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Huguenot Road Baptist Church
10525 West Huguenot Road
North Chesterfield, VA, 23236
Seeking part-time organist/music assistant to provide leadership for 11:00 AM Sunday service and week night (Wednesday) Chancel Choir rehearsals, plus additional hour prior to the Sunday morning service. Provide music for seasonal services and assistance (conducting, leadership, and administration) to supportive music ministry. May be engaged separately for funerals and weddings. The position with report directly to the Pastor for Music and Worship. Two manual 30-rank Reuter pipe organ. Salary $20,000 per annum. Interested candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church
Weems, VA 22576
Seeking part-time organist/choir director for two Sunday morning services and two rehearsals (praise band and choir ) per week ten months of the year. Special services at Christmas and Easter. Three manual Rogers 960 organ, Yamaha Clarinova CPL digital grand piano, used mostly for the Praise service. Salary range $15,000- $18,000 per annum. Two weeks paid annual vacation, paid social security. Interested candidates should contact Margaret Hock, church administrator via email at email@example.com or by phone at 804-438-6875.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
520 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Seeking Minister of Music. This is a part-time position, responsible for coordinating all aspects of music used in worship and other church activities. Responsibilities include playing the organ/piano for church worship, as well as serving as choir director. Full job description here. There is a Hill Green Lane Organ with additions, antiphonal and console by Schantz and also a four and a half foot Young Chang grand piano. Candidates must possess a demonstrated proficiency in organ/piano musicianship; experience and competence in directing church choirs; and familiarity with the Episcopal liturgy. The annual compensation range is $24,000-$30,000 and will be set based on experience. To apply please submit the following via email to Director of Lay Ministry (firstname.lastname@example.org): Cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 work references. Review of applications begins immediately.
Covenant Presbyterian Church
201 Walnut Boulevard
Petersburg, VA, 23805
Seeking organist, choir director for one Sunday morning service and one weekly adult choir rehearsal which will resume when it is Covid-safe to do so. Special services Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunrise, and Christmas Eve. Roy Redman tracker organ. Annual compensation range $15,000 to $16,000 per year with four weeks paid annual vacation. Interested candidates should contact Sarah Nave via email at email@example.com or by phone at 804-894-0386.