Now Hiring: Pianist / Organist

Redeemer Lutheran Church
540 Essex Street
Bangor, Maine 04401

Position

Pianist, the ideal applicant will be skilled on both the piano and organ.

Compensation

$120 for a single Sunday service; Wednesday evening services during Advent and Lent negotiable; Christmas Eve and special Lenten evening services (Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday) $60 per additional service.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to provide piano accompaniment for hymns, liturgy, and occasional soloists; and a willingness to learn liturgical settings (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America [ELCA]). Audition required.

Job Description

The church pianist/organist is an integral part of the worship team. The selected candidate will provide piano and/or organ music for Redeemer’s weekly Sunday service (9:30 AM). This will include prelude selections, hymn accompaniment, liturgical accompaniment, and a recessional selection. Occasionally, the pianist will be asked to accompany soloists (choral or instrumental) during the service. In addition to regular Sunday services, there are Wednesday evening services during Advent and Lent, Christmas Eve services, and Holy Week services. Redeemer primarily uses the hymnal — Evangelical Lutheran Worship, 2006, Augsburg Fortress Publishers, for hymn and liturgical settings. Opportunities to conduct the church’s choir or lead a youth music program are also available to interested and qualified applicants. Applicants who can commit to two or three Sundays per month will also be considered.

Redeemer Lutheran Church is blessed with a small to mid-sized congregation with a love for music. As a congregation, we welcome all people without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic background, physical condition, or mental abilities. The successful candidate will be expected to abide with those polices. Compensation, hours, and benefits will be reviewed annually by the Congregational Council. Any changes in job description and/or recommendations regarding compensation must be authorized by the Church Council.

Application Procedure

Please send a cover letter and/or resume that describes your relevant experience, and the names and contact information of three references familiar with your character and musical abilities care of the Church Secretary, Nancy Leibfarth at the above church address or via email to
Secretary@redeemer-lutheran-church.org.

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  • Friday May 24
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    ALANON Meeting in Library
    Friday May 24
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    ALANON Meeting in Library
    Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
  • Saturday May 25
    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    ALANON Meeting in Library
    Saturday May 25
    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    ALANON Meeting in Library
    Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
  • Saturday May 25
    5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    BAGG=Bangor Area Game Group
    Saturday May 25
    5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    BAGG=Bangor Area Game Group
    Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
  • Sunday May 26
    9:30 am – 11:00 am
    Worship Service
    Sunday May 26
    9:30 am – 11:00 am
    Worship Service

    In person worship service – 9:30am. Our service will also be streamed live on our website and Facebook page.

  • Monday May 27
    10:00 am – 11:00 am
    O A Meeting in Library
    Monday May 27
    10:00 am – 11:00 am
    O A Meeting in Library
    Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

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