St. John United Methodist Church

4536 Teays Valley Road
Scott Depot, WV  25560
Worship Services:
8:30am & 11:00am
Office Hours:

Hello and welcome to St. John!

I am so glad you are exploring our church’s website!  It is our mission as a church to introduce people to the love of God through the person of Jesus and to grow as disciples together!  The pages you find below and the links that are provided will give you a bigger picture of the ministries and programs that help us reach people for Christ and grow our spiritual lives.  It is my hope that through these pages you might discover a place where you can connect with God and others as you journey through life.  So check us out!  Discover who we are!  And, most definitely, join us for worship on Sunday morning!


God’s Blessings,


Pastor Mike

Minister of Music                                                                                            
Part Time (15-20 Hours per Week)
Compensation:  Negotiable


The Minister of Music is a vital ingredient of both spiritual and religious food to the body of Christ through direction of the music ministry of St. John United Methodist Church. This position will work directly with the Pastor, Worship Leader and Worship Accompanist to coordinate the worship services St. John UMC provides on a weekly (or more) basis. He/She would report directly to the Pastor for spiritual and ministry guidance. The Pastor in cooperation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee would provide guidance and evaluation as it pertains to duty and job performance.

Primary Tasks

  1. As a member of the worship leadership team, contribute and lead the congregation in worship of God;
  2. Encompass all types of music and musicians into worship;
  3. Incorporate anyone who is willing to commit to practice;
  4. Value the gift of music and those who are willing to make a joyful noise;
  5. Lead the musicians and singers as a spiritual community of servants. 
Roles and Duties
  1. Select and schedule suitable weekly congregational and special service music;
  2. Participate in seasonal and weekly service preparation in cooperation with the Worship Minister and Pastor;
  3. In cooperation with the church staff and volunteer musicians and singers, recruit and build a strong growing team of musicians and singers;
  4. Take responsibility to lead and equip others to lead church choirs, ensembles, instrumental groups and other musical groups as it is related to worship services;
  5. Encourage, teach and mentor church musicians and singers;
  6. Maintain the church’s music library, utilizing available resources;
  7. Prepare annual music ministry budget requests for the Finance Committee.
  1. Must Embrace Christian discipline and the United Methodist doctrine and theology;
  2. A bachelor’s degree in a related field but not limited to music / music performance, music education, church music studies, worship leadership;
  3. General knowledge of church repertoire suitable for the United Methodist Church;
  4. Competent leadership, choral direction, vocal coaching and interpretation skills
Application Deadline: Monday August 15, 2016 at 2 PM. 
Please mail a current Resume to: St. John UMC; Attention: David Conley. 4536 Teays Valley Rd. Scott Depot. WV. 25560. OR via Email at

Church Leaders

Our mission is to introduce people to Jesus while we grow together as disciples of Jesus Christ. We invite you to join us in this journey.  Click on the Church Leaders tab for more information and contact information for the St. John's staff.
May you experience the grace and peace of God in Jesus Christ our Savior.


Ministries and Sunday School

We know there is a place for you at St. John United Methodist Church. Please let us know if there is any way we can assist you in finding that spot. Explore the additional links on the top of the page to see which ministries might fit your needs.

Opportunities to Serve

Sunday Worship & Teaching

 We love building faith.

Feb 12, 2017
Dear St. John,
1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Our identity as a church is shaped entirely by the reality that it belongs to God!
  • Feb 12, 2017Dear St. John,
    Feb 12, 2017
    Dear St. John,
    1 Corinthians 3:1-9
    Our identity as a church is shaped entirely by the reality that it belongs to God!
  • Feb 5, 2017GAMETIME
    Feb 5, 2017
    Matthew 5:13-20
    Jesus invites us ALL to be members of God's team!
  • Feb 1, 2017Shaping the Team
    Feb 1, 2017
    Shaping the Team
    Matthew 5:1-12
    As members of God’s team our goal is to usher in God’s Kingdom.
  • Jan 22, 2017Making THE Team
    Jan 22, 2017
    Making THE Team
    Matthew 4:12-23
    Jesus’ call to repentance was a call to turn away from self-centeredness and self-control and turn toward God and His direction and control.
  • Jan 17, 2017What Difference Does It Make?
    Jan 17, 2017
    What Difference Does It Make?
    John 1:29-42
    What difference does THE WORD make? Don Jones, member of GIDEONS International, shares the difference it made for him.
  • Jan 8, 2017United in Christ
    Jan 8, 2017
    United in Christ
    Matthew 3:13-17
    Jesus' baptism symbolizes the fulfillment of God's desire to save the world. OUR baptism incorporates US into that ministry!
  • Jan 1, 2017Everything New
    Jan 1, 2017
    Everything New
    Series: New Year
    Revelation 21:1-6a
    Happy New Year! Are you ready for a new beginning?
  • Dec 25, 2016Stories Behind the Songs
    Dec 25, 2016
    Stories Behind the Songs
    Series: Christmas
    It's Christmas! Do you know the stories behind some of our favorite Christmas carols? Listen as we share together.
  • Dec 24, 2016Preparing for Christmas
    Dec 24, 2016
    Preparing for Christmas
    Luke 2:1-20
    It's Christmas Eve! What are YOU doing to prepare for the coming of the Christ?
  • Dec 18, 2016The Wonder of a Promise: Emmanuel
    Dec 18, 2016
    The Wonder of a Promise: Emmanuel
    Isaiah 7:10-14
    We are called to walk alongside others in truth and love so that they may see that Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us!


The Wonder of a Promise: Emmanuel


Preparing for Christmas

Stories Behind the Songs

United in Christ

What Difference Does It Make?

Making THE Team


Shaping the Team




Dear St. John,


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