Minister of Music (Milford, CT)

Date Posted: 
May 3, 2021
Organization Name: 
Trinity Lutheran Church
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Job Description: 

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH IN MILFORD, CT, a lively, welcoming ELCA parish, seeks a part-time organist and director of music to inspire, create, and implement excellent and inclusive music ministry.  With a focus on accompanying congregational song each week (two Sunday services), the Minister of Music’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Directing the adult choir (which presently rehearses on Sunday) and seasonal elementary-aged children’s choir
  • Collaborating with the Pastor in worship planning
  • Meeting with the Worship & Music Committee bi-monthly
  • Additional services for Christmas, Lent, and Holy Week (2 Christmas Eve, 1 Ash Wednesday, 1 Maundy Thursday, 1 Good Friday, 1 Holy Saturday)

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Trustworthiness and professionalism.
  • Ability to select music appropriate for the seasons of the liturgical year.

Terms:

  • Expectation of 10 to 12 hours per week
  • Interview with Worship & Music Committee and Pastor
  • Salary negotiable relative to experience and education
  • Position open immediately
  • Minister of Music given priority for all weddings and funerals

Our Resources:

  • Modern 3 manual Allen organ in fine working condition
  • Upright piano in fine working condition
  • Adult choir, 4 part harmony, good music readers
  • Opportunity to use handbells in worship