Position Description: Cherokee Park United Church is seeking a person to serve as a part time Director of Music Ministry/Accompanist who is enthusiastic about a creative blend of traditional and contemporary/world music. The director will work with a choir of approximately 15 members and support volunteer cantors in leading the congregation in a variety of sung responses and other service music. We are seeking a candidate who embraces the congregation’s commitment to theological openness, social and environmental justice, gender inclusiveness, antiracism and a full welcome of LGBTQ members and friends.
Worship is at 10:15 a.m. from September through May and 9:30 during the summer. Choir rehearsals are on Wed. evening. Cherokee Park United Church, located on St. Paul’s West Side, is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. Cherokee Park United Church welcomes the applications of persons of any ethnic origin, race, gender or sexual orientation. The deadline for application is October 1st, but may be filled sooner with qualified applicant. Salary is commensurate with qualifications & responsibilities.
Qualifications: Must be able to direct a choir and provide leadership for congregational singing. Strong accompanist and able to play organ for congregational hymns. B.A. in music or equivalent level of proficiency.
Send resumes to Pastor Joy Smith – Cherokee Park United Church, 371 W. Baker St., St. Paul, MN 55107. References are requested. For more information please call Pastor Joy Smith at 651-227-4275 or email at [email protected] For more information about Cherokee Park United Church go to www.cherokeeparkunited.org.