Organist and Director of Traditional Music

Job Posted On: August 8, 2017

Grace Lutheran Church in Royersford, Pa is seeking a part time Organist / Director of Traditional Music for the 8:00 AM Sunday worship service and the liturgical services for Lent, Holy Week and Christmas.  Responsibilities average 13 to 18 hours per week.

Grace Lutheran, which is affiliated with the ELCA, is a friendly, vibrant congregation situated at the corner of Main Street and North 6th Avenue in Royersford, PA. Our mission is “Growing together through God’s grace.” We pride ourselves on providing worship opportunities for all, and this listing applies to our traditional music services.  The primary instrument used to lead traditional services is our 1947 Moller pipe organ.   The successful candidate will have an opportunity to grow and develop the chancel choir, youth choir and hand bell choir.

Responsibilities include:

  • Playing pipe organ and piano at 8:00 AM weekly Sunday worship, as well as for liturgical services for Lent, Holy Week and Christmas.
  • Playing traditional Lutheran liturgies with proficiency.
  • Selecting appropriate anthems, hymns, etc.
  • Leading engaging, inspirational worship.
  • Attracting volunteers, developing talent and cultivating a positive, uplifting environment for our musical programs.
  • Leading chancel choir practice weekly, excluding summer recess.
  • Directing hand bell choir practice seasonally.
  • Planning occasional combined services in partnership with Director of Contemporary Music.
  • Developing a listing of available substitute organists, if needed.
  • Playing occasionally for wedding and funerals.

Please send letter of intent and resume via email to:  gracelutrn@verizon.net  ATTN: Parish Administrator, or mail to:  Grace Lutheran Church, 594 Church St., 1st floor, Royersford, PA  19468

 

 

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