Employment

Immediate Job Opening: Choir Director

The Job:
Lake Shore Church is hiring a Choir Director to lead a weekly anthem. The Choir Director is responsible for running a mid-week practice (currently on Thursday nights) and for directing the choir during Sunday morning worship.

The Employer:
Lake Shore Church is located in St. Clair Shores, MI. We are a Presbyterian church of approximately 300 members. The congregation is known for our worship in both traditional and modern styles. Currently we worship at 10:30am for one service. When we move to two services, the choir will sing at our 9:15am traditional service only.

The Choir:
The choir is part of our traditional worship and consists of approximately 10-12 singers (mostly women). The choir typically sings 3-parts (soprano, alto, and tenor). We are an amateur choir that remains open to all who are willing and wanting to sing. Anthems come from a wide variety of musical styles and typically remain accessible for those without any formal music training.

Support
The position is supported and supervised by the pastor. The choir includes a paid accompanist. Many in the choir have been singing together for a long time and the group self organizes. The right candidate will receive support from the choir and appreciation from the church. Our church boasts a large library of choral music and money is available for the purchase of music.

Terms/Compensation:
$100 per anthem/week. Job runs from October 2021 - May 2022.

Requirements:

  • Passion for music and its ability to bring the people of God into worship.
  • Ability and patience to work with an amateur choir.
  • Ability to choose appropriate anthems.
  • Christian faith and a desire to be present in worship.
  • Prior directing experience is welcome but not necessary.

For more information or to apply, send A resume along with a cover letter to Pastor Adam Grosch at PastorAdam@lakeshorechurch.com

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Immediate Job Opening: Worship Leader

The Job:
Lake Shore Church is hiring a Modern Music Worship Leader to direct a band and provide modern praise music for weekly worship. We are looking for a strong vocalist and a man or woman who is mature in Christian faith.

The Church:
Lake Shore Church is medium-sized congregation of approximately 300 members located in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. The congregation is known for our heart and outreach into the local community as well as our worship in both traditional and modern styles. Since COVID, in addition to online offerings, we have been worshipping in a single "blended" service. We are currently discerning the timing to return to two separate Sunday morning worship experiences. Our current schedule is at 10:30am. When we move to two services, the modern service will be the later morning service. We are a mainline church, reformed in theology and evangelical in Spirit. Our denominational affiliation is Presbyterian, PC(USA).

Music and Praise Band:
We have a large repertoire of modern music including some original songs but we tend to focus on CCLI's top 40. Our volunteer band includes members of deep faith who are gifted instrumentalists. Some participate weekly and others on a monthly rotation. We have a few outside music guests who join us on an occasional basis. The band practices mid-week for 60-90 minutes and we use Planning Center for all music and scheduling.

Support
Lake Shore Church is a warm and encouraging congregation. The top candidate will find support from band members and key church leaders and volunteers. Supervisory support for the position comes directly from the pastor/head of staff.

Terms:
This is a longer-term interim/temporary supply position. This position is part-time and expectations are limited to the essential functions of the job. Contract will run month-to-month. Job begins November 2021.

Compensation:
Minimum $1,000-$1,200 monthly salary, negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years' experience leading a worship band
  • Evident giftedness in vocal ability
  • Deep faith and knowledge of contemporary Christian worship music
  • Prefer a leader who plays guitar

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Pastor Adam Grosch at PastorAdam@lakeshorechurch.com

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Nursery Workers Needed

Lake Shore Church located in St. Clair Shores, Michigan is in search of nursery workers for Sunday worship services, and occasional evening events.

We are looking for people ages 15+ who love children and want to care for them in our nursery. There is an infant nursery for children birth through walking, and a toddler nursery for walking through the age of three. The infant nursery is equipped with cribs, swings and rockers. The toddler nursery is equipped with many toys, and snacks are given with the parent's permission.

The pay is minimum wage, and hours are anywhere from 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Please call Stacey King at 586-777-8533 Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thank you.

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