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Church Positions, Full-Time

Youth Minister

July 17, 2014

Frazer UMC in Montgomery, Alabama is seeking a full-time youth minister. Responsibilities include administration, budget, programming, recruit and disciple volunteer leaders, teaching and working with students and parent. 

Contact information

Qualified candidates should contact Dana Webster at dana@frazerumc.org
 
Director of Youth Ministry at Hayes Barton UMC in NC

July 15, 2014

Hayes Barton United Methodist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina is a traditional church of about 3000 members who is currently seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. Qualified candidates should have a college degree, experience in youth ministry leadership (4 years or more preferred) and strong personal faith. Strong teaching, relational and organizational skills are also essential. 

Contact information

All interested applicants should contact Dave Sippel at dave.sippel@ymarchitects.com

 
Director of Children's Ministries at St. Andrew UMC in Highlands Ranch, CO

July 3, 2014

  • Understands and supports the mission and vision of St. Andrew and effectively utilizes the Children’s Ministry to help accomplish those goals.
  • Creatively uses the Children’s Ministry to reach out into the surrounding community thus bringing new families into St. Andrew.
  • Coordinates and oversees all Christian education functions for children from birth through Grade 5, including Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. 
  • Supervises Program Assistant, and Childcare Coordinator.
  • Serves as interface with Rainbows International/National organization.  Oversees volunteers and site coordinator for the Rainbows program.
  • Leads in the preparation and management of the annual budget for Children’s Ministry.
  • Promotes Children’s Ministry through any/all available forms of communication.
  • Oversees the Children’s Ministry section of the St. Andrew website, keeping it current on all upcoming events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Program Ministries or Clergy.

View full job posting.

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact Phil Amerson at philip.amerson@garrett.edu.  

 
Communications Manager at St. Andrew UMC in Highlands Ranch, CO

July 3, 2014

Responsible for developing a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy working with lay volunteers to promote the on the church Website, Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact, video production and other digital applications and platforms. Ensures the Website is functioning optimally and is available to users. Communicates with employees and the public to achieve St. Andrew strategic objectives. The person should be supportive of, and sympathetic to, the mission of the congregation.

View the full job posting.

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact Phil Amerson at philip.amerson@garrett.edu.  

 
Director of Family Ministries at Trinity-First UMC, El Paso, TX

July 3, 2014

Trinity-First United Methodist Church, located in El Paso, Texas, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Director of Family Ministries. This person will be responsible for equipping the family unit to grow in their Christian faith by nurturing and educating children and youth from the time of their entry into the church as children through their high school years.

Trinity-First UMC, a vigorous downtown church which has embarked on a revitalization program.  We are now ready for a vibrant individual to help take us to the next level.  This is a full-time position reporting to the senior pastor.

The right candidate must be a Christian of mature faith; United Methodist preferred but not mandatory; have a bachelor degree or equivalent experience in Children’s Education, Theology or related field of ministry; 5 years or more experience in Children, Youth and Family Ministry; 5 years or more experience in leadership of Children, Youth and Family Ministry.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact information

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references and any other pertinent information to:

Trinity-First United Methodist Church
801 N. Mesa St.
El Paso, TX  79902

Or  tom@trinity-first.org
Subject:  Director of Family Ministries

No phone calls, please. 

 
Director of Youth Ministry at FUMC of Jasper

June 24, 2014

First United Methodist Church of Jasper is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. Candidates should be excellent in communication both with youth and adults, able to foster relationships with youth and instill a strong, life-long faith in them. Experience in youth ministry is preferred and a degree or some education in youth ministry would be an asset.

Contact information

Email resume to jobopening@fumcjasper.org.

 
Associate Director Haiti Solar Oven Partners

June 24, 2014

Haiti Solar Oven Partners is a United Methodist Volunteers-in-Mission project that works to place solar ovens in hands of poor in Haiti's deforested lands. Its mission is to empower people through self-help with solar cooking and water pasteurization. Based in Brookings, SD, Associate Director will support Director with implementation of strategic initiatives for HSOP, with emphasis on fundraising, but also providing supervision and leadership in achieving administrative, mission and workshop objectives. Applicants need to submit resume by July 15, 2014.

To learn more about the organization, visit http://www.haitisolarovens.org.

Contact information

Resumes and/or inquiries directed to Karen Workman, Chairperson, HSOP Associate Director Taskforce, karenworkman@centurylink.net.

