Director of Fine Arts

Westwood United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, MI is looking for a Director of Music Ministries. The director has primary responsibility for the planning and development of the fine arts ministry of the church in collaboration with the pastor and the worship ministry. This is a half-time ministry staff position (approx. 20 hours per week). The applicant must be able to provide leadership for music groups of all ages. Thoughtfulness is required to support the diversity of worship styles including a knowledge of traditional and contemporary worship. The applicant should have experience directing choral ensembles, since directing the adult choir is a primary responsibility of this position. The applicant should also be willing to learn the skills necessary to support the adult handbell ensemble and the contemporary praise band. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the organist/accompanist and scheduling fine arts offerings for worship services. Send applications to or by mail to Westwood UMC at 538 Nichols Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006