Serving Opportunity

Minister of Music

Contact: Mary Bruce
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Tabernacle Baptist Church of Dayton, OH is seeking a Minister of Music. Our Mission: “We are God’s children, reaching out to all people and equipping them to live more abundantly in Jesus Christ.” The Minister of Music is responsible for the music life of the church. This includes: leadership/conducting of choirs (Mass Choir, Male Chorus, and Children’s Choir), training inspirational voices and coordinating instrumental music. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: • Plan and implement appropriate music for Sunday Worship Services and other special church events, as required; • Recruit, train, and rehearse with choir members and/or musicians (e.g., weekly choir rehearsals, recurring musicians’ meetings, etc.); • Lead choir and congregation in worship music. Insure organist or pianist is available at funerals and other services; • Ability to teach and conduct choir in performance of diverse styles of music; • Prepare and participate in music for special services, i.e., Revivals, Christmas Program, New Year’s Eve, etc; • Develop and maintain positive relationships with choir member, musicians and ministries of the church and community; • Submit annual Music Ministry budget to the TBC Budget Committee; • Adhere to applicable copyright laws regarding the use, application, distribution of music and/or lyrics; • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS: • Believe in the inerrant Word of God; • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in music, or a combination of education and experience commensurate with a four-year degree; • Minimum of five years of musical direction experience in a church environment; • Experience and demonstrated proficiency in performances with organ and piano and able to read music; • Demonstrate a deeply committed and spiritual conviction to Christian faith and integrity; • Appreciation of music as part of worship, and sensitivity to the worship needs of the congregation; • Must pass criminal and sexual misconduct background checks; SEND RESUME (and CD/DVD if available) TO: The Tabernacle Baptist Church, ATTN: Mary Bruce, 380 So. Broadway, Dayton, OH 45402-8212 Resumes should include the names, addresses and telephone numbers of 3-5 references.

Time Commitment: On a weekly basis as required to meet responsibilities.

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REV. Tokunbo Adelekan, Ph.D., Senior Pastor

& First Lady Tahira Adelekan, M.D.



380 South Broadway Street

Dayton, Ohio 45402

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