 
Director of Children's Ministries at Cantebury UMC in Birmingham, AL

June 16, 2014

Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join their children’s ministry team. The position will provide innovative, executive leadership over the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. The main responsibilities are:

  • Provide Leadership: The DCM will oversee all children's ministry programming, and supervise the children's ministry staff
  • Equip families, leaders, and volunteers: The DCM will recruit, equip, and build teams of children's ministry leaders and volunteers
  • Develop relationships: (1) Establish and oversee programming  that encourages each child to choose to become a true disciple of Christ, (2) provide opportunities for children to develop relationships with other children, and children's ministry leaders and staff

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in leading a children’s ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a graduate degree in a field related to children’s ministry
  • A passion for serving children and their families
  • Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey
  • Ability to lead a professional team with positive spirit that supports the mission and core values of Canterbury UMC
  • Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
  • Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

Contact information

For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Sara Bailey at sara@ymarchitects.com.

 
Director of Youth and College Ministries

June 13, 2014

Looking for someone with a deep, abiding relationship with Jesus Christ who is a self-starter and a strong leader: passionate about youth ministry. If you have strong organization skills, a vision for what youth ministry can be and a charismatic personality able to attract young people, then we have a place for you. Primary duties include programming for grades 6-12 and college, leadership of mission trips, building relationships with and training adult sponsors, assisting in contemporary worship, and working with other staff as a team player.

Contact information

Email resumes to: jerry@fumcwax.com or write: FUMC Waxahachie, attn: Pastor 505 W. Marvin, Waxahachie, Texas 75165
 
Youth Ministry Resident at Highland Park UMC

June 13, 2014

If you are a college graduate who has felt a call to ministry, especially youth ministry, our 2-year Youth Residency program might be for you! You will be mentored by experienced youth staff as you learn and gain real experience working in a church, teaching & leading youth. This is a full-time job with variable work hours & full benefits. Please see our website for more info!

http://www.hpumc.org/about-us/employment/job-opening-youth-resident/

Contact information

For more information or to apply, email jobs@hpumc.org
 
Director of Music and Technology

June 10, 2014

Cabot United Methodist Church is located in Cabot, Arkansas and is a growing church in a growing community about twenty minutes northeast of Little Rock. On average, the church worships approximately 500 on Sunday and has more than 1000 members. The church has several musical ensembles and would like to continue developing a successful music program. A successful candidate should have at least five years of experience in music ministry (preferably in a larger church setting), be a strong worship planner, be a responsible team member, be proficient in computer and sound technology, and have experience in computers. Keyboard skills are a plus, but not required for the position.

Contact information

To request a full job description or to inquire about the position, please Contact Rev. Andrew C. Kjorlaug aat andrew@cabotumc.org or call 501-843-3541.

Cabot United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 1118
Cabot, AR 72023

 
Director of Student Faith Formation

June 10, 2014

Canterbury United Methodist Church located in Birmingham, Alabama is seeking a full-time Director of Student Formation to build upon and strengthen a student program which currently involves over 200 youth each week. Qualified candidates should have a college degree, experience in student ministry leadership and strong personal faith consistent with the United Methodist tradition. Candidates should also possess strong teaching, relational, and organizational skills. The director of Student Faith Formation will be responsible for maintaining day-to-day management of the spiritual formation of Canterbury students in alignment with its mission and values.

Contact information

Interested candidates should contact Kristina Zirschky at KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com.

 
Organist/Choirmaster at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

June 10, 2014

This is a full-time, 50 hour a week position at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster, PA.  Compensation is negotiable.  Please visit the website at:  http://trinitylancaster.org.

Job Description:

*Planning and accompanying weekly worship services
*Planning and accompanying all festival worship services
*Direction of Adult choirs
*Direction of paid instrumentalists for festivals
*Supervision of part time and volunteer directors for children's/youth/young adult ensembles
*Administration of annual concert series
*Accompany all weddings and funerals
*Supervision and maintenance of all instruments
*Leadership and training of local and regional musicians

Contact information

For more information, contact Rev. Timothy A. Mentzer at senior pastor@trinitylancaster.org or 717-397-2734, or by mail at:

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
31 South Duke Street
Lancaster, PA  17601

 
Director of Youth Ministries at FUMC Fort Worth

May 28, 2014

First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to work with middle and high school youth and their families. FUMC desires a director who will build upon and strengthen the youth program which involves about 125 active youth. Qualified candidates should have a college degree five years of experience in youth ministry leadership and a strong personal faith consistent with the Wesleyan tradition. Excellent teaching, relational, and organizational skills are also essential. This person will oversee and collaborate with two staff, an Associate Director of Youth Ministry and an administrator, as well as with interns throughout the year. Consequently, keen managerial experience and skills are a necessity.

