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who minister through music and the arts

Open positions are listed simply as a service to our members and do not represent an endorsement of any position or its benefits by the United Church of Christ Musicians Association, Inc. We post the information when we receive it, but we cannot guarantee that any position still remains open. It is the responsibility of the job seeker to determine the legitimacy and appropriateness of a position.

To submit a job listing contact Greg Chestnut.

Job LIstings - February 18, 2020

  • Part-time Organist/Pianist

First Church UCC, Marlborough, MA

Seeking an organist/pianist to provide music for Sunday morning liturgical worship services and other festival services throughout the year.   Also accompanies the weekly adult choir rehearsals.  The organist will work closely with the music director and will attend periodic meetings with other music staff to plan and vision the church’s music program.  Wicks pipe organ (1993), two manuals , 20 ranks.  Steinway and Baldwin pianos in the sanctuary.

The position requires 8 - 10 hours per week with a salary range of $12,000 - $15,000 per year.  

Please send a resume and cover letter before March 31, 2020 to:  Ellie Armsby, Music Director.

  • Music Director, Organist/Pianist - Part-time position

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Seattle, WA  (Ballard neighborhood)

The Candidate is responsible for the development and implementation of St. Paul’s music ministry.  Responsibilities include providing organ and piano music for one service on Sundays and other special services throughout the year.  They will direct the adult choir that rehearses on Sunday mornings and work with soloists or duets and occasional children.  The candidate will work with the Pastor, choir, and Worship committee and will have the right of first refusal of all weddings and memorial services.  

The salary is $9,872. per year and includes four weeks of paid time off.

Please send your resume and cover letter to

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  • Choir Director 

Immanuel United Church of Christ, Highland, Indiana (Suburb of Chicago)

Part-time position.  The Adult Choir rehearses one evening per week September through June.  There is a possible responsibility for a bell choir to rehearse an additional evening throughout the school year.  The choir sings for one service on Sundays with a warm-up rehearsal prior to the service.  The Choir Director works closely with the Pastor and the Organist and should be someone people oriented, creative, and innovative.  Compensation is negotiable.  

Interested candidates should call the church office at (219)924-2100 for more information and to schedule an interview.

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  • Organist

Immanuel United Church of Christ, Highland, Indiana (Suburb of Chicago)

Part-time organist, Responsible for playing one Sunday Worship Service and other holidays.  The organist will accompany the adult choir rehearsal one evening per week September through June.  The organist/pianist will work in cooperation with the Pastor and the Choir Director and should be people oriented and creative. Compensation is negotiable.  

Interested candidates should call the church office at (219) 924-2100 for more information and to schedule and interview.

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Job Listing - January 31, 2020

  • Chancel Choir Director/Organist

People’s Congregational United Church of Christ, Washington, DC

Duties are to plan and rehearse choral music for the Chancel Choir, soloists, and guest instrumentalists, and to provide liturgical organ service music (Preludes and Postludes) throughout the year. Moller pipe organ of three manuals, 54 stops.  Collaborate in regular planning meetings with the minister.  Compensation will be based on education and experience.  Vacation and health benefits are negotiable.  

Deadline for application, March 1, 2020

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Job Listings - October 17, 2019

  • Associate Director of Music 

Wellesley Village Church, Wellesley, MA

Part-time position. Primary music and worship leader for the 9:00 am contemporary worship service. Candidate should be an accomplished instrumentalist (preferably piano, keyboard, and/or guitar) and vocalist. Good leadership capabilities and bring a spiritual and creative energy to the role. Lead music selection and execution in a variety of music and worship styles. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline to apply, November 15, 2019

For more information, see Village Church Associate Director of Music | Village Church | Wellesley, Massachusetts; email

Job Listings - October 5, 2019 (Updated January 24, 2020)

