Employment Opportunities

Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church is a nurturing and caring congregation of approximately 200 members. We are an active church, with programs and activities guided by our vision: “Growing a Faith That Must Be Shared.


We are currently seeking a Part time Director of Music!


Chapel Lane is seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring Director of Music who will develop and lead our music ministry involving our children, youth, and adult choirs.


Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the worship music ministry for our church in consultation with the Pastor and the Director of Christian Education in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and theology;
  • Meet regularly with the Pastor in planning the worship music for the regular and special worship services and holidays of the Church year (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Reformation, etc.);
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee the music program;
  • Rehearse and direct a variety of choirs in September - May: adult, youth, and children’s choir; and adult, youth, and children’s hand bell choirs;
  • Arrange for small ensembles and soloists for participation in Sunday morning worship and special services;
  • Effectively collaborate with staff, volunteers, and the Board of Spiritual Life (BOSL);
  • Attend monthly BOSL meetings, provide updates, receive feedback, share observations, and present proposals;
  • Play the organ and/or piano for all regular or special services, or find an appropriate substitute, plus play for weddings and funerals (for an additional fee);
  • Oversee all musical instruments, scheduling repairs and maintenance as needed;
  • Direct outreach events into the community via performances at other organizations or venues as appropriate;
  • Manage the budget for the Music Program;


Skills and Competencies

  • A self-motivated individual with a passion for leading children, youth, and adults in growing their faith through music;
  • A team-oriented leader with the confidence, ability, enthusiasm, and excitement to provide guidance and support to participants and volunteers;
  • Successful demonstration of the ability to lead and direct vocal and hand bell choirs, ensembles, and soloists, etc.;
  • Successful demonstration of the ability to play Liturgy, Hymns, and Music appropriate for service preludes, offertories, choir, and solo accompaniment, etc.;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; and effective organizational skills;



A minimum of three years of experience providing church music preferred



Bachelor’s Degree in Music or equivalent church music experience preferred



  • Job requires an average of 25 hours per week in Sept. – May; summer weekdays are more flexible
  • Annual compensation of $25,000 - $35,000 based on education and experience
  • Vacation: Four (4) Sundays and related workdays
  • Budget provided for Continuing Education opportunities






April 25, 2018

Chapel Lane:  #989-631-2081

5501 Jefferson Avenue

Midland, MI  48640


SUNDAY WORSHIPSee the Worship Times and Worship Bulletin pages for more information on each service and check our calendar for special service times.



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Afternoon Circle

Please note that the Afternoon Circle meets on the third Monday of each month, in the church library, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Evening Circle

The Evening Circle meets at 7:00 p.m. at a member's home on the first Monday of each month. Consult the Worship Bulletin or call the Church Office for details.



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Come Celebrate Easter with us! A Celebratory service is at 10:00 AM with choir, brass & bells! (Not to mention hot cross buns & an Easter egg hunt.) Bring the family!