Newarthill & Carfin Parish Church

Are you a pianist or organist?

Would you like the opportunity to play our 2 manual pipe organ and/or our Kawai digital piano and help enhance our Sunday morning worship?

If you fit this description, why not get in touch with us for more information by contacting Rev. Elaine McKinnon on 01698 296850 or 07780 590575 or email to

Kay Park Parish Church, Kilmarnock

Organist and Director of Music

Applications are invited for the position of Organist and Director of Music, which is vacant.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented musician interested in developing a wide-ranging church music programme.

The Organist and Director of Music we hope to attract should be a highly qualified, proficient organist and musician. We are seeking to find someone who is approachable and able to work with a wide range of people. They should have a wide breadth of musical experience and be able to demonstrate an ability to work with a choir. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is a willingness to participate in church life and engage with the local community.

Further information about this post is at this link
Organist and Director of Music Info Sheet Master

or from:

Mrs Janet Grant,
Session Clerk,
Kay Park Parish Church,
London Road,
Tel: 01294 213236

to whom applications for appointment, accompanied by a CV and the names of two referees, should be addressed. The closing date for applications is 22nd November 2019. Interviews will be held on 05th December 2019.

Vacancy Holy Trinity Church, Motherwell

ORGAN SCHOLARSHIP OR REGULAR REMUNERATION available by appointment of the Vestry at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Motherwell. There will be positive support for the right candidate to work on making music a vital part of our weekly celebration and of our strategy for growth and community life locally. Students developing their organ skills or established organists with church experience sought.

On the retirement of present organist; a proficient musician is being sought to support and enhance the Eucharistic liturgy Sunday by Sunday (9.30 service of Holy Eucharist). Opportunities for tuition of young choristers and development of the liturgical repertoire. Present congregational hymnal – Hymns Old and New, and congregational settings of the mass.

The instrument Viscount Envoy 35S has 2×61 Manuals, 35 Stops, & 30 Note Pedalboard providing an impressive sound for the size of building and provides a range of options to make greatest use of skill and virtuosity. Full specification of the organ available on our website.

An appointment is expected to be made during November/December. Are you interested in applying for the post, please send a letter of inquiry with brief CV or make enquiries in first instance by email to the Rector Rev Richard Kilgour MA BD Informal visits and conversation can be arranged. All successful appointments subject to applicable Disclosure Scotland processing.


Church website

Facebook presence @holytrinitymotherwell

Viscount Envoy 35S Classical Organ With 30 Note Pedalboard & Bench
2×61 Manuals, 35 Stops, 30 Note Radiating Concave Pedalboard, Wood Veneer Tab Console

A ‘Physical Modeling’ based instrument with 35 stops. It has a huge internal library allowing the user to create 4 totally individual voice pallets from classic English through Baroque and Romantic.
■ 2 x 61 note tracker touch keyboards, velocity sensitive for orchestral voices
■ 30 note radiating concave pedal board
■ 35 speaking tilt tab stops with hundreds of alternative voices from internal bank
■ 4 preset organ styles (English , Baroque, Romantic and Symphonic)
■ 4 User defined variable styles
■ 18 alternative temperaments
■ Dark or Light oak real wood veneer with solid wooden roll cover
■ Lighted music rack

■ Swell expression pedal
■ Gt/Ped expression pedal
■ 8 general pistons with 16 memories
■ 2 sequencer +/- pistons
■ Auto pedal and all swells on swell pistons
■ Keyboard inversion and Transposes -6/+5
■ Fully adjustable Tremulants (speed and depth)

Holytown Parish Church



The organist at Holytown Parish Church has intimated that she would like to retire from playing and we and are seeking appoint a new organist, and to have some new blood and new life in our worship and in the choice of music we can have for worship here in Holytown.   The organ was installed in 1950, having previously been located in the former Auchingramont North Church, Hamilton.

The church is located at: 260 Edinburgh Road, Newhouse, Motherwell, ML1 5RU and the regular Sunday services are held at 10am.   There are excellent road links from the new M8 and M74 motorways – from both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

To find out more and to express an interest please contact the minister:

Rev Caryl Kyle,
The Manse, 260 Edinburgh Road,
Newhouse, Motherwell, ML1 5RU
Tel: 01698 832622



Bargeddie Church of Scotland

Bargeddie Church of Scotland requires an organist to operate a Henry Willis Organ for Sunday morning services with other opportunities negotiable. There are two Sunday services (11am and 6:30pm) each week.  There is no choir.  Ideally, we need a person available mid-week to cover weddings/funerals.

For further information please contact
Peter Chirnside,  141 Kylepark Drive
Uddingston,  G71 7DB