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 (PCUSA) of approximately 300 members. The congregation is known for worship in both traditional (9am) and modern (10:45am) styles.

The Choir:
TThe choir is part of our traditional worship (9am) and consists of approximately 8-10 singers. The choir typically sings 3-parts (soprano, alto, and tenor). When choir volunteers are able, the choir will sing 4-parts. We are an amateur choir that remains open to all who want to sing. Anthems come from a variety of musical styles and typically remain accessible to those without any formal music training.

The position is supported and supervised by the pastor. A paid accompanist is available if needed. 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.

$100 per anthem/week. The choir takes the summer off.


  • Appreciation for music and its ability to bring the people of God into worship.
  • Ability to choose appropriate anthems.
  • Knowledge of directing techniques and ability to lead practice.
  • An ability to guide singers in achieving the correct tone, pitch, tempo, and harmony.
  • Christian faith and a desire to be present in worship.
  • Appropriate education in music or proven experience working as a choir director.

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

Job Description

Purpose: to direct the choir and provide anthems for traditional and special services.

Reports to: Associate Pastor, Pastor/Head of Staff, Personnel

Status: part-time, non-exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a weekly mid-week choir practice
  • Direct the choir during worship and special events
  • Choose weekly anthems ensuring a wide variety of musical styles are sung

Other Responsibilities
  • Communicate with choir members, accompanists, and worship leaders

Minimum Qualifications
  • Music education or proven experience as a choir director
  • Sound musical knowledge
  • Christian Faith

Physical Requirements
  • Ability to sit and move freely during worship services

Cpre Competencies
  • Musical Knowledge
  • Directing Ability
  • Communicator
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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.