Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities

Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities 2018-02-13T14:15:38+00:00

Position Title: Organist/Adult Choir Director/Children’s Music Leader/Handbell Choir Director/ Worship Band Leader

Congregation Name and City: Christ the King Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Christ the King Lutheran Church is an ELCA congregation that worships with communion at one Saturday evening and one Sunday morning service each week. We are striving to be a vibrant community of Christ, inviting and inspiring all God’s people to proclaim the Gospel, make disciples, and work for justice in our homes, our church, our neighborhood, and throughout the world. We are seeking persons of faith to lead our music programs who will encourage and facilitate participation in music for the good of our congregation and for the fulfillment of our mission.
We are seeking one or more persons to fill the positions of organist/accompanist, adult choir director, children’s music leader, handbell choir director, and worship band leader. Applicants may apply for one position only or for any combination of the positions. See below for job summaries for each position.

Please send the required information to Pastor Rory Philstrom by e-mail to rphilstrom@ctkb.org or by mail to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420. Full job description >

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: March 12, 2018

Contact Person: Rory Philstrom, rphilstrom@ctkb.org , (952) 881-8600

Posted on 2/13/18


Position Title: Interim Choir Director

Congregation Name and City: Peace Lutheran Church of Plymouth

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Peace Lutheran Church of Plymouth seeks a short-term choir director, February 28 – May 20. Responsibilities include Wednesday evening rehearsals (7:45 pm) and Sunday morning worship (9:00 am). For more information, contact Joni Sutton at: joni.sutton@icloud.com

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 24, 2018

Contact Person: Joni Sutton, joni.sutton@icloud.com, (763) 449-8901

Posted on 2/13/18


Position Title: Organist

Congregation Name and City: Word of Peace Lutheran Church, Rogers

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Organist needed to play a traditional service for a growing, vibrant and welcoming ELCA congregation in Rogers, Minnesota. Improvisational skills would be a bonus, but not a necessity.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Contact Person: Michael Sahlen, msahlen@wordofpeace.org, (763) 496-2412

Posted on 2/7/18


Position Title: Children’s Choir Accompanist

Congregation Name and City: St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Roseville

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Roseville, Minnesota, is hiring a part-time children’s choir accompanist. The responsibilities for this position include: accompanying the rehearsals and performances of the two children’s choirs (Wednesday evening rehearsals 6:30-8:15 pm from September through May; accompanying children in worship services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month during the program year); playing piano for the children’s Christmas pageant and spring musical; accompanying St. Mike’s Tykes (preschool Sunday School class) in worship 3-4 times a year; meeting with the Director of Children’s Music to coordinate music plans and work together to create a fun and productive environment for children’s and youth learning and singing.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, compensation, and hours, please contact Rev. Brad Froslee at brad@stmichaelselca.com or 651.631.1510

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Contact Person: Brad Froslee, brad@stmichaelselca.com, (651) 631-1510

Posted on 2/7/18


Position Title: Lead Musician

Congregation Name and City: Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 South Century Avenue, Maplewood

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Seeking a permanent part-time Lead Musician to accompany Sunday morning worship service (10am) and special services(Lent Advent, etc.) as well as choir and band. This person will also assist in planning music for services in cooperation with pastor. Requirements: Experience leading worship and accompanying groups; possesses performance level skills; plays with a spirited style; familiarity with Lutheran liturgy; aptitude for classical, folk, gospel and contemporary styles; piano skills required–organ skills encouraged. We are a small church with a big heart and we love our music!
Please send letter of introduction and resume as soon as possible to sherryjohnson12@gmail.com. Interviews/audidions planned for March.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Contact Person: Sherry Johnson, sherryjohnson12@gmail.com, (612) 805-7030

Posted on 2/7/18


Position Title: Organist

Congregation Name and City: Word of Peace Lutheran Church, Rogers

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Word of Peace Lutheran Church, a large and vibrant ELCA community in Rogers, Minnesota is seeking an organist to accompany traditional worship for Sunday services and weddings. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable with paying in a variety of styles. Someone who can improvise will be a plus, but not a necessity.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 19, 2018

Contact Person: Michael Sahlen, msahlen@wordofpeace.org, (763) 496-2412

Posted on 2/7/18