Cloverdale UC – Music Coordinator

CLOVERDALE UNITED CHURCH, CLOVERDALE, BC

Cloverdale United Church, Surrey BC is seeking a Music Coordinator to commence duties as soon as possible.  We are a congregation that greatly appreciates music and singing, and the successful applicant will likewise have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a new Lead Minister who bring extensive knowledge, experience, and passion regarding traditional sacred music and the creative integration of music and liturgy.   When in-person worship service resume at some point in the future, we look forward to the return of our highly engaged voice choir and an active congregational singing accompanied by grand piano.  An organ is also available.  Meanwhile, under COVID restrictions, we have been innovative in continuing to incorporate live musicians in our live-streamed services on Zoom.

The successful applicant will be responsible for piano accompaniment of the congregation’s regularly scheduled worship services (a single weekly Sunday worship service and other liturgical observances such as Christmas Eve, Holy Wee, etc.), as well as once per month providing musical accompaniment during our outreach ministry at Zion Park Manor.  They will also musically and administratively direct the Choir (September thru June), including a weekly choir rehearsal.  We are especially interested in applicants who have a vision for mission and ministry.  Familiarity with hymnody, choral repertoire, and other diverse music in The United Church and/or other mainline traditions (i.e. Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian) preferred but not required.  We anticipate the position being 6 to 10 hours per week.

Application deadline:  August 01, 2021 with an expected Start Date of September 01, 2021 .  For more details, please refer to the job description on the website:  www.cloverdaleunitedchurch.ca or forward your resume to office@cloverdaleunitedchurch.ca.   Come and be part of a congregation that embraces music as an integral part of worship!

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