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UCC Conference Postings
To research job openings in a specific area, you can try looking at the website or newsletter of the UCC Conferences listed below.
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Job Listings: October 20, 2021
Charlotte Congregational Church, Charlotte, VT
The Charlotte Congregational Church, an open and affirming congregation of the UCC, is seeking a new Music Director. Primary responsibilities include accompanying congregational singing, leading choir rehearsals, and conducting & accompanying the choir for Sunday morning worship services. Click here for job description.
Solon Community Church, UCC, Solon, OH
Solon Community Church seeks a part-time organist/pianist to perform music during regular Sunday worship services, and limited special services. Click here for job description.
Job Listing: October 16, 2021
Trinity Great Swamp UCC, Spinnerstown, PA
Historic Trinity Great Swamp UCC in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is looking for an organist/pianist to provide both traditional and contemporary music for their congregation. Click here for overview and click here for complete job description.
Job Listings: October 9, 2021
Orient Congregational Church, UCC, Orient, NY
Orient UCC, on the tip of the North Fork of Long Island, NY, is looking for an organist/pianist for their single weekly worship service. The small, friendly church has an Allen organ and Kawai baby grand. The annual salary is $13,000. For full description click here.
Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, Guilderland, NY
Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, Guilderland, NY (near Albany) is searching for a choir director/accompanist to both direct the choir and play for the weekly worship service. For full description click here.
Falcon Heights, UCC, Falcon Heights, MN
Falcon Heights UCC, in suburban Minneapolis/St. Paul, has an opening for a Music Director. For a salary of $25,000 per year, the music director would both direct the choir and play for Sunday services. They are looking for a strong musician who can encourage congregants’ participation in worship, and especially rebuild the youth choir. At this time, some services are pre-recorded and some are live. For full description click here
Pilgrim Church of Duxbury UCC, Duxbury, MA
Duxbury UCC, on Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts, is seeking an interim organist/pianist to play for their weekly hybrid worship service. For more information click here
Job Listings - September 24, 2021
Director of Music and Fine Arts
Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA
Claremont United Church of Christ is looking for a Director of Music and Fine Arts to lead a music program that places high value on out-of-the-box creativity, working in a diversity of musical genres and instrumentations, and developing relationships with local artists who serve as guest musicians at each service. The Director will be leading a chancel choir, a handbell choir, future youth choir, and coordinating the Music and Fine Arts program. An accomplished organist is already on staff.
Click here for complete job description.
Organist and Choir Director
First Congregational UCC, Wiscasset, ME
First congregational UCC of Wiscasset, Maine is seeking a part-time organist and choir director. This is a year round, permanent position with the dedicated choir in session September through June. Salary range of $15,000 to $18,000. Hopeful start date of January 1st, 2022. For a complete job description, click here.
Minister of Music
Decorah United Church of Christ, Decorah, IA
Decorah United Church of Christ in NE Iowa seeks a Minister of Music. Decorah is home to Luther College. The vibrant congregation is open and affirming and seeks team players to enrich all aspects of worship life. Please see complete job description: Minister of Music
Job Listings - September 1, 2021
Interim Director of Music Ministry
Hiland Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA
Time commitment: Part-time, 15-20 hours a week, with commitments most weeks on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Additional time may be needed to rehearse the Christmas Cantata, Good Friday Cantata, and Christmas Pageant. Participate in monthly Worship and Music meetings. Participate in weekly staff meetings as availability allows.
A complete job description is available upon request. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Elisabeth Hartwell, Pastor of Hiland Presbyterian Church (email@example.com). Questions can also be directed to Pastor Elisabeth. The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 30, 2021.
Director of Music
First Congregational Church UCC, Burlington, VT
Seeking a creative Director of Music to lead a vibrant music program with a strong foundation in classical sacred music with hopes of expanding the program to include greater diversity of musical offerings. Located in downtown Burlington, the church is an open and affirming congregation of about 300 members. The candidate will direct the adult choir, provide music for weekly Sunday worship including piano, organ, and other instruments. Work with a music staff that may include children’s, youth, and handbell directors. Part-time position of 12 - 20 hours weekly. Salary range is $25 - 38K annually.
Click here for full description.
Submit a cover letter, resume, to FCCBMusicSearch@firstchurchburlington.org
or mail to :
Music Director Search
Job Listing - July 28, 2021
Part-Time Minister of Music
Ledyard Congregational Church, 722 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT 06339
Church Phone: 860-464-9926
Church Office email: Ledyard.firstname.lastname@example.org
Ledyard Congregational Church, an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ, is seeking a part-time Minister of Music. This position entails keyboard accompaniment, organ interest and directing our choir. The candidate will plan and collaborate with the pastor, worship team, staff, choir and instrumentalists to select and coordinate music for Sunday morning worship and other occasional seasonal services. Applicants should be comfortable with a variety of music styles, both traditional and contemporary.
We seek a person with a Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience.
Position is 10 hours per week, and is year-round.
Salary: $17,000 per year
Please send a cover letter with resume and professional references to: email@example.com