Contact information

Interested candidates can submit resumes to KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com

 
Youth Minister at St. Matthew's UMC in Jackson, MS

May 28, 2014

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church in Jackson, MS is seeking a full-time Youth Minister to build young disciples for Christ by loving youth where they are, encouraging the development of their relationship with God, providing opportunities for nurture and growth and challenging them to respond to God's call to serve in their community. The Youth Minister will work collaboratively with the Director of Children's Ministry, the Coordinator of College Ministries and the Associate Pastor to build bridges between the three programs. Qualified applications must: embrace Christian discipline and a grace-filled United Methodist doctrine and theology; have a bachelor's degree in a related field at minimum requirement but a professional certification in youth ministry is desired. Must have a high level of youth ministry training and/or at least 5 years of youth ministry experience in a church setting.

Contact information

Resumes and cover letter should be submitted to Scott Carpenter at escottcarp@att.net
 
Director of Student Ministry at Clear Lake UMC

May 28, 2014

Clear Lake United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry to join their team. The Director of Student Ministry will work with the Student Leadership Team and the staff to develop and grow a well-balanced student ministry based on the church's three-part strategy of Worship, Connect, and Serve. Qualified candidates will have experience in student ministry (preferably in a large church setting), strength in delegation, excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and skilled with technology.

Contact information

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jenny Sanders at jenny@clearlakemethodist.org.

 
Website Content Manager for UMC.org

May 28, 2014

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing and editing for the web, and site management for the denominational website of The United Methodist Church, UMC.org.  This position is responsible for developing the voice for the online presence to engage various audiences such as church members and leaders with the goal of increasing site traffic and engagement. Ensures content is written to guide the daily spiritual lives of people, and to promote church beliefs and initiatives. Working with the UMC.org editorial team, this position develops story and article ideas, and writes, edits and builds them on the Content Management System for publishing on the website. The website content manger collaborates with other internal and external partners to provide connection with ministries of the UMC. The content manager also participates in conversations on the site when website visitors are engaging.


View the full job description.

Contact information

To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources, P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320, Phone: 615-742-5137    Fax: 615-742-5428, Email: hr@umcom.org

To apply please provide the following:

Cover Letter → Resume → Application Form → References → Work Sample

 
Youth Pastor at Park City Community Church

May 28, 2014

We are a vibrant and family-oriented church located in Park City, UT, and we seek to foster a community of diverse backgrounds that can develop relationships with others and with God.  We seek to hire a full-time Youth/Children's Ministries Pastor to strengthen and grow our youth and children's ministry programs.  We are looking for a creative, energetic, engaging and Christ-centered leader to reach out to mentor, love and teach our children and youth.  Provide monthly outreach opportunities and to strengthen our Youth Program.

View the full job description.

Contact information

To apply, please submit a resume plus a cover letter to Pastor@parkcitychurch.org.
 
Director of Campus Ministry at St. Paul's UMC

May 28, 2014

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY at St. Paul’s UMC and the Wesley Foundation St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (UMC) and the Wesley Foundation, located adjacent to the Penn State University Park campus, is seeking a full time Director of Campus Ministry. Wesley Foundation at Penn State is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a passion for campus ministry, relational evangelism, and radical hospitality. The Director, along with others, will develop and lead a comprehensive student ministry. The ministry may include Bible studies, worship services, small groups, mission trips, service outreach projects, and social activities. Please view the full job description at: http://www.stpaulsc.org/

Contact information

Application Information: Application materials are due (postmarked) by July 1, 2014. Candidates must provide a cover letter, resume, and (3) three professional references.

For more information, contact Dr. Gary Perdew SPRC Chairperson St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 250 East College Avenue State College, PA, 16801 stpauls@stpaulsc.org.

 
Director of Youth/Worship Assistant at Spring Valley UMC

May 20, 2014

Fulltime opening for someone wanting to make disciples for Jesus Christ/Methodist Church

Experience preferred

Lead youth in all phases of youth ministry/discipleship/mission Required ability to lead in worship

Some musical talent required

Compensation commensurate with experience 4 yr college degree required

Position available effective immediately

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact Carol Nicholas, Business Manager Spring Valley United Methodist Church, at 972-233-7671, x214.
 
