Music Ministry Positions

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]create new email

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]create new email.

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]create new email. 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]create new email.  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]create new email   

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]create new email

Associate Pastor of Music and Worship

First Baptist Church | Hickory, NC

The First Baptist Church of Hickory, North Carolina is seeking an Associate Pastor of Music and Worship whom God has called to join our ministry team as together we seek to serve Christ, proclaim His gospel, love one another, and experience the life He offers. The Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will serve in close cooperation with our senior pastor, who came to the church in September of 2019, and will provide ministry and leadership in a congregation that is experiencing exciting growth and renewal. The church recently embraced a new vision of Beholding and Becoming Like Jesus, a vision informed by Scripture and the convictions of spiritual formation unto Christlikeness, of which the Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will have the opportunity to implement in creative ways. The church seeks someone whose call to Christian ministry is foremost in his/her professional profile, with leadership in music and worship being the chief avenues through which his/her call to ministry is fulfilled.

Expressions of Interest

If you have a prayerful interest in the position, we would be grateful to hear from you by email at [email protected]create new email. In order to help us become introduced to you, please include:

  • A letter of interest
  • A current résumé
  • A 1-2 page statement of your philosophy of music and worship
  • A list of four references with contact information, including their relationships with you (Note: we will not contact your references without first obtaining your permission.)

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]create new email  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]create new email.

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]create new email 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