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San Diego
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Minister of Music

Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
Fax: 619-479-1075 Ph: 619-479-0943
3990 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902

Minister of Music Position

About Good Shepherd:

• Mission Statement—“Good Shepherd is a missionary community led by the Holy Spirit to expand God’s Kingdom by bringing the love and power of Jesus Christ into the world and developing followers of Jesus.” Our purpose is—“To know Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior, to make Him known, and to nurture a loving Christian family.”

• We are a suburban, family-oriented parish in the Diocese of San Diego.

• We are biblically based and liturgical.

• Music is a vital part of our worship and identity. We are a “musical” parish.

• Members are active in the Cursillo Community.

• More information can be found on our website—www.followtheshepherd.org

We are looking for:

• A Christ-centered and committed Christian, who will be a real minister of music.

• A person who is competent in both piano and organ.

• A person who appreciates and is proficient in both traditional church hymns and contemporary church music.

• A person who works well with people and can rehearse and lead the parish choir of six to twelve members.

Overview of Position:

• Hourly wage of $33.00 per hour, not to exceed ten hours per week including preparation time, rehearsal, and paid vacation.

• One Sunday service each week, as well as Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and other services.

• Weekly choir rehearsals (end of August through June) with parish choir and other groups to prepare Sunday anthems and seasonal music.

• Monthly music selection meetings.

• Coordination of special music events and concerts from time to time.

• Additional stipend for weddings and funerals.



St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
521 E. 8 th St.
National City, CA 91950

One Sunday service at 10:00am with potential to add one Spanish. No choir at present but hope to develop one.

Historic building with 3 manual, 23 rank pipe organ, with MIDI capability.

Contact Julian Sanchez, Senior Warden 619-997-3017 sanchezj619@yahoo.com

Fr. Roberto Maldonado 619-943-8261 frroberto@stmatthewsnatlcity.org



La Jolla United Methodist Church
6063 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037

La Jolla United Methodist Church

6063 La Jolla Blvd.

La Jolla, CA 92037


  • Allen Digital Computer Organ, 4-Manual, Allen MDS Expander II (“MIDI”)
  • Pianos (3) Sanctuary, Chapel and Choir Room

General Requirements/Expectations:

  • Plan and perform organ music necessary for Weekly worship service: Prelude, offertory, postlude, accompaniment of Chancel Choir and Soloists, congregational singing and responses.
  • Expertise and knowledge of traditional and modern organ literature.
  • Capable to accompany the choir on organ or piano.
  • Ability to perform different styles of music.
  • Must be able to sight-read music of moderate difficulty.
  • Familiarity with electronic keyboards and sequencing devices a plus.
  • Music degree from accredited school of music.


  • One service Sunday morning 10:00 AM (choir practices at 9:30 AM).
  • Thursday evening choir rehearsal, 7:00 – 8:30 PM.
  • Two half-day choir retreats annually.
  • Capable to run sectional rehearsals.
  • Perform with the choir at 3 concerts per year.
  • Coach soloists and small ensembles when necessary.
  • 6-8 hours per week.
  • Available for seasonal services (Advent, Holy Week)


Negotiable dependent on proficiency and professional experience, $55-$65/hr.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume, to Robert Wuertz, Music Director


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Bethlehem Lutheran Church
925 Balour Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024

Part-Time Accompanist Position

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time accompanist. Bethlehem takes particular joy in our music program and welcomes all people and a variety of musical styles. The part-time accompanist would play our 2 manual, 7 rank Moller pipe organ or Kawai piano during some of our Sunday morning worship services, enabling congregational participation in singing hymns. They will also accompany the choir & soloists as scheduled, and play for occasional special services – Midweek Lenten services, Holy Week services, funerals, and weddings (extrancompensation received for funerals and weddings). There is another part-time organist with whom the schedule will be shared. Proficiency on piano is a must, and ability to play organ is highly desired. Knowledge of Lutheran hymnody also highly desired, but not required. The part-time accompanist is invited, but not required, to work collegially with the pastors and music director in the planning of worship and hymn selection.

Bethlehem is an open and affirming community with a dedication to welcome and inclusivity.


• Must speak and write English fluently

• Must be skilled on piano and organ, and able to play a variety of musical styles.

• A person of faith (Christian preferred, but not necessary), whose understanding of God helps guide how they live in the world.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Plans/plays prelude & postlude, as well as hymns chosen by worship planning committee for Sunday morning worship services (9:00 & 10:30 AM), based on agreed schedule.

• Plays for special, non-Sunday morning services like Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Wednesday Lenten services, funerals, and weddings. Additional

compensation received for funerals and weddings.

• Accompanies weekly Wednesday night choir rehearsals, as well as choir performances on selected Sunday mornings, and two concerts a year.

• Coordinates scheduling with Director of Music and other part-time organist.

• Rehearses on your own, during the week, as needed, at home and on church instruments.

• Extra rehearsals, when scheduled, before concerts, choir retreat, etc.

• Maintains a music library that consists of a broad range of styles appropriate for use in different worship settings.

• Opportunity for increased responsibility over time.

Please send your resume and any other materials to Mona Goetsch, Director of Music: info@blcenc.org