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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES First Presbyterian Church, WIlson NC

Director of Music Opportunity

First Presbyterian Church of Wilson is seeking a Director of Music to begin work in summer or fall of 2020. This is a full-time position. The director will be responsible for providing a diverse, vital and multi-generational music ministry that encourages congregational involvement and supports congregational worship.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and develop appropriate, high quality and engaging music for two different worship services, one traditional and one informal.
  • Provide leadership for overall music ministry of church, including supervision of music for Vacation Bible School, Week Day School Chapel, hosted community concerts, etc.
  • Develop, direct and rehearse at least four church choirs (adult, children, youth, handbells).
  • Serve as church’s primary organists and pianist.
  • Make arrangements for music for weddings, funerals and other worship services (Christmas Eve, etc).
  • Maintain the church music library and instruments.
  • Serve as staff resource for Worship Committee.
  • Develop opportunities in a comprehensive music program for our congregation to share their musical gift sand minister to each other through music.

Job Requirements

  • Preferred Bachelor of Arts
  • Preferred experience inclusive of comprehensive church music programs
  • Preferred excellent organ and piano performance/accompany skills

Necessary Qualities of Candidate

  • Strong sense of call to lead and help members make music to glorify God
  • Deep knowledge of an accessible repertoire for all music abilities
  • Familiarity with Presbyterian worship order
  • Confident leader, willing to try new things
  • Competent teacher, able to draw the best from congregation
  • Effective communicator, with willingness to engage new modes of communication
  • Able organizer and efficient planner (at times years in advance)
  • Adaptable, willingness to be flexible
  • Warm presence who enjoys people and can share the joy of music as a way to express our faith

Additional Information

Interested individuals should submit resumes to fpc@firstpreswilson.com by March 1, 2020.

Children’s Ministry Director Opportunity

First Presbyterian Church of Wilson is seeking candidates for a part-time, Director of Children’s Ministries. The director will be responsible for developing and leading ministries for children, birth through 5th grade, connecting effectively with parents and working in concert with the overall ministry of the church.

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and organizing a ministry program for children that includes Sunday School, Sunday afternoon programs (“Kingdom Kids” [k-3rd] and “Club 45” ]4th and 5th grade]), Worship support (nursery and “Joy Worship”)
  • Planning and organizing special events and summer activities, including a spring Easter egg hunt, a fall harvest festival, a December “Advent Event” and a summer Vacation Bible School
  • Recruiting and preparing volunteers to assist in the leadership of these programs and events
  • Developing strong relationships with parents and effective communication of program activities
  • Seeking always to draw new members or visitors to the ministries, ensuring that there is warm welcome and easy entry points
  • Serve as staff resource for Christian Education Committee and work closely with church staff

Necessary Qualities of Candidate

  • Strong sense of call to nurture children in faith development
  • Familiarity with Presbyterian systems or a willingness to learn
  • Confident recruiter, in developing support for the ministry
  • Effective communicator
  • Able organizer and efficient planner
  • Adaptable, willingness to be flexible
  • Warm presence who engages visitors, children, parents in the spirit of Christ.

Additional Information

Interested individuals should submit resumes to fpc@firstpreswilson.com by March 1, 2020, noting “child ministry position” in subject line.