Director of Music/Organist


June 16, 2022

Organ Front

Organ front at Messiah Lutheran Church - Knoxville TN.

Messiah Lutheran Church of Knoxville, TN is seeking a part-time Director of Music/Organist who is a devoted Christian, an experienced church musician, a skilled choral director and organist, passionate about the mission and ministry of Messiah Lutheran Church, and who seeks to draw people deeper into their faith through engaging and spirit-filled music in a diversity of styles. This position may be filled by either one person (the Director of Music/Organist, who is supervised by the Pastor) or by two people (the Director of Music, who is supervised by the Pastor, and the Organist, who is supervised by the Director of Music). If the position is filled by two people, duties will be split into two separate job descriptions as appropriate. About Messiah Lutheran Church Messiah Lutheran Church is a community of faith affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are located at 6900 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. The church has a two-manual, 18-stop Andover mechanical action pipe organ, a three-octave set of Malmark handbells, tone chimes, a Knabe upright piano, Orff instruments, and an extensive choral library. Job Description and Compensation Read job description by clicking the link or visiting Compensation is negotiable and will be based on experience of the selected candidate(s) and whether the position is filled by one or two people. The entire Director of Music/Organist position is approximately a half-time position. A bachelor’s degree in music or the equivalent is required. How to Apply: Email your resume and a cover letter stating if you are applying for the Director of Music/Organist position, the Director of Music position only, or the Organist position only to Include contact information for at least three references, two personal and one professional.

Contact Information

Messiah Lutheran


6900 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, 37919