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Posted: 1/17/2023
Organization: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg
Position: Cantor (Part-Time)
Description: ORGANIST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR/CANTOR PART-TIME POSITION(S): Christ Lutheran Church, 44 Chambersburg Street Gettysburg, PA 17325is seeking a Cantor with keyboard and choir directing skills for a unique opportunity of working with a congregation in an exceptional historic setting. Two Sunday morning services at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., one weekly choir rehearsal; occasional work with children. Salary range is $25,000 – $30,000, commensurate with ability and experience. Four Sundays paid vacation. This position could be split between a choir director and a keyboardist with salaries adjusted suited to ability and responsibility. A complete job description and details about the congregation’s instruments are available from the church office. Submit resume and application to the church office by email to: churchoffice@christgettysburg.org. You can find a full job description here.

Posted: 1/17/2023
Organization: St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shiremanstown
Position: Full Time Director of Children and Youth
Description: St. John’s Lutheran Church is seeking a dynamic leader for our children and youth ministry here in Shiremanstown, PA. This person will oversee a comprehensive faith formation ministry that includes children from pre-k through high school. This person will work with The Children’s Garden of St. John’s, our preschool, to support teachers to implement a Christian education more holistically into their curriculum. While we have a vision of what this full-time position will entail, we seek an applicant with knowledge of current best practices and the experience and energy to help grow this ministry. This is a new position for our congregation. Previously we had a part-time youth director that focused only on our high schoolers. We seek a candidate who desires to work with all our children and youth to form them as disciples and leaders in our world as well as help bridge the preschool children and families to the church. We desire an applicant who is creative, curious, fun loving, Christ-centered and great with children and youth! You can find a full job description here. Contact Andrea Pahowka at searchcommittee1787@gmail.com for more information.

Posted: 1/3/2023
Organization: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg
Position: Part Time Organist
Description: St. Peter Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Mechanicsburg, PA is seeking a part-time organist to join its music ministry team. The successful candidate will have gifts in leading the liturgy and congregational hymn-singing on the 2 manual digital Allen Protege Organ and the Yamaha C-2 Baby grand piano. This 10-15 hr/wk position also accompanies the Chancel Choir as well as both vocal and instrumental soloists and ensembles and has minimal administrative responsibilities. The congregation seeks a candidate who will work with musicians of all ages and skill levels, has good communication skills, and brings joy to our music ministry. Click here to view the full job description.

For additional information, questions, or to apply contact Karl Segletes, Director of Music Ministries, at karl@stpetermechanicsburg.com. Applicants should submit a brief cover letter and resume. You may also choose to submit links to performance recordings.

Employment listings are provided to synod congregations and related agencies free of charge. This service is made possible by your Mission Support of Lower Susquehanna Synod and ELCA. Please provide a brief position description and contact information (as below) and a link to a complete position description on your web site (if desired). Use form at the top of the page to submit new listings. Positions are posted for 60 days unless extended. Please contact us if the position is filled before the 60 day period expires.