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Positions will remain active for 120 days after which they will automatically be removed.  You may request an extension, if needed, at this same email address.   We kindly request that you notify us when you fill your position.

Director of Music Ministry

Kirkwood United Church of Christ is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministry to lead our congregation and choir in worship.  We are a progressive congregation located in Kirkwood and our music is diverse and eclectic: Classical music, traditional hymns, contemporary music, gospel, jazz, and world music may be included in any given service.  KUCC boasts an enthusiastic choir with a paid section leader, as well as both a well-maintained Steinway M piano and a Wicks organ with three ranks. The Director of Music Ministry position typically requires between 6 and 10 hours per week, depending on the season, as the choir is off in the summer.  Duties include worship planning with the pastor, a one-hour choir rehearsal on Thursday night, and church service on Sunday morning.  Salary range for this position is based on experience and will also depend on the need for a separate accompanist.  A well-qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability in planning worship music, choral conducting, and strong keyboard training.  Please direct your resume, referencing Director of Music Ministry Position, to stefanie@kirkwooducc.org.  We are an Open and Affirming congregation, actively supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community both in our church and society.  We encourage…

Tenor Section Leader

Third Baptist Church, St. Louis is seeking application for a Tenor section leader. Vacancy opens January 1, 2024. Third Baptist boasts a remarkably eclectic repertoire in its worship, from Vaughan Williams to Hank Williams, and is led by three of St. Louis’s leading musicians. The choir has resumed in-person services, masked, and all singers must be fully vaccinated. Contact the Director of Music for information about this paid position, its responsibilities and expectations: pbarnes@third-baptist.org. (Position still open as of 4/11/2022)

Organist or Pianist

Eldon United Methodist Church, Eldon, MO, is seeking organist or pianist to accompany our Sunday 10 am worship service. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please contact pastoramanda@eldonumc.org for more information or to apply. Eldon is 30 miles southwest of Jefferson City. Expires: 5/3/2024

Organist / Pianist

St. Paul’s Evangelical Free Church in Creve Coeur is seeking an organist/pianist to play for services and accompany the St. Paul’s Chorale and other musicians for solo and ensemble performances through the year.  St. Paul’s has a Quimby pipe organ that is primarily used to accompany congregational singing and to provide liturgical elements such as prelude, postlude, offertory, communion.  The church has one service at 9:30 Sunday and services on Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Good Friday.  Some of the service music and hymns may also be played on the piano, depending on the style and nature of the service. The Chorale season runs from Labor Day through Pentecost Sunday.  Rehearsals are Thursday night at 7:00.  The Chorale sings throughout the church year, but not every week.  The Chorale presents a Christmas cantata each year and provides substantial music for Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Good Friday. Most of the Chorale anthems are performed with piano, organ on a few special occasions. We also have a number of soloists, both vocal and instrumental, who play and would be collaborators with the organist/pianist throughout the year. The church is pleased to work with the schedule of musicians and understand that fine…

Music Director and Organist

Christ Church Cathedral seeks enthusiastic, self-driven applicants for the part-time position of Music Director & Organist. The Music Director & Organist will own responsibility for all aspects of musical life in the Cathedral. As the Music Director, this position involves, among other things: As the Organist, this position involves providing music for worship, including Sunday services, Major Holy Days (if scheduled), weddings, funerals, confirmations, ordinations, and other diocesan services. The Music Director & Organist is responsible for securing a substitute if unavailable for any of the above. As a member of the Cathedral staff, the Music Director & Organist will participate in weekly general staff meetings, semi-annual staff-planning sessions, and regular meetings with the Dean among other duties. This is a part-time position (18 hours a week, which includes rehearsals and services) that will be governed by a contract/letter of agreement reviewed annually with a mutual ministry performance review. Compensation will be based on experience, training, and education, with an annual salary within the approximate range of $42,000 to $45,000. Vacation, substitutions, and other considerations are negotiable. To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to cathedral Dean Kathie Adams-Shepherd at kas@christchurchcathedral.us    Expires 3/6/2024

