Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities

Worship and Music Lay Job Opportunities 2018-03-22T12:08:20+00:00

Position Title: Church Musician

Congregation Name and City: Christ on Capitol Hill

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Christ on Capitol Hill seeks a part-time Church Musician to provide musical leadership at the organ and/or piano at 1-2 regularly scheduled Sunday services each month, all church holidays and for occasional, additional services during the year.
The Church Musician is a one-fourth-time (an average of 10 hours per week) position.
*Sundays will typically be the first (& fifth) Sundays. Also, the Jazz Ensemble plays one Sunday a month.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Pastor Joy McDonald Coltvet,
c/o Office Manager at office@christoncapitolhill.com by April 15, 2018.

Duties of the Position Include
1) Support the voice of the assembly in making music.
2) Collaborate with the Pastor and Music Director in worship and music planning. Regularly communicate with staff, including the office manager. Participate in staff meetings (as schedule permits) and the Worship, Music, and the Arts (WMA) team.
2) Provide accompaniment for the Soli Deo Gloria choir – rehearsals and worship.
3) Spend time in weekly practice of music for worship.
4) Report to the office manager and WMA team regarding the condition and needs for the maintenance of the organ and pianos. Arrange for regular maintenance and tuning.
5) Secure skilled substitutes as needed.
6) Practice with and accompany those sharing musical offerings.

Additional opportunities
1) Opportunity to play for weddings and funerals as availability permits. Compensation for these services is ordinarily paid by families directly according to a fee schedule established in consultation with the pastor.
2) Play with the Jazz Ensemble as needed.
3) Handbells
4) Children’s music

Additional musical offerings at Christ
We have a choir that sings twice a month in Khmer (Cambodian language), currently accompanied by our organist.
Jazz Ensemble plays once a month and sometimes on holidays.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Contact Person: Joy McDonald Coltvet, pastorjoy@christoncapitolhill.com

Posted on 3/22/18


Position Title: Handbell Director

Congregation Name and City: Incarnation Lutheran Church, Shoreview

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: This is a part-time, salaried position (approximately 5-7 hours a week for 10 months, August is preparation time, the end of May is clean-up time) that involves directing the Chapel Bells (Grade 3 – High School) & Evening Chimes (Adult). This person will possess strong musical and leadership skills in developing handbells as a ministry tool for the congregation and in the spiritual development of the choir members. This person will also demonstrate a strong Christian faith through his or her leadership and will share that faith as appropriate and applicable. This person will support the Vision, Mission and Values of Incarnation Lutheran Church.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Dave Ellison at dellison@incarnationmn.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

Contact Person: Dave Ellison, dellison@incarnationmn.org, (651) 484-7213

Posted on 3/22/18


Position Title: Organist

Congregation Name and City: Incarnation Lutheran Church, Shoreview

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: This is a part-time, salaried position (approximately 10 – 12 hours per week) which includes accompanying the Senior Choir. The organist will be responsible for playing 8:45 & 10:05 Sunday morning worship services, Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day worship, and midweek worship during Advent and Lent. This person will possess strong musical and leadership skills on piano and organ. This person will also demonstrate a strong Christian faith through his or her leadership and will share that faith as appropriate and applicable. This person will support the Vision, Mission and Values of Incarnation Lutheran Church.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Dave Ellison at dellison@incarnationmn.org.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

Contact Person: Dave Ellison, dellison@incarnationmn.org, (651) 484-7213

Posted on 3/22/18


Position Title: Organist/Pianist

Congregation Name and City: Normandale Hylands United Methodist Church, Bloomington

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: We are seeking an organist/pianist for one Sunday morning service and one Wednesday evening choir rehearsal each week during the school year. During the summer the pianist will rehearse with soloists. The person is also needed occasionally for extra worship services and for weddings and funerals.

Candidates must have
• exceptional skills on both organ and piano
• good sight-reading
• a personal Christian faith

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: April 14, 2018

Contact Person: Jolene Steffer, office@nhumc.net

Posted on 3/14/18