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Part-Time Music Director Part Time

First Baptist Church Sparta, NC

Sparta, NC



The Music Ministry Coordinator will work in close association with and under the immediate supervision of the Pastor. The responsibilities are outlined below.

Music Ministry

  • The Music Ministry Coordinator will provide leadership for the entire Music Ministry
    Select and oversee the preparation of music appropriate for worship and special services in cooperation with the pastor
  • Communicate and work closely with the Church Secretary in preparation for Sunday Service bulletins, monthly newsletters, and other written or verbal communication as needed
  • Communicate and work close with the Production Associate for Sunday Services and other Special Services as needed
  • Lead and direct Adult Choir Rehearsals and Performances
  • Lead and direct music for Sunday Services and other Special Services as needed
  • Lead and direct music for Vacation Bible School

Staff Participation

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings to share information, updates, and plans with the rest of the staff
  • Meet occasionally with the pastor to assess and develop the direction and effectiveness of the worship ministry
  • Assist the Pastor in planning all services of worship and be responsible for music in all church services consistent with the purpose of worshiping and glorifying God

Music and Instruments

  • Select and order music
  • Supervise the Church Music Library
  • Supervise use and care of instruments


  • Professional Development
    • Attention should be given to participation in school, clinics, conferences, and activities related to the Music Director’s profession. Expenses should be limited to those approved in the church budget.
  • Prepare a budget for the Stewardship Committee annually
  • Salary will be determined by the Personnel and Stewardship Committees


  • Sufficient musical experience and expertise to fulfill the above responsibilities
  • Mature and growing disciple of Christ
  • Strong Christian Character
  • Passion for ministering to others
  • Like-minded philosophy of ministry
  • Strong leader
  • Relational and kind
  • Collaborative
  • Enjoys working on a team
  • A Learner
  • Able to give and take constructive criticism
  • Able to provide spiritual leadership for the choir and music ministry
  • Able to lead the congregation in worship, not just music
  • Strong organization, planning, and communication skills
  • Good chemistry with the choir and staff

Time Commitment

  • 20 hours per week

To apply for this job email your details to matt.lincoln.harris@gmail.com

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