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Job Listing Policy

You may list a position opening by e-mailing, writing, or calling:
Jeffrey Patry (jeffreypatry@yahoo.com)

The Church of the Sacred Heart

4087 West Broadway Avenue

Robbinsdale, MN  55422

763.537.4561, ext. 109 (ch)

612.327.9894 (cell)

Positions are listed for two months on our website. If the position is still open, the church is asked to re-list the opening. A fee of $50 is requested (with the ad running 2 months, and an additional $15 for each month following) for this service.

Checks are to be made payable to: TCAGO (Twin Cities Chapter - American Guild of Organists). 

All churches advertising positions with the TCAGO will receive a packet of information including: Annual Employment Review Guidelines, AGO Code of Professional Standards, Code of Ethics. 

Members wishing more information on specific churches or positions should contact Jeffrey Patry.


Combined Director/Service-playing Positions

St. George's Episcopal Church
5224 Minnetonka Boulevard
St. Louis Park MN

Music Director

Position Objective: Develop and lead the music ministry for St. George’s in consultation with the Rector.

Music is an integral part of the life of this parish. Under the leadership of the clergy, the position holder exercises an important ministry that reaches out to the staff, choir members, members of the congregation, and the community. The position holder must be able to recognize and facilitate the pastoral dimension and educational dimension of this position. A variety of traditions and styles in organ and choral music may be appropriate for the services, and the use of a variety of instruments may be expected.

The Music Director reports to the Rector, collaborates with the whole staff, supervises all musicians both professional and volunteer, and is the main contact for all musical dimensions of our parish life.

This position is regular part-time.

Please see the full position description.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: tomg@stgeorgesonline.org

Exp 3May19


The Moravian Church of Lake Auburn
7460 Victoria Drive
Victoria MN 55386
www.lakeauburnchurch.org

Director of Music

The Moravian Church of Lake Auburn is seeking a part-time Director of Music to help lead a vibrant and creative worship ministry. Lake Auburn is a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled church with a simple approach to faith and life, striving together to live out the motto:

“In Essentials, Unity; in Non-Essentials, Liberty; and in All Things, Love.”

While our members appreciate traditional hymns and liturgy, there is genuine openness to a range of worship styles, music and creativity. A successful candidate must be familiar with sacred and secular music in a variety of styles, able to plan and coordinate music in collaboration with the Pastor, and demonstrate expertise in choral directing. Requires a high level of musicianship with exceptional keyboard skills, including proficiency at sight reading. Candidate will serve as principal musician, direct the Adult Choir, and provide opportunities for special music.

Please see the full job announcement. (PDF)

Exp 20Apr19


Community United Methodist Church
Columbia Heights, MN

Choir Director/Organist

Community United Methodist Church is located just north of downtown Minneapolis, in the City of Columbia Heights. We are seeking a Choir Director/Organist to provide music and to lead our choir in weekly and special services. We are looking for a qualified person to fill this 10-15 hours per week position. This position may be split into separate Choir Director and Organist/Accompanist positions depending on applicants skills and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Accomplished Musician who can play piano, and preferably, organ
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field and experience leading a choir preferred
  3. Knowledge of choral and service music and can play a wide range of Christian music
  4. Availability to lead the choir at weekly and special services and rehearsals
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Ability to get along with a diverse population

The Choir Director/Organist is responsible for securing the services of guest musicians, when needed, to provide music for services.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

See more about this position (PDF)

Interested applicants should send resume and contact information to Pastor Linda McCollough, at pastorlinda@communitymethodistchurch.org.  A full job description will be provided.

Exp 20Apr19


First English Lutheran Church (ELCA)
204 2nd Street NW
Faribault, MN 55021

Director of Music Ministry

Hours per week: 30 (part-time)
Month position available: June
Job Compensation: Negotiable
Contact Name: Ruth Lillquist

FELC website: www.firstenglishfaribault.org
Phone: 507-334-4389

First English Lutheran Church (ELCA), Faribault, MN, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministry. Duties include playing organ, directing Adult choir, providing leadership for and coordination of the Celebrate Band and providing oversight of music ministry. Send resume and references to Ruth Lillquist, First English Lutheran Church, 204 2nd Street NW, Faribault, MN 55021 or to mjohnson@firstenglishfaribault.org

Deadline is March 15, 2019. 

Exp 20Apr19


The Church of St William
6120 5th St NE
Fridley, MN 55432-5033

Part-Time Organist/Choir Director

Reporting to the Pastor, the organist/choir director will provide quality music for all liturgies on Saturday/Sunday, Holydays, Feast Days, Holy Week, holidays and special occasions.

