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Employment Listing 2018-07-09T09:58:43+00:00

Organist available to supply: Contact Don Deitzel at 717-421-2624.

Can’t find an organist? Visit the Church Music Solutions website for information about the SOS (digital substitute organist service).

Posted 7-9-18
Congregation: St. Luke, Chambersburg
Position: Choir Director – Part Time
Description: Click here for position description.

Submit resume with cover letter to Anne Corwell  abcwell@outlook.com or mail to:  St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2695 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA  17202-8144

Posted 6/6/18
Congregation:  Grace Evangelical, Lancaster
Position: Director of Music
Description: Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA, is seeking a candidate for Director of Music to provide strong leadership of a thriving music ministry. Grace, a congregation located in downtown Lancaster, offers vibrant worship rooted in Word and Sacrament. With faith and knowledge of liturgical worship and traditional church music, the Director will serve as organist and director of a 30-voice adult choir. The position is approximately 20 hours per week and includes two weekly Sunday morning services, occasional Saturday evening services, weekly adult choir rehearsals (September through May), weddings, funerals, and special and festival services, as well as attendance at staff and committee meetings. The Director works with the Pastor and lay leadership in planning services and selecting music and provides music for the services, including prelude and postlude, hymns and liturgy, as well as for the adult choir. Seasonal services include Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week and Thanksgiving Eve (when held at Grace).  The church has a Schlicker organ (three manuals, 52 ranks, 44 speaking stops) and a Pulham chapel organ (two manuals, tracker-action organ of 14 ranks), and the Director is responsible for overseeing maintenance and tuning of the church’s instruments.

A complete job description is available upon request. Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability, and benefits are offered. You may email your resume to musicatgraceelca@gmail.com or mail your resume with a cover letter to: Grace Lutheran Church, 517 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

Posted 5/16/18
Congregation:  Zion, Marietta
Position: Musician (part-time)
Description:  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Marietta, is seeking a part-time musician.  Responsibilities include planning, preparing, and leading music for Sunday worship (one service), weekly rehearsal with the choir, and working with both the pastor and choir director in planning worship and selecting hymns as well as planning and preparing special services.  Responsibilities also include the occasional wedding and funeral service.  Familiarity with Lutheran liturgy and hymns helpful.  Please contact Zion at (717) 426-1884 for more information.

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). Send information to Cathy Deitrich at cdeitrich@lss-elca.org. Positions are posted for 60 days unless extended. Please contact us if the position is filled before the 60 day period expires.