Organist/Pianist


published 7/11/2022

Path of Grace United Methodist Church seeks an organist/pianist to assist with leading the worship and music life of the congregation. This person also collaborates with pastoral and lay leadership to plan and execute the music ministries of the church, accompanies Sunday worship and Wednesday rehearsals, and reports to the director of music.
 
Path of Grace is a welcoming congregation that offers a blended Sunday morning service and a variety of programs throughout the week.

This position is 12 hours per week for 48 weeks to start on or before September 1, 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

For complete job description and application information, please send resume and cover letter to Linda Zelig, Music Director (linda.zelig@pathofgraceumc.org) & Paul Moeller, Chair of SPRC (paul.c.moeller@gmail.com).

Duties:
Worship: collaborate with the director of music to:

  • Plan music for Sunday worship, church festivals, and special occasional services using scripture texts and planning documents to choose hymns and occasional music
  • Prepare weekly musical offerings that include prelude, postlude, offertory, and other service music as needed
  • Accompany Wednesday evening rehearsals
  • Consult on technical aspects of worship as needed
 Related Responsibilities and Activities:
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings – Based on music director recommendation
  • Consult, coordinate with, and assist staff colleagues and congregational leaders and members
  • Occasionally write for congregational communications
  • Play for weddings and funerals as schedule allows (paid by honorarium). First Right of Refusal

Qualifications:

  • BA or higher in music performance, music education and/or church music
  • Proficiency on organ and piano
  • Understanding of liturgical forms and hymnody in a broad range of styles (including traditional, multi-cultural, newly composed, etc.)  Contemporary, Praise Modern
  • Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with pastoral and lay staff to provide worship and music that speaks to all ages and backgrounds

Compensation:
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Deadline:
Open until filled

Position Type:
Part-time

Contact: Linda Zelig

Address: Path of Grace United Methodist Church, 759 East County Rd B, Maplewood, MN 55117

Phone: 651-776-1547

Email: Click to email

Website: www.pathofgraceumc.org


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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