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Ginter Park United Methodist Church
1010 West Laburnam Avenue
Richmond VA, 23227

Seeking part-time organist/choir director for one Sunday morning service. Choir rehearsals are held prior to the Sunday morning service. There are four paid section leaders. Special services on Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, and Christmas Eve. Moller three manual organ. Compensation is $13,000 to $15,000 based on training and experience. Two weeks paid vacation yearly. Interested candidates should contact Horace Ford via email at horaceford2@gmail.com or by phone at 804-387-6021.


St. Paul Lutheran Church
8100 Shady Grove Road
Mechanicsville, VA, 23111

Seeking part-time organist for weekly Sunday morning service, weekly adult choir rehearsals, Sunday School music, and special midweek services primarily during Lent and Advent. Choir does not sing during June, July, August. Upon request and availability would provide music for weddings and funerals. Rogers 2 manual organ of 34 stops. Salary $13,800.00 per year, negotiable. Familiarity with liturgical service preferred. Submit resumes to Organist Search Committee at the church address, e-mail bitelyre@gmail.com or phone 804-427-7500.


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.


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