First Congregational Church of Bethel United Church of Christ, Bethel, CT, seeks a dynamic Music Director to play both our high-quality electronic organ and piano for services of worship, to direct the Sanctuary Choir and Handbell Choir, and to form and direct a Children’s Choir. We have one Sunday morning service each week and occasional services during the year (Christmas and Holy Week).
Among her/his responsibilities is to work in close collaboration with the Senior Pastor to ensure that the music presented as part of Sunday morning worship contributes to and enhances the depth and meaning of the spiritual experience.
This is a part-time position which will average ten (10) hours per week, with four (4) weeks paid vacation and two (2) personal/sick Sundays.
Responsibilities include rehearsing with the Sanctuary Choir (and Handbell Choir, as needed) for one hour prior to the weekly Sunday morning services, and special services through the year. Upon the formation of a Children’s Choir, extra rehearsals would be necessary for the Sundays that the children sing. Responsibilities also include working with individual musicians during the summer months and accompanying them, along with encouraging the musical gifts of children and youth in the congregation.
Compensation is negotiable based on experience and education.
Contact: Marcia Merritt/Heather McMillan
Address: 46 Main Street Bethel CT 06801