Music Director Sought

Zion Lutheran Church
16100 69th Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Position: Music Director- (part-time/full-time)

Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) is an active and energetic congregation located in Tinley Park, IL. Our congregation has a fruitful history of excellence in music for worship and now seeks a musician(s) who is able to enhance the worship life of the congregation through her/his musical leadership. We have 3 worship services- Saturday evening (5pm) Sunday morning (9am contemporary) and Sunday morning (10:30am traditional).

Our congregation is richly blessed with adult choir at our traditional worship, a praise team to lead the contemporary service, and a handbell choir. Music resources include: a multi-octave handbell set, chimes, pipe organ, clavinova, and pianos, as well as multiple instrument players in the congregation. We are also blessed with two high schools who have organized bands with teenage musical gifts.

We seek leadership that will engage our children, our pre-school and our youth as an area to be developed/re-developed in creating a children’s choir in the future.

We seek a creative and innovative spirit for our church and music programs. Successful applicants will demonstrate natural communication skills, strong organizational skills, excellence in the areas of organ performance and conducting, will be able to articulate the core of the Christian faith through music and should embrace collaboration with our two Pastors and the musicians of the congregation.

Undergraduate degree in music required. Master’s degree preferred. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.

Zion’s leadership desires to continue to create and enhance an environment in worship which brings glory to God in Jesus Christ and inspires and supports the faith formation of our congregation.

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, resume and 2 references to: marcycarmichael@gmail.com