Job Posting

First Baptist Church of Hayden, Alabama is seeking a full-time Worship Pastor/Minister of Music. Hayden is a growing community in west Blount County located 25 minutes north of Birmingham and 25 minutes south of Cullman.

This man shall be one who has experienced a definite call of God to lead the music ministry. This man shall be a mature and growing follower of Jesus Christ.

Resumes may be submitted to or by mailing to First Baptist Church Hayden, P. O. Box 280, Hayden, Alabama 35079.


  • Experience in worship leadership required
  • Undergraduate degree preferred (experience considered)
  • Ability to read music
  • Quality singing voice
  • Proficient in other instruments, preferably piano or guitar
  • Competent and comfortable with both traditional and contemporary styles of worship
  • Knowledgeable in audio/ technology
  • Strong people and organizational skills


  • Serve as a member of the Church Council
  • Direct the music program of the church
  • Select or supervise the selection of the music portion of the worship service in cooperation with the Pastor in making the total service effective
  • Lead the choir and/or praise team in regular services, weekly practice meetings and special services for Christmas, Easter, Revival services, or other special events in the church
  • Supervise the pianist and other instrumentalists as needed to enhance the music ministry of the church
  • Serve as the Chairman of the Audio/Technology committee, and supervise the Audio/Technology personnel
  • Seek to develop and train members of the church in the area of church music
  • Cooperate with the church Nominating Committee to enlist and train leaders for the church music ministry
  • Maintain the music library, materials, supplies, musical instruments and other equipment.
  • Keep informed on music methods, materials, promotions and administration
  • Prepare an annual music budget for approval; administer the approved budget
  • Plan, organize and promote any special activities that might enhance the experience in a musical group as appropriate to the abilities and needs of the group, such as music camps, fellowship outings, tours, etc.
  • Arrange music for weddings or funerals when requested
  • Cooperate with association and state leaders in promoting activities of mutual interest
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Pastor
  • Fulfill the job description duties and responsibilities as outlined by the Personnel Committee