Minister of Music/Organist (Bristol, CT)

Date Posted: 
December 12, 2022
Organization Name: 
St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church
Salary Range: 
Job Description: 

St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bristol, CT, is seeking a Minister of Music/Organist to minister to the assembly through a diverse music program that strengthens Christian faith. The ideal candidate is a skilled organist/pianist and experienced choral director with either experience in or willingness to learn to direct a bell choir. Knowledge of or a willingness to learn the Lutheran liturgy and hymnody is desired, as is a candidate who is comfortable with a variety of worship styles and musical expressions.

Primary duties include working collaboratively with the Pastor and Worship committee to plan worship services; providing music for the regular 9:30AM Sunday worship service as well as for seasonal services, including mid-week Lenten services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day; directing the adult voice choir and the handbell choir, rehearsing with them weekly from September through Pentecost; selecting music appropriate to the available talent, the liturgical season, and the lectionary texts; encouraging a spiritual and a social atmosphere, while maintaining high expectations for music.

Instruments include: two-manual Allen organ, Yamaha grand piano, handbells and choir chimes.

Salary Range $20,000 – $25,000. Salary is negotiable, based on education, skills and experience.

For more information on the position and church, please contact Jill Little at While the St. Andrew website is under construction, visit us on Facebook ( and YouTube ( for links to our services.

Position is open until filled.