Minister of Music (Milford, CT)

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Job Title: Minister of Music
Organization Name: Trinity Lutheran Church, Milford, CT
Organization Website: www.trinitymilfordct.org
Salary Range (optional):
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:
o       Directing the adult choir (which presently rehearses on Sunday) and
seasonal elementary-aged children’s choir
o       Collaborating with the Pastor in worship planning
o       Meeting with the Worship & Music Committee bi-monthly
o       Additional services for Christmas, Lent, and Holy Week (2 Christmas Eve, 1
Ash Wednesday, 1 Maundy Thursday, 1 Good Friday, 1 Holy Saturday)
We also offer the opportunity to use handbells in worship.

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

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

Please send CV or resume with cover letter electronically to
pastorfiles@trinitymilfordct.org.  Interviews scheduled at mutual
convenience.