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St. Luke's United Church of Christ of Independence, Missouri is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Music.  It is a permanent, part-time position which offers salary commensurate with experience and comparable with music community standards.  This position provides a vital ministry to our choirs and congregation.  Although our history is very traditional, their is an expressed desire to investigate a more blended music program.   We have enjoyed a myriad of different music experiences and wish to continue exploring additional avenues.

At this time our church has a chancel choir, bell choir and children's music activities.  The bells consist of five octaves of bells and three octaves of hand chimes.  The sanctuary has a 13 rank pipe organ and Yamaha grand piano.  St. Luke's has a large library of both choral and bell music.  The chancel and bell choirs both meet for rehearsal on Wednesday evenings at this time.   Our children's Sunday School begins with a short music activity which was led by our Music Director.

Resumes or questions can be forwarded to Rev. E. Paul Emily at or Music Chair, Patti McGuire at  The church Administrative Assistant is Mrs. Nanette Moore.  The church phone is 816-461-0302.