Job Openings

Thank you for your interest! St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, Fridley MN is looking for a talented organist to join our ELCA family.

Job Type: Part-time

High school or equivalent

Desired Skill Set:

  • Proficient in piano accompaniment for choir, instrumentals, or soloist during Sunday morning worship services

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and play organ music for our traditional Sunday worship service (9:00am) and other holiday worship services including: 10:00 pm Christmas eve, 9:00 am Christmas day, and Maundy Thursday evening.  
  • Ability to accurately read sheet music
  • Arrange for substitute organist prior to scheduled absences
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of, or willing to research and learn music from the Lutheran hymnals and liturgical settings

Optional Responsibilities (Additional Pay):

    • Weekly rehearsals with choir and choir director (Wednesday Evenings)
    • Advent Services (Wednesday Evenings)
    • Lenten Services (Wednesday Evenings)
    • First Right or Refusal for Weddings, Funerals, etc. (Compensation provided by family)


    • Display a professional level of music skill obtained from training and experience
    • Have a thorough working knowledge of the congregation’s worship services and a theological understanding of church music
    • Must be able to communicate efficiently (both verbally and in writing) with pastors, fellow church employees, and members of the congregation in a professional manner
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Punctual and reliable: Transportation to church and ability to arrive 30-45 minutes prior to service starts
    • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and with a team

Desired Skill Set:

  • Proficient in piano/organ accompaniment for choir, instrumentals, or soloist during Sunday morning worship services


  • Sunday Organist (including Holiday services) – $12,500-$14,000 based on experience
  • Weekly Choir Rehearsals – $1,500-$2,500 Additional based on experience
  • Advent and Lenten Services – $750-$1,500 Additional based on Experience


  • 3 Paid Sundays Off Per Year (You must coordinate your own substitute)

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to our Business Manager, Katie at


Thank you for inquiring. Please check back soon for openings!