Ministry Description:
Choir Director
Adopted 6/26/17


  1. Knowledge of music and choral music
  2. Degree in music preferred
  3. Prior church music and experience preferred
  4. Requires background check
  5. Committed to the mission of Emporia First United Methodist Church

Ministry Description:

  1. Provides musical leadership to the sanctuary choir and congregation in our worship service
  2. Selects music that is varied and artful
  3. Participates with other staff and volunteers to design services and select music that is offered in praise during worship services
  4. Relates musical selections to the selected scripture readings and worship themes
  5. Researches and plans weekly practices on a flexible schedule mid-August through mid-June
  6. Directs the sanctuary choir at weekly rehearsals and in worship on Sunday mornings and other special days
  7. Attends entire worship service when the choir performs
  8. Serves as spiritual leader to the choir
  9. Works collaboratively with the Music Ministry Coordinator
  10. Assists the Music Ministry Coordinator in partnering with the Emporia State University Music Department to recruit gifted musicians that will participate in the music ministry.
  11. Supports and fulfills the church mission along with the pastor and church ministry leaders