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Jordan Lutheran Church

Keyboardist / Music Director

Jordan Lutheran Church
Apex, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 09/09/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Job Role: Keyboardist/Music Director (Part-Time)

10-20 hours per week

$16- $25 per hour (based on experience)


We are seeking an energized and organized musician to help lead our congregation in musical worship.  We love music, and enjoy combining the Church’s historic liturgy and hymns with beautiful and moving songs currently playing on contemporary Christian radio.   Music is a vital part of congregational life and for that reason a candidate is being sought to help us maintain and grow our musical worship.


Typical Week: Sunday 8AM - 11:30AM and 5-15 hours of preparation and rehearsals, including 1-2 weekday evenings.


Required Qualifications:

  • Proficient at playing traditional hymns and leading contemporary musical worship

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • High proficiency playing the piano

  • Significant music coursework, or equivalent experience


Preferred Experience:

  • Trained in Lutheran worship service design

  • Experience with vocals, guitar, and other instruments

  • Two or more years experience playing in regularly scheduled worship services

  • Four year music degree completed or in progress


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Pastor or appropriate music team to proactively schedule necessary music rehearsals based on upcoming worship needs.

  • Act as primary keyboardist for the church.

  • Rehearse and direct musical groups/choirs.

  • Coordinate and lead rehearsals for special worship services and seasonal events.


About Jordan Lutheran:

Our regular Sunday worship services are held at the Beaver Creek Movie Theater in Apex, NC at 9:30AM.   We have additional services on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve.  We also hold a Christmas program and participate in a few community events throughout the year that this role would support.


This is a great opportunity to join a community of faith that strives build and grow disciples of Jesus Christ as we encounter God in worship, embrace the Word through regular Bible study and are empowered by the Holy Spirit to impact all nations with the unmerited love of Jesus to all people.


Jordan Lutheran is a church of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.


To learn more about Jordan:

To learn more about our church body:


Contact:  Mike Merker, Pastor

Phone: (919)-303-1613

Address: 1031 Pemberton Hill Rd., Suite 202,  Apex, NC 27502