Full Time Organist and Music Director – First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, GA

First Presbyterian Church (USA), 800 South Enota Dr. NE, Gainesville, GA 30501. 770.532-0136.

Full-time Organist and Music Director for 800-member suburban church. 40 hours per week including 35 hours of weekly planning, administration, and personal practice, and 5 hours of on-site time for weekly rehearsal (7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays) and worship (11:00 a.m. on Sundays). Responsibilities include planning and preparation of appropriate organ and choral music for one weekly Sunday morning service and other seasonal services and occasional choir performances, as well as supervising all aspects of the congregation’s music ministry. III/40 Parkey organ. Candidate should have excellent piano and organ skills, ability to play and direct, creative improvisation ability for hymns and service music, interest in expansive organ solo repertoire. Minimum Bachelor of Music, supervisory skills, and team-based approach to worship planning. Other music staff includes part-time contemporary music leader and part-time handbell director. Salary and benefits commensurate with education, skills, and experience beginning at $50,000.  Send resume or contact Lee Koontz at the above address or lkoontz@fpcga.org.

[Posted 17 DEC 2018]