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Parish Music Minister-Part Time 25 weekly/hours $30,000-$32,500

St. Margaret Mary Church (Lomita)






St. Margaret Mary Church in Lomita is seeking a qualified and energetic candidate to coordinate the parish/school music program and direct the Parish Choir. This candidate shall possess strong leadership skills, proficiency in organ/piano, experience in directing a choir and knowledge of Roman Catholic worship.

About our Parish:
Established in 1937, St. Margaret Mary Church is a community of 3,000 families with a strong tradition of the Sunday Eucharist as our source and summit. We strive for full, conscious and active participation in our weekly worship life through well-prepared liturgies, active ministries and a commitment to musical excellence


Duties Include:
 Coordinate the music staff (choirs and cantors) for our seven weekend liturgies;
 Recruit and direct the 11am Parish Choir;
 Teach music curriculum for our Tk-8 Grade Parish School;
 Coordinate music at monthly school liturgies;
 Serve as a member of Parish Staff and Liturgy Committee;
 Coordinate music for sacramental celebrations;
 Coordinate music for major feasts and seasons of the liturgical year;
 Develop a rich and diverse parish music repertoire to facilitate full and active participation.

The Music Minister is also additionally compensated for providing music at funerals (60 annually), weddings (40 annually) and quince años celebrations (12 annually).

Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree or higher in music or related field;
 3 years minimum related experience in directing/conducting volunteer choirs;
 3 years minimum related experience teaching in school-based music programs;
 Proficiency in organ/piano;
 Strong familiarity with Roman Catholic worship;
 Knowledge of various styles of Catholic liturgical music: chant, traditional and contemporary music settings;
 Knowledge and experience in providing music in a bilingual parish setting.

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

St. Margaret Mary Church (Lomita)

25511 Eshelman Avenue

Lomita, CA 90717