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Quakertown United Methodist Church

Organist/Choir Director

Quakertown United Methodist Church
Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 09/12/2015
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

* Provide organ music for the 8 am and 11 am Sunday worship services each week.

* Provide organ music for Wednesday evening Lenten services, Holy Week services, and Christmas Eve services.

* Direct the chancel choir every Sunday, September through mid-June (11 am service).  Lead weekly Wednesday-night rehearsals.

* Responsible for choosing and purchasing music for the chancel choir (within budget constraints).

* Maintain the church's library of adult choral music and resources.

* Make arrangements for special music in the absence of the chancel choir.  Rehearse with soloists and groups as necessary.

* Assist worship planners and Pastor in planning worship services.

* Arrange for the maintenance and repair of the organ and all pianos in the church.  Approve annual organ contract.

* Maintain choir robe inventory, including dry cleaning and repairs.

* Serve on Passionate Worship Committee.

* Funeral services are at the discretion of the organist.

* Weddings are at the discretion of the organist (not required and not included in salary). 

* Opportunities for participation in additional music programs include bell choir(s), children/youth choirs, and Living Waters Praise Band.