Senior Pastoral Position at Cumberland Community Methodist Church

May 20, 2014

Job Requirements:

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and have a rich devotional life
  • Ordained pastor
  • Preach scripture-based messages believing  that Christ was crucified and rose from the dead as a propitiation for our sins
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills to shepherd the church congregation
  • Person of exemplary Christian character and strong moral convictions
  • Strong communicator who listens well and provides emotional support to those in times of routine life, difficult situations, sicknesses, joy and transitions in life.
  • Passionate about leading souls to Christ

See full job posting.

Contact information

If you feel the Lord calling you to apply, please send your resume, statement of faith and testimony of salvation to:

 

Cumberland Community Methodist Church

Attn: Sandy Asad, Church Clerk/Search Committee

481 Broad Street

Cumberland, RI 02864

Electronic copies can be emailed to: ccmcsearchcommittee@yahoo.com

For more information about Cumberland RI, please visit cumberlandri.org for town information.

 
Pastoral Launching Pad Resident

May 19, 2014

Pastoral Launching Pad is a one-year residency program that runs from January through December of each year, at Bent Tree Bible Church, geared toward men and women who feel called by God to lead a local church. Residents will spend 20 hours per week working directly in the ministry of Bent Tree church and 20 hours per week being mentored and trained by Pastor Pete Briscoe and other Bent Tree staff members. The resident's year in PLP will include intensive training in the areas of preaching, leadership, community, worship and arts, missions, and pastoral care. At the end of the residency, PLP will assist each resident in connecting with and launching into a church in need of a lead pastor.

Contact information

Potential residents can visit the website (http://www.benttree.org/plp) to get an overview of the residency, answers to FAQs, view current residents, and apply online.

 
Director of Youth Ministries at FUMC of Normal

May 12, 2014

The First United Methodist Church of Normal is located in the heart of the Illinois State University campus. FUMC is a large, active church with close ties to the campus community as well as the community of Bloomington-Normal and the surrounding areas. FUMC is currently seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating ministry and fellowship programs for youth in grades 6 through 12. The Director of Youth Ministries collaborates with other program and educational staff and volunteers to provide a variety of programs to meet the needs of the church youth. Successful candidates will possess a college degree and have prior experience in youth ministry. A full job description is available upon request; email secretary@normalfirst.org.

Contact information

Applicants should send a letter of interest, copy of their resume and a list of references to Rev. Dr. Don Jackson, First United Methodist Church, 211 N. School St., Normal, IL 61761.

For more information, contact Sara Halihan, Secretary, Normal First United Methodist Church 211 N. School St. Normal, IL 61761 (309) 452-2096 secretary@normalfirst.org.

 
Director of Student Ministries at Walnut Hill UMC

May 6, 2014

The purpose of the Director of Student Ministries at Walnut Hill United Methodist Church is to build and nurture a solid foundation for a life of Christian faith in children and youth. The Director is responsible for the coordination of program ministries for children and youth. This includes creative and dynamic group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.

Please view the full job description.

Contact information

For more information, contact Rev. Alexandra Robinson arobinson@whumc.com.
 
Director of Worship Arts at Cedar Bayou Grace

April 25, 2014

Cedar Bayou Grace (CBG) was founded in 1844 and has a long history of serving the community with the message of God’s grace found in Jesus Christ. We are looking for someone who understands traditional music and is a worshipper. We are a church where people are devoted to the word of God, to prayer, the empowering of the Holy Spirit and understand the call to grow together in small groups, in service and in using our gifts to reach the world around us. You can find out more information about who we are and why we do what we do the way we do it on our website, http://www.cedarbayougrace.org/index.cfm

Contact information

For more information, contact office@cedarbayougrace.org.
 
Director of Young Families Ministries and Children's Ministries at FUMC Crockett

April 25, 2014

Mission:

To facilitate the creation of disciples of Jesus Christ in children and their families for the transformation of the world

Vision for Children’s Ministries:

Love God, Love Neighbor

Job Description:

The position of Children’s Ministries/Young Families Ministries Director is responsible for creating an environment where children and their families can become disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world; where, in the words of Bishop Huie, “the Holy Spirit has room to maneuver” in their hearts.  The Director must make sure that there is a unified program that connects families and children with God and each other, grows them in their faith and teaches them to serve the least, the last and the lost of the world. 

