Music Ministry Positions

Part-time Music Director

Bent Creek Baptist Church | Asheville, NC

We are searching for our next Part-Time Music Director who has a passion for Christ and leading a congregation in corporate worship. This person will oversee our Worship Band and work closely with our Lead Pastor as we facilitate worship together.

The primary responsibilities of the Music Director include:

  • Lead Congregation in singing in worship on Sunday Morning
  • Overseeing the Worship Band in weekly practices and sound check
  • Song selection that compliments the week’s Sermon
  • Occasionally assist with other music related needs (Special Services, etc.)

If you’re interested in more information, please reach out to our Lead Pastor William Moore at [email protected].

Posted 10/15/2021


First United Methodist Church | Rutherfordton, NC

First United Methodist Church of Rutherfordton is seeking a part-time organist/pianist.  His or her responsibility shall be to provide appropriate organ and/or piano music and accompaniment for the musical portions of Sunday morning worship services and additional services and activities involving the music ministry of the church.   A strong team player with the ability to work in collaboration with the church staff, church members, and volunteers is of utmost importance. 

Interested Applicants must submit resume to the following:

[email protected] or

Patricia B. Harrelson, Director of Music
264 North main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Posted 10/8/2021

Full-time Pastor of Worship and Communications

LaFayette Baptist Church | Fayetteville, NC

LaFayette Baptist Church, located in Fayetteville, NC, is seeking a full-time Pastor of Worship and Communications. We are a church dually aligned with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship who affirms women in ministry. This position requires leadership skills to plan and lead music and worship, along with overseeing all aspects of digital media and communication.

If interested please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please send any questions to the same email address.

Posted 9/30/2021

Full-time Minister of Music and Children

First Baptist Church | Martinsville, VA

First Baptist Church is seeking to hire a Full-Time Minister of Music and Children. The salary for this position is $35,000 to $40,000, depending on education and experience. Current benefits include: employer-paid (90%) health insurance, employer-paid retirement contributions (10% of salary annually), employer-paid life/disability insurance (double annual salary), FICA offset, paid time off (vacation/sick leave/parental leave), sabbatical leave after 7 years, and guaranteed/half-off childcare through our Early Learning Center for children ages 6 weeks to 5th grade.

Martinsville, VA is a low-cost-of-living, small city in SW Virginia (one hour from Roanoke, VA and one hour from Greensboro, NC) where people of all ages come to make their lives – from young families to older adults. Come and join our city and church’s growth!

Application deadline is October 31, 2021, though resumes will be considered immediately upon receipt. Submit Resume and Cover Letter to Dr. Libby Grammer, [email protected].

Posted 9/10/2021

Part-time Minister of Music

St. Francis Episcopal Church | Rutherfordton, NC

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Rutherfordton, NC, in the Diocese of Western North Carolina, is seeking a part-time Minister of Music (Organist/Choirmaster). The Minister of Music will bring a sense of enjoyment, experience, and enthusiasm to this position and to our worshiping community.


  • Be an accomplished organist, pianist and music minster
  • Knowledge of traditional Anglican Music including hymns from 1982 Hymnal and LEVAS;  liturgy of The Episcopal Church; and recording media
  • Experience in encouraging congregational involvement
  • Ability to adapt to and engage with various members of the congregation.


  • Develop and/or enhance the current music program to foster choral and congregational involvement with consideration for the current environment
  • Plan and provide music according to the liturgical calendar together with the clergy
  • Lease and provide music for all required services, including certain scheduled non-Sunday services
  • Strengthen and broaden the musical offering at St. Francis
  • Coordinate and administer all music related programs

If interested contact Rev. Toni Belhu at [email protected] or call (828) 287-3888 ext. 2

Director of Music

Emerywood Baptist Church | High Point, NC

Emerywood Baptist Church is seeking to hire someone who has a passion for music to lead our community through various forms of worship. The Director of Music will plan, implement, and supervise the music activities under the direction of the Senior Minister. Emerywood has a blended service at 10am every Sunday. By blended, we mean exactly that, a host of musical varieties within worship. Whether it is hymns, contemporary, gospel, showtunes or even a little Johnny Cash; just to name a few.  Responsibilities include but not limited to directing the adult choir in leading hymns and singing special anthems for the 10:00 am Sunday morning worship service. Select meaningful and appropriate music and anthems that reflect a variety of musical styles. Conduct weekly choir rehearsals, and develop the choir through recruiting new members, teaching musical skills, fostering a spirit of joy and support within the choir, and incorporating guest singers and musicians in worship. Comfortable with a variety of musical styles, including both classical and contemporary music and traditional church hymns (or enthusiasm for learning a variety of music) and a willingness to help bridge cultural and generational differences by selecting a balance of musical styles for worship that will have multi-generational appeal. Emerywood is aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, to learn more about our congregation visit our website.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]   Emerywood Baptist Church believes all people are created and loved by God and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply. 