  • Music Director

Orient Congregational Church, Orient, NY

Hours:   10 hours per week
Salary:   $13,000 per year, with additional compensation for Christmas Eve and other special services.
Benefits:   We offer two weeks paid vacation each year.
Job Description:  Plan, prepare and provide organ and piano music for Sunday worship services and other church services and work closely with the minister and the Music and Worship Committee. Candidate must be able to read music well and easily. Part time position.
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Contact Priscilla Bull at 631-323-2720 or by email at

  • Church Accompanist
The Bridgewater New Jerusalem Church, Bridgewater, MA

    The Bridgewater New Jerusalem Church seeks an individual to accompany hymns and choir pieces on Sunday mornings, and to share their talents in prelude, offertory and postlude. Hours are 9:30 – 11:30am and we do have some substitutes available if you cannot make a commitment to every Sunday September to June. (no summer services)

    We are a small Christian church who believe that diversity is an intentional part of creation and that all those who live a good life, the best they know how, are living the path to heaven.
    Please contact Rev. Susannah Currie at

    Job Listings - September 19, 2019

    • Music Director

    United Church of Marco Island, Marco Island, FL

    United Church of Marco Island is looking to fill the position of Music Director with a start date effective May 1st, 2020. The Music Director shall work collaboratively with the congregation, the Music Committee, and the church staff to oversee the church’s multi-faceted music programs. Duties include seasonal and weekly preparation and implementation of music appropriate to the church’s liturgy for all Sunday worship services, including United Church’s 8:15 worship service offered during the winter “seasonal” months; supervision of choir, bell choir, childen's choir.
    Salary commensurate with experience and instrumental expertise.
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    Contact Info: Rev. Dr. Mark Williams at

    • Music Director

    The Congregational Church (UCC) of Grafton, Grafton MA

    Hours: 10 hours per week
    Salary: $17,000
    Benefits: 4 Sundays paid vacation; 

    The Church Music Director is an innovative musical artist who supports the weekly worship service with musical offerings, leading the choir and the congregation in a spirit of worship. We seek candidates with a visionary plan to collaborate with the Pastor and Music Committee to develop the music program, including the Choir, Bell Choir and a nascent Children’s Choir.
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    Contact Info: Bob McLean, Chair of Music COmmittee at


    Job Listings - August 30, 2019

    • Music Director
    First Congregational United Church of Christ, Salem, Oregon

      Hours:   12 hours per week

      Salary   $10,560 - $12,000 depending on experience

      Benefits    None
      Job Description    Provides leadership and coordination for all church music and serves as Chancel Choir Director.  The Music Director also initiates, directs and/or supports special music as identified.
      Contact info  Julie Woodward (Moderator) at
      Please visit for complete job description

      • Director of Music Ministries

      Church of the Apostles UCC, Lancaster, PA

      50 hrs/wk with 2 Sunday morning services
      Salary: TBD based on education and experience
      Benefits: UCC Health and Dental Insurance
      Job Description: Develop, coordinate and implement by directing, accompanying or supervising staff for the total church music ministry of all
      ages, acknowledging the spiritual values and purpose of music. Cultivate and administer the Apostles Academy of Arts & Sciences
      Contact info: Office Administrator at

      Job Listings - July 30, 2019

      • Pianist/Keyboard

      Congregational United Church of Christ, Arlington, Heights, IL

      Hours: 4.5/week (Sundays 9-12 noon + 5 additional days a year) 1 evening a week for rehearsal
      Salary- $9,000-12,000 based on experience
      Skilled pianist/keyboardist- coordinate with choir director, select instrumental music for worship with Worship planning committee and Senior pastor; coordinate Summer worship music
      Contact: Lisa Loeffler – church moderator

      • Director of Music/Organist

      Gilead Congregational Church, UCC, Hebron, CT
      Hours: 12-15 per week
      Salary: TBD
      Senior and youth choirs.
      Candidate will be responsible to work with clergy, staff and volunteers to coordinate worship services and related activities.  Needs excellent “people skills”.
      Contact: Minister of Music Search Committee, Gilead Congregational Church-UCC, 672 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248

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