First United Methodist Church of Olympia, Washington, a healthy, progressive congregation, is seeking to expand their music and arts ministries in the local church and larger community with the addition of a Director of Music and Arts.
The Director of Music and Arts is a full-time ministry position, coordinating an existing six person music team by working closely with the clergy appointed to First Olympia UMC. In addition to coordinating existing music ministries, the Director position will assist in the launch of at least two new worship venues in the coming year and help develop a sanctuary concert series and new ministries of spirituality and the arts in the congregation. The director will be the fifth member of a dynamic ministry team commuted to growing the faith community through joyful exploration of our progressive Christian traditions.
We are looking for a person with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or religion with musical emphasis, strong piano skills, experience in volunteer coordination, and strong communication skills. We are currently accepting applications.