Specifics of the Job to include:

Develop family oriented programming and events that attract and seek out families.

Works with local schools and teachers and parents.

Develop and facilitate age level activities To facilitate Sunday school – teacher support, building teams of teachers, teacher training, curriculum evaluation Communications with parents, teachers, church re activities, needs, etc. in most effective ways, i.e. email, social media, church newsletter, Sunday tables, etc Facilitate family faith building (family devotions, retreats, etc) Facilitate Family’s connecting with each other (i.e. Parenting Speaker Series on such topics as Stranger Danger, bullying, behavioral issues, etc.) Ongoing development and evaluation of Children’s Ministries toward the goal of excellence in coordination, publicity, discipleship, evangelism of non-believers, encouragement of people who do not attend.

Work with Director of Children’s Music to develop worship in children Work with Missions Team to develop child and family missions Work with Caring Ministries on healing ministries for families/children (i.e. DC4K) Improve security of children Facilitate comfort level of newcomers through means such as easy-to-find Children’s Info Center, signage, escorts Oversee Safe Sanctuaries training Including children in worship services Oversee the Nursery employees

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact Patrick Evans at Patrickevans@windstream.net or at 281-757-1818.
 
Project Manager at UM Communications

April 21, 2014

Basic Purpose:

The project manager is responsible for designing, launching, leading and completing small to midscale programs under the initiative of United Methodist Communications known as Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D).)The ICT4D project manager will work under the supervision of the Director of the ICT4D Initiative. This initiative seeks to utilize communications technologies to empower individuals and communities, in partnership with local United Methodist leaders, local churches and related entities. The initiative addresses pressing problems, which can be affected positively by communications technologies in under-served communities. The technologies that are introduced are appropriate, affordable, and sustainable to the local context. The ICT4D staff also provide online and face-to-face training for volunteers to work in ICT4D initiatives.

Please see full job posting.

Contact information

To apply or for more information contact:
UMCom/Human Resources, P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320, Phone: 615-742-5137    Fax: 615-742-5428,

Email: hr@umcom.org

To apply please provide the following:

Cover Letter → Resume → Application Form → References → Work Sample

 
Director of Student Ministries at Hamilton Mill UMC

April 21, 2014

Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church (www.hmumc.org) is a young and rapidly growing church in the Hamilton Mill suburb north of Atlanta an area known for its excellent schools and nationally recognized park systems for running, walking, and family leisure. HMUMC is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries to lead the student ministry by encouraging, equipping, and empowering students (9th -12th) to grow as disciples who lead others to Jesus Christ, by nurturing a sense of clear Christian identity in students and by teaching and supporting parents to do the same. The DSM will join a team of student ministry staff and dedicated volunteers to implement a vision and long-term goals for the student ministry.

A strength of the student ministry is the relationships that make up the community through a strong small group ministry that students and small group leaders find valuable, life-giving and deeply personal. One result from these relationships is the spiritual depth of the students. Students grow through worship, small groups, large group teaching, service, and retreats. The student ministry isn’t interested in merely making converts. Instead, it is focused on making fully devoted disciples of Jesus.

The responsibilities of the DSM are

- Ensuring relationships are built between the student ministry volunteers, the students, and their families by shepherding them and helping them develop their own relationship with Jesus Christ

- Coordinating and supervising of all full and part-time student ministry staff and hands-on adult volunteers

- Creating an atmosphere of belonging and fellowship where emerging spiritual and leadership skills can be developed

- Implementing the student ministry programs including Sunday morning worship, small groups, Wednesday night worship, outreach projects and special events

- Integrating the student ministry into the life of the congregation in which students are serving in leadership roles so that there is cohesion and connection with the rest of the church

Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years of student ministry experience with a minimum of 3 years in leadership preferably in a large church and be strong in relationship building, communication, administration, ministering to parents and team building. Candidates should also have a proven track record of success in empowering, developing and equipping a large team of volunteers. This person should be theologically aligned with HMUMC and exhibit professionalism.

Contact information

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to student.ministry@hmumc.org.

 
Minister of Adult Education and Outreach

April 17, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church is inviting applicants for the newly created full-time staff position of Minister of Adult Education and Outreach.  The person who fills this position will focus on education and spiritual formation ministries and programs for adults and will be responsible for coordinating outreach, public relations, and social media initiatives in support of Broadway’s ministries. He or she will work in coordination with the Minister to Youth and Minister to Children and their Families and will work closely with the Senior Pastor in planning and doing outreach and ministry with adults.