Posted 9/1/2021

Interim Associate Pastor for Worship Arts

Grove Park Baptist Church | Burlington, NC

Grove Park Baptist Church, located in the heart of Burlington, NC, is seeking a part-time interim Associate Pastor for Worship Arts.  This Associate Pastor will be a strong team player who takes the best witnesses from our past and weaves them with fresh expressions in our present to create a vibrant tapestry displaying the story of God and His people’s pursuit of His Kingdom.  He/she shall have a theology and practice of worship that cultivates and shapes the heart and mind while speaking with the broad voice of the Church across cultures that will prepare us for eternity.  A MDIV or equivalent is preferred as is experience leading blended worship.  GPBC strongly supports and affirms women in both ordained and lay leadership roles. 

If interested email Jason Bogart   [email protected]

Posted 8/20/2021

Interim Music Minister

Southside Baptist Church | Gaffney, SC

Southside Baptist Church, in Gaffney, South Carolina, is seeking an interim music minister. The enthusiastic candidate will be prepared to lead and inspire the choir and lead congregational worship with a blend of hymns and contemporary music during worship services.  At times, the music minister is also called upon to arrange music for special occasions. 

Candidates interested in this part-time position should email a resume to [email protected]. Southside Baptist is located just a few blocks from the Limestone campus.

Full-time Classic Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church | Maryville, TN

First Baptist Church Maryville, TN is looking for a full-time Contemporary Worship Pastor/Media to:

  • Plan, prepare, and lead the weekly service and rehearsals for contemporary worship.
  • Produce and prepare all printed and/or digital media for the contemporary worship service and rehearsals; slides, videos, audio, digital media, click track, audio pads, etc.
  • Schedule and communicate with the worship team participants for musical and nonmusical portions of the contemporary service; vocalist, band, scripture reading, prayer, etc.
  • Prepare the worship facilities (excluding cleaning) for services: layout, lighting, audio, special decor or props
  • Enlist, coordinate, supervise, and delegate tasks to volunteers according to individual giftedness, interests, and availability
  • Oversee and maintain all musical instruments and music libraries (physical and digital) for contemporary service
  • Maintain all music licensing and subscription services
  • Create and maintain the music and worship budgets in coordination with Classic Worship Pastor
  • Serve on the Technology Committee and the Administrative Council  in coordination with Classic Worship Pastor

Media Tasks

  • Maintain and update the Website and phone App as needed including weekly worship service orders and sermon notes 
  • Engage in an active Social Media presence on registered platforms and increase digital presence
  • Design and oversee all print and digital media; announcement and event slides, logo, flyers, etc. 
  • Record, edit, and produce media material for church usage – worship and otherwise
  • Maintain Media subscription services
  • Create and maintain the Media Budget 

Salary — $42,000 – $45,000 plus benefits

Applications can be sent to [email protected]

Part-time Classic Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church | Maryville, TN

First Baptist Church Maryville, TN is looking for a part-time Classic Worship Pastor to:

  • Plan, prepare, and lead the weekly service and rehearsals for the classic worship.
  • Prepare all printed and/or digital media for the classic worship service and rehearsals; slides, videos, audio, digital media, etc.
  • Schedule and communicate with worship team participants for musical and nonmusical portions of the classic service;  accompanist, vocalist, choir, orchestra, scripture reading, prayer, etc
  • Prepare the worship facilities (excluding cleaning) for services: layout, lighting, audio, special decor or props
  • Enlist, coordinate, supervise, and delegate tasks to volunteers according to individual giftedness, interests, and availability for the classic worship service
  • Oversee and maintain all musical instruments and music libraries (physical and digital) for the classic service
  • Coordinate the worship budget with the contemporary worship pastor
  • Plan, prepare, and lead seasonal handbell performances

Salary — $12,000 – $17,000 – no benefits Applications can be sent to [email protected].

