Organist/Music Director

Grand Rapids, MI
Type: Lay
Posted Jan 11, 2021
Job Title
Organist/Music Director
Name of church or organization
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church – Grand Rapids, Michigan

1025 3 Mile Rd., NE 49505

Job offering:  Organist/Music Director

Job type:  Part time, hours negotiable

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is searching for an Organist/Music Director.

The position, depending on agreed-upon responsibilities, is between ten and fifteen hours per week.

The Organist/Music Director is responsible for

-playing the organ/piano for regular and special services

-directing, rehearsing with and accompanying the adult choir

-selecting appropriate music for the church year in consultation with the priest

-attending the church staff meeting.

St. Andrew’s would like the candidate to have “an appreciation for the church’s rich liturgical tradition, be familiar with the Hymnal 1982 and the Anglican music tradition.”  While services are traditional, the congregation has expressed an interest in the addition of world music and music from other religious heritages, e.g. African-American music.

Bulletin organizational skills are desirable.

Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

St. Andrew’s is a truly vibrant, hospitable and loving parish.  Our priest is progressive, energetic and full of the Spirit.  We are a welcoming church and feel our mission strongly.

The Mission of St. Andrew’s:

As disciples of Jesus Christ, we reflect God’s love in our commitment to hospitality, service, diversity, inclusion, and stewardship.

Guided by the Spirit of God we strive to become a more healthy Body of Christ as we work together to realize the potential that God has placed within us.

We are dedicated to learning and the formation that will bring about transformation in the lives of the people who worship here, our community, and the world.

Contact person:  Susan Sevensma  –

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