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Trinity Lutheran Church
2315 North Parham Road
Richmond, VA, 23229

Seeking part-time organist/choir director for two Sunday morning services, weekly Chancel and Bell Choir rehearsals. Special services are Wednesday evenings during Lent, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, Thanksgiving Eve, three services on Christmas Eve, and an extra morning service on Easter morning. Jaeckel two manual pipe organ. Compensation $27,000 to $30,000 per year based on training and experience. Three weeks paid vacation. Book and music allowance and paid professional associations dues. Interested candidates should contact Dwight Freeman, Search Committee Chair, by email at dwightfreeman@verizon.net or by phone (cell) 804-937-6514.

Laurel Hill United Methodist Church
1919 New Market Road
Richmond, VA, 23231

Seeking part-time Minister of Music for two Sunday morning services and to rehearse with the handbell choir and adult singing choir weekly. Once a month so accompany special needs adult class. Christmas or Easter Cantata, Children’s Christmas with the weekday school, and Community Thanksgiving service. Rogers 740 two manual organ. Compensation range $16,000 to $17,000 depending on education and experience. Two weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should contact Pam Johnson via email at johnson.kennedy0775@gmail.com or by phone at 804-737-7450 or cell at 434-774-4439.

First Baptist Church
235 West Washington Street
Petersburg, VA, 23804

Seeking part-time Minister of Music for one Sunday morning service and one weekly (Tuesday afternoon at present) choir rehearsal. Special services Christmas Eve and Maundy Thursday. The church has 3 octaves of handbells and wold like to start a handbell choir if possible. The singing choir is small in number at present, but there is potential for growth. Music is budgeted for soloists as needed. Three manual Skinner pipe organ. Compensation range $14,000-$15,000 depending on knowledge and experience. Book and music allowance. Two weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should contact Betty Steele by phone days at 804-732-2003 or cell at 804-586-5871 or Sharon Ellis at the church via email at FBCPburg@verizon.net or phone at 804-733-7484.

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