Worship & Music Director Sought for 2012 General Conference

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 29, 2009

Worship & Music Director Sought for 2012 General Conference

Nashville, Tenn.:The Commission on the General Conference is seeking a worship and music director for The United Methodist Church's 2012 General Conference. The deadline for applying is Feb. 1, 2010.

The top legislative body for the 11.5 million-member denomination will meet April 24 May 4, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. The worship and music director is responsible for the overall worship and music program management at General Conference and oversees liturgy and music throughout the assembly, including inviting choirs and worship groups from across the church to participate.

Those interested in applying may view the position description here.

Applications should include a brief resume and a short audition video highlighting music leadership abilities in a variety of settings. The position description provides technical requirements for the audition video. Application materials should be sent by February 1, 2010 to Rev. Alan J. Morrison, Business Manager of General Conference, P.O. Box 340029, Nashville, TN, 37203-0029.

The General Conference, which meets every four years, is a two-week assembly of 1,000 delegates from around the world who gather to set church policies and make pronouncements on social and moral issues of the day. General Conference is the only organization that speaks for The United Methodist Church.

Media Contact: Diane Degnan
(615) 742-5406 (office)
(615) 483-1765 (cell)
ddegnan@umcom.org

Commission on the General Conference
Contact: Rev. Alan J Morrison
(o) (615) 369-2350 (e) amorrison@gcfa.org

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