Employment Opportunity – Interim Music Minister and Organist

INTERIM MINISTER OF MUSIC AND ORGANIST  Holy  Trinity Episcopal Church, 1601 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC 28305 , 910-484-2134.  3-manual Rodgers Digital Organ Model 960; Yamaha Grand Piano in the Sanctuary;  3 oct Malmark Handbells; 3 oct Yamaha Handchimes; upright piano Choir Room.  Services:  8:00 AM-NO MUSIC:  10:30 AM with Music and Choirs;  Wednesday 12:00 Noon and 5:30 with NO MUSIC. ESR: Christmas Eve 3 services 4:00pm Christmas Pageant 8:00pm Festival Eucharist with 7:30pm extended prelude/special music, including string quartet and trumpet 11:00pm Holy Eucharist;  AW; MT; GF; EV.  Adult Choir: Rehearses Wednesdays (weekly) from 7:00-8:30pm. Sings weekly at 10:30am worship service, rehearses 9:45am.; Children’s Choir Program includes 1. Cherub Choir, rehearse Wednesdays (bi-weekly to coincide with Women’s Connection) 4:00-4:30pm ages 3-5 2. Cross Choir, rehearse Wednesdays (bi-weekly to coincide with Women’s Connection) 4:45-5:30pm grades 1-5 (and possibly older) Both choirs sing at the 10:30am service on a monthly basis and rehearse at 10:10am when singing.;  Handbell Choir: Rehearses Wednesdays (weekly) from 6:00-7:00pm. Plays monthly at 10:30am worship service, rehearses at 9:30am when playing.. Weddings and funerals:  FRR with additional remuneration; TP. Other responsibilities:  Weekly staff meetings as agreed with Rector; Scheduling additional musical support for Christmas Eve.  Under the supervision of the Rector will be responsible for sustaining, supporting, and developing the Music programs of the Church; will be responsible for  planning and playing music for the Sunday liturgy, including the encouragement of congregational singing.  The successful candidate will demonstrate  experience to successfully serve the church;  will demonstrate the ability to play well;  will demonstrate strong leadership qualities; will be able to conduct the Chancel Choir from the organ console;  will demonstrate successful staff collaboration with 3 Clergy, Vergers, and Administrative Assistant;  will demonstrate creativity within the position; and will bring a true passion for the Music Ministry to this rapidly growing congregation. Interim will be eligible for permanent position.  Additional information about the church available at www.holytrinityfay.org.

SALARY:    $32,000-35,000. Negotiable commensurate with education and experience;  Additional honorarium for weddings and funerals [$200.00.]
BENEFITS:
  4 weeks paid vacation, pension, continuing education allowance

CONTACT:   Send resume and cover letter, or direct questions to The Reverend Jeffrey Thornberg, Rector.  Email:  rector@holytrinityfay.org.  Please send as soon as possible.

POSITION AVAILABLE:   January 1st, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 15, 2016