Director of Worship Arts

Joseph Mayes

Joseph Mayes, Director of Worship Arts

In 1988, Joseph earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Averett University in Danville, VA.  In 1994, he received a Mastor of Arts degree in Church Music from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.  Since mid-2015, Joseph has served as Minister of Music at Community Pre Insbyterian Church in Englewood, FL where his wife, Dawn, serves as the Pastor.  Prior to that, Joseph was the Minister of Music and Worship at the College Place United Methodist Church in Brunswick, GA. 

In 1988, Joseph earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Averett University in Danville, VA.  In 1994, he received a Mastor of Arts degree in Church Music from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.

Since mid-2015, Joseph has served as Minister of Music at Community Presbyterian Church in Englewood, FL where his wife, Dawn, serves as the Pastor.  Prior to that, Joseph was the Minister of Music and Worship at the College Place United Methodist Church in Brunswick, GA.  He was responsible for all the music ministries of an 800 member church, including both traditional and contemporary services.  From 2003 to 2008, Joseph served as Minister of Music and Worship at Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church in Cartersville, GA.  This was a rapidly growing church of over 1500 members.  At Sam Jones, Joseph was responsible for the overall music and worship ministries.  This included directing the chancel choir for two traditional services  as well as leading the music for the contemporary service each Sunday.  Joseph directed the handbell choir, other smaller ensembles, as well as providing oversight to all instrumentalists and the youth choir.

While at Sam Jones, Joseph was the Founder/Director of the Etowah Valley Chorale, composed of over 50 people from all over the community.  He has also served additional churches in Georgia and Virginia.

Joseph is an ordained minister in the Baptist Church.  He is a member of the American Choral Director's Association, the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, the Chorister's Guild, the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts, and the Polyphony Fellowship of Pastoral Musicians.  Joseph is also a concert soloist and has performed sacred and classical music, including oratorios, in churches, colleges, and communities throughout the eastern United States, Indiana, Michigan, and California.

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