Brook Preloader

Church Musician I

Job Description

Reports to the Director of Music

Job Purpose: To assist the Director of Music in preparation for all worship services and to provide instrumental accompaniment on organ, piano, and keyboard in support of worship services.

Job Summary: Play instrument(s) for worship services; funerals; and special services, including concerts; Holy Week; Christmas Eve; New Year’s services; and other events that may be requested/required.

Musician #I should be able to lead & support the congregation during worship in the absence of the Director of Music.


  • Provide musical accompaniment for weekly rehearsals, as needed
  • Provide musical accompaniment for all worship services including funerals, Holy Week, Concerts, Easter, Christmas Eve, and New Year as needed
  • Provide leadership for the music ministry in the absence of the Director of Music
  • Develop and maintain cooperation with the pastor, staff, and worship committee in designing worship and music choices
  • Provide updates and reports on the sufficiency, condition, and maintenance of instruments, as needed
  • Provide music that is in keeping with the mission and vision Statement of Tabernacle Baptist Church – “seeking to grow the kingdom of God by worshiping, teaching, witnessing, sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and caring for all God’s people.”
  • Support the development of new musical groups, as appropriate
  • Teach musical selections to all choirs as needed
  • Oversee and direct the children’s choir
  • Serve as a resource to church staff and committee leaders, as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

Job specifications:

  • Honor the Christian faith and worship experience
  • Be proficient as an accompanist on the organ, piano, and keyboard
  • Ability to read music including Anthems, Spirituals, and Choral music
  • Have knowledge of church and Christian music, and church liturgy
  • Take initiative in seeking ways to enhance the music program
  • Have good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly collaborative work style and adapts to change easily

Applications and Resumes can also be mailed to:
Tabernacle Baptist Church
Musician Search Committee
P.O. Box 19337
Birmingham, Alabama 35219