Music Coordinator

Music Coordinator for Blessed Sacrament Church, Morton, IL (as of March 4, 2024)


  • Ability to select appropriate music for each liturgy and liturgical season, drawing from traditional and contemporary styles, choosing songs the congregation can readily sing
  • Proficiency in reading music; proficiency in piano/organ and/or guitar preferred
  • Practicing the Catholic faith as a member of our parish, or other Roman Catholic parish, creating opportunities for prayer, faith formation and evangelization when appropriate
  • Demonstrate an approachable style, building rapport with the Blessed Sacrament Church Community, helping to foster a culture where parishioners are encouraged and motivated to sing
  • VIRTUS training and background check


  • The Coordinator will responsibly and effectively plan, coordinate, and lead parish liturgical music with a vision for providing high quality music that encourages the full participation and engagement of our worshipers
  • Plan and lead, or oversee, liturgical music for Saturday 4:30pm, Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am, and 11:30am Masses; also the Friday morning Mass for the Blessed Sacrament School students and faculty as needed or necessary in conjunction with the school Music teacher
  • Provide music, accompanists and vocalists for weddings, funerals, and other special liturgies in the Church and Chapel, as needed or necessary
  • Select music from current hymnals, updating and developing worship aids when needed or necessary
  • Prepare and distribute copies of music as needed or necessary, and a Mass plan for musicians and vocalists; coordinate schedules for all participants
  • Plan and conduct/accompany adult choir rehearsal, men’s choir, and pre-Mass practice sessions as needed or necessary
  • Recruit, develop and direct vocalist and instrumentalist volunteers of all ages, motivating them to grow and continue serving
  • Participate and collaborate during weekly staff meetings, as well as periodic meetings with pastor
  • Report music usage following copyright and licensing requirements; maintain music equipment and workspace
  • Develop self and ministry participants periodically through in-person training workshops, online content, or other resources
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