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Three Chopt Presbyterian Church
9315 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA, 23229

Seeking part-time Interim Director of Music for two Sunday morning services (early service is contemporary with a small band and voices) and starting in September rehearsals with the band on Monday evening, Chancel Choir on Thursday evening, and random rehearsals with the children and handbells prior to their scheduled participation in worship and/or music productions. Proficiency in organ preferred but not mandatory since the organist position is separate. Two manual Lewis and Hitchcock pipe organ. While the candidate should Preferred starting date August 1, 2021. Annual salary is approximately $30,000 per year, which would be prorated based on the number of months the interim is hired. Interested candidates should contact Bill Brownfield by email at herdmanbb@verizon.net or by phone at 804-708-2381 or cell 804-514-2732.

First English Lutheran Church
1603 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220

Seeking paid Tenor for one weekly rehearsal and one Sunday traditional liturgical service. Choir Season begins September 8, 2021 and concludes Sunday, June 5, 2022. Season Salary approximately $5,625 ($150 for rehearsal and Sunday service). The church is located at the intersection of Lombardy (Stuart Circle) and Monument Avenue. Interested candidates should contact Linwood Lunde, Music Director, at Linwood.lunde@gmail.com or 804-358-6339 (cell).

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

Seeking part-time organist/choir director for one Sunday service and a weekly choir rehearsal. Stipends for four paid section leaders from Longwood University music department. Special services on Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve. Occasional funerals and weddings by agreement. Candidate should have good “people” skills and the ability to work well with college students. Two manual Beckerath tracker pipe organ. Annual salary $15,000 with four weeks paid vacation, book and music allowance, social security, and sick leave. Interested candidates should contact John Arehart by email at arehartje@longwood.edu or by cell at 434-603-0073. Or Ed Kromer, by email at kromerer@gmail.com or cell at 434-547-7997.

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 michellegraham91@gmail.com.

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 office@campbellchurch.net or by phone at 804-438-6875.

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 revdrnave@gmail.com or by phone at 804-894-0386.

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