Traditional Worship Music Leader

May 02, 2022

Supervisor/Reporting Relationship
Reports to Lead Pastor

Supervisory Responsibility
Organist and pianist

Position Status
Part-time, 10-12 hours per week

Job Summary
The Traditional Worship Music Leader will develop weekly and seasonal music selections and will recruit and lead volunteers. This individual is eligible to simultaneously hold the position of Modern Worship Music Director.

Salary Range


  • Professing Christian in a growing relationship with Christ
  • Sets an example and serves as a role model in personal life
  • A call to ministry and spiritual gifts relevant to ministry in this particular area
  • Committed to continued personal, spiritual, and educational growth
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, oversee, and staff all areas of the traditional worship music ministry
  • Effective communication/interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Prefer previous relevant experience in this area
  • Prefer United Methodist background (but not required)
  • Pray for staff and families of SFUMC
  • Cooperate fully with the Lead Pastor and church leaders for the good of the church
  • Work closely with the Lead Pastor to plan and put together music for the 11:00 traditional worship service
  • Attend appropriate meetings at the request of the Lead Pastor
  • Communicate regularly with the Lead Pastor, Worship Ministry Team, and congregation on plans and policies
  • Support the vision and mission of SFUMC
  • Comply with SFUMC's Safe Sanctuary policies
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
  • Consult with Lead Pastor regarding music aspects of traditional worship service, including selection and leading of hymns
  • Direct Adult Choir for traditional worship service
  • Direct Adult Handbell Choir for traditional worship service
  • Coordinate music and volunteers for special services, such as Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, Maundy Thursday, Ash Wednesday, and others with the Lead Pastor and Worship Team
  • Coordination of music accompaniment with part time musicians


Organization: Smyrna First UMC, Smyrna, Tennessee

Contact: Sandra Abernathy

Address: 301 Sam Davis Road Smyrna TN 37167

Phone: 615-330-3840

Email: Click to email


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