Job Openings

St Paul's Episcopal Church - Waldorf, MD

St. Paul’s Epsicopal Church of Waldorf, MD is seeking a new Director of Music/Organist. The church has a three-manual Rodgers Tillium 927 organ, 2002.

For more information or to apply, click this link:
Music Director/Organist Position

United Church of Christ - Annapolis, MD

The United Church of Christ of Annapolis is seeking a dynamic and creative part time Director of Music. Our church is located in the beautiful city of Annapolis. We are an Open & Affirming, Anti-racist, progressive congregation, working to explore what it means to be the beloved community as we recover from the pandemic. Music is central to our church’s identity and worship liturgy. We are interested in a versatile musician to further deepen our community’s sense of belonging. The music director would: select and coordinate music for worship, including pre- and postlude music, hymns, and other supplemental music in coordination with the minister, recruit and lead the Church Choir and any other ensembles he/she deems appropriate for worship and schedule and lead rehearsals as necessary. The Director of Music will provide organ, piano & choir director leadership in bringing a vital, grace-filled diverse music ministry and is responsible for the overall development, management, and growth of this ministry. Our vision is to live into the UCC radical hospitality and extravagant welcome for all people. We want our music to amplify our passion for justice and service. We are a community of faith for people across generations and cultures.

The income for this position is $1600 per month beginning a.s.a.p after May 15, 2022.

Send resume to Joan Brannigan, or call 314-814-0883 for more information.

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church - Severna Park, MD

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, an ELCA Congregation, is in search of a part-time Music Director. The congregation is in Severna Park, Maryland, between Baltimore and Annapolis. The church has a strong history of choral and instrumental music and an extensive choral library, including musical selections that span more than 300 years. Both contemporary and traditional anthems and prelude/offertory/postludes are welcome. The director will be responsible for directing and rehearsing an adult choir, a men’s choir and a handbell choir. Additional duties with Cherub, Junior and Youth Choirs may need to be coordinated with other volunteer directors at OSLC. Choir Rehearsals occur on Sundays between the 8:30 AM and 11 AM service and on one weeknight each week. The music director will be responsible for playing the piano (Mason and Hamlin baby grand) and organ (Walker) as well as directing the choirs. Additional responsibilities include working with the volunteer librarian and pastor on music selection, hymn selection and scheduling of rehearsals/performances. The rehearsal schedule typically runs September through June.

This position will become available in July of 2022.

Salary range: $20,000-33,000 commensurate with experience and education.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Interviews and auditions will be granted to qualified candidates.

St. Margaret's Church (Episcopal) - Annapolis, MD

St Margaret’s Church (Episcopal), Annapolis, MD is excited to announce the creation of an organ scholar/sacred music internship for the 2022-2023 academic/program year. The Music Ministry of St Margaret’s Church is heavily committed to serving as a resource for musical education and formation in our parish, the greater Annapolis community and beyond. We have created this position to provide hands-on experience to a musician interested in a career in church music. The ideal candidate would be a current undergraduate music major eager to further strengthen their choral conducting, service playing and music ministry management skills, though consideration would be given to someone who is a year or two removed from school. Given the liturgical schedule of St Margaret’s Church, this position is flexible and would be tailored to the successful candidate’s specific skills and interests. Time commitment includes two Sundays per month (two services per Sunday) and one mutually agreed upon weekday on campus (roughly 10-12 hours per week), in addition to non-Sundays including Christmas Eve and Holy Week. We are nearing completion of our new sanctuary organ custom built by the American firm Marshall & Ogletree, with dedication events scheduled for Fall 2022. The successful candidate would have unlimited usage of the sanctuary and music wing for practice. Stipend is $12,000 with a book allowance. The successful candidate must pass a background check and the Safe Church training per the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

Deadline to apply is June 1, 2022, with an anticipated start date September 2022.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Jim Douglas, Director of Music/Organist at


Gloria Dei! Lutheran Church - Arnold, MD

Job Purpose: To build, oversee and direct the music program at Gloria Dei! Lutheran Church to include, but not be limited to, providing weekly organ/piano music for scheduled church services, as well as any special services, the development and direction of the adult/youth choirs as well as the support of other music groups.

St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Hagerstown, MD

St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hagerstown, MD is seeking a part-time Organist/Music Director/20 hours/week). This person works with the Pastor to choose music appropriate for each Sunday worship, including accompanying choirs, soloists and congregational hymn singing and preparation of preludes and postludes. This person will prepare for and accompany the regular weekly and any extra rehearsals for the Church Choir and other choirs, as needed, as well as additional services such as Christmas Eve, Lenten and Holy Week services and Worship Ministry concerts. Bachelor’s degree in music preferred, plus five years of serving on a church staff as organist/pianist/music director. Salary based on education and experience.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, to Pat Kelley, St Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740
or email No phone calls please.  

Last update: 12 May 2022