St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Natick, MA is seeking a Music Minister to join our spirit-filled and inclusive faith community. Our mission statement, “Welcome in love, worship with joy, grow in faith, work for justice, seek and serve Christ in all persons” speaks to our call to honor all people locally, nationally, and globally. We celebrate and support all in their spiritual journey through our many ministries. The Music Ministry at St. Paul’s plays an important role in our worship services and in creating a sacred space to honor and praise God through music and song.
Our ideal candidate for Music Minister:
➢ Loves God, music, and church, and joyfully offers their gift of music alongside our faith community.
➢ Enjoys collaborating and working with church staff, lay leadership, and volunteers.
➢ Engages our congregation in connecting, worshiping, and praying through music – whether from the pews or in a choir.
➢ Is energized and equipped to join us in creatively reinvigorating our music program within the realities of a church impacted by the global pandemic.
➢ Uses their knowledge and experience to plan music to complement the liturgy of the weekly service while incorporating a broad variety of musical genres from traditional to praise, and Taize to gospel.
➢ Skillfully plays piano and organ, and adeptly leads well-planned rehearsals with children’s and adult choirs using their in-depth knowledge of the voice to guide choristers.
➢ Is able to use or learn the available technology (i.e. Zoom, GarageBand, etc.) to optimize the possibilities of a hybrid church and subsequently a hybrid music ministry.
We encourage our candidates to join us for worship to learn more about the St. Paul’s community by visiting our YouTube channel.
+ A flexible 15-hour a week position
+ Access to the church, organ, and pianos for practice
+ Compensation commensurate with experience
+ A collaborative work environment
+ A supportive and involved parish
Send cover letter and resume to MusicMinisterSearch@stpaulsnatick.org by October 1, 2021.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or any other demographic category.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
39 East Central Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – Natick, MA
Lori Anderson York, Corresponding Secretary