Saturday Mass is at 4:00 pm and Sunday at 8:45 am and 10:30 am.

Please see the full job description.

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Contact Information
Fr. David Ostrowski, Pastor
Phone: 763-571-5600
Email: dostrowski@stwilliams.com

Exp 5May19


Service-playing Positions

The Catholic Church of St. Peter
1250 South Shore Drive
Forest Lake, MN  55025

Part-Time Accompanist

St. Peter Catholic Church in Forest Lake, MN is hiring a PT organ/piano accompanist. Two weekend Masses and one evening per week rehearsing with our SATB choir is required. Must be able to read and sight-read music, and experience with music in a liturgical setting would be helpful.

Saturday Mass is at 5:00 pm, and Sunday Masses are at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 am.

Please see the full job description.


Contact Information:
Send resume to bwurscher@stpeterfl.org. Please call 651-982-2220 with any questions.

Exp 23May19


Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS)
803 Winona Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Organist

Trinity Lutheran Church in Northfield is looking for an organist for our Sunday morning and Thursday evening worship services. Experience with liturgical worship is desired. Willingness to accompany the choir and praise group would be a plus, but not a requirement. For more information, please email elder@trinitynorthfield.org or call the church office at 507-645-4438.

Exp 5Apr19


Golden Valley Lutheran Church
5501 Glenwood Ave
Golden Valley, MN 55422

--revised position description--

Position Title: Organist, Pianist, Keyboard

Position Summary: To serve the church by providing organ/piano/keyboard music and accompaniments to enhance Celebration and Praise Services

Qualifications:

  • Formal training in piano and organ performance
  • Experience with electronic keyboards
  • Proven experience in solo work, accompanying choirs and soloists and playing a variety of worship styles
  • Ability to work with volunteers and paid musicians
  • Proven organizational and planning skills
  • Familiarity with online planning tools such as Planning Center
  • Knowledge of sacred music in a variety of styles, both traditional and contemporary
  • Knowledge of Lutheran worship and church year

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Service Playing, Accompanist/Keyboards, Weddings, Funerals

***Please see the full job description.***

Contact information:

Norma Schuldt - Worship Deacon: normaspencer@comcast.net

952-831-7460

and

Golden Valley Lutheran Church - kris.julie@gvlc.net

763-544-2810

Exp 14Mar19



Choir Director Positions

St. Stephen's Catholic Church (Anoka)

Director of Choral Ensembles

St. Stephen's Catholic Church (Anoka) is seeking to fill a choral director position. St. Stephen's has 6 regular masses a week, with multiple choirs, singing at many of the services every weekend. The weekend mass times are Sat 5:00pm, Sun 8:30am/10:30am and Sun at 6:00pm.

Desired Qualifications:

Masters degree in choral conducting
Experience working with church choirs
Knowledge of Catholic liturgy

Please also see the full job description.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to both

Jay Gish, Parish Administrator (jgish@ststephenchurch.org) and

Dr. Mary Newton, Music Director (mnewton@ststephenchurch.org)

Application deadline is Fri March 29, 2019

Exp 9May19


Peace Lutheran Church
8600 East Bush Lake Road
Bloomington, MN 55438

Part-time Director of Music

Peace is looking for a part-time (15-20 hours per week), Director of Music. The Director of Music has the responsibility to provide overall direction and leadership for the music of the congregation. To ensure excellence in all musical aspects of worship so that Peace is providing an excellent atmosphere for members and visitors. To identify, develop and involve musicians within the congregation to enhance worship, promote personal growth and a sense of community among
members.

The Director of Music reports to the Senior Pastor and has responsibility for managing staff accompanist(s) and any contracted musicians hired to play in worship or at special events. Click here (http://www.peacebloomington.org/2019-director-of-music-jd/) to see the full Job Description.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to lori_thomson@msn.com

Exp 5Apr19


Osseo United Methodist Church
16 2nd Ave. SE
Osseo, MN 55369

Part-time Director of Music

Osseo UMC seeks a part-time Director of Music to provide music for the church, and foster the development of the musical gifts present within the congregation.

The Director of Music is a lay minister of the church, serving as a salaried member of the staff. This person will primarily enhance the worship but also the general, ministry of the church by working cooperatively with staff and lay persons in assessing the needs of the church in the area of music, by planning to meet those needs, by providing music for the church, and by fostering the development of the musical gifts present within the congregation.

Please see the full job description.

Contact: Jeff Utecht
Address: 16 2nd Ave. SE Osseo MN 55369
Phone: 763-425-2923
Email: pastor@osseoumc.org

Exp5Apr19


Non-Church Positions


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