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

Education:
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 services (9:00 a.m.) and other holiday worship services, as scheduled
  • Weekly rehearsals to ensure preparedness for Sunday services
  • Weekly rehearsals with choir and choir director for special music on Sundays
  • 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
  • Play organ music for special events as requested, such as funerals and weddings. (Applicants will have first right of refusal for the special events. Fees for these events will be separate from salary).

Qualifications:

  • Maintain a kind, professional, non-anxious presence, conducive to a positive worship experience
  • 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
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Punctual and reliable: Transportation to church and ability to arrive 30 minutes prior to service starts
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and with a team

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to our Business Manager, Katie  at KatieS@splcmn.org