Part-time organist wanted

December 19, 2022
Second Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Second Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Second Presbyterian Church, with a 150-year-old tradition of strong, vibrant congregations, announces an opening for part-time organist. The church is located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and its beautiful sanctuary has one of the best acoustical arenas in the city. The Möller organ, Steinway piano, and harpsichord offer the finest in performance and accompaniment sounds. Our liturgical worship is most often formal but we value variety and are looking for a musician who is comfortable with a multitude of styles.

JOB TITLE: Church Organist (part-time, 20 hrs.). Bachelor degree preferred.

MINISTRY: To provide music for Sunday worship and special services that is integral to the service focus.

1. Select and prepare music for all worship opportunities and special services.  Select hymns for Sunday worship. 
2. Accompany the chancel choir in worship and rehearsals. 
3. Provide music for funerals; arrange for music at weddings in consultation with the pastor. 
4. With the Director of Music, foster congregational singing and community outreach (via concerts, etc.). 
5. Oversee maintenance of Möller organ, Steinway piano, harpsichord.

TERM: Serves at the direction of the Session

RELATES TO: Director of Music, Elder for Worship, Pastor

SUPERVISES: Special musicians and wedding organists (if requested)

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Negotiable related to acceptance of other potential ministries (i.e., children’s choir, handbell choir, piano lessons). $26,000– $30,000

Send resume and two references to: 
Dr. Kevin Ford, 700 Pine St., Chattanooga, TN 37402

Contact Info

Company / Name: Second Presbyterian Church
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Second Presbyterian Church
Chattanooga , TN 37402
Contact First Name: Kevin
Contact Last Name: Ford