JOB SUMMARY: Selects, prepares, and executes all church music such as preludes, postludes, hymns, and anthems for worship services on Sundays and/or other services, major festivals (Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, etc.) Recruits and trains choir(s) and willing to work with all ages.
Develops long-range plans for expenditures in the music program of the Congregation and submits these to the Priest on an annual basis. Offers special performances at Easter, Christmas, and other special occasions. Maintains music files. Monitors musical equipment for repairs and tuning and reports status to Worship and Priest. Also willing to share space with other musicians she or he recruits from time to time to enhance our experience in worship.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Priest-In-Charge or Rector
QUALIFICATIONS: College degree in music or equivalent in private musical training and experience. Ability and knowledge to play organ. Willing ability or knowledge to train voices, conduct choral singing and bell choir directing. Good communication skills. Flexible and willing to learn Anglican traditional music as well as contemporary music.
EXPERIENCE: Prior church music experience will be helpful. Organ and choral experience are essential.
Location: 205 N 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA
Interested persons: Please submit a cover letter describing the importance of music in the context of worship and why you feel called to this job. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Priest-In-Charge at firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration. Closing date is Sunday, November 20, 2022.
Note: Interviews will be held in-person, if possible, with the search committee that is coordinated by the Priest. Any final interviews will be with the vestry and search committee before being called to the position by Christ Church.