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Ripley First Presbyterian Church

Music Director (organist, pianist, choir director)

Ripley First Presbyterian Church located at 114 Mulberry St.  Ripley, Ohio is seeking a Music Director combining the talents of an organist, pianist, and adult choir director.  Ripley First was chartered in 1817, so we are celebrating our bicentennial this year.  We are a rural church located in the middle of Ripley, Ohio.  Our most noted history is the Rev. John Rankin served this church from 1822-1844.  Our mission has, is, and continues to be to spread the Good News of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

We are seeking an every Sunday, Music Director to:

  • Provide worship music and music selection
  • Support special events and services (approximately 5 per year)
  • Direct an 8 – 12 member adult choir which would require music selection, rehearsal (once per week)
  • Music is traditional

Ripley First has an Opus 472 A.B. Felgemaker Pipe Organ consisting of twelve ranks, two manuals, a pedal board, and chimes.  The organ was built in 1885 and installed in 1886.  The organ has been superbly maintained and Ripley First is absolutely committed to the maintenance of this instrument.  Ripley First also has a circa 2000 Yamaha Baby Grand piano.

Ripley First is looking for that individual that is committed to supporting the spreading of the Good News through music, appreciates the history and capabilities of the musical instruments, and is knowledgeable and passionate about maintaining these instruments.  Certainly some experience is required, however the knowledge, appreciation, and passion is the most desired.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please contact:

Pastor Wayne Reveal

Church:  937-392-4478

Cell:  513-607-4252



Address:  Ripley First Presbyterian Church

114 Mulberry St.

PO Box 95

Ripley, Ohio  45167


Calvary Presbyterian Church, 7416 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45227

One service on Sunday 11-noon

No choir; small church; good pay

Electric organ

For further information please call Pastor Vicki Abend   ( 513 231-8918)


Organist Presbyterian Church of Wyoming.


To provide appropriate organ music for services of worship.

Position Expectations:

  • It is expected that the organist is a person of Christian faith who understands the general flow of Christian worship.
  • It is expected that this person is a team player and seeks a cooperative and healthy working relationship with the team and the congregation.


  • Plan, prepare, and play organ music appropriate to each service of worship including the prelude, the interlude, the postlude and other music as required.
  • Prepare appropriate music for weddings and special services.
  • Rehearse sufficiently for optimum performance at the instrument.
  • Attend choir rehearsals for accompaniment.
  • Accompany the congregation’s singing of hymns.
  • Accompany the choir’s singing of scheduled music.
  • Arrange for a substitute when not able to be present.
  • Work with the music director to schedule appropriate maintenance of the organ
  • It is expected that the organist would be available to attend Tuesday morning staff meetings on a regular basis.


The organist’s primary supervisor is the music director.  Performance reviews will be conducted regularly by the direct supervisor (music director), the pastor as head of staff and the session Personnel Committee.


The session Personnel Committee will annually review the adequacy of compensation.  The organist is a contracted position paid monthly covering worship services, rehearsals, and staff meeting.  He/she will also be compensated for weddings and funerals – paid by the families through the church monthly payroll system.

Time Off & Benefits:

Sundays off to be scheduled in advance with the music director.  As a contract position, this position does not receive benefits.

For further information and discussion please get in touch with our lead pastor, the Rev. Dr. Edward Goode at 513-821-8735, ext. 106, or

Music Director Saint Catharine of Siena Parish 2848 Fischer Place Cincinnati, Ohio 45211 513.661.0651 513.661.0652 (fax) Email (Patrick Condren)

St. Catharine of Siena Parish is seeking a new Music Director. Responsibilities include competency on organ and piano and cantor skills for three weekend Masses, Holy Days, School Masses and special events. Applicant should have ample knowledge of the Catholic Liturgy and an appreciation for both contemporary and traditional liturgical styles. New director will work closely with the pastor on all liturgical matters, and rehearse with Contemporary Adult Ensemble, Traditional Adult Choir and children’s choir for special occasions. Funeral and wedding coverage is an integral part of the position and will be discussed upon review of application. Church has a three manual 1978 Shantz Organ restored and expanded by the John-Paul Buzard Co. in 2003 (cf., and a Yamaha Baby Grand piano. Worship III, Gather II and small Parish Hymnal. Please include salary requirements with application, if so desired. Send it to Pat Condren, parish business manager, at above email or mailing address

JOB OPENING (Part-time): Organist/Pianist, St. James of the Valley, Wyoming

Qualified candidate has knowledge of Catholic Liturgy and possesses a bachelor’s in music with skills as pianist, organist, and vocalist. Seeking energetic person with ability to engage both adults and children. Also, willing to collaborate with the other musicians in our Winton Wyoming Pastoral Region (three Catholic parishes: St. James/St. Matthias/Our Lady of the Rosary). Responsibilities include coordinating music and liturgy for the 4:30 pm Saturday Vigil mass; directing our Adult Choir; and rehearsing with Cantors; funeral and wedding liturgies. Three to five years of work experience preferred. Send a letter of application and resume by May 1, 2017 to Fr. Chris Coleman, Pastor, 411 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45215 or email

Organ: Wicks, 2 manual, 15 stops
Anticipated start date: July 1, 2017