Organist needed

published 7/25/2017

Albert Lea UMC currently has a job opening for a church organist for the 11:00 a.m. service. This position is during the school year and once a month during the summer.

Employees in this position are responsible to the pastor, and ongoing supervision is by music director and accountable to the SPRC.


  1. Play the organ as requested.
  2. Work  in collaboration with the music team to facilitate the life and ministry of the  Congregation.
  3. Serve as organist in all Sunday morning worship services.
  4. Serve as organist for special services, including: Lenten services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and others as included in the church schedule.
  5. Play for weddings and funerals as requested. If the organist is unavailable, she/he will work with the persons involved to find a qualified substitute. It is understood that the organist's compensation does not include weddings and funerals. The church has a set organist fee for weddings. Funeral fees are determined and collected in cooperation with the funeral homes.
  6. Perform additional duties in keeping with the position as mutually agreed upon with the music director and pastor.

This is a salaried 12 month position.  Salary and other benefits will be detailed in the Employment Agreement.

Application Info:
For more information send email to

Position Type:
Part-time, as necessary to fulfill responsibilities.

Contact: John D Mitchem

Address: 702 Highway 69 South Albert Lea MN 56007

Phone: 507-373-2970



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058