Westminster Presbyterian Church seeks a Praise Band Director to direct all music activity at its 9 a.m. contemporary worship service each Sunday. Skills include singing and playing an instrument. Candidate must have a vibrant faith along with experience singing, playing an instrument (preferably piano) and directing singers and musicians in worship. This is a part-time position, up to 10 hours a week. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to Pastor Wes Nordman at email@example.com
The Mission Revival movement was born in California and was the first style to be exported from west to east, not vice versa. It was distinctly Californian in character and marked a historically transitory time. According to Karen Weitze, author of California’s Mission Revival, the movement was born in 1885 when Leland Stanford combined the adobe style Franciscan Missions of California with a “higher form of architecture” known as Richardsonian Romanesque, to create a unique style for the campus of Stanford University, Palo Alto was identified as ‘peculiarly Californian.’
For 150 years, Westminster has distinguished itself with high-quality music, musicians, and musical instruments. When many churches had only a piano or reed organ, Westminster’s first church building (completed in about 1866 and located at 6th & L Streets in downtown Sacramento) had a small, hand-pumped pipe organ.