Worship Musician, Atlantic Highlands Navesink UMC

May 21, 2024 | Job Opportunities

Atlantic Highlands Navesink UMC is looking for a Worship Musician to lead the congregation with piano and/or organ during regular and special worship services.

Worship Musician

Job Description:

  • Coordinate with the pastor at least 5 days in advance of the service to review music selections and clarify questions about the order of worship.
  • Rehearse music in advance so that all hymns/songs are familiar and can be played at tempo.
  • Be present 45 minutes before worship begins to prepare music and align with AV team and pastor.  Generally, worship is Sunday from 9:15 am to 10:15 am. Special services generally start at 7:00 pm. Special services include: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Ash Wednesday, Blue Christmas, Live Nativity and Christmas Eve
  • Start Meditative music five minutes before the start of each service.

What we require:

  • Proficient in piano
  • Familiar with playing hymns and contemporary Christian music, playing from the lead sheets, accompanying anthems, following direction, sight reading, and solo performances.

What we would like:

  • Lead congregation in singing each hymn/song.
  • Willingness to learn/play organ and other instruments.


  • $150 per service commitment, includes pastor coordination and music rehearsal.
  • Given first right of refusal for all weddings and funerals for added compensation.

Visit anchorumcnj.org/job-opportunities for more information or to apply.