Full-Time Position Announcement


Position Title: Staff Drummer

Opening Date: January 29, 2024

Closing Date: TBD

*Application must be received by the closing date to be considered.


Greater Thankful Missionary Baptist Church (GTMBC) was established in 1889 and is located in Anniston, Alabama. The church is actively seeking a staffed Drummer. The Drummer will report to the Director of Music and the Senior Pastor and be responsible for providing music of all genres during rehearsals, worship services, and engagements. This individual will work with the Musical Staff to plan and prepare selections for worship. They will be required to maintain clear channels of communication with the Director of Music in leading the musical programming of the church.



  • Serve as a drummer for Sunday Morning Worship Service, including prelude and postlude to the service.
  • Serve as a drummer for at least one (1) weekly choir rehearsal prior to each Sunday Morning Worship Service.
  • Serve as drummer for afternoon and/or evening programs.
  • Assure proper use, care, and maintenance of instruments.
  • Possess a knowledge of a variety of musical styles including but not limited to contemporary, traditional, and children appropriate.
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Minister of Music and Senior Pastor.





Education – High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Relevant Ministry Experience will be considered as a substitute for higher education.


Experience – Relevant musical and music ministry experience necessary.

Abilities – Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and Church family. Must be willing and able to maintain confidential information concerning personal matters.

Must be able to confidently play hymns of the church, gospels, worship music, and contemporary gospel. Ability to play the organ proficiently preferred.

Compensation – Compensation and benefits commensurate with education and experience.

How to Apply – All interested and qualified persons must submit a candidate package consisting

of the following documentation:

  • Cover Letter and Current Resume that address position responsibilities and requirements
  • Letters of Reference highlighting professional skills and personal characteristics.
  • Email the information listed above to: