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.

Aug 21, 2016
I Pledge Allegiance
Series: Parables
Luke 16:1-13
How do you view your possessions? Have you "earned" them? Or were they given to you by God? How could you use your possessions for the sake of God's Kingdom? How do you deal with the competing voices in this world in light of your commitment to Christ?
  • Aug 21, 2016I Pledge Allegiance
    Aug 21, 2016
    I Pledge Allegiance
    Series: Parables
    Luke 16:1-13
    How do you view your possessions? Have you "earned" them? Or were they given to you by God? How could you use your possessions for the sake of God's Kingdom? How do you deal with the competing voices in this world in light of your commitment to Christ?
  • Aug 14, 2016Waiting, Watching, and Working
    Aug 14, 2016
    Waiting, Watching, and Working
    Series: Parables
    Matthew 25:1-13
    How are you preparing for God's Kingdom? How are you being a "light bearer" TO God's Kingdom?
  • Aug 7, 2016Into the Throne Room
    Aug 7, 2016
    Into the Throne Room
    Series: Parables
    Isaiah 6:1-8
    When God calls, saying, "Whom shall I send?", will we answer, "Here I am,Lord. Send me!"? Minister of Youth, Kyle Smith, brings us the message in The Word. And we would like you to meet Rev. Robert Hill, a volunteer pastor for counseling and visitation. Welcome, Bob!
  • Jul 31, 2016The Great Reversal
    Jul 31, 2016
    The Great Reversal
    Series: Parables
    Luke 16:19-31
    The heart of the problem is a problem of the heart: sin can take root deep within our heart and begin to shape and form our lives.
  • Jul 24, 2016Rescued
    Jul 24, 2016
    Series: Parables
    Luke 10:25-37
    In our pain and suffering we must recognize our inability to help ourselves – we need a hero to rescue us! The Good News is that Jesus is on the journey with us and is willing to rescue us from our pain and suffering.
  • Jul 17, 2016Mirror, Mirror On the Wall
    Jul 17, 2016
    Mirror, Mirror On the Wall
    Series: Parables
    Matthew 21:23-32
    Jesus illustrates through this parable the difference between those who pay lip service to God and those who, having set out on the wrong track, change  their minds and turn back to do as God desires.
  • Jul 10, 2016God’s Kingdom: Who’s In & Who’s Out
    Jul 10, 2016
    God’s Kingdom: Who’s In & Who’s Out
    Series: Parables
    Luke 14:15-24
    What obstacle's in your life hinder your accepting God's invitation to be a part of God's Kingdom? Ho w are you extending God's invitation to others?
  • Jul 3, 2016Treasure Hunt
    Jul 3, 2016
    Treasure Hunt
    Series: Parables
    Matthew 13:44-52
    What is your greatest treasure? What is Jesus calling you to relinquish in your life so that you might chase after God's Kingdom?
  • Jun 26, 2016Jacob: Broken, but Blessed
    Jun 26, 2016
    Jacob: Broken, but Blessed
    Genesis 32 ;22-32
    God must break us of our self-dependence so that He can bless us as we cling to Him in our brokenness.
  • Jun 19, 2016THE Light That Shines
    Jun 19, 2016
    THE Light That Shines
    John 1:1-13
    Jesus is calling us to follow Him INTO the darkness and allow God's love to shine through our lives.

Welcome to St. John!


THE Light That Shines


Jacob: Broken, but Blessed


Treasure Hunt


God’s Kingdom: Who’s In & Who’s Out


Mirror, Mirror on the Wall




The Great Reversal

Into the Throne Room

Waiting, Watching and Working


I Pledge Allegiance


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