The Gilead Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, an active Open and Affirming Church, seeks a Director of Music/Church Organist.
As the primary organist and choir director, the Director serves as a resource to support, foster, and coordinate the worship and spiritual life of the congregation through congregational, choral and instrumental music. As a member of the professional staff, the Minister of Music works with the clergy, staff and volunteers to plan and coordinate worship services and related activities.
We seek an individual who will nurture and support the diverse musical talents and interests of our congregation. Church instruments include a newer digital piano and a digital/pipe organ installed in 2018. The Minister of Music will be able to use technology to enhance worship and have knowledge of licensing requirements. The position will have direct responsibility for our senior choir and youth choir.
Musical experience in a Church setting is desired. The successful candidate will have the ability to and interest in promoting many forms of music in the Church's musical ministry. They will have excellent "people" skills.
Special note regarding COVID-19 restrictions: Due to COVID-19, currently choirs are not meeting and worship attendance is limited. The Minister of Music is responsible for coordinating the music for worship with limited participation.
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The position is part-time (12-15 hours per week). Compensation will be based on the education and experience of the candidate. Benefits include social security and five weeks of personal time off.
Please send a resume with cover letter to:
Minister of Music Search Committee
Gilead Congregational Church, UCC
672 Gilead Street
Hebron, CT 06248
Or via email to email@example.com
Location: Gilead Congregational Church, UCC
Contact: Carolyn McConnell
Address: 672 Gilead Street Hebron CT 06248