Music Matters 2016!! April 29 – May 1 at Crossroads United Church, Delta, BC

We’re very excited to be holding our annual meeting and music education event this year at Crossroads United Church in Delta, BC (Vancouver area), in British Columbia Conference of The United Church. Visit our Eventbrite page to register. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Delta!

Registration cost:

  • Early bird registration by March 31 – $35
  • After March 31 – $50

If you’re coming from out of town, we have prepared a map with suggestions for local hotel accommodations.

Event schedule and details after the break…
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Welcome!

Music United is a diverse association of people passionate about music in The United Church of Canada, Canada’s largest Protestant denomination. Musicians, clergy, laity, worship committee members – all are welcome to join us as we seek to further the cause of music within the church. Our mission statement:

Music United exists for the mutual encouragement and support of those who provide musical leadership in the worship of local congregations, presbyteries, conferences, and General Council of The United Church of Canada; and to do this by means of workshops, consultations, publications, and opportunities to work together for the greater glory of God.

Check out the Music United Membership Benefits!

Visit our membership page or e-mail us to find out about the benefits of joining our network. To God be the glory!

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First United Church, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, seeks accompanist

First United Church in Fort Saskatchewan is seeking an accomplished pianist to serve our diverse Music Ministry. See the Accompanist Position Description for details. Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, including salary expectations to:

First United Church
10409-100 Ave
Fort Sask. AB, T8L 1Z3 780-998-4060
fspc@shaw.ca
www.fsunited.org

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Maple Grove United Church, Oakville, ON, seeks organist

Maple Grove United Church, in Oakville Ontario, seeks an enthusiast, proficient organist as part of their extensive music program. Reporting to the Director of Music, the organist would provide accompaniment on both our augmented pipe organ and grand piano.. Please apply in confidence to: Dorothy Gartshore, C/O Maple Grove United Church, 346 Maple Grove Drive, Oakville, L6J 4V5 email: gartshore.d@gmail.com

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Organist/Music Ministry Coordinator wanted, Rideau Park United Church, Ottawa, ON

Rideau Park United Church in Ottawa invites applications for Organist/Music Ministry Coordinator.  The position is part-time (24 hours per week).  View the full list of qualifications, and complete Job Description, on our website at www.rideaupark.ca.  Applications should be submitted by March 11, 2016 to Elizabeth Bryce at ebryce@rideaupark.ca.

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Music Coordinator wanted, St. Mark’s United Church, Dundas, ON

St Mark’s United Church, Dundas is seeking a lively, joyful Music Coordinator to team up with our Minister.  Using accomplished choral directing and keyboard skills, this person will facilitate the music program at St Mark’s, including the existing adult choir, children’s music groups and bell choir, and musicians for worship services as well as provide a vision for growth in our music ministry. Visit http://www.stmarksunitedchurch.ca/jobs-careers for details.

Applications close February 29/16.  Start date is flexible.

Kindly call the church office at 905 627 9251 or e-mail at office@stmarksunitedchurch.ca  for further details.

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Zion-Memorial United Church, Carleton Place, ON, seeks Music Director

Zion-Memorial United Church in Carleton Place, ON is seeking a Music Director.
Our Director of Music is responsible for working with the Minister to set music for Sunday and other services, managing and directing the choir and occasionally working with the Sunday School. Remuneration is based on a estimated 8 hour work week.  If you are interested in this position please e-mail zmucdom@gmail.com for a job description.
Please submit your resume, including references to: zmucdom@gmail.com no later than January 21, 2016.

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Faith United Church, Courtice, ON, seeks Music Facilitator

Faith United Church, Courtice is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic music facilitator to help us celebrate the spirit and presence of God in our church. We are a welcoming congregation of approximately 160 regular worshippers with many musical gifts and talents to share. Our church has a three manual Casavant Freres organ, a Heintzman grand piano, a variety of other instruments and a 30 voice choir. Music plays a vital and integral role in our worship and is expressed in both traditional and contemporary styles. The position offers 14 hours per week with one Sunday service at 10:30 am and weekly ensemble rehearsals. Further information and a job description is available on our website at www.faithunited.ca. Please submit resumes by November 20, 2015 to the Music Search Committee Chairperson atdiana.chappell@rogers.com.

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Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, Toronto, ON, seeks Music Director

We are seeking an experienced, creative, flexible and enthusiastic music director to lead our music ministry. We are a relaxed, welcoming and inclusive congregation located at 33 East Rd., Toronto M1N 1Z9 .  We have a Yamaha C5 grand piano, Rogers 2 manual organ and a choir of enthusiastic members.  Our recently renovated sanctuary has excellent acoustics.  We require a musician who is proficient in piano and choral direction. Ability on the organ is an asset.  The Music Director will work in conjunction with the Minister and Worship Committee to plan appropriate liturgical music throughout the year.  We are searching for a candidate with an interest in, and knowledge of, a wide variety of musical styles, from classical to contemporary and who is able to teach and encourage choristers with a wide range of abilities and musical backgrounds. On-site hours will average 4 – 6 per week.  Salary range is $10,000 – $12,500.

Please reply with a cover letter and resume to Gail Barkic: gailbarkic@gmail.com by Thursday, Oct. 15.  Start date asap. For further information call 647-519-6122.

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Music Director needed at Bracebridge United Church, Bracebridge, ON

Bracebridge United Church is seeking a music director to begin in September, 2015.  This part-time position is one of five positions on a ministry team also comprised of two full-time ministers, a church administrator, and a youth worker.

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Accompanist needed at Brechin United Church, Nanaimo, BC

Brechin United Church is seeking an experienced music accompanist to play piano and organ for worship services and special events beginning in September, 2015. The successful applicant will work in co-operation with a Choral Director, the Worship Team and the Minister to enhance the spiritual experience of worship. Time commitment will be 8 hours per week; salary will be commensurate with training and experience according to Royal Canadian College of Organists guidelines. Closing date for applications is August 28, 2015.Position guide available. Please send email applications with resume to brechinuc@shaw.ca.

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