published 5/31/2019

Start: May 31, 2019

End: July 15, 2019

Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, a growing, dynamic downtown Minneapolis church, seeks our next collaborative partner/organist in a part-time ministry position. Our organist plays for regular & special worship services, concerts, special events, funerals and weddings. In addition, this individual serves as principal accompanist for our Sanctuary Choir, ensembles and soloists throughout the year. Additional responsibilities are available as interest and expertise allow.

For a full position description and job qualifications, as well as a description of our 4-manual, 78 rank tracker Sanctuary organ, built by Robert Sipe, go to Letters of interest, resume and any supporting digital files may be sent to for consideration.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in music, organ performance, or sacred music; graduate degree preferred
  2. Five years or more experience as a church organist
  3. Familiarity with, ability to play, and appreciation for standard organ literature for the church.
  4. The ability:
  • to relate a philosophy of music to the spiritual ministry and philosophy of ministry of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church
  • to sight-read music well
  • to play and appreciate various styles of music, including a variety of worship languages
  • to accompany congregation, orchestra, choirs, ensembles and soloists on organ, piano or keyboard
  • to bring creativity, depth, inspiration to the ministry and ministry team & congregation
  • to recruit and maintain a team of back-up organists
  • to serve as an ambassador of the organ to people of all ages, both within the church and the community at large

June 2019

Position Type:

Contact: Mark Squire

Phone: 612.871.5303



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058