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Full-time Music Administrator, Director

at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston Metro Area

Director of Traditional Worship

Mission Statement: Helping one another live life with Jesus every day.

Description: The Director of Traditional Worship will have primary responsibility for developing, directing and overseeing liturgical and traditional services. The Director of Traditional Worship is expected to lead a professional and personal life that does not violate the teachings and beliefs of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod on matters of personal conduct so their daily life gives witness to a lifestyle that supports our Christian witness within our organization and to the world.

1. Model a lifestyle which is seeking to grow as a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ.
2. Plan, coordinate and direct liturgical and traditional worship and special services (funerals, concerts, etc.) which includes developing the worship order, liturgy, selecting hymns, special music.
3. Recruit and provide musical and spiritual leadership for liturgical and traditional choirs and instrumentalists.
4. Compose original compositions or create arrangements for worship services and/or special events for vocalists and/or instrumentalists.
5. Supervise and collaborate with staff organist.
6. Collaborate with Director of Contemporary Worship on blended worship services and/or special worship moments in traditional or contemporary services.
7. Collaborate as a member of the Worship Planning Team and participate in all team/staff meetings.
8. Supervise the directors of handbells, youth, and children’s choirs and/or personally direct ensembles.
9. Oversee the music library and choir folders.
10. Ensure instruments and equipment used in traditional settings are maintained and operational.
11. Act as substitute organist for weddings, funerals, and worship services when needed.
12. Other ministry assignments as mutually agreed upon.

This salary position is non-rostered, exempt, minimum 40 hours per week and reports directly to the Chief of Staff and Operations. The normal work week is Sunday through Thursday. Because of the nature of this ministry, flexibility in scheduling is required. Salary is commensurate with education, experience and accomplishments, and includes full benefits for employee. For further information, contact Beth Koerber, Chief of Staff and Operations at, or Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, Houston, TX 77058. Phone 281-333-4535.

Position: Music Administrator, Director
Position Focus: Church
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Contact Person: Beth Koerber
Street/Number: 18220 Upper Bay Rd
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77058

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