Director of Music Ministries/Organist - Bainbridge FUMC


Bainbridge (GA) First United Methodist Church is looking for a full-time Director of Music Ministries/Organist, who will be responsible for and direct or supervise all music programs within the church, maintaining a broad choral-, instrumental-, and handbell-based program which includes opportunities for all age levels, 2-year-olds through mature adults (as talent and commitment allow) and which teaches the responsibilities of worship leading and discipleship.

The Director of Music Ministries/Organist will also serve as the liaison between the Worship Ministry Team and Staff and provide support to all worship areas. Criteria: The successful candidate will: • Be a committed Christian who feels called to serve in music and worship ministry • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Music Education, Church Music, or a related field • Have 5 years experience • Embrace United Methodist doctrine and theology • Work cooperatively with all other ministry areas and staff • Possess highly-developed organizational and interpersonal skills • Have competency in budgeting • Be experienced in worship planning and development • Have detailed knowledge of the liturgical/seasonal calendar and of sacred choral, solo, ensemble, and handbell music of all styles • Pass a criminal background check A willingness to work with and assist in the leadership of Contemporary Worship will be considered a plus. Compensation will be based on experience.

A full job description is available at or If interested, please send a resume and brief statement of personal testimony to or mail to: Bainbridge First United Methodist Church ATTN: Music Director Search P.O. Box 541 Bainbridge, GA, 39818