Job Description-Music Minister

Music Minister – Part-Time

Faith United Methodist Church – Bradenton, FL

7215 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209


Job Description

Revised 11/2023

Part-Time Music Minister
Faith United Methodist Church – Bradenton, FL


The part-time Music Minister position at Faith UMC of Bradenton is a salaried position. The person serving in this role works closely with the pastor to select songs, and coordinate a blended worship experience for Faith United Methodist Church. The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills to work with the Senior Pastor and volunteer musicians and singers involved in the church’s musical programs. This person must also possess the skills needed to successfully produce and execute a thoughtful and spiritually rich blended worship experience.


Weekly coordination with the Senior Pastor


The purpose is to plan and provide music for Sunday morning worship service as well as special music, i.e., seasonal, weddings, funerals, etc. This also includes rehearsals for Sunday services and special music.

Conditions of Employment:

A teachable spirit, and team player

Experienced musician (preferably piano)

In agreement with United Methodist polity and Wesleyan Theology

Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Clear criminal background check

3-5 years of church music experience

Ability to perform assigned tasks independently

Physically able to assist with moving equipment as needed


Work with the Senior Pastor to coordinate music such as anthems, hymns, blended materials, etc.

Provides leadership of songs and hymns for Sunday service

Accompany the choir, and lead rehearsals

Accompany various groups or individuals for special music

Assist in the preparation of soloists or groups for performance

Schedule practice time necessary for the preparation of music, in collaboration with vocalists and musicians

Task List:

Communicate weekly song and hymn selections to the worship team

Accompany the adult choir of the church

Scheduling rehearsals, and quarterly team gatherings

Provide guidance to volunteers in the conduct of the programs/events in which they participate

Provide music at all worship services including weddings, and funerals on or off-site (honorarium)

Critical Success Factors:

Musical skill, keyboard proficiency, and flexibility

Communication and coordination skills

Creativity and innovation for music during the blended worship service

Positive, contagious, and welcoming Christian witness

Compensation + Benefits

$800 / month

(2) Weeks Vacation

*To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 video links of you leading worship in a congregational setting to

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $700.00 – $800.00 per month


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 4-hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bradenton, FL 34209: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Church Music or Music Education: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person