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Organist/ Music Director

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Hagerstown, MD

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $25,000 Yearly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Salary Starts at 25K **


Would you enjoy playing a 4 Manual 59 Rank classic Moller Pipe Organ (circa 1932) built by Mathias Peter Moller himself, while leading musical accompaniment at a historic Christ-focused Hagerstown MD church? 

The variety of beautiful worship locations, in which music is played, include a Beautiful Traditional Sanctuary, Prince of Peace Chapel, and Tree of Life Worship Center. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church seeks a full-time Organist and / or Music Director(s). The various music needs may be covered by one or multiple individuals. The compensation is based on the applicant’s skills and the portion** of the music duties they assume.


Please submit your resume with a description of your experience as a Pipe Organist , Piano player , Music Director and / or other music specialties. 

The congregation is seeking candidates who are: energetic, familiar with traditional and contemporary church music (or willing to learn).


Have the Ability and Desire to Lead/ Direct:


  • Senior Choir

  • Youth Choir

  • Children’s Choir

  • Handbell Choir

  • Mens Choir  

  • Praise Band

  • Sunday School Music




Individual must collaborate with Pastor, be able to stay current with varying worship styles, innovative with introduction of new ideas for worship service, be a  team player, and organized in time management.  The organist we seek will have the range of skills to showcase the full capabilities of the Moller organ, using it at one moment to inspire hushed reverence, and at another to ROCK the keys and CLEAR those pipes.


We welcome candidates with any or all of the needed competencies as we determine whether one or several individuals are necessary to encompass the full spectrum of music duties, previously covered by a talented, retiring church music contributor. Please include the years of experience, types of music performance, and instruments played proficiently. The selected candidate(s) will exude passion, and serve as a positive contributor to the quality of music and the cohesive spirit of worship in the church with a focus on Christ.


Resumes should be submitted no later than April 30th 2021 for consideration.***

Once Resumes are received and reviewed , Interviews and Auditions will be arranged.


St Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church

141 S Potomac Street

Hagerstown, MD  21740


St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

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141 S. Potomac St.

Hagerstown, MD


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