Music Accompanist - First UMC, Berthoud, Colorado
May 08, 2017
First United Methodist Church
About our church
- To provide musical accompaniment ( piano, keyboard, and other instruments as qualified) during worship and choir performances
First United Methodist Church of Berthoud is a vibrant, multi-generational congregation with average attendance of 100. Worship style is a mix of hymns and praise music.
- Background and knowledge of vocal and instrumental music
- Ability to play piano/keyboard required; other instruments are a plus
- Ability to read open score
- Ability to accompany a diverse range of musical styles
- Strong personal faith in God and Christ
- Commitment to a team ministry, working with the pastor, choir director/worship leader, choir members, and members of the congregation
- Primary support and direction provided by the pastor.
- Work at the direction of the pastor and choir director.
- Acts as the staff link for music-communication between pastor, admin. secretary, choir director.
- Performance evaluation conducted by Staff Parish Relations Committee annually
- Provide musical accompaniment for weekly service, special services, choir performances, and weekly choir practice.
- Play piano, and other instruments as able
- Provide incidental music during the service
- Help with worship Planning
- Slide show updates/assistance for the music area
- Prepare musical selections as directed by the choir director/worship leader.
This is a salaried position. Accompany at Sunday services at 10:00 am and special services throughout year. Attend and play for choir practice Wednesday night 7:00 pm mid-August through May. The duties are estimated at 6 hours/week when choir is in session and 3 hours/week when not. Extra time will be required during the Christmas Cantata and other special services throughout the year.
Salary: $4090 Each employee is responsible for arranging coverage and any sub pay will be deducted from your salary for that week.
Two weeks off after one year of employment.
Contact: Kris-Ellen Corzine
820 9th Street Berthoud CO 80513