Covenant Presbyterian Church
Springfield, Ohio 45503 (Downtown area)
Part-time: Program staff. Average 12 hours per week
Covenant Presbyterian Church is a mission-driven, inclusive community in downtown Springfield, Ohio. Covenant is seeking an organist to join our music program. We offer a weekly traditional service at 10:30 am in our beautiful sanctuary.
Covenant has a long tradition of quality music programs that enhance the worship experience and engage the community-at-large and a congregation that loves and appreciates good music. Our Schantz organ has 3046 pipes, three manuals, full pedalboard, and 56 ranks. It was built and installed in 1962 and is maintained by Peebles-Herzog, Inc.
This part-time position includes a weekly Sunday morning rehearsal and service and negotiable Thursday evening rehearsals. The service music includes prelude, hymns, anthem, Doxology, Gloria Patri, and postlude.
The organist is also responsible for evening holiday services as needed including Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Carols & Lights, Christmas Eve, and Christmas occurring on a Sunday. For additional compensation, the organist serves as the point of contact for weddings and funerals and, if requested, provides music for these services. Ability to play the piano is preferred.
Full position description available upon request.
Education/Experience: Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance preferred or equivalent experience.
Salary range: Minimum $24,000. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Applicants should submit resume to Pastor Jody Noble at Fire2Last@aol.com or call 937-325-2427 for questions.
Director of Sacred Music – St. Cecilia Church [Cincinnati, OH]
St. Cecilia Catholic Church is a vibrant parish rooted in our Catholic tradition and located within the city limits of Cincinnati, Ohio in Oakley. After 46 years of service to St. Cecilia Parish, our director is retiring in January 2024. At this time we are seeking a Director of Sacred Music to fill this position.The Director of Sacred Music will be part of a zealous staff leading people to holiness, through worship, truth, and beauty. The Director of Sacred Music is the organist as well as the choir director who is responsible for all aspects of the sacred music program including planning and providing music for weekend Masses, weekly school Masses, holy days, funerals, weddings, and other liturgical events. The ideal candidate should be proficient in choral conducting, organ, and Catholic liturgy. Masters degree preferred, but not required.
All interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Fr. Jamie Weber via the Director of Pastoral Affairs at email@example.com by December 1, 2023.
Position Title: Chancel Choir Director
Zion UCC, Norwood
Purpose: A church Choir Director is responsible for leading a choir in practice sessions and performances. They provide music and song that helps worshippers feel closer to their faith, while also providing a source of inspiration for the sermon and other messages being delivered by the Pastor. This includes working with the Pastor and Worship Ministry Team in coordinating the music with each liturgical season.
- Direct the Choir weekly at the Sunday Service.
- Direct the Choir during special services including but not limited to Advent and Lent.
- Rehearse sufficiently to maintain a high quality of music. The current Choir practice is held Thursday evening and Sunday prior to the service.
- Select, purchase, and maintain music resources within budgetary constraints.
- Maintain the music library.
- Ensure compliance with copyright and streaming permissions.
- Organize summer music.
- Attend Worship Ministry Team meetings (quarterly).
- Meetings with the Minister as needed.
- Competency in piano. We have an organist/accompanist
- Working knowledge of Church systems, liturgy and liturgical calendar.
Time: Part time, salaried position with an average of 4-6 hours weekly. The choir season is from September through June.
Salary: Position starting salary: $8000
Respond with cover letter and resume to:
Rev. Scott Casebeer