Part-time Accompanist

at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston Metro Area


Mission Statement
Helping one another live life with Jesus every day

Description: The Organist 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 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 organ, during Sunday and/or seasonal services.
Sunday AM Services (48):
• 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, Easter and Christmas Eve
• Other Christian/Liturgical festival days, as scheduled
5. Provide organ accompaniment using chosen choral literature (as programmed) and service music.
6. Provide organ accompaniment for volunteer or professional ensembles/soloists and GDLC ensembles in worship services, as scheduled.
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 and Chapel organs is needed.
9. Serve as piano sub-accompanist when Choral Accompanist is not available for Mid-Week rehearsals and services, with additional compensation.
10. Ability to work cooperatively with others.
11. Other duties as assigned, within reason of scope as Organist.


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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