Church Musician

Hope Moravian Church (2759 Hope Church Road) Winston-Salem, NC 27127-8773 is seeking a Church Musician.


Position Description:

Hope Moravian Church (Winston-Salem, NC) seeks a committed musician, skilled in the organ and piano, to serve the congregation in the ministry of worship and music throughout the year.

Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the pastor the Church Musician shall assist in leading the congregation during worship and as an example of faith and ministry leadership. Essential responsibilities include:

  • The weekly selection and preparation of prelude and postlude music during Sunday morning worship.
  • Weekly accompaniment and assistance to the ministry of the church choir during mid-week rehearsal and in worship on Sunday morning.  Our choir is comprised of untrained voices who enjoy singing to the glory of God.
  • Work with the pastor, music director, and choir director in the selection of choir and worship music.
  • Rehearse with the choir 15-minutes prior to worship.
  • The selection and preparation of instrumental music and choral accompaniment shall also include special services.  For example: Maundy Thursday Communion, Good Friday Lovefeast, Thanksgiving Eve Lovefeast, Christmas Eve Lovefeast(s), and choral Cantatas.
  • Regularly attend bi-monthly meetings of the Worship Committee, whose purpose is to prayerfully plan, explore, and reflect upon our worship in light of upcoming events and opportunities for ministry.
  • Willingly assist in scheduling a substitute musician in the event of illness, vacation, and/or continuing education opportunities.

Compensation:

Terms of Employment: Part-time

Continuing Education: $150/year

Vacation: 3 weeks/year

Insurance or Benefits provided: None

Salary: $7800/year

 

How to Apply:

Applicants are welcome to send a resume along with contact information for three references to: HopeMoravianNC@triad.rr.com.  Questions about the application process should be directed to the church office 336.765.8017.  Initial deadline for applications is October 31, 2016. www.hopemoraviannc.org