Musician - Kiononia Baptist Church

Koinonia Baptist Church

4935 Clinton Blvd

Jackson, MS 39209


Position Summary: The musician works under the supervision of the Music Director to assist in developing worship music for the church, in consultation with the pastor and other team members, in a way that is consistent with church doctrine. The musician must have strong faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, and the ability to share their faith with the congregation, particularly through music. This is a part-time position with duties primarily on Sunday mornings and during choir rehearsals.


Responsibilities:

  • Attend musical rehearsals and performances.

  • Attend church meetings and committee meetings as needed.

  • Assist the music director in the selection of variety in types of music presented, with contemporary music blended with traditional hymns. Participate in the planning of the Sunday and special services music with the music director and coordinator of the special service/event.

  • Assist in recruitment of choir members.

  • Assist the music director in the coordination of special music programs (e.g., Easter, Christmas, Youth Sunday, and Black History) as appropriate and with the assistance of the Youth Director, the choir, and church musician.

  • Keep an open line of communication with the music director, and choir members.

  • Perform other duties as may be determined necessary and appropriate to the position of Musician.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and adhere to our Statements of Faith.

  • Possess a strong musical background and training, with the ability to read music and lead the congregation in worship.

  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate choir members.

  • Committed to the church's vision, leadership, and people.

  • Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, and creative.

  • Because this position will work with the children of the church, must be able to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

Working Relationships: The musician, if not already a member of the church, shall become a member of the church upon assuming their duties. The musician shall be under the supervision of the music director.

If interested, please submit your inquiry or questions to Rev. Richard J. Morgan at 601 668-7092.