FT Music Minister – Searcy FUMC

Reports to: Staff Parish and Senior Pastor

Job Summary: Help fulfill the mission of Searcy FUMC through music ministry and worship.

Specific Ministry Area Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and coordinate all music programs of the church for all age groups, including cantatas, adult and kids’ hand bells, children’s musicals, etc.
  • Recruit laity in all areas of the music ministry, maximizing musical gifts within the congregation.
  • Organize and lead traditional worship service. Coordinate contemporary service in consultation with pastors and Worship Leader.
  • Organize and lead weekly rehearsals (Choir, hand bells).
  • Special services: Christmas Eve, Ash Weds., Good Friday, funerals, weddings, etc.
  • Supervise organist/worship leader and Audio/Visual staff members.
  • Lead pre-school chapel music (<1 hr/wk).


  • Work closely with pastors and staff to plan services and develop various age-level ministries.
  • Be a team player. Invest in the overall mission of the church.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and both worship services.
  • Serve as staff liaison to lay worship committee.
  • Submit and oversee worship budget.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must exhibit Christian character. Have a working knowledge and support of the United Methodist Church. Applicants may be asked to submit a statement of faith. Honor Christ and the church with your witness.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with a broad range of people
  • Ability to perform vocally and/or instrumentally in addition to conducting others
  • Undergraduate degree

Please direct cover letters and resumes with 3 references to:

Rev. David Orr – dorr1974@gmail.com