First Baptist Church of Chattanooga, TN, seeks a part-time Organist beginning September 1, 2017. The congregation, associated with The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, worships together in a single service each Sunday morning, following the lectionary and observing all seasons of the Church year. Our Sanctuary contains a 52 rank Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ and our Chapel is home to a 20 rank Möller pipe organ. Weekly responsibilities include playing for congregational singing, accompanying the Adult Choir, and providing service music for weekly worship services, playing for a weekly choir rehearsal, and providing all above responsibilities as they relate to additional, seasonal services. Requirements for the position include formal organ training, advanced sight-reading skills on organ and piano, and sensitivity to the liturgy and worship style of First Baptist Church of Chattanooga. The organist position is a quarter-time position (10 hours/week) with a salary range of $12,000 – $16,000, based on training and experience. For a complete job description and more information contact Jeff Parker, Minister of Music, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working with the Pastor and Worship Committee to facilitate the direction of music programs for Nolensville First UMC. This includes:
Planning and leading music for both Worship Services on Sunday morning with the Chancel Choir for Traditional Service and the Praise Band for the Contemporary/Blended Service.
Coordinating Sunday congregational songs with weekly scriptures and sermon.
Children’s Music and Drama:
Coordinating with Children’s Minister in planning music and programs.
Directing plays and musicals.
Planning and presenting seasonal programs.
Recruiting, organizing, and overseeing children’s choir(s), including volunteers to assist with music programs.
Facilitate music accompaniment from wide array of talented instrumentalists and vocalists.
Recruiting for all music programs by scheduling, developing and mentoring volunteer instrumentalists, vocalists and worship leaders for Praise and Chancel Choir.
Facilitating Dot Arnold Scholarship fund-raising.
Managing CCLI license to ensure royalties for music performed.
Managing music budget.
Preparing submission for monthly newsletter as needed.
Attending and participating in staff meetings.
Oversee audio systems.
Maintaining choir room organization and equipment.
Cataloging all music and CDs.
Recruiting, training, and re-establishing the handbell choir.
Incorporating learning where possible (i.e., teach various musical instruments, how to use hymnal and read music/melody line in a song).
Top Strategic Goals for this Position:
1. Plan music for worship services 4-6 weeks in advance.
2. Facilitate and continue multiple options to “open the doors” for greater recruitment among congregation.
3. Cultivate community involvement within each area of the music programs (Choir, Praise team, etc.)
To Apply: Email letter of interest and resume to David Belden, Music Director Search Committee Chair, at: email@example.com.
Burks United Methodist Church is looking for a keyboardist to play in their praise and worship band.
Keyboardist should be comfortable playing in all twelve major keys.
Keyboardist should be acquainted with music from the “praise and worship” genre, covering the last decade or so. (Common repertoire includes works from Bethel, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Passion, Crowder, Planetshakers, Elevation Worship, etc.)
Keyboardist should be comfortable transposing.
Keyboardist should be comfortable reading chord charts and lead sheets.
Keyboardist should be able to appropriately carry out different roles (chordal support, soloist, melody, synth pad, etc)
Reading music is not required, but is encouraged.
Familiarity with the Nashville Number System is not required, but is encouraged.
Keyboardist must have an ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ.
Keyboardist must work well with others.
Keyboardist must be punctual.
Time responsibility includes sound check at 10:00am and service at 11:00am on Sunday
mornings. Rehearsals take place every Wednesday at 7:00pm in the sanctuary.
Burks UMC is located at 6433 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343.
For all other information, or to set up an audition time, please contact Matt Kelly at (423)
364-7262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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