Music Director                     

Develop and lead the worship music ministry for St. Michael’s Church, in consultation with the rector and other clergy, that is consistent with Anglican theology.  Disciple the music teams (through theological reflection, prayer, and mentoring) grounded in St. Michael's Great Commission.  Potential supervisory position requiring oversight and direction of a Praise Band Leader and Assistant Organist planned for hire in 2024/2025.  Salary range: $70-$80K with benefits. 

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  1. Plan music under the authority of the rector.
  2. Provide music selections for Sunday services. 
  3. Hire staff singers and recruit volunteer choir members (adults and childrens).
  4. Rehearse choir(s).
  5. Actively disciple the teams.
  6. Continue to grow The St. Michael’s Brass, using volunteers when available. 
  7. Select arrangements for the brass/orchestral ensemble.
  8. Provide music for all services: Sing and play at 8am; Sing, play and lead the praise band at 9am; and, Sing, play, direct choir at 11am worship service.
  9. Assist in proofing service bulletins for Sunday services (before bulletin goes to print.)
  10. Plan, budget and play special services including SuperWednesday nights, Advent events, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving Day, concerts and funerals.
  11. Provide music for weddings (compensated additionally). 
  12. Coordinate with leaders of the Global Impact Celebration to assess their music needs for GIC.
  13. Provide music for the Day of Healing Prayer.
  14. Provide music for vestry monthly meetings.
  15. Recruit and coordinate Children’s Choir participation.
  16. Coordinate backup organist/pianist as needed in your absence. 
  17. Maintain Christ-centered conviviality and camaraderie with the parishioners.
  18. Understand and adhere to payroll protocols for paying musicians.
  19. Maintain protocols for copyrighted materials (CCLI, OneLicense.)
  20. Staff Representative to the Worship Task Force:
  • Attend all WTF meetings.
  • Assist the vestry lead and chair as needed.
  • Provide WTF updates during staff meetings.
  • Coordinate agenda items and staff requirements for funding requests. 

Other responsibilities: Annual music budget negotiation

  1. Oversight of instrument maintenance.
  2. Attend worship and staff meetings. 
  3. Attend worship rehearsals.
  4. Other duties as assigned by the rector. 


  • Dedicated, devoted disciple of Christ.
  • Strong, well organized with a heart to serve others. 
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Team player with teachable spirit.
  • Music professional with training and talent necessary to lead music programs. 
  • Skill as an organist and pianist

Desired Education:  Four Year College Degree in Music from an accredited College or University.

Please Contact The Rev. Randy Shirley, 843-469-4594, 



Saint Michael’s vision is to transform hearts through Jesus Christ.  Consistent with our vision is our priority to successfully communicate with church members and visitors. 

The church receptionist serves in direct support of the Director of Communications for this purpose to include:

  • the answering, screening and forwarding phone calls
  • greeting church members and visitors entering the church office building
  • sorting and distributing correspondence to the church staff.  

This is an “on-call” part time position with possible work hours Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm and Fridays from 8:30 to 12:30.  

Please send your resume to or contact Trish McGuinn, Director of Communications at or 843-723-0603 for more information.