Church Positions, Full-Time

Full-Time Youth Director

Date: August 27, 2020

St. Luke’s UMC Gethsemane Campus ( of Houston, TX is seeking a full-time Youth Director. Nestled in the heart of one of Houston’s most diverse neighborhoods, the people of Gethsemane are a family in Jesus, pouring themselves out in generosity and service to bring the good news of Jesus Christ. Gethsemane represents over 20 nationalities and worships each week in English, Spanish, and Swahili.

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Full-Time Youth Director

Date: August 21, 2020

First United Methodist Church Whitesboro is looking for the right candidate to join us in The ‘Boro to lead our 6th-12th grade student ministry. We are a historical church with vision for the future positioned well to reach out to the students in our community. The right candidate will have a heart for Jesus and a passion for helping students find their place in God’s story by leading our programming for youth 6th-12th grade to help them develop and live a life of discipleship. Check us out online @Facebook: FUMC Whitesboro Submit resume to apply and questions to Rev. Chad McSwain

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Director of Youth Ministries

Date: July 27, 2020

Job Posting: Director of Youth Ministries Sierra Vista United Methodist Church is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Director of Youth Ministries. This position oversees all programming and ministry for the youth of Sierra Vista UMC, ages 6th grade through 12th grade. San Angelo is a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people and is the urban hub for much of West Central Texas. Located on the west side of the city, Sierra Vista is the largest United Methodist congregation in the District and worships approximately 500 weekly.

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Assistant Director for Youth Ministry

Date: July 13, 2020

The Assistant Director for Student Ministry works with student ministry staff and volunteers to design and implement student ministry programs and ministries while providing Christian guidance to students and volunteers. This role requires an individual to have leadership, collaborative, and communication gifts.

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Fellow of Parish Life

Date: July 8, 2020

Reports to: Director of the Word on Fire Institute

Role: The Fellow of Parish Life facilitates and promotes the Word on Fire ethos of life and spirituality through the management and facilitation of Word on Fire Institute programs for Catholic parishes.

The Fellow will provide the necessary administrative, theological, and leadership expertise to assist in developing and implementing a parish module within the vision of the Word on Fire Institute.

This role is expected to be knowledgeable of the cultural and demographics shifts of parishes, innovative in the ways we reach and form parish infrastructures, and inventive in the Institute’s distribution of the resources.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Assisting in propagating the Eight Core Principles of the Word on Fire Spirituality through the Word on Fire Institute and all of the associated catechetical and spiritual offerings

• Obtaining a mastery of the content and vision of all of Bishop Barron’s content

• Creating innovative ways in which the distribution of content to parishes can use the Institute’s platform in an affordable and far-reaching capacity to catechize and evangelize

• Helping the Word on Fire Institute become a leader in parish formation and evangelization

• Understanding the demographic shift on parishes today and create a pioneering infrastructure to meet the needs of such a shift

• Building and coordinating a curriculum using the current resources provided by the Word on Fire Institute

• Coordinating, managing, and facilitating the growth and maintenance of a parish module within the WOFI platform in order to build parish culture and evangelical leadership teams around the country

• Providing the necessary resources, opportunities, and in-person leadership to build successful discipleship in the vision of Bishop Barron through regular online “masterclasses”

• Meeting regularly with each parish team to make sure that the principles of the program are being implemented correctly and to understand how the process is helping the parish

• Overseeing the digital group membership process of parish leadership within the WOFI platform

• Creating extensive management process to oversee, monitor, and measure the participation of leaders and members of the parishes and provide the Director of the Institute with monthly reports of progress  

• Overseeing and planning the creation of parish specific content, i.e. WOFI courses filmed in Los Angeles, content filmed in the WOFI studio in Dallas, and written content for the WOF blog

• Working closely with the Fellow of Word on Fire Communities to help garner healthy relationships between parishes and our Communities

• Scheduling and facilitating in-person events for parish leadership

Qualifications and Experience:

           • Master’s Degree in Theology, Philosophy, or Spirituality

           • Experience in both leadership and management

           • Experience working at a Catholic Parish

           • Strong communication and listening skills, flexibility, and problem-solving

           • An understanding of the work of Bishop Robert Barron

Pay commensurate with experience and education

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Director of Children's Ministries

Date: May 20, 2020

Located in a suburban area of Tampa, Florida, Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church ( is a well-established, conservative, United Methodist congregation. Lake Magdalene proclaims this vision: Experience God. Find Community. Grow Together. The church is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries that will provide dynamic leadership to all programs for children birth through fifth grade and collaborate with ministry teams to provide faith formation opportunities for families. Lake Magdalene is looking for a candidate who:

- Has a growing Christian faith and traditional theology
- Has experience recruiting, equipping, and developing volunteer teams
- Has strong communication and organizational skills and is a team player
- Has the ability to create an environment that facilitates children’s growth in faith
- Has the ability to collaborate with relevant staff, volunteers, and ministry teams to provide faith formation opportunities for families

City: Tampa

State: FL

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Applicant Contact: Resumes, along with a cover letter, can be sent to Pastor Brent Byerman (