Opening for a Musician at Christ the King Lutheran Church

Organist/Adult Choir Director/Children’s Music Leader/Handbell Choir Director/Worship Band Leader

Christ the King Lutheran Church

8600 Fremont Avenue South, Bloomington, MN

Website: Phone: 952-881-8600

One or more Part-time Positions


Christ the King Lutheran Church is an ELCA congregation that worships with communion at one Saturday evening and one Sunday morning service each week. We are striving to be a vibrant community of Christ, inviting and inspiring all God’s people to proclaim the Gospel, make disciples, and work for justice in our homes, our church, our neighborhood, and throughout the world. We are seeking persons of faith to lead our music programs who will encourage and facilitate participation in music for the good of our congregation and for the fulfillment of our mission.

We are seeking one or more persons to fill the positions of organist/accompanist, adult choir director, children’s music leader, handbell choir director, and worship band leader. Applicants may apply for one position only or for any combination of the positions. for job summaries for each position.

All positions will report to the Lead Pastor and compensation will be either part-time salaried or based on a part-time independent contractor agreement.

All positions will be required to:

1. Participate in worship planning, demonstrating a knowledge of Lutheran theology, liturgical practice, and use of music in worship.

2. Attend staff meetings as necessary.

3. Work well with others and participate collegially with staff members, Pastors, and congregational leaders.


All interested applicants should submit:

1. Resume and cover letter.

2. Three references with phone, e-mail, and affiliation information.

3. Salary expectations.

The deadline for applications is Monday, March 12th.


A full background check will be required before any positions are offered.

Please send the required information to Pastor Rory Philstrom by e-mail to or by mail to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420.


Pastor Rory Philstrom
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Bloomington, Minnesota

"God gives you the nut, but does not crack it."


Teaching Elder wishing to become a member of the Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area

Are you previously ordained as a Teaching Elder?
Required: Membership Application
Optional: Application for Validation of Ministry (chaplain, professor, etc).

Are you not yet ordained, but are certified ready to seek a call by a PCUSA presbytery?
Required: Membership Application - Certified Ready for Call
Optional: Application for Validation of Ministry - Certified Ready for Call (chaplain, professor, etc).

Submit the appropriate forms and the Committee on Membership will schedule an interview. All applicants must complete a successful background check before membership is granted. After you submit paperwork, the Stated Clerk will be in contact with you to fill out paperwork for the background check.

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