build on the ministry created by a talented volunteer. The successful candidate will step into a vibrant community of 25 volunteer choristers and musicians, with the opportunity to further develop their talent. The new church building features a beautiful, light-filled 475-person Sanctuary and an intimate chapel for 100 as well as a larger Fellowship Hall, providing a variety of venues for worship services and musical performances. The Union Church Choir is very active during Easter and Christmas, with a variety of additional services added to our programmes.
Learn more about Union Church Hong Kong at www.unionchurchhk.org, and watch our 9:45am Traditional Worship services on our YouTube channel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cultivating a worship community of singers and instrumentalists and pastorally care for the team.
Recruiting, equipping, organising, building up and training the church choir and musicians within the church to serve the congregation.
Leading rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: (a) preparation for Sunday services and (b) cultivation of a Christ-centered community.
Building on our traditions, creating and designing different expressions of worship for the traditional worship services, including selecting weekly anthems.
Working alongside the AV/Production team and the strong volunteer base of choir members and musicians.
Leading, planning and producing special performances, services and events including music selection and other creative elements, such as Christmas Cantata, Easter Concert etc.
Launching a children’s choir
Working alongside the assistant worship director
Vibrant mature Christian faith
College or university degree in music, church music or related field of study, or comparable work experience,
Sound theological training,
Proven experience building and leading church choirs,
Proficiency with ProPresenter,
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines,
Passionate about Christian worship
HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply, with a covering letter and your CV, to [email protected] with “Choir Director” as the subject. We offer a competitive package to the right candidate which includes medical insurance, and relocation assistance where needed.
18/F, Dah Sing Financial Centre, 248 Queen's Rd E, Wan Chai
Hong Kong, International 000000