A. Primary Function of Position: To
rehearse the Sr. choir for their active participation and
leadership role in the scheduled Sunday worship services
and other services as required.
B. The choir director shall select all choral
anthems to be sung by the choir. Music should be
appropriate for use in the liturgical service and, if
possible, follow the theme or the lessons appointed for
the day. Music selections shall be made in consultation
with the Pastor whenever possible, and given to the
organist well in advance of their rehearsal and
performance by the choir.
C. Choir anthems shall be sung under the
direction of the choir director at worship services
weekly, unless other choirs, soloists or other
arrangements have been made. The choir director shall
also, upon request, arrange for choir member(s)
participation in other portions of the liturgy.
D. The director will be responsible for the
choir's appearance, sound and delivery.
E. Choirs shall rehearse weekly and at
additional times as identified by special needs, with
rehearsals conducted by the choir director.
F. Performance and celebration with special
choir selections or programs of music is encouraged from
time to time for the promotion of choral worship and the
general spiritual health of the congregation. Special
programs are normally presented seasonally and on Church
Music Sunday. Arrangements for special soloists,
accompanists or instrumentalist will be made by the choir
G. The choir director shall work with the
pastor and Worship Committee in programs for teaching the
music of the liturgy and hymns to the congregation at
H. The choir director shall purchase music and
music supplies for the choir program. All expenditures
shall be under the budgetary control of the Worship
I. The choir director shall perform the duties
of the position in a cordial and cooperative manner with
the Pastor, the Congregation Members and the choir.
J. The choir director shall give advice and
assistance whenever requested by the Pastor.
K. Choir director shall attend Worship
Committee meetings to facilitate communication and
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