Organist, Pianist, & Accompanist

published 5/21/2019

Job Summary
To provide organ and piano music for scheduled worship services, rehearsals, and other occasions in support of the music ministry of the church.

Reports to: Senior Pastor & Music Director
Status: Part Time, 10 hours/week
FLSA: Exempt


  • Rehearse weekly with church choir and special musicians as scheduled. (Wednesday nights and other times as needed). Sunday worship 10am.
  • Embody a collaborative spirit when accompanying the choir, soloists, and small ensembles in rehearsal and worship services
  • Support the church’s worship environment through the well-prepared execution of music presented by the choirs and special musicians
  • Support congregational worship through the accurate leadership of hymns and songs.
  • Provide assistance in planning, preparing, rehearsing and playing appropriate music for all scheduled worship services and other required occasions to support the music ministry of the church.
  • Supports creativity and innovation in worship (liturgy, music, special events) in collaboration with the worship planning team.
  • Plan, select, and prepare preludes, postludes and offertories, with input from the pastor and music director.
  • Provide music for Funeral and Weddings as called upon. Compensation for services will be paid as an honorarium by the family.
  • Ensure maintenance and upkeep of organ and piano
  • Attend worship planning meetings and staff retreats as requested.
  • Attend Worship Team meetings and other church meetings as requested.

• Prior experience in music ministry, organ and piano.
• Education background – Bachelors of Arts in Music
• Pass a criminal background screening
• Complies with all aspects and policies of the Hamline Church United Methodist Personnel Policy.

Varies with experience

Application Info:
Email resume and cover letter, including experience to Rev. Mariah Tollgaard at, with title "Organist and Accompanist".

Applications for this positional remain open until filled.

Open until filled.

Position Type:
Part Time, 10 hrs./wk

Contact: Rev. Mariah Tollgaard

Address: 1514 Englewood Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

Phone: 651-645-0667



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058