Director of Music

Trinity Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Music. The Director of Music is responsible for the supervision, development, and direction of all music ministries at Trinity. The Director of Music is also responsible for accompanying choral and corporate singing on piano, and if possible, organ on Sunday mornings during our 10 a.m. worship service and any additional special services. The Director will strive to support the overall mission of the congregation by fostering a sense of community that promotes the fellowship and spiritual growth of our members. As a congregation, music is central to our life and worship. Music and Worship consists of traditional hymns and anthems, additionally we value a wide range of musical styles. The choir consists of volunteer members of the church as well as 4 paid section leaders. We have a Casavant organ with 3-manuals and 47 ranks, 4 octaves of handbells, aBaldwin baby grand piano in the sanctuary, and other pianos located in the Chapel and music room.Weekly Time Commitment & Compensation:● Part-time salaried position with an average of 20 hours a week; more during Advent and Lenten seasons● Vacation: 2 weeks paid vacation,1 week paid continuing education, annually● Salary: $26,000 – $30,000Qualifications:○ Experience…

Organist

Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL is seeking a part-time organist.  Duties include playing organ on Sundays for our 10am worship services as well as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, mid-week Lenten services, and our Pre-Lenten breakfast.  Services normally consists of a prelude, 2-3 hymns, some short-sung responses, and a postlude. Position includes 4 paid Sundays off (except for Easter) for vacation time.  To apply or for more information please contact Rev. Brett Palmer at marissafriedens@gmail.com or call the church office at 618-295-2004. Position is still open as of 2/12/ 2024

Music Director

New Baden (IL) Zion UCC is seeking a part time musician to fill several different roles. The person who fills this position will play at weekly Sunday services, along with various special services such as Ash Wednesday, weekly Lent services, Ecumenical Thanksgiving, etc. Additional possible responsibilities include selecting weekly service music and hymns, directing an adult choir, coordinating special vocal and/or instrumental music, and serving on the worship team. Keyboard skills and church choral experience as a singer or director are preferred. To apply or for additional information, please contact council president Rodney Washburn at rodneywashburn1@gmail.com Position is still open as of Feb 12, 2024

Organist

First Presbyterian Church in Alton is seeing a part-time organist to provide professional leadership for our ministry of music. The organist will support our church’s music ministry consistent with our mission and vision statements, theology, and worship practices. We value a standard of music excellence that connects with our community and attracts people to the church. Job Highlights Skills and qualifications Responsibilities Contact Vickie Oberlink 618-791-2565 or email First Presbyterian Church of Alton at firstpres1831@gmail.com Expires 4/2/2024

Organist

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, University City, MO is seeking an Organist. Necessary Skills Additional Duties Essential Understanding At the discretion of the Rector and under supervision of the Director of Music, you will be involved as a pastor, as an educator and as the principal keyboard accompanist of the Parish. Time and Payment •12-month part-time agreement•Compensation based on experience; salary based on a 10-hour work week. (Inclusive of all extra rehearsals and services. Also inclusive of the summer season when the Choir does not rehearse.)•Vacation, substitutes, and other considerations are negotiable. To Apply:Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Mary Chapman, Director of Music at mchapman@holycommunion.net and copy office@holycommunion.net Expires 10/31/2023

Catholic Musician

FAR Government, Inc (a woman-owned federal professional services company) is looking for an experienced Catholic musician/organist /cantor to provide musical support for the chapel at Scott Air Force Base. Catholic Musician Requirements are:1- Have at least two years of recent experience (professional or volunteer) as a musicianat a church or military chapel.2- The contractor must provide a signed letter from the Priest of the contract employee’s Catholic Church indicating that the contract employee is in good standing.3- Cantor for masses, or recruit and train a volunteer to cantor, for regularly scheduled weekend (52) services, Holy Days of Obligation (15), and special services (Average of 5 per year) as determined by the Catholic liturgical calendar and in coordination with the Catholic Priest.4- Perform services to include playing the piano and/or organ, vocal proficiency, sight reading, select instrumental, and choral music relating to the liturgical seasons, rite or sacrament being celebrated.5- Perform in one Catholic service per week on Sunday, and one rehearsal during theweek-totaling two functions. Provide 12 functions per month (on average) including special services. Work Hours will not exceed 20 hours per week.6- Responsible for returning praise and worship equipment used in performance of duties. Contact Raymond Williams at…

Organist (or Organist/Choirmaster)

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, O’Fallon IL is seeking to find a part-time organist or organist/choir master to begin leading us in music as soon as possible. At present responsibilities include hymn and liturgical accompaniment for up to two hours per week (including warm-up) and an additional hour per week if choir practice involved. A brief monthly planning meeting with parish clergy and minimal time with the parish administrator for bulletin information is expected. Additional hours can be expected around Christmas, during Holy Week and Easter. Possible wedding and funeral work as well, and occasional mid-week services as available. Remuneration to be discussed. For questions or to apply please call Fr. Gregory Wilde at the church office (618-632-6168). Position still open as of Feb 13, 2024