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Christ Church Lake Forest

Choir Accompanist

Christ Church Lake Forest
Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/09/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

SUMMARY:  This position is primarily responsible for providing assistance in the Worship and Arts ministry covering piano needs with the choir, worship teams, special services, weddings, and memorial services by performing the duties associated with this position.  This position is part-time, approximately 4-6 hours per week.



Is available as an accompanist in our weekly services (for choir, special music, and supporting our worship teams).


Participates in weekly choir rehearsals.


Plays piano in our Sunday services. (This would not be for all Sunday services, it would average 2 out of 3 weekends).


Leads choir rehearsals in the absence of the choir director. 


Assists in researching songs and arrangements for the choir.


Works closely with the Director of Choral Ministries as well as with the volunteers involved in the choir on a weekly basis at the rehearsals, as well as the Sundays when the choir leads worship.


Works closely with those organizing other events. This would occasionally include a wedding or memorial service.


Works with volunteers involved with other worship teams.



Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Models Christian character at work, home, and social life

Strive to the Statement of Staff Values

Possess a developed Christian maturity

Agreement of Christ Church's Statement of Faith

Understanding of Constitution and ByLaws of Christ Church

Willingness to serve in and/or outside the church