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Music and Worship Curator

Peace Lutheran Church
240 West 9th Avenue,Oshkosh,WI,USA, Oshkosh, WI 54902
$12 - $15 an hour


240 West 9th Avenue,Oshkosh,WI,USA, Oshkosh, WI 54902

Full job description

Peace Lutheran Church seeks a Part Time Music and Worship Curator to coordinate all aspects of the music program for a vibrant, welcoming, multi-generation faith community in Oshkosh, WI

Main tasks will be to help to enhance the worship life of the congregation through leadership, performance, and collaborative work with the members of the church, the pastor and staff. Candidate will be able to lead music in a variety of settings.

Leadership opportunities include directing the senior choir, coordinating with current musicians to help them as needed while recruiting and encouraging new volunteer musicians. Collaborative opportunities include worship planning with the pastor and staff, meeting with Worship committee, and envisioning the future of music programs at Peace.

Strong candidates will have skills in organization, planning, written and spoken communication, working well with others, along with the ability to lead worship and proficiency in an instrument such as piano, guitar or organ. All candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Compensation for this position is being offered at 10 hours a week with the opportunity to add more hours in the future based on need. The pay rate will be $12-15 dollars an hour, based on experience.


PeaceLutheran Church Oshkosh, WI 54942


  • To provide leadership and inspiration for Peace’s music ministry.
  • To recruit, teach and lead our choir and individual musicians.
  • To enthusiastically help lead worship by playing piano, keyboard, organ or other musical instruments as their gifts allow.

The Director will do this work with the assistance of the Worship and Music Committee and with the guidance of the Lead Pastor.

  • Plan and coordinate the entire music program, providing leadership and oversight to all other musicians, choirs and singers.
  • Plan with the Pastor(s), the worship services, worship music selection, and other special activities in the congregation.
  • Recruit and inspire members in order to help grow and revitalize Peace’s music ministries.
  • Schedule all choirs, groups and individuals participating in worship.
  • Work well with all ages, including children and youth musical groups.
  • Discern which music is relevant to society and the congregation’s abilities and continue to introduce new music as needed.
  • Attend staff meetings and be staff liaison to Worship & Music Cmte.
  • Determine and submit annual budget for the music and worship programs to church council, and oversee the expenditures of approved budget with input from the various choirs and musicians.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the music library, all church owned instruments, and the sound system.
  • Work with Pastor(s) and Worship Cmte on worship calendar.
  • Perform such duties as deemed necessary for ongoing ministry of the church.
  • Complete work in a professional and timely manner.
  • Take self care seriously.


  • An ability to recruit, lead & inspire volunteers, and work well with all ages. Demonstrated ability and experience in this area is preferred.
  • An enthusiasm in planning and executing worship services as needed and required. Utilize the current musicians and their gifts while bringing new people.
  • A willingness to be open to new ideas and new musical styles, particularly in contemporary worship service(s).
  • An ability to make worship, practice and other musical activities worth participants’ time and energy.
  • A willingness to learn Lutheran theology, liturgy, and use of music in worship, particularly in our traditional worship service(s).
  • Demonstrate competency playing piano, keyboard, and organ. (Church may be flexible on organ, depending on candidates experience and musical skills.)
  • Experience and gifts in leading and directing choirs of all ages.
  • Ability to work well with others, to work on a staff and under supervision from the lead pastor and leadership team.
  • Priority will be given to a candidate with a music degree or equivalent experience.

The Music and Worship curator will come under the direct supervision of the Lead Pastor.


This position is being offered at 10 hours a week with the opportunity to add more hours in the future based on need. The pay rate will be $12-15 dollars an hour, based on experience.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location