published 9/18/2023

Start: January 2024

First UMC in Stillwater is seeking a part-time pianist/organist to join our church staff. The church is nestled in the stunning St. Croix Valley. The position is 15hours/week with a $400/week salary.

The applicant must be available Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. This position coordinates closely with the pastor, who is an accomplished cellist, and our talented & enthusiastic musical director. The position reports directly to the pastor and indirectly to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee.

Instrument Particulars: The organ is a 2006 Rodgers Trillium hybrid with two ranks of pipes and MIDI capability.


  • Provide music for Sunday morning services: prelude, postlude, hymns, offertory & incidental music during communion
  • Provide music for special services: Christmas, Easter & Lent *Accompany Chancel Choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings & Sunday morning worship *Accompany Open Circle, our contemporary music ensemble, rehearsals and Sunday morning worship
  • Accompany soloists or small ensembles as needed *Provide music for Funerals & Weddings as needed
  • Coordinate with the Music Director, Pastor, and Worship Committee

The ideal candidate will have experience as a church musician and an understanding of the theological role of music in worship. A Bachelor of Music degree is preferred, but not required.

Salary $400/week

Application Info:
Interested persons should submit a resume & cover letter to: fumcstillwater@gmail.com To learn more about us, visit our church website: fumcstillwater.com

Applications accepted now until December 1, 2023

Position Type:

Contact: Nancy Nelson

Address: First United Methodist Church of Stillwater, 813 Myrtle St. W, Stillwater, 55082

Phone: 651-439-1880

Email: Click to email

Website: fumcstillwater.com

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404


(612) 870-0058