Positions Available

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Organist: Neffsville Mennonite Church is seeking a part-time Organist (approx. 7 hrs. a week, including practice) for their 10:00AM worship service, as well as special services throughout the year, and weddings and funerals. The Organist must demonstrate professional skills in pipe organ both as soloist and accompanist, including knowledge of both traditional and more modern styles of hymns, anthems and service music. Neffsville has a Schantz organ with 1425 pipes and 25 chimes that was installed in 1991. The Organist is responsible to the Director of Music and Worship and also works closely with the Lead Pastor and song leaders to ensure that music remains a relevant and vital part of church programs and enhances the worship of the church. For more information, or to submit a cover letter and resume, please contact Rashard Allen at rashard@neffmc.org. [Listed 12/12/2018]


Music Director for Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Schuylkill Haven, PA.  Play liturgy (two services most Sundays, Evening Prayer in Lent, etc.), direct twenty member adult choir, oversee and work with praise team, foster music with children – all with the purpose of leading the assembly in giving glory of God.  Instruments include twenty-five year-old, three manual, 32 rank Schantz organ, and Boston grand piano in setting with superb acoustics.  15 hours/week, salary based on musicianship and experience.  For complete job description, follow the Music Director Position link at www.jerusalemlutheran.com.  Send resume with salary requirements by November 30 to Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 252 Dock Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. [Listed 11/12/2018]


Director of Music: The Episcopal Cathedral of St. Stephen in Harrisburg is searching for a Director of Music. This full-time position with benefits involves playing organ for parish and diocesan services, directing the adult choir, developing a children’s choir, and teaching part time in the only Episcopal day school in central Pennsylvania. Bachelor’s degree required. Position description will be posted on the cathedral website:   www.ststep.org [Listed 11/6/2018]


Music Director: St. James Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsburg is prayerfully seeking a church musician to serve as its next Director of Music. The church, which is affiliated with the PC(USA), worships at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday mornings. The music at this service is blended.  The church has a piano, an organ and a new sound system; services usually include a worship band. Among the Director of Music's responsibilities will be: 1) to play for worship services 2) to direct the church's adult and youth choirs 3) to rehearse weekly with the adult and youth choirs 4) to coordinate when the worship band and other groups of musicians sing during worship services 5) to select music for services in conjunction with the Pastor 6) to practice music before it is played in worship 7) to serve on the church's Worship and Christian Education ministry group and 8) to collaborate and to communicate regularly with the choirs, congregation and staff. The Director of Music will be ultimately accountable to Session, which is the governing body of the church, and will be supervised by the Pastor. Choirs rehearse on Thursday evenings, and occasionally, additional worship services are scheduled throughout the year. For more information or to apply, please contact the church office at (717) 732-7848 or e-mail the Pastor Ron Gilmer (rongilmer.pcusa@gmail.com). [Listed 8/23/2018]


Assistant Organist: Pine Street Presbyterian Church seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Organist. Primary responsibilities include accompanying the choir, playing hymns and service music, and organ voluntaries. P/T 15-20 hours/week. Salary commensurate with experience and education. For a full job description, if you have any questions, or to apply, e-mail Brett A. Terry, Minister of Music & Worship, at BTerry@pinestreet.org. Please include a résumé and cover letter if applying; no recordings are needed at this time.



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