Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities

Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities2019-01-30T16:30:22+00:00

Position Title: Organist/Accompanist

Congregation Name and City: Christ the King Lutheran Church, New Brighton

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:Christ the King Lutheran Church (New Brighton, MN) seeks an Organist/Accompanist to join a dynamic worship and music ministry. Worship at CtK is rooted in the Lutheran liturgical tradition and explores fresh ways, in word and song, to respond to God’s creative and redeeming work in the world. This position serves as primary accompanist to choirs that rehearse on Wednesday evenings during the school year, and works closely with the Director of Worship and Director of Music to provide creative and confident support of congregational song on Sunday mornings. We champion intergenerational lay leadership, and on any given Sunday you will find young and old serving together as assisting ministers, instrumentalists, ushers, communion assistants, and lectors. We are currently developing an annual concert series which will feature regional collegiate ensembles and renowned local musicians performing intermittently, alongside our well-established Christmas festival, youth musical, and Good Friday tenebrae service. Both our primary keyboard instruments, a Yamaha C3 grand piano and a 40-rank, 3-manual electropneumatic Holtkamp, have recently been refurbished and sound beautiful.

Position open until filled, start date is flexible.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Nate Crary, Director of Worship: nate@lifeatctk.org by Friday, February 1, 2019.
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Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 1

Contact Person: Nate Crary, nate@lifeatctk.org

Posted on 1/8/19

Position Title: Musician

Congregation Name and City: St. Paul’s, Minneapolis

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis is looking for a musician—either guitar or piano/keyboard to lead its worship services. The smaller English service has a mix of traditional and contemporary music, the large Spanish service uses a variety of Latin American musical styles. Spanish service is at noon, English service is at 10 am. On the last Sunday of the month, there is one bilingual service at 11 am. You do not have to have experience in a church in order to apply! Send resume or inquiries to stpaulscreate@gmail.com.

La Iglesia Luterana San Pablo en el barrio Phillips de Minneapolis busca un músico, ya sea guitarra o piano/teclado para dirigir sus servicios de adoración. El servicio en inglés más pequeño tiene una mezcla de música tradicional y contemporánea, el servicio en español más grande utiliza una variedad de estilos musicales latinoamericanos. El servicio en español es al mediodía, el servicio en inglés es a las 10 am. El último domingo del mes, hay un servicio bilingüe a las 11 am. ¡No necesitas experiencia en una iglesia, solo pasión! Envía tu currículum o preguntas a: stpaulscreate@gmail.com

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 14

Contact Person: Adela Torres, stpaulscreate@gmail.com, 612) 724-3862

Posted on 1/9/19

Position Title: Worship and Music Director

Congregation Name and City: Woodlake Lutheran Church, Richfield

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Woodlake Lutheran Church offers an opportunity to provide musical leadership and artistic talent to a congregation in Richfield, MN. The Worship and Music Director is responsible for directing musical groups, assisting in planning worship services, maintaining musical instruments, and managing the music budget. The position also includes the opportunity to engage with individuals from a variety of ages including children, youth and families.

Pay: Commensurate with experience

To Apply Please:
Submit your resume and cover letter.
Provide three references, one reference being from your most recent employment or ministry.
Please submit these materials to: Julia Skowronski, Office Administrator, jskowronski@woodlakechurch.org. If you have questions about this role, you may call the church office at 612-866-8449. Full Job Description >

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time (20 hrs/week)

Application Deadline: February 8

Contact Person: Julia Skowronski, jskowronski@woodlakechurch.org, (612) 866-8449

Posted on 1/30/19

Position Title: Director of Music

Congregation Name and City: Peace Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:Peace is looking for a part-time (15-20 hours per week), Director of Music. The Director of Music has the responsibility to provide overall direction and leadership for the music of the congregation. To ensure excellence in all musical aspects of worship so that Peace is providing an excellent atmosphere for members and visitors. To identify, develop and involve musicians within the congregation to enhance worship, promote personal growth and a sense of community among members. The Director of Music reports to the Senior Pastor and has responsibility for managing staff accompanist(s) and any contracted musicians hired to play in worship or at special events. Full Job Description >
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to lori_thomson@msn.com.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 16

Contact Person: Lori Thomson, LORI_THOMSON@MSN.COM, (952) 465-4168

Posted on 1/30/19