Organist/Pianist - Ferris Heights UMC, Waxahachie


5/11/2022

Ferris Heights United Methodist Church is looking for a part-time Organist/Pianist in order to connect Ferris Heights families to the vision and strategy under the mission of the church: Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. That will be organized through and around the church’s ministry strategy of: Build, Belong, and Serve. We worship on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., with church school for children and adults starting at 9:00 AM. The service is a traditional style. Various vocalists and instrumentalists from the congregation periodically contribute special music to worship.

Requirements:
Must have experience with organ and piano.
Sufficient keyboard ability to sight-read hymns, liturgy, and accompaniments.
Must exhibit a mature Christian faith.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality and meaningful music to lift the congregation in music for the praise of God and for a special celebration of worship
  • Select appropriate music in conjunction with the Pastor that is reflective of the liturgical season and designated Scripture texts.
  • Ability to play varying music styles ranging from classical to contemporary.
  • Play for additional worship services and special services including Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve.
  • Special holidays, such as Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter, may require additional practice times.
  • Unless otherwise planned, provide appropriate music for the prelude, offertory, communion, and postlude of each service.
  • Accompany any special music and/or soloists during worship.
  • The organist/Pianist may be invited to play for weddings and funerals at the church and payment for these services is determined between the organist and the hiring party. Shall arrive at least 15 minutes prior to services.
  • Meet with the pastor and/or the Worship Team as needed to plan events on the church calendar, identify needs that staff has, and resolve challenges and issues that occur. Oversee the tuning and maintenance of the organ and pianos within the approved budget and recommend maintenance needs to the Pastor.
  • Complete and submit in a timely manner required paperwork

Salary
Salary will be negotiable based on education and experience.

To apply: Send the following materials by email to: Rev. John Han at pastorfhumc@gmail.com or deliver to the church office at 108 Center St. Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Résumé
  • Contact information, including a phone number and email address (which will remain confidential)
  • Three references (not related): There should be one from clergy and one from musical professionals.

Contact: Rev. John Han

Address: 108 Center St. Waxahachie TX 75165

Phone: 972.937.2344

Email: Click to email

Website: fhumc.org

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