Director of Music Ministries

Director of Music Ministries


First United Methodist Church of Salem, Oregon is seeking a creative and experienced individual to fill the Director of Music Ministries, a full time, year-round position. The proposed salary is $32,000/year. The Director is responsible for the leadership of the entire music ministry, in collaboration with the pastor and the worship team chairs. First United Methodist Church is in downtown Salem adjacent to the state capitol and Willamette University. We are a welcoming, reconciling congregation that has a vibrant history and is among the oldest protestant congregations in Oregon. We offer two worship services each Sunday morning – one with a praise band, praise music and screen presentations in the MICAH Worship Center. The MICAH Worship Center includes a stage with built-in microphone and amplifier connections for the band. The second in the historic sanctuary that features wonderful acoustics, an Aeolian-Skinner organ, sister Steinway grand pianos, and five octaves of Malmark hand bells with three octaves of hand chimes. Dr. Jon Stuber is organist and choral accompanist. First United Methodist Church has a long tradition of fine music in worship. The ideal candidate for this position is welcoming and engages and provides leadership for all aspects of the church’s musical expressions through ministering to the music and spiritual needs of the congregation, musicians, and the Salem Community. For a complete job description, please send your request with a letter of interest to Kathy Pressler, email:

Contact: Kathy Pressler

Address: 600 State Street Salem 97301

Phone: 5033646709

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