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Farmville Presbyterian Church
200 West Third Street
Farmville, VA, 23901

Seeking part-time organist/director for one Sunday morning service and one weekly adult choir rehearsal. During the school term, there are four Longwood University music majors who are paid to supplement the choir. Special services Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve. Occasional funerals. Weddings by agreement only. Two manual Beckerath tracker pipe organ. Annual salary $15,000 per year with four weeks paid vacation. Book and music allowance. Candidate should have good people skills and a willingness to work with college students. Interested candidates should contact John Arehart, Chair, Organist Search Committee via email at arehartje@longwood.eduor by phone at 434-603-0073. Or Ed Kromer via email at kromerer@gmail.com or phone at 434-547-7997.


May Memorial Baptist Church
3922 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA, 23139

Seeking part-time organist for one Sunday morning church service and one Wednesday evening choir rehearsal. Special services at Christmas and on Maundy Thursday. Two manual Allen Version 22 organ. Two weeks paid vacation. Salary range $7,000 to $9,000 per year depending on experience and education. Starting date is September 2020. The church hopes to be able to start choir rehearsal in January 2021. Interested candidates should contact Diana Schmitz via email maymem@verizon.net or days by phone at 804-598-3098.


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