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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 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

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.

Resident Counselors

Methodist Home for Children, headquartered in Raleigh, is a 501(c)(3) that works to ensure safe, nurturing homes for children while working to eradicate the social and family problems that lead to abuse, neglect, family disruption and abandonment. We provide community-based services for children and families throughout North Carolina. We partner with public agencies to serve children in crisis and we raise private funds to ensure that we can deliver the best in evidence-based services.

FIRST THINGS FIRST… WHAT IS A MULTIPURPOSE HOME?

Multipurpose homes are residential facilities for youth. Residency in our multipurpose homes has been proven to interrupt lifetime criminal behavior for Level II repeat juvenile offenders. MHC staff live and work in each home, serving 10 judicial districts, and implement a model of care that teaches teens to change problem behaviors and attitudes, expand their skills and recover from setbacks and mistakes.

WHAT DO RESIDENT COUNSELORS DO?

The primary responsibility of the Resident Counselor is to provide program services to intervene with adolescents being served in a residential group home. The position’s job responsibilities include implementing direct treatment services through use of the agency’s model of care, providing residential care services, and working with adolescents, families, volunteers, and community representatives in the youth home and community settings.

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma and experience working with client population.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.

Controller

The Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking candidates for the position of Controller.     This position reports directly to the Conference Treasurer and would be located in the Conference Office.    This is full-time, exempt position.

The position is responsible for the overall accounting processes and office management