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Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the American Guild of Organists National Website. If you have any local positions available and wish to list them here, please contact Dr. Terry Heisey at terryleb@aol.com.

 

ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN EAST PETERSBURG, PA is seeking a part time Director of Music / Organist for its Sunday Worship Service, Holy Days of Christmas, Lenten, and Easter Services. Our Music Director will consult with and report to the Pastor and the Worship and Music Committee. The Director is responsible for rehearsing and directing the choir, providing music for an ELCA liturgical and traditional service. See our website (zionep.org) for additional information about us. If interested, please mail your resume to attention of Pastor Ben Erzkus, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1905 Broad St., East Petersburg, PA 17520 or email resume to: pastor.ben@zionep.org.

Our church office phone is: 717-569-1359. [05/27/2021]

 

 First Presbyterian Church in York is seeking a part-time (est. 30 hours/week) Interim Director of Music Ministries to provide leadership in corporate praise to God through sacred music, working with staff in planning, developing and coordinating the music program in a manner that serves God and encourages spiritual growth of our members, while helping to transition and prepare the congregation for a new permanent Music Director. For a job descrption in pdf format, click here. Candidates for this position may contact Chris Clark, Personnel Chair, at 717-309-4248 or via email at cclark6184@gmail.com. [05/27/2021]

 

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millersville is seeking a Part-time Organist to provide musical leadership to worship services and other church functions by using the organ to lift the congregation in musical praise of God. The Organist serves under the direct supervision of the St. Paul Lutheran Church Pastor and is subject to review and adjustments with the Congregational Council and Mutual Ministry Committee. Salary: Negotiable, consistent with candidate education, experience, and skill level. Candidates for this position may contact Pastor Mark Kopp and/or Anita Kissinger at (717)872-7392 or at office@stpaulmillersville.org [05/18/2021]

For a Job Description and Requirements in PDF format, click here.

 

Covenant United Methodist Church in Lancaster PA is hiring a part-time accompanist for its traditional service. This city church has a strong tradition of excellent music and hopes to find a committed and talented individual with proficiency in piano and possibly organ, who will serve as accompanist to the adult Chancel Choir as well as to vocal and instrumental soloists or ensembles throughout the year. Interested candidates may visit the church website at covenant-umc.com for the complete job description and for more information about the church. Letters of interest and resumes can be sent to

office@covenant-umc.com. [05/18/2021]

 

St. John’s (Hains) UCC, Wernersville, PA. We are looking to hire four choir section leaders (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass) on a part time basis. Our aim is for this group to become the core of our newly developing choir after being absent for over a year. Duties will include a Wednesday night rehearsal and one Sunday morning worship service, both usually run about an hour. Music will mostly be hymns and hymn arrangements. The schedule now will be one Sunday a month for June, July, and August. Then it will most likely be every Sunday starting in September. The church is paying $50 per person per session. So for a Wednesday rehearsal and Sunday performance it would be $100. If interested, email orka214@yahoo.com and please join us for worship Sundays at 9:30 am and stay for a short interview and audition afterwards. 591 N. Church Road, Wernersville, PA 19565. [05/18/2021]

 

Christ Lutheran in Lancaster is seeking an organist. This position at a Lancaster City Lutheran church is 1/4 time (about 10 hours) and requires playing a modified Moller pipe organ for Sunday morning services, working creatively with a small choir when appropriate, and giving input into planning for worship. Interested persons should send a resume to Christ Lutheran Church, 2 W Strawberry St., Lancaster, Pa, 17603 or email to celc1867@gmail.com. Phone 717-299-5639. [05/18/2021]

 

St John Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod on Mt Rose Ave. York PA, an alive and growing church, is looking for an organist and choir director to assist us in our praise and worship at our liturgical 8:30 service. This is a part-time position. Salary and hours are negotiable based on experience and level of responsibilities. Interested persons should contact Pastor Tab Cosgrove at the church at stjohn-yorkpa@comcast.net [05/18/2021]

 

CHURCH ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR wanted PT for Wyomissing U.C.C. in Gouglersville. Sunday service and additional seasonal services. Church has adult, possibly children and bell choirs and a 3-manual Rodgers digital Organ, installed Spring 2017. Due to covid-19, choirs are currently not practicing or participating during worship. Please send resume/cover letter to wyomissingucc@verizon.net or call (610) 777-3772. [05/18/2021]

 

St. John Lutheran Church in York is in need of a temporary organist for the 10:00 liturgical service while they look to fill this position with a permanent organist and choir director. They do not wish to fill this position in this COVID environment but need a temporary/substitute organist. Duties would be to play for this service only. Please contact Bob Kilgore at broguehydro@verizon.net or 717 927 9216. [05/18/2021]

 

Bethany UMC, Red Lion, PA – Organist - Bethany is currently looking for a spiritually mature Christian to play the organ for Sunday morning worship. This includes both 8:00am and 10:30am Traditional Services – the 8:00am Service has been paused for now because of COVID-19. General responsibilities include playing for Sunday Morning Worship as well as Wednesday evening choir practice from 6:30 – 7:30 pm and other special services. The organist is also responsible to select and provide appropriate music for the Prelude, Postlude and Offertory as well as rehearse with any soloists, choral groups or instrumentalists as needed. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Desired starting date would be Sept 6, 2020, but that is negotiable as well. Email Pastor Ron at rdoverspike121@comcast.net for more information or to submit a resume. [05/18/2021]

 

 

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (CLC) in Dallastown is seeking an Organist.  General responsibilities include providing organ music for 10:30 AM traditional, special worship services (Christmas and Lent), and participation in worship service planning with the pastors.  CLC's musical equipment includes a beautiful M. P. Moller 3 manual, 20 ranks pipe organ.  Desired start date of September 1st (though negotiable).  Would consider combining this position with Adult Choir Director position (once we are able to resume choir practices) for the right individual.  Please submit a resume or contact church for more information at clc5@comcast.net or call 717-244-2605 [05/18/2021]
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (CLC) in Dallastown is seeking a Choir Director for the adult choir which leads the 10:30 AM traditional service. General responsibilities include providing choral music for traditional Sunday, special worship services and participation in worship service planning with the pastors.  Desired start date of September 1st (negotiable and dependent upon when choir practices can safely resume). Would consider combining this position with Organist position for the right individual.  Please submit a resume or contact church for more information at clc5@comcast.net or call 717-244-2605. [05/18/2021]

 

 

Hamilton Park United Church of Christ, Lancaster Township, PA, is a warm and friendly congregation, ready for growth and vitality, seeking to hire a Director of Music and an Organist. Both positions are permanent part-time, for a 9:30 AM Sunday service and Thursday evening choir rehearsal from 7 to 8:30 PM. We would consider employing 2 separate individuals, or just one individual, who is willing and has the necessary expertise to handle both positions. Successful candidate must be able to provide encouraging, enthusiastic, and supportive leadership for the church music ministry, which presently includes an adult choir and possible future development of a children’s choir and intergeneration choir. Applicant must have an appreciation for both contemporary and traditional church music and be proficient in the position of their choice. Bachelor of Music, or related degree, is preferred, along with prior leadership experience in music ministry. If interested, please mail or email resume to: Hamilton Park United Church of Christ, Attn: Search, 1210 Maple Ave., Lancaster PA, 17603. Email: admin@hpucc.org  [05/18/2021]

 

 

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Summer Organ Recital
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