Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 3600 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, Missouri is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Choir Director and Handbell Choir Director. Gethsemane is a diverse, active, and multi-generational congregation. Duties include conducting the choir at one service each Sunday from September – May. The handbell choir performs less frequently. The choir and handbells also perform at special services throughout the church year, such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter. Weekly services are at 8:30 am and 11 am. Choir and handbell rehearsals are scheduled on Monday evenings, September – May.
Preferred candidates have a Bachelor’s degree in music, church music, or equivalent experience in choral conducting and handbells. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of different styles of church music (classical, contemporary, folk, and gospel) and an understanding of the role of music in worship.
Please contact the church at 314-352-8050 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply.