Position Title: Director of Worship & Music

Congregation Name and City: Faith Lutheran Church, Coon Rapids

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Faith Lutheran invites applicants for our full-time Director of Worship and Music. We are seeking a person who can lead our congregation in a variety of settings and musical styles. We currently have four worship services, three on Sunday morning and one on Wednesday evening. Our desire is for a Director of Worship & Music who can oversee our traditional and contemporary services.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and Core Competencies for the position can be found in detail in the full job description.

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: August 15, 2017

Contact Person: Kevin Doely, pastorkevin@faithlutherancr.org, (763) 755-3530

Posted on 6/16/17


Position Title: Choral Director

Congregation Name and City: Celebration Lutheran Church, Sartell, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: To average 15 hours a month during the school year

REPORTS TO: Director of Music Ministries

GENERAL FUNCTION:
The Choir Director will be responsible for providing overall leadership for adult mixed choir and seasonal special choirs. He/she will collaborate with the Director of Music Ministries to set the goals.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
The position of Choir Director requires a strong music background. He/She must be proficient at the following: 1) piano or guitar. 2) conducting skills. 3) a knowledge of repertoire, resources and teaching methods. 4) a knowledge of Lutheran theology. Have personality traits necessary to minister to the personal needs of the congregation and staff, such as tact, flexibility, good communication skills and confidentiality. A good understanding of general office procedure is needed, as well as some knowledge of the internal operations of a church. A 4-year college music degree is preferred.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Director of Celebration Singers (Approx. 3 hours a week during school year)
§ Works with Director of Music to coordinate music that reflects the themes of the Liturgical Year and our Lutheran Theology.
§ Leads a weekly rehearsal (1 hour) that prepares the choir(s) for worship, assists in forming bonds of friendship and incorporates group prayer.
§ Communicates with Director of Worship and Music needed sheet music, musicians and instruments.
§ Leads choir in Sunday worship once a month September to May and additional services during Christmas and Holy Week.

Director of Men’s Choir / Women’s Choir
(Approx. 3 hours a week during special times of the year)
§ Works with Director of Worship and Music to coordinate music that reflects the themes of the Liturgical Year and our Lutheran Theology.
§ Leads a weekly rehearsal (1 hour) that prepares the choir(s) for worship, assists in forming bonds of friendship and incorporates group prayer.
§ Communicates with Director of Worship and Music needed sheet music, musicians and instruments.
§ Men’s Choir leads worship music at Good Friday Service and possibly a second time during the school year.
§ Women’s Choir leads worship music one Sunday in January.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: August 30, 2017

Contact Person: Jennifer Ambrosier , jambrosier@celebrationlutheranchurch.com, (320) 255-0488

Posted on 6/1/17


Position Title: Worship Leader

Congregation Name and City: Resurrection Lutheran, Woodbury

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: To work collaboratively with Resurrection ministries and members to develop inspiring worship experiences for Resurrection worship communities that lead people into a vibrant life of faith in Christ and more openly express the fruits of the Spirit (Gal 5) in their daily lives. To apply or for a full position description contact Pastor Paul Dean at pdean@resurrection-woodbury.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact Person: Paul Dean, pdean@resurrection-woodbury.org, (651) 730-1000

Posted on 5/12/17


Position Title: Organist and Choir Accompanist

Congregation Name and City: Brooklyn United Methodist, Brooklyn Center

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Primary Responsibilities: Perform organ and piano music for 9 a.m. Sunday service; accompany choirs, soloists, and instrumentalists as needed; perform organ and piano music for special services including, but not limited to, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter, Christmas Eve, and Thanksgiving; serve as rehearsal accompanist for Sanctuary Choir for regular and special performances; and prepare scores, organ and piano repertoire.

Secondary Responsibilities: Preview new music to be performed in worship; meet with Music Director on a regular basis; perform at funerals, weddings, and other special events as able, with additional fee to be determined; meet with Worship Committee at least twice a year;  responsible for the care and maintenance of the church organ and pianos; and other duties as assigned. Right applicant to adhere to the policies and procedures of the church as outlined in the employee handbook.

Education and Qualifications: BA in music, MA preferred; skilled in performing piano and organ music; experience working with choirs and other musicians as an accompanist; ability to work well groups; strong commitment to excellence in music performance; and a U.S. citizen. The hire must satisfactorily pass a background check

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: July 1, 2017

Contact Person: MJ Anderson, tcmusicandarts@gmail.com, (763) 561-1684

Posted on 5/12/17


Position Title: Worship Leader

Congregation Name and City: Resurrection Lutheran, Woodbury

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: To work collaboratively with Resurrection ministries and members to develop inspiring worship experiences for Resurrection worship communities that lead people into a vibrant life of faith in Christ and more openly express the fruits of the Spirit (Gal 5) in their daily lives. To apply or for a full position description contact Pastor Paul Dean at pdean@resurrection-woodbury.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact Person: Paul Dean, pdean@resurrection-woodbury.org, (651) 730-1000

Posted on 5/12/17


Position Title: Director of Contemporary Worship

Congregation Name and City: St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, Hastings

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Pastor Greg Geier at pastorgeier@splchastings.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: September 1, 2017

Contact Person: Greg Geier, pastorgeier@splchastings.org, (651) 437-6541

Posted on 4/7/17


Position Title: Organist/Accompanist

Congregation Name and City: Cross Lutheran Church, Maplewood

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Cross Lutheran Church (ELCA) seeks an Organist/Pianist to play for service every Sunday and all additional special services as requested. First right of refusal for Weddings and Funerals. The Organist will also accompany the Adult Choir on Wednesday evenings, September –May, as needed. Instruments include two upright sanctuary pianos, and a recently installed two manual, draw-knob style Rodgers organ. Salary is $10,500. Please send resume and cover letter to cross@pro-ns.net if interested. Contact the church at 651-777-1329 or cross@pro-ns.net with any questions.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: July 29, 2017

Contact Person: Robert Preuss, cross@pro-ns.net, (651) 777-1329

Posted on 5/31/17


Position Title: Organist/Accompanist

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

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: The primary role of the Organist/Accompanist at Christ the King is to support and encourage congregational song in worship on Sunday mornings. This position also includes providing organ and piano accompaniment for the Sanctuary Choir, for additional vocal and instrumental ensembles, and for soloists. Rehearsals with ensembles and soloists regularly happen on Wednesday evenings from September thru May, and additional playing opportunities for funerals and weddings are contracted throughout the year. Email Nate Crary, Director of Worship and Music, to apply: nate@lifeatctk.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: June 16, 2017

Contact Person: Nate Crary, nate@lifeatctk.org, (651) 633-4674

Posted on 6/2/17


Position Title: Music Director

Congregation Name and City: St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: 1/4-time Music Director at small, diverse north Minneapolis church with a big musical heritage and possibilities. Minimum job responsibilities are Sunday worship (10:30 am) and one evening choir practice per week. Skill sets include organ; piano; choir direction; ability to play African-American, African, and contemporary as well as traditional.

Part-time or Full-time: Part time

Application Deadline: July 10, 2017

Contact Person: Dale Hulme, pastor@stolaflutheran.org, (612) 529-7726

Posted on 6/14/17