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Minister of Music

Minister of Music

Company: Calvary Baptist Church
Contact Person: Victoria Drysdale
72 Main Street
Toronto, Ontario
Phone: 416-691-4721

Position Description

Primary Role: to creatively lead, oversee and grow the worship music ministry at Calvary Baptist Church.

Church Context: Calvary Baptist Church is a mid-sized congregation in East Toronto affiliated with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. Instruments include a Casavant organ, grand piano, SATB choir, and seasonal handbell choir. The congregation of ~ 100 people, with a Sunday attendance ~ 60, is culturally, socially and generationally diverse incorporating the best of the old and new musical expressions.


• Select music for the weekly blended-worship services

• Lead the congregation in hymns and contemporary music • Conduct mid-week choir practices (# of times monthly to be determined)

• Encourage and develop the musical gifts within our congregation

• Coordinate the scheduling of our various musicians (instrumentalists, praise team, choir, sound technicians)

• Oversee the tuning and maintenance of the organ and piano


• A vibrant Christian faith

• Instrumental skill (organ, piano, guitar, etc)

• Good relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading the congregation in worship

• Experience and proficiency leading/directing a variety of musicians including choirs, praise teams and instrumentalists

• Toronto area resident


• 12 to 14 hours weekly

• Permanent, part-time contract

• Dependant on education and experience

Posted: January 2, 2018 | Expires: April 2, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral - Music
Career ID: [ 4771 ]