Minister of Music and Worship

Yates Baptist Church | Durham, NC

Yates Baptist Church in Durham, NC is seeking a skilled, energetic Christian woman or man as full-time Minister of Music and Worship. This person will provide leadership in our inclusive ministries for all ages. Yates has an average attendance of 225 in Sunday worship. Yates affiliates with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the Southern Baptist Convention, and other Baptist bodies. Many members, children, and visitors participate in our graded choirs, orchestra, and handbell choir.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in music or related field.
Theological education required; Master of Divinity or equivalent preferred.

Experience Qualifications:
Conducting choral and instrumental groups, arranging choral and instrumental music, planning worship, leading a full range of church music programs, and providing a broad range of music offerings.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]. Please Apply by July 4, 2021

Church Musician/Vocalist/Director

Lafayette Street Church | Shelby, NC

Lafayette Street Church (Shelby, NC) is accepting resumes’ for the position of Church Musician/Vocalist/Director.  We are happily transitioning out of our COVID worship restrictions and adding live performed music to our Sunday Worship Service.  We will begin with combination keyboardist/vocalist to perform/lead hymn singing and as restrictions wane, expand to ensemble and larger group singing.  Applicants should be expertly proficient on keyboards and have an accurate singing voice.  Initial compensation will be hourly (up to 10 hours per week) transitioning to a part-time staff position (20 hours per week).  Compensation rate negotiable.  Be prepared to audition as part of your interview. 

Email vitae to LSC Search Chair @ [email protected].  Leave any questions for clarification @ 704 393 1650 (machine) – include call-back #.

Posted 4/30/2021

Part-Time Worship Leader

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church | Shelby, NC

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Shelby NC, is seeking an energetic worship leader who will demonstrate a strong commitment to Jesus Christ while developing and implementing a music ministry for our church family. Pleasant Ridge is only interested in candidates who offer strong leadership and organizational skills. We are seeking the right person who possesses the ability to blend traditional and contemporary music styles into our Sunday Morning Celebration Worship Service. In addition, this person would be coordinating our entire Music Ministry. We are seeking someone who has educational and experiential qualifications. This is a part-time position and a background check (provided by the church) will be required.

 In addition to video recordings of your musical ability (leading musical groups, conducting congregational singing, playing an instrument or singing), please send résumés, and inquiries by April 25, 2021 to:

The Music Ministry Search Team c/o Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
198 Pleasant Ridge Church Road
Shelby, NC 28152
or to [email protected]   

Minister of Music and Worship

Friendly Avenue Baptist Church | Greensboro, NC

Friendly Avenue Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC seeks a full-time Minister of Music and Worship, and invites all qualified candidates to submit their resume to:

By Mail:

Dr. Daniel Dickard, Senior Pastor
ATTN: Minister of Music and Worship Search Team
Friendly Avenue Baptist Church
4800 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410

By E-Mail: [email protected]

Posted 11/24/2020

Part-Time Music Leader

Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church | Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church is seeking the Lord’s will in finding a part time music leader. This position will include preparing and leading blended worship for Sunday morning, directing the church choir and praise team band, and assisting in leading worship during other services as needed.

Please send your resumes to [email protected]  or mail them to PO Box 441, Lincolnton, NC 28093.

Posted on 10/28/2020

Minister of Worship and Music (Part-Time)

Apalache Baptist Church | Greer, SC

The Minister of Worship and Music is to carry out the Great Commission by developing and promoting the music program through hymns and praise songs. The Minister of Music is to be led by the Holy Spirit in inspiring the choir and congregation to praise and worship our Lord Jesus Christ.

Forward resume and/or vitae to the Search Committee via email at [email protected].

Posted 10/13/2020

Minister of Music

Antioch Baptist Church | Taylorsville, NC

Antioch Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a part-time Minister of Music. 

Please send resumes to [email protected] or Antioch Baptist Church, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Posted 9/30/2020

Part-Time Pianist

Lily Memorial Baptist Church | Shelby, NC

Lily Memorial Baptist Church is in need of a part-time pianist. We are a small traditional church located in the southern part of Cleveland County approximately 9-10 miles from Boiling Springs, NC. Our regular services are Morning worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday choir 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. and Prayer Meeting Wednesday night at 6:00.

If interested. Please send a resume to:
Lily Memorial Baptist Church, attention Personnel Committee
406 Whitener St.
Shelby, NC 28152

Posted 6/8/2020