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CASAS ADOBES CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

Church Organist

 POSITION SUMMARY/GOALS & OBJECTIVES
The Church Organist is a skillful musician with the understanding of the role of music in worship services compatible with the congregation and clergy and in accordance with the Mission, Bylaws, Policies and Procedures of CACC UCC. The Church Organist is directly responsible to the Music Team, Ministry of Worship and the Senior Minister.

 QUALIFICATIONS
1. Holds a Master’s degree in music with credits in organ, or the equivalent in a combination of organ training and experience.
2. Experience as an organist as well as an accompanist for vocalists and instrumentalists.
3. Knowledge of church liturgy, the church calendar, appropriate church music and hymns.
4. Ability to communicate and work with the Ministry of Worship, Senior Minister and Music Team to assist in the overall planning and execution of a quality music program.

 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1. In coordination with the Minister and the Ministry of Worship, select and play appropriate music for all worship services.
2. Accompany the Chancel Choir, soloists and groups when required by absence of Choir pianist.
3. Contribute to the Tidings, Sunday bulletin and other venues, as appropriate.
4. Responsible for the maintenance of all musical instruments.
5. Arrange for qualified substitutes, when necessary.
6. Perform designated tasks and interacts with the Music committee and other music staff according to the music task matrix attached.
7. Assist the Ministry of Worship/Music Team in preparing an annual budget.
8. Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be needed and agreed upon mutually bythe Music Team, Choir Director and Personnel Committee.
9. Responsible for playing for all Christmas Eve, Christmas day, Lenten cantata, and Easter services.
10. Will be asked to play for funerals, weddings, and special services. These are optional if the candidate is unable to attend due to schedule conflicts. This may include a meeting (telephonically or in person) prior to the event and may with special circumstances require a rehearsal.

 EVALUATION PROCEDURE
The Annual Evaluation of the Church Organist will be performed, in accordance with the CACC UCC Policy and Procedures Manual, by a group of the following persons: The Senior Minister, a member of the Ministry of Worship or Music Team, a member of the Personnel Committee and any other persons agreed upon mutually by the evaluating group and the Church Organist.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Send resumes to Jean-Marie Huijsen at info@caucc.org

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CHOIR DIRECTOR, PART TIME

Lord of Grace Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time director for the adult choir for traditional worship services. Responsibilities include maintaining a small music library, directing the choir for weekly rehearsals, leading the choir anthem each week at the 8:30 AM Sunday services. Experience or current training in choral conducting is required. Experience in liturgical worship is preferred. Accompanist is provided.

Choir season runs from mid-August through the end of May with rehearsals held on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30 PM.  Some additional mid-week services may required on Wednesday evenings for Thanksgiving Eve., Ash Wed., and during the Lent season. Pay is per event/service/rehearsal at $50 each.

To schedule an interview/audition, please call the church office at (520) 744-7400 or email Pastor Lars Hammar at pastor@lordofgrace.org.  If you have specific questions about the position or the music ministry at Lord of Grace you may call Todd Martin (Director of Music) at (520) 247-1866 or email pianotodd@gmail.com

Lord of Grace is a member of the ELCA Synod which advocates diversity with open doors to all. Flexibility and special consideration is given to students who may need occasional time off for rehearsals/performances required for their studies.

Please complete your application (DOWNLOAD HERE) and email to office@lordofgrace.org. To schedule an interview/audition please call the church office at (520) 744-7400 or email Pastor Lars Hammar at pastor@lordofgrace.org.  If you have specific questions about the position or the music ministry at Lord of Grace you may call Todd Martin (Director of Music) at (520) 247-1866 or email pianotodd@gmail.com

Address: 7250 N. Cortaro Road, Tucson, AZ 85743

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HANDBELL DIRECTOR, PART TIME
Immanuel Presbyterian seeks to hire a part-time handbell choir director for the period October through April of each year, beginning in October 2018. Please submit a cover letter and a resume that describes your experience and qualifications by email to Pastor John (john@immanuelpc.org). This posting will remain open until the position is filled. An audition will be expected and will be scheduled at a later date.
View Handbell Choir Director Job Description

Page updated September 16, 2018

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