Part-time Accompanist

at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston Metro Area

Choral Accompanist

Mission Statement
Helping one another live life with Jesus every day

Description: The Choral 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 Choral 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. Available to play weddings and funerals at GDLC, when requested, with additional compensation.
3. Prepare and present service preludes, offertories, and postludes, as scheduled.
4. Assist congregational singing, in the worship of God, from the piano, during Sunday and/or seasonal services.
Sunday AM Services (48):
• 9:30am Traditional
• Rehearsal: 9am
• When scheduled: piano accompanist of musicians at 8am Liturgical Service
Seasonal Services:
• Including, but not limited to, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter and Christmas Eve as piano accompanist is scheduled
• Other Christian/Liturgical festival days, as scheduled
5. Provide piano accompaniment for mid-week rehearsals, using chosen choral literature
Midweek rehearsals:
• GDLC Bell Choir rehearsals, as needed
• GDLC Chorale Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm
• Additional Chorale or bell rehearsals, as scheduled by the Director of Traditional Worship
• Special ensembles (vocal or instrumental) with piano accompaniment
6. Provide piano accompaniment for volunteer or professional ensembles/soloists and GDLC ensembles in worship services.
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, Choir Room, and other GDLC pianos is needed.
9. Serve as sub-organist when Organist is not available for Sunday or seasonal services.
10. Ability to work cooperatively with others.
11. Other duties as assigned, within reason of scope as Choral Accompanist.


This salary 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 bkoerber@gdlc.org, or Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, Houston, TX 77058. Phone 281-333-4535.

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

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