Seeking a music director

We are currently seeking a Music Director. Please review the description below. Call the office at 562-7348 if you have questions, or would like to apply. 

Applicants will be directed to pick up an application from the church office and sign a release for a background check.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fully support the mission of LaFollette United Methodist Church - to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  • Plan and lead the CHANCEL CHOIR rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals are typically 1-hour (Sunday mornings and/or mid-week). Additionally, direct a Christmas and Easter Cantata or music program.
  • Plan and lead the BELL CHOIR rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals are typically mid-week for 1-hour. Performances are traditionally quarterly.
  • Plan and lead CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS  for Sunday worship in collaboration with the pastor; turn in selections to secretary for inclusion in the bulletin. In many ways, the music will set the tone for the worship service and guide the congregation into a receptive spirit of worship. The director will be asked to shepherd this process.
  • In collaboration with the pastor and choirs, determine the most effective ways to maintain participation, increase recruitment, and facilitate spiritual growth.
  • Oversee the proper storage of instruments, as well as, any needed maintenance, cleaning or tuning. Coordinate the purchase of music materials with the church office to ensure proper budget accounting. 


  • Compensation: $10,000 - $12,000 annually, depending on experience, training and education.
  • Less than part-time: approximately 8-10 hours per week.
  • Summers are flexible given vacation schedules, other activities, etc...
  • LUMC will provide any appropriate documentation for employees in a course of study related to music.
  • Annual review by the Staff Parish Relations Committee, Pastor and Employee.
  • Give fourtee
  • n (14) days' notice of intent to terminate employment.
  • There is a probationary period of 90 days.