God calls us to be in community for worship and fellowship
Through Baptism we are all sisters and brothers in Christ
Our very love for each other leads us to protect one another and to watch over
those who are most vulnerable
St. John’s Episcopal Church, a welcoming and affirming parish just north of Washington DC, seeks a part-time organist and choir director. With a strong tradition of Anglican hymnody, choir, bell choir, and aspirations of a children’s choir, the congregation, with a pre-covid average Sunday attendance of 154, values music as an integral part of worship.
This person will be responsible for selecting music appropriate to the liturgical season and lectionary; for rehearsing and recruiting members of voice and bell choirs; purchasing and maintaining the music library materials; coordinating and rehearsing outside musicians for feast days; and offering organ music for Sunday and special services. Salary is commensurate with experience. Additional compensation is available for weddings and funerals at the church. The director will have the use of the Schantz ten-rank, two-manual organ; 6-foot Kawai grand piano; five octaves Malmark handbells; 600+ title music library, individual octavos and collections.
St. John’s is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the diversity of humanity as created by God and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Submit resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 30, 2021.
We are a diverse Christian fellowship that reflects the broad and changing demographics of our community. We come to this community from across the street and around the world to celebrate Christ’s love through the rich heritage of the traditions of the Episcopal and Anglican church. We welcome all children of God who feel called to join in our faith community and our mission to grow in faith, proclaim the Good News of God in Christ, and to answer our Lord's call to seek justice, reconciliation and Shalom for all humanity.
Our Mission at St. John's is to nurture Christ-centered lives,
in our children, teens and adults, which will find its deepest expression in carrying out our Lord's command to love one another as God loves us. We express our discipleship through joyous worship, welcoming all who come to us, empowering Christian education, sustaining a compassionate and kind fellowship, all the while working in the world for the justice, reconciliation and peace of God's Kingdom.