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New Bethesda Baptist Church
9010 New Bethesda Road
Mechanicsville, VA, 23116

Seeking accompanist (organist/pianist) for one Sunday morning service, Wednesday evening choir rehearsal, and one Sunday morning ensem- ble rehearsal. Special services include Christmas Cantata, Christmas Eve, Easter Cantata, Maundy Thursday, and revival services. Possibility that the accompanist may occasionally need to fill in for the Minister of Music. Rogers two manual organ in need of replacement soon, elec- tronic keyboard, and piano. Compensation $10,000 annually with two weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should contact Lisa Brown via email at lwbhokie@gmail.com or by phone at 804-441-4147.

Duncan Memorial Methodist Church
201 Henry Street
Ashland VA, 23005

Seeking part-time Minister of Music for two Sunday morning services and to plan, rehearse and direct elementary and Chancel choir, youth band, contemporary worship band, and handbell choir. Supervise the organist and point presentations for the audio visual system that are aligned with the weekly sermons for the two Sunday morning services. Special services during Holy Week, Easter, and Christmas. Candidate should Have a BA degree from an accredited institution with at least a minor in music and a strong knowledge of religious music, having experience leading traditional and contemporary worship. Piano/keyboard skills required. Compensation $20,000 - $30,000 per year depending on experience. Two weeks paid vacation, sick leave, continuing education allowance. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to office@duncanmemorialumc.org.

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

Seeking an organist and choir accompanist for one Sunday morning worship service and one mid-week choir rehearsal and seasonal services through the church year. The organist will work directly with the Director of Music. Salary starts at $7,000 to $9,000 and is dependent upon education and experience. Interested candidates should contact Joan Maples, Music Minister at joanweinbendermaples@gmail.com or Pastor Michael Edwards at revmkedwards@gmail.com.

Episcopal Church of the Creator
7159 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Seeking part-time organist/choir director for one Sunday morning service. Small but talented and always-willing-to-learn adult choir rehearses for one hour before the service on Sunday morning, and small children's choir rehearses for 1/2 hour after Sunday service. Special services during Advent, Lent, and Holy Week. Funerals and weddings are right of first refusal and paid outside of the salary. 10-year-old Rogers Trillium series organ, 2 manuals. Optimal speaker placement with sound expansion along with most recent model digital sequencer. Compensation from $12,000 -14,000, based on experience and education. Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter, resume, and references to Elizabeth Lafoon, elafoon@orchardhouse.org.

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