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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 only 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

Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
605 North State Street
New Ulm, MN 56073

Position:  Director of Sacred Music

Full-time position at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm, MN. Candidate should have musical proficiency in organ, piano and voice. Experience in liturgical music preferred. Responsible for developing liturgical music at the Cathedral, directing and overseeing choral programs, assisting as an organist at parish liturgies and providing training to parish musicians. Familiarity with the Church’s sacred treasure of music (including Gregorian chant, Church hymnody, newly composed sacred music). A complete job description can be found at dnu.org (“Our Diocese” > “Employment”)

The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in New Ulm, Minnesota and is the seat of the Diocese of New Ulm. New Ulm is located 90 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. There are about 1,500 households in the parish. A new 49 rank JFNordlie pipe organ was recently installed – 4 divisions, 60 stops and over 2,500 pipes. 

To apply:
Cover letter, resume, three (3) references to dgrams@dnu.org or mail to

Msgr. Douglas L. Grams
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
605 North State Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
507-354-4158

Application deadline: January 15, 2018

Exp 21Jan18


All Saints Episcopal Church
Appleton, Wisconsin

Organist/Choirmaster

Please see the full job description.
Exp 13Jan18


Service-playing Positions

Calvary Lutheran Church (ELCA)
6817 Antrim Road
Edina, MN 55469

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Calvary Lutheran Church of Edina, MN, seeks an Organist/Pianist/Accompanist to serve in our Sunday Worship Services (10:30 service), to accompany Wednesday evening choir practices (no choir practice from Pentecost through approximately August 20) and to recruit summer music volunteers.

Calvary Lutheran is a small church that has a fun-loving and dedicated choir and bell choir. The congregation appreciates a variety of music and likes to sing. Sunday music ranges from the traditional liturgical through a diverse range of styles.

The organist serves as part of a music team consisting of the Director of Music, Pastor, and Worship and Music Chairperson. The organist also oversees the maintenance of the Van Daalen Tracker Organ and three pianos in the church, and arranges for summer music volunteers. Sunday hours would be 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Wednesday practices would be 7:15 to 8:30 PM. The position is approximately .25 time.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Marcia Coon, Chair of the Calvary Lutheran, Edina, Worship and Music Committee, at MCoon@CalvaryEdina.org .

Exp12Mar18



St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ
St. Paul, Minnesota

INTERIM ORGANIST POSITION

St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ, St. Paul, seeks an Interim Organist through May 2018 to serve as Organist and Sanctuary Choir accompanist. The Interim Organist could be considered for the permanent Organist position.

1965 Reuter, 2 manuals, 29 ranks, 32 levels of memory
7-foot Steinway grand piano

Worship service: Sunday 10:30 AM
Sanctuary Choir rehearsal: Thursday 6:30 PM
Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday services
Accompany soloists or ensembles

$1,100/month. Additional compensation for weddings and funerals.

Position description is available upon request. We are an Open and Affirming congregation and home to the Schubert Club/Music in the Park Series. Visit www.sapucc.org to learn more.

Send cover letter and resume to Rev. Victoria Wilgocki, pastor@sapucc.org by Monday, December 11, 2017.

Exp 21Jan18



Advent Lutheran Church
Maple Grove, Minnesota

Position Title: Accompanist/Service Musician

Part-time (average 4-5 hrs per week)

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Located at the crossroads of Osseo, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Park, and Champlin. Advent Lutheran Church was founded in 1966. A growing congregation of about 1,600 active members and children, we are deeply committed to vibrant worship, dedicated service, ongoing faith development, and warm fellowship. We are a member of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) at a national level, and a member of the Minneapolis Area Synod at a local level.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Prepare for rehearsals with Advent choir(s) as assigned
  • Lead sectional rehearsals, rehearse with soloists and ensembles as needed
  • Rehearse and accompany Advent choir
  • Accompany other ensembles as needed
  • Accompany additional worship services including, but not limited to, Advent, Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter asassigned
  • Lead hymns and liturgies for worship.
  • Other duties as assigned

Musical Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in piano
  • A degree in piano or piano performance or equivalent church accompanying experience
  • Previous experience as a choral accompanist: abilities to read closed and open score.
  • Strong sight-reading skills
  • Ability to lead sectional rehearsals if needed
  • Ability to lead congregation hymns: Strong knowledge of Lutheran hymnody and the Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW) hymnal.
  • Ability to work independently of supervisor to accomplish routine and regular tasks

All interested applicants please send your resume and required salary to:

Advent Lutheran Church
9475 Jefferson Highway
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Attn: Dennis Wallisch – Minister of Music

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017

Contact Person: Dennis Wallisch, denniswallisch@adventlutheran.com, (763) 425-4243

Exp 13Jan18


See also the Grace-Trinity listing, above.


See also the All Saints Lutheran Church listing, above.



Choir Director Positions

See the Grace-Trinity listing, above.


See the All Saints Lutheran Church listing, above.

Non-Church Positions

There are currently no listings in this category.




National Job Listings

The American Guild of Organists has a career center for AGO members. The service is accessed at the AGO website's Positions Available page.



Other Job Links

Saint Paul Area Synod ELCA job openings

Minneapolis Area Synod ELCA music jobs

Episcopal Church in Minnesota jobs

United Methodist Conference jobs

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