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.

Oct 23, 2016
Luke 18:9-14
Disciples recognize that God alone is in control of out eternal destiny and calls us to approach Him with a broken and contrite heart.
  • Oct 23, 2016Perceptions
    Oct 23, 2016
    Luke 18:9-14
    Disciples recognize that God alone is in control of out eternal destiny and calls us to approach Him with a broken and contrite heart.
  • Oct 16, 2016A Servant Heart
    Oct 16, 2016
    A Servant Heart
    I Peter 4:7-11
    Our business is to follow the most important commandment: love God and love neighbor. This commandment manifests itself through our serving others.
  • Oct 9, 2016Children: Seen AND Heard
    Oct 9, 2016
    Children: Seen AND Heard
    Matthew 19:13-15
    Jesus models for us how we are to treat children. They are valuable in God's eyes and a gift to us from Him.
  • Oct 2, 2016Released to Serve
    Oct 2, 2016
    Released to Serve
    Matthew 28:16-20
    Ready! Set! GO! The Spirit Is with us as we spread the Good News. "Go and make disciples of ALL nations!"
  • Sep 25, 2016Body of Love
    Sep 25, 2016
    Body of Love
    Romans 12:4-18
    How do we relate to one another as the body of Christ? Will they know we are Christians by our love?
  • Sep 18, 2016The Risky Business of Receiving
    Sep 18, 2016
    The Risky Business of Receiving
    Luke 7:35-50
    If we are serious about our faith and extend our reach by sharing the Good News with others, then we must expect to see the fruit of our labor. We must also expect to see broken people enter the doors of the church.
  • Sep 11, 2016Extending Our Reach
    Sep 11, 2016
    Extending Our Reach
    Luke 15:1-10
    As followers of Christ we are all messengers of the Good News and expected to reach out to those around us and invite them into God’s presence.
  • Sep 4, 2016Hunger Pains
    Sep 4, 2016
    Hunger Pains
    Series: Parables
    Luke 15:1-3;11-32
    For WHAT do we hunger? What changes do we need to make in order to satisfy our SPIRITUAL hunger?
  • Aug 28, 2016No Need to Weed
    Aug 28, 2016
    No Need to Weed
    Series: Parables
    Matthew 13:24-30
    Disciples of Christ are called to bear good fruit and sew seeds of love. What fruit are you bearing in your life? How are you sowing seeds of love in this world? 
  • 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?

Welcome to St. John!


I Pledge Allegiance


No Need to Weed


Hunger Pains

Extending Our Reach

The Risky Business of Receiving


Body of Love

Released to Serve

Children: Seen AND Heard


A Servant’s Heart




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