Category: Careers

Youth Pastor

Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church in Yorktown, VA. is seeking a full time Youth Pastor to minister to, and with, our middle and high school aged youth.  The ideal candidate will possess a college degree, and have at least four years experience working with middle and high school youth.  Deacon’s orders are preferred, but not essential.  Saint Luke’s is a very active and growing 2000 member church with a heart for mission.  The Youth Pastor will report directly to the senior pastor while working collegially with the other staff.  We offer competitive salary and benefits as well as a generous insurance package.  Send resume and salary expectation to Saint Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692, attn: Senior Pastor. Or email to douggestwick@vaumc.org.  No phone calls please.

 

Director of Discipleship and staffing

Church/Organization and Location: Philadelphia United Methodist Church is dedicated to making disciples who worship, grow and serve in love. We are a growing congregation with average worship attendance of 325, located in a thriving and high growth area of Fort Mill, SC which is just 18 miles south of Charlotte, NC.

Full or Part-Time Status, (FT)

Basic Description: The director of discipleship and staffing is responsible for the day-to-day ministry functions of congregation, helping staff equip leaders to prevent lapses or disruptions in ministry, implement and manage Spiritual Gifts ministry, and facilitate church-wide small group discipleship growth and service opportunities.

How to Apply, send cover letter and resume to sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Contact Information-Mr. Lee Bowers, sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Director of Youth Ministries

Church/Organization and Location: Philadelphia United Methodist Church is dedicated to making disciples through worship, biblical study and service. We are a growing congregation with average worship attendance of 325, located in a thriving and high growth area of Fort Mill, SC, just 18 miles south of Charlotte NC.

Full or Part-Time Status, (PT up to 32 hours a week)

Basic Description:  The Director of Youth Ministries oversees ministry activities with and for youth (grades 6-12) and their families. The director will recruit, train, organize and motivate ministry servants to develop, implement and lead a vibrant and growing youth ministry.Responsibilities include developing a team of volunteer leaders and working together to plan, coordinate and oversee Sunday morning classes for youth; Sunday evening programs for youth; mission opportunities and retreats; and weekly Bible study opportunities. We are seeking an experienced and proven leader.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Contact Information-Mr. Lee Bowers, sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Director of Children’s and Family Ministries

Church/Organization and Location: Philadelphia United Methodist Church is dedicated to making disciples through worship, biblical study and service.  We are a growing congregation with an average worship attendance of 325, located in a thriving and high growth area of Fort Mill, SC, just 18 miles south of Charlotte NC.

Full or Part-Time Status,(PT up to 32 hours a week)

Basic Description: We are seeking an experienced and proven leader to develop and maintain Christian education opportunities and programming for all aspects of children’s ministries (birth – 5th grade). Currently our children’s and family ministries include age level Sunday morning classes at 9:45am and 11:00am, Vacation.Bible school for approximately 200 children and Wednesday night programs for 6-10 weeks each Fall and 6-10 weeks each winter/spring. Essential Responsibilities include:

+Evaluating and selecting age appropriate ministry curriculum

+Recruiting and equipping volunteers to work with and for children and families and

+Building relationships and networks with volunteers, church staff, parents and community members for the advancement of the ministry mission of making disciples who worship God, grow in faith and serve others in love.

How to Apply, send cover letter and resume to sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Contact Information-Mr. Lee Bowers, sprc@pumcfortmill.org

Director of Children’s Discipleship

Christ UMC is a thriving church of over 2300 members, located in Greensboro, NC. As we seek to grow in our discipleship ministries for all ages, particularly children, we are seeking a motivated, gifted individual to serve as our Director of Children’s Discipleship.

This position is full-time, though hours will vary from week to week. This position is expected to work an average of at least 40 hours per week, depending on the needs of the Church. As a full-time position, benefits include, but are not limited to, health care, paid vacation, and pension. Compensation is competitive, based upon relevant education and experience.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide spiritual leadership to ministries for families of children ages infant – 6th grade, including, but not limited to:
    • Sunday School
    • KIDS Group (4th-6th grades)
    • Seasonal Activities (Day Camp, VBS, Resident Camp, seminars, etc)
    • Wednesday groups
    • Children’s Worship (in collaboration with pastoral staff)
    • Missions opportunities
  • Ensure that all children’s ministries operate in accordance with United Methodist doctrine and practices, are effective in the formation of children as disciples, and function in concert with the broader ministries of Christ Church.
  • Recruit, develop, and equip lay servant leaders to be a part of the planning, implementation, and evaluation of children’s ministries.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Director of Discipleship Ministries and relevant staff, work with the Family Life Committee to plan and implement opportunities for all ages, including Welcome Wednesday and seasonal activities.
  • Be the primary staff person responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of all childcare workers. Assist with scheduling of workers, when needed.
  • Work with the Senior Director of Discipleship Ministries to ensure that all ministries operate in accordance with established Safe Sanctuaries policies and that such policies are regularly evaluated and improved, if needed.
  • Collaborate with CEC (preschool) and Kids Ahead (after school) leaders to create connections between those ministries and the broader children’s ministries of Christ Church. Create opportunities to build relationships with CEC and Kids Ahead families.
  • Attend staff meetings and other administrative meetings, as needed

Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A degree with a major or special emphasis in Christian Education, Children’s Ministry, or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Continuing education courses and some graduate work are desirable.
  • Experience in children’s ministry within the local church, particularly United Methodist churches.
  • Familiarity with United Methodist doctrine.
  • Strong organization, recruiting and communication skills.

Apply at christgreensboro.org/careers by September 15, 2017

If you have any questions, contact: Rev. Louis Timberlake, Executive Pastor (ltimberlake@christgreensboro.org)

Nursery Worker

Hickory Grove United Methodist Church in Charlotte seeks a Nursery Worker

  • 4 hours per week – 9:00 to 12:15 every Sunday and 1 hour during the week to schedule and follow up
  • Safe Sanctuary training is required or will be provided if necessary
  • Experience working with babies and small children
  • Develop relationships with parents and Nursery volunteers
  • Required to schedule volunteers for the Nursery
  • Reports to Director of Christian Education
  • Send resume to Dee Dee Edwards – Chair, SPRC @ deedee9598@gmail.com and Abbi Williams –Director of Christian Education @ awilliams@hgumc.com

Children’s Church Director

The mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ to bring the Kingdom of God to life in the world. At Unity UMC in Thomasville, NC, we are building a unified community that looks much different than just having “normal” church services on Sunday. God has called us to do #ChurchUnusual in a fresh expression missional community way. This part time position will teach our children one night during the week and on Sundays. This schedule may change according to our Unity Community schedule, but no more than two days will be required each week. We embrace diversity, are multicultural in nature, and must display the love of Jesus in all that we do and say. If interested, please send a resume and letter of interest with your theology/philosophy of teaching, qualifications, ability to build teams, and two references with their names, numbers, and emails to drdee@unityumc.org.

Worship Leader

The mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ to bring the Kingdom of God to life in the world. At Unity UMC in Thomasville, NC, we are building a unified community that looks much different than just having “normal” church services on Sunday. God has called us to do #ChurchUnusual in a fresh expression missional community way. This part time position will lead relevant contemporary worship one night during the week and on Sundays. This schedule may change according to our Unity Community schedule, but no more than two days will be required each week. We embrace diversity, are multicultural in nature, and must display the love of Jesus in all that we do and say. If interested, please send a resume and letter of interest with your theology/philosophy of worship, qualifications, ability to build teams, and two references with their names, numbers, and emails to drdee@unityumc.org.