Reformation Lutheran Church, ELCA, Brookfield, WI

Job Description

Church Music Leader, Part-Time


Purpose: The purpose of the Church Music Leader is to lead the worship music ministry and to provide music for worship services.


Education, Skills and Ability: Be able to display a professional level of musical talent from training and experience. Have a thorough working knowledge of the congregation’s worship services and a theological understanding of church music. Communicate faithfully with the pastor, Church secretary and the congregation.


Job Performance Requirements:

  1. Provide organ and/or piano music in a professional manner for the single Sunday worship service and (when available) seasonal and special services.
  2. Rehearse with the cantors and special musicians before the worship service.
  3. Facilitate the congregation to sing and worship through the excellent execution of hymns and liturgy.
  4. Lead the Adult Choir and/or the Hand Bell Choir September-May
  5. Encourage the musical talents and participation of members of the congregation in cooperation with the Worship and Music Committee.


Job Expectations:

  1. Work 8-10 hours per week (on site 4-5 hours).
  2. Rehearse sufficiently to maintain a high quality of music.
  3. Participate in an annual performance review.
  4. Seek professional relationships with other church musicians and keep abreast of developments in worship and liturgy through associations, continuing education, and professional church publications.



  1. Ability to play both piano & organ.
  2. Coordinate music for the Sunday School 2-3 times/year
  3. Assist in hymn selection for worship and submit hymn numbers and titles for the worship bulletin.
  4. Provide music for other church functions including weddings and funerals (permitted to receive additional compensation from the parties involved).


Available Instruments:

Pipe Organ- Wicks

Upright Piano- Yamaha

Electronic Keyboard- Roland Digital Piano

Hand Bells and Chimes


For Questions please call the church, 262 782-8875

Please note: We are open to negotiate the details of the position.


Qualified applicants should mail or email a resume and cover letter to the attention of :

Pastor Cheri Johnson  

Reformation Lutheran Church, ELCA

915 Adelmann Ave.

Brookfield, WI 53045


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