About Us

Hapeville First United Methodist Church is situated squarely within downtown Hapeville, minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. “Community Worship,” our weekly worship service, meets at 11:00 am each Sunday. Music is critical and a central part of our worship, and we offer a wide variety of musical styles consistent with the “Hapeville for the Arts” theme in our community. 

Position Summary

A flexible and creative leader to direct all aspects of our vocal worship as we strive to worship God in an inclusive and creative setting. 

Position Details

  • Part-Time, compensation is set at $800/month. 
  • Schedule: Weekly meetings on Sunday mornings at 11am, special events as needed. 1 hour a week for choir rehearsal (when COVID-safe) and worship set up on Sundays, 1 hour a week in worship on Sundays. Additional time for selecting hymns, choir pieces, coordinating special music performers, coordinating music with Pastor. 
  • Reports to Pastor.

Responsibilities of the Director of Vocal Music are as follows: 

  1. Coordinates all music for services. A current service has about seven instances of music, including prelude, postlude, hymns, praise music, and special music.  
  2. Provides or arranges for any necessary supplemental accompaniment beyond our piano accompanist for all necessary parts of the service.
  3. Leads the choir in Worship twice each month, or as planned, and on 5th Sundays in coordination with Hapeville Baptist Church. 
  4. Leads or coordinates the leading of songs and hymns.
  5. Coordinates rehearsals in conjunction with our accompanist. 
  6. Coordinates with Pastor for purposes of intentional worship planning.
  7. Coordinates with administration to prepare weekly bulletin by providing all musical selections in a timely manner and assisting in the overall programming of the service. 


  • Loves Jesus. 
  • Must pass background check. 
  • Skill in choral direction and ability to read music required.
  • Knowledge of the UMC is a plus. 
  • Additional instrumental knowledge and ability to record oneself is a plus.

Please send resumes with a cover letter to chris@hapevilleumc.com