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Part-time Accompanist

at Gloria Dei Lutheran Chruch in Houston Metro Area

Description: The Organist/Accompanist will be a team member who is passionate about leading inspiring praise of God in worship and embraces the mission of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. The Organist/ Accompanist is expected to lead a professional and personal life that does not violate the teachings and beliefs of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod on matters of personal conduct so his/her daily life gives witness to a lifestyle that supports our Christian witness within our organization and to the world.

1. Model a lifestyle which is seeking to grow as a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ.
2. Prepare and present service preludes, offertories, and postludes, as scheduled.
3. Assist congregational singing, in the worship of God, from the organ or piano, during Sunday
and/or seasonal services.
Sunday AM Services:
• 8am Liturgical and 9:30am Traditional
• First Rehearsal: 7:30am, or possibly 7am when brass or special ensembles are included
• Second Rehearsal: 9:05am
Seasonal Services:
• Including, but not limited to, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Christmas
4. Provide organ and/or piano accompaniment for mid-week rehearsals, using chosen choral
literature and service music.
Midweek rehearsals:
• Sunday service rehearsal with assigned cantor
• GDLC Bell Choir rehearsals, as needed
• GDLC Chorale Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 7-9pm
• Additional Chorale or bell rehearsals, as scheduled by the Director of Traditional Worship
• Special ensembles (vocal or instrumental)
5. Accompany volunteer or professional ensembles/soloists and GDLC ensembles in worship services.
6. Availability to play weddings and funerals at Gloria Dei, when requested, with additional
7. Participate in special events: annual Clear Lake Symphony “Christmas Pops,” church conference
services, and GDLC Chorale concerts (on and off campus).
8. Communicate when scheduled maintenance and repair of Worship Center, Chapel, and Choir
Room organs and pianos, is needed.
9. Ability to work cooperatively with others
10. Other duties as assigned, within reason of scope as Organist/Accompanist
The normal work week is Sunday through Thursday. This part-time, hourly position is non-rostered,
exempt, and reports directly to the Director of Traditional Worship. Compensation is commensurate with
education, experience and accomplishments. Because of the nature of this ministry, flexibility in
scheduling is required. For further information, contact Beth Koerber, Chief of Staff and Operations, at, or Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, Houston, TX 77058. Phone 281-333-4535.

Position: Accompanist
Position Focus: Church
ISD/School: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
TMEA Region:

Contact Person: Beth Koerber
Street/Number: 18220 Upper Bay Rd
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77058

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