Luther Rose

Grace Lutheran Church

10928 Indian Head Highway, Ft. Washington, MD  20744

(301) 292-2232

Pastor:  Rebecca J. Vargas

Now Hiring

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Grace Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America--ELCA) in Ft. Washington, Maryland has an immediate opening for a church organist. This position reports to the church council and includes no benefits other than three paid Sundays off per year.

We have an established choir and ideally, the organist would also be willing to direct the choir for at least six months of the year.

Applicants can expect an acknowledgement email within 1 business day of their submitted requirements.

Applicants can expect 1-3 interviews for this process, with the first interview being via zoom.  The second and third interview will be in person, and may include sightreading and additional audition pieces.

We are hoping to fill the position quickly as there is an immediate opening.

-   Hymn - A Mighty Fortress is Our God
-   Prelude or Postlude of your choice
-   Video should be a link, no attachments

•  Resume •  Professional references
•  Link to your video audition showing the applicant playing the following:

In order to apply, please submit the following via email to

Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 10928 Indian Head Highway, Ft Washington, MD, 20744

Hours per week: Estimated 10 hours per week. May be adjusted accordingly.

Salary:  Starts at $15,000 - $20,000 annually

For a typical service, the organist will play a prelude, liturgical music and hymns, music during the offertory and communion, and a postlude.  Service music and hymns are drawn primarily from Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW).  The organist is also expected to play for Wednesday evening services during Lent.  Other resource suggestions are welcome.