Please see full job posting.

Contact information

Please submit resumes to:

Diane Freemyer, Assistant to the Senior Pastor
Broadway Baptist Church
305 W. Broadway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

difreemyer@broadwaybc.org

 

The deadline for receiving resumes is June 1.

 
Director of Student Ministry at Clear Lake UMC

April 17, 2014

Clear Lake United Methodist Church (www.clearlakemethodist.org) in Houston, Texas, is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry to join their team.  Located near Johnson Space Center in a metropolitan area, Clear Lake is an active and friendly church who is Christ-centered and mission minded. The Director of Student Ministry will work with the Student Leadership Team and the staff to develop and grow a well-balanced student ministry based on the church’s three-part strategy of WorshipConnect, and Serve.

The Director of Student Ministry will have the following primary responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in all student ministry programming and supervise student ministry staff.
  • Develop relationships with students from 6th to 12th grade, their families, and volunteers.
  • Equip by seeking personal growth opportunities and offering trainings for parents and volunteers.
  • Oversee that student ministry records and facilities are well kept and tended.
  • Nurture students and families throughout life events.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A personal commitment to Christ
  • Joy in teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Experience in a student ministry, preferably a large church setting, and in planning events with a strength in delegation
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Skilled with technology

Contact information

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jenny Sanders at Jenny@clearlakemethodist.org.

 
Student Pastor Position at Soules Chapel UMC and West New Hope UMC

April 16, 2014

Soules Chapel United Methodist Church and West New Hope United Methodist Church are on a two point charge located near Gilmer, Texas in the North District of the Texas Conference about a 2 hour drive from Dallas. These small membership churches  are being served by a student pastor who will be commissioned this year at Annual Conference in May and moving to another appointment.  Soules Chapel UMC is the larger of the two and has a strong leadership. Soules Chapel UMC provides a parsonage for their pastor and the annual salary for both churches is $36,530.00.  These congregations specifically request student pastors as they work best for them.  Candidates applying for this position are not required to be from the Texas Conference.

Contact information

Interested candidates can call the North District Office; Longview Location at 903-758-7003 to speak with the District Administrative Assistant, Anna M Rohde. They may also send their resume and/or contact information to arohde@txcumc.org.

 
Director of Youth Ministries

April 14, 2014

First Methodist Church of Sherman, Texas is looking for a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a full-time position with hands-on implementation of the youth mission and ministry within the community of faith. The Director is responsible for nurturing a clear Christian identity among youth (7th grade through 12th grade). The position requires initiative, leadership, and ability to connect well with youth, parents, and adult volunteers. Individual must demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form, and to prioritize and balance multiple tasks.

Contact information

Please email resume along with one paragraph (under 200 words) explaining candidate’s passion for youth ministry to Rev. Cassie Wade (cassie@firstmethodistsherman.org) by April 30. Start date is Summer 2014.

 
Director of Children's Ministry Position at Richland Hills UMC

April 14, 2014

Summary of Responsibilities:  The individual in this position is responsible for the general spiritual education of the children of RHUMC through Sunday school and small group studies, worship experiences and special events, and encouraging and supporting laity in their personal efforts to grow and assume leadership positions in the children’s ministry area.  This is a full-time position requiring approximately 40 hours per week, including Sunday mornings.

Please see full job description.

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact Rev. Danny Tenney at dtenney@rhumc.net.
 
Minister to Students at Argyle UMC

April 8, 2014

Minister to Students Argyle United Methodist Church, a church of 650+ members, near Dallas/Ft. Worth, is looking for a full-time Student Minister. Qualified candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of ministry experience with a proven track record for leading a vibrant student ministry in a local church. We are looking for the person who loves students, and has a passion for helping them become full committed followers of Christ. They must be able to identify, recruit, train and empower people (students and adults) to reach students for Christ. Candidate must be a gifted speaker and teacher, a capable leader, a strategic thinker, a collaborative teammate and a creative individual, who is able to develop the right environment for spiritual growth, and who feels comfortable in both traditional and contemporary settings. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Contact information

Send resume to noacman@aol.com.
 
