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We are currently seeking applicants for a

Senior Choir Director and Handbell Choir Director  

See description below.  

Choir Director 

An open and affirming, justice-seeking congregation seeks a Senior Choir Director.

 

Position Description:  

JOB SUMMARY

Conduct the Senior Choir during Sunday worship, special services, and community events

     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and lead choir rehearsals to make the best use of time together.

  • Select, plan, and order music that supports the worship service including prelude, introit, anthem, etc. in coordination with the pastor.

  • As best as possible, in advance of each season of the church year, prepare a schedule of music to be sung by the choir for the minister and choir members.

  • Meet with the minister regularly to review music selections, discuss hopes, objectives, and other relevant issues regarding the music for the choir.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  •  Music degree or equivalent experience.

  •  Familiarity with liturgical music.

  •  Ability to clearly and effectively express musical direction.

  •  Ability to motivate, direct, and lead members of all ages.

COMPENSATION

Average hours: 10 per week

Salary: $9,917 Annually

Please contact the church office at churchoffice@elkriverucc.org or 763-441-1203 with questions.

 

Handbell Choir Director

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An open and affirming, justice-seeking congregation seeks a Handbell Choir Director. 

 

Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Conduct the Handbell Choir during rehearsals, Sunday worship, special services, and community events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and lead Handbell rehearsals to make the best use of time together.

  • Select, plan, and order music that supports the worship service including prelude, introit, anthem, etc. for one worship service per month plus special services and events from September through May.

  • In advance of each season of the church year, in coordination with the pastor and other music directors, prepare a schedule of music to be played by the Handbell Choir.

  • Meet with the minister regularly to review music selections, discuss hopes, objectives, and other relevant issues regarding the music for the Handbell choir.

  • Average hours per week: 3

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  •      Music degree or equivalent experience.

  •      Familiarity with liturgical music.

  •      Ability to clearly and effectively express musical direction.

  •      Ability to motivate, direct, and lead members of all ages.

  

COMPENSATION

  •     Salary $542 to be paid monthly from September through May.

  •     Salary to be reviewed annually.

  •     In the case of an absence, the director will make arrangements for coverage with no adjustment to compensation.

Please contact the church office at churchoffice@elkriverucc.org or 763-441-1203 with questions.