Organist/Pianist/Choir Accompanist

published 4/5/2022

Start: As soon as possible

The position is responsible for providing dynamic organ and piano music for the Traditional/1st service and accompanying the Chancel Choir and small ensembles at weekly rehearsals and worship services at The Well. This part-time position (five+ hours/week) reports to the lead pastor and the choir director.

A United Methodist background is not required, but the successful candidate must be in agreement with the standards, theology and policies of The Well.


  • PTO – per HR guidelines


  • Selects and provides appropriate organ/piano music for the traditional Sunday morning service.
  • Accompanies the choir and small ensembles during weekly rehearsals and special services.
  • Notifies the church staff of the music titles and details for the service.
  • Arranges for substitute organists and pianists to cover for illness and vacation time.
  • Maintains personal library of appropriate music for church services.
  • Reports to the Choir Director and the Church Staff concerning the condition and needs for the organist and piano maintenance as needed.  
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of a high school diploma and additional education is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a church organist, pianist and choir accompanist is desired
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and strong leadership skills
  • A heart of service
  • Willingness to grow and try new things
  • Flexible 
  • Maintains a relationship with Jesus Christ, engaging spiritual disciplines (both personal and corporate)
  • Lives in a manner that exemplifies Christ and seeks purpose and meaning in all aspects of life
  • Models the standards and expectations of Christian leadership, including positivity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Is in full alignment with and supports the mission of The Well
  • Models standards and expectations of leadership, including positivity, professionalism and confidentiality
  • United Methodist background is not required
  • Supports and attends The Well as home church is preferred 
  • Ability to work in a team-based, strength-aligned environment
  • Attention to detail, self-starter, commitment to excellence
  • Works as an agent of change, not a guardian of the status quo 
  • Organizing. Can gather and organize resources (people, materials, funding, support) to get things done; uses resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Planning. Accurately assess the length and difficulty of a project; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps; develops schedules and task/ people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
  • Managing vision. Articulates and supports the vision and mission of The Well; talks beyond the here and now to a larger sense of purpose; communicates a compelling and inspired vision for ministry; creates a compelling sense of possibility, hope, and optimism; helps others own the vision.
  • Managing conflict.  Deals with problems quickly and directly; steps up to conflict, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; focuses when listening; settles disputes collaboratively and equitably; finds common ground and gets cooperation.
  • Interpersonal relationships.  Relates well to and able to work with all kinds of people, inside and outside of the congregation; builds appropriate rapport; builds effective and constructive relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; is regarded as a team player.
  • Trust and integrity. Is widely trusted; seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; adheres to appropriate and effective set of core values during good and bad times; acts in line with those values; practices what he or she preaches.

Commensurate with qualifications and level of experience

Application Info:
Send letter of interest and resume to: The Well, a UMC

Attn: Human Resources

P.O. Box 22

14770 Canada Ave. West

Rosemount, MN  55068

Email letter of interest and resume to:


May 1, 2022

Position Type:

Contact: Kelly Westphal, SPRC

Address: 14770 Canada Ave. West Rosemount MN 55068

Phone: 651-423-2475

Email: Click to email


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058