Join Our Team

Are you prayerfully looking for a place to serve God and His people. We hope you will prayerfully consider joining our team. Here are the position we have available.


Principle Function:

The Minister of Music leads the church in a music ministry that will inspire and enhance congregational worship and fellowship, engage all age levels in a balanced form of worship service and education, and promote music as an important part of meaningful corporate and personal worship and spiritual growth.


Plan, organize and lead the ministry of music

  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate a comprehensive music program inclusive of all age groups throughout the life of the church.
  • Work in consultation with the Pastor to plan the Sunday worship and special services to ensure appropriate congregational and special music that enhances and supports the worship message and service.
  • Lead and direct the congregational music at regular and special worship services.
  • Lead and direct the Worship Choir in worship and special services, which includes preparing for and rehearsing the Choir, recruiting new members and providing spiritual care.
  • Organize and supervise a preschool through Grade 6 music ministry for children.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers to lead, assist or provide instrumental accompaniment for children music programs.
  • Organize and supervise an instrumental ministry.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers to lead or assist in the instrumental music ministry.
  • Ensure that the Worship Choir, Children’s Choir and the instrumental groups participate on a regular basis in worship and special services.
  • Encourage and recruit members of the congregation of all ages to offer their musical talents to the church, individually and/or in organized music groups.
  • Seek opportunities for church music groups to perform in the community, including church planned outreach or service programs and activities of local communities and organizations.
  • Supervise the church organist, pianist, and other instrumentalists.
  • Appoint and supervise the Audio/Video Ministry Team, recruiting new members as needed.
  • Serve as a resource for church members on music for weddings, funerals, memorial services and special recognition.
  • Participate in additional general ministerial duties, including but not limited to, congregational care and hospital visits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Pastor.

Administer the music ministry program

  • Prepare and recommend an annual music ministry budget to the Budget and Finance Committee.
  • Manage the music ministry budget as approved and submit required reports, estimates and requests according to relevant church policies and by specified deadlines.
  • Select and purchase all needed music, equipment and supplies according to the music budget and relevant church policies.
  • Supervise the use and maintenance of the music, equipment and supplies, such as the music library, musical instruments and hymnals.
  • Serve as a member of the Church Council to coordinate all music activities, projects, and programs with the other church organizations and emphases and to place music ministry activities on the church calendar.
  • Serve as ex-officio member of any assigned committees of the church.

This is a part-time position with competitive pay. It requires 15 working hours which includes time in services, the office, attendance at choir rehearsals, and other church related activities/events.

Bachelors or higher degree in worship leadership or similar degree is preferred.

The person who serves in this role will need to be able to lead FBC Nettleton into adapting a more balanced form of worship, growing musical talent, and using the resources we have to lead the church in worship.

If you or someone you know would be interested in submitting a resume for consideration, resumes can be sent to:

            First Baptist Church

            Attn: Music Search Committee

            PO Box 427

            Nettleton, MS 38858

Resumes can also be submitted by email to:

All candidates who submit a resume must be in agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message (2000), our doctrinal statement of faith.