Student Ministry Team: Coordinator (Assistant Director)

April 8, 2014

The candidate should love and follow Jesus, love students and their families. The best candidate will need to operate within a team, as part of system, in highly innovative ways. The candidate needs to have the ability to Coordinate two parts of our Disciple Making System (DMS) while partnering with the other Coordinator responsible for the other two phases, under the direction of the Student Ministry Team: Lead, Aaron Buttery. The DMS is how we move to our vision of making disciples to transform the community and culture of northern San Antonio. The DMS phase’s organize our efforts and move us into our vision. This position will be the lead staff person responsible for two of these areas. They are: • Reach: Do I know you? • Rally: Do you know Jesus? • Resemble: Do you follow Jesus? • Ready: Do you make disciples?

Contact information

Candidates may complete the job application found at our website or e-mail a request to Debbie Vignes at hrdir@uchurch.tv with the subject line “Student Ministry Team: Coordinator.” With other questions, please contact Aaron Buttery at 210-540-6703 or aaron@uchurch.tv.

 
Director of Youth and Family Ministries at FUMC of Sonora, TX

April 8, 2014

First UMC of Sonora TX seeking an individual for cooperative ministry with UMC, Episcopal and Presbyterian churches. Additional duties include young families and children. Musical ability a plus but not required.

Contact information

For more information or to apply, contact FUMC Sonora, 325-387-2466 Rev. Leigh Lloyd pastorleighlloyd@gmail.com.
 
Worship Leader & Youth Director

April 7, 2014

Lakeside UMC is seeking a full-time Worship Leader to help shape worship experience for a 250+ person worshipping church. Duties include working with staff and laity to lead contemporary worship plus develop a more traditional second service. Position will also oversee youth ministry that include bible studies, mission trips, retreats, and other associated activities. Must be a recruiting/encouraging person with experience growing ministries.

Contact information

For more information or to apply, call 281-225-7022.

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Dierctor of Discipleship

April 7, 2014

DIRECTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP – a full-time position to oversee our Christian Education program for all ages, young adult ministries, and small group ministries in a large United Methodist Church. College degree and related experience required.

Contact information

More information at calumc.org. Resumes to resumediscipleship@calumc.org

 
Director of Children and Family Ministries

April 7, 2014

First United Methodist Church, Duncanville, Texas, is seeking an energetic & visionary leader with a passion for ministry to children and their families. The ideal candidate must have skills, training and/or experience which includes, but is not limited to:understanding the needs of children in the church and their families; planning, implementing and initiating programs to meet those needs; directing the Church Sunday School and nursery program: selecting curriculum, teachers, mentors; coordinating VBS, day camps, trips, etc.; must understand United Methodist doctrine, polity (church structure), and the MinistrySafe Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience & education. Applications received until position is filled.

Contact information

To apply or for more information, please send your resume or direct questions to Rick Jaynes, SPRC Chair by emailing him at rjaynes@swbell.net. No faxes will be received for the application process.

 
Marketing, Strategic Marketing with United Methodist Communications

April 4, 2014

Works with the Strategic Marketing team to develop and execute annual strategic marketing plans.  Provides leadership in the overall management of the implementation cycle. Must stay abreast of marketing trends. Must seek out ways to promote the agency’s programs, resources and services. Participates in research, identification and integration of best practices in marketing, advertising and branding communication using various channels. Develops measurement strategy and implements return-on-investment reporting systems.  Participants in the development of long-term plans to innovate local church marketing strategies.  Works with vendors/designers on assigned campaign deliverables.

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Contact information

To apply or for more information, contact:
UMCom/Human Resources
P.O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave.. S., Nashville, TN  37203)
Nashville, TN  37202-0320

Phone:  615-742-5137
Fax:  615-742-5428
Email:  hr@umcom.org

To apply, please provide the following:

*Cover Letter
*Resume
*Complete Application Form
*References

 
News Editor for United Methodist Communications/United Methodist News Service

April 4, 2014

The news editor serves as the leader for the news team, editing copy, overseeing news pages and supervising United Methodist News Service staff. Ensures the editing of daily UMNS content.  Emphasizes content curation and aggregation as well as obtaining user-generated material. Oversees UMNS content flow for Web production and news products. Works with colleagues at United Methodist Communications to ensure best delivery of content and to measure audience usage. Ensures that UMNS engages audiences through regular use of social media and other channels.  

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Contact information

To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources
P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320
Phone: 615-742-5137    Fax: 615-742-5428, Email: hr@umcom.org

To apply please provide the following:

Cover Letter → Resume → Complete Application Form → References

 

 

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