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River Road United Methodist Church
8800 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229
Seeking an Organist/Piano Accompanist for 11:00 a.m. Sunday Traditional Worship Service and one Thursday evening adult choir rehearsal per week. Special services during the church year, as well. Wicks Pipe Organ (1960) rebuilt by Lewis and Hitchcock (2000) with 3 manuals; recently refurbished and Zimbelstern stop added. First offer to play for weddings and funerals. The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelors level degree from an accredited music school and be a highly skilled organist and piano accompanist. Must possess a broad understanding and appreciation for a variety of styles and resources in Christian music and liturgy. Annual salary $20,000-$24,000 with two weeks paid vacation. Book and music allowance and paid Social Security. Interested candidates should apply online using the ‘Resources’ tab on the church’s website at www.riverroadumc.org
Central United Methodist Church
1213 Porter Street
Richmond, VA, 23224
Seeking part-time organist for one Sunday morning service. the choir rehearses for once a month for about half an hour. Special services on Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve. Pilcher 1908 two manual organ with a modern console and relays. Compensation per annum $8,100 with two weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should contact The Rev. Shayne Esters via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 804-357-1107 or Sara Manner via email at email@example.com or phone at 703-217-5231.
Bon Air Baptist Church
2531 Buford Road
Richmond, VA, 23235
Seeking part-time organist to accompany and provide service music for one weekly Sunday morning traditional worship service. Also to serve as accompanist for the Sanctuary Choir, typically twice a month. Other special services include the Christmas Concert, Christmas Eve, Holy Week, and a Spring Concert held every other year. Weddings and funerals as available and paid separately. Compensation $23,700. Two weeks paid vacation accrued throughout the year. Sick leave, dues to professional organizations, continuing education, and book and music allowance. There is a 403b option available for the employee to to put money into a retirement fund. Interested candidates should contact The Rev. Stuart Condra via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 804-272-1475.
Hebron Presbyterian Church
423 Hebron Road
Staunton, VA, 24401.
Seeking part-time organist/pianist for one Sunday morning church service with weekly adult choir rehearsal Sunday mornings before the worship service. Special service on Christmas Eve, Lent, Easter, and Advent. Whenever possible to play for funerals of members of the congregation. Weddings by arrangement with the wedding party. Taylor and Boody 2 manual tracker action pipe organ. Annual compensation $10,400 with four weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should contact either Hannah Bush via email at email@example.com or by phone at 540-242-1908 or the Rev. Dr. Henry Scoggins via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 540-885-1648.
St. Jude’s Anglican Church
8102 Ridge Road
Richmond, VA, 23229.
Seeking part-time organist for 9:30 AM Sunday services (first Sunday is Morning Prayer; all others are Holy Communion), as well as Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols, Christmas Day Eucharist, Maundy Thursday evening Eucharist, and Good Friday noon-day service (7 last words of Christ). Such music provision will also include weddings, funerals, or other such special events that occur as part of the ministry of St. Jude’s. Parish uses the 1928 Book of Common Prayer and 2017 Book of Common Praise hymnal. Rogers 580 2 manual organ in good condition. Salary starts at $12,000 a year. Two weeks paid vacation (to include two Sundays). Interested candidates should contact the Rev. Barton J. Gingerich via email at email@example.com.
Immanuel Episcopal Church
3263 Old Church Road
Mechanicsville, VA, 23111
Seeking part-time organist/choir director for one Sunday 10:00 AM service and one mid-week choir rehearsal. Special services Christmas Eve and Day, Epiphany, Ash wednesday, Maundy Thursday, and Good Friday. Allen two manual organ. Four weeks paid vacation, maternity leave, book and music allowance, and continuing education benefits. Salary range $14,000 to $20,000 per annum based on education and experience. Interested candidates should contact The Rev. Robin Teasley via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 804-338-0698 or Maria Koenig via email at email@example.com or phone 804-972-0442.