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St. Peter Lutheran Church

Associate Director of Music

St. Peter Lutheran Church
Portage, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 06/30/2008
Categories: Non-ministry Jobs
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
St. Peter Lutheran Church is located in Northwest Indiana, ten minutes from Lake Michigan, with Valparaiso to the east and Chicago to the west. We have two services each Sunday, an early contemporary praise service and a late traditional service. Our mission is Sharing God’s Love.
Candidates should have a passion for sharing God’s word through music and be able to use hymns and songs to support the message of the day. He or she must be able to work cooperatively with the minister and volunteer musicians. He or she should also have good planning, organizing, and communicating skills.
We are seeking an Associate Director of Music, who will be able to provide music for both services either by playing him- or herself or organizing musicians who can.
For the contemporary service, we have one weekly practice and one weekly service. An ability to lead/conduct from keyboard is essential. Leader must be able to work from manuscript, charts, and by ear. Vocal coaching, arranging skills, and charting for other instruments very desirable. Lead vocal skills not required, but the production skills necessary for integrating band and singers is.
For the traditional service, we use Lutheran Worship, pages 158 and 178 on alternate weeks. One service per Sunday at 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday evening services during Advent and Lent. Choir conducting skills desirable.
Pay commensurate with experience and education.
Contact: Linda at 219-762-5764 or send résumé and references to St. Peter Lutheran Church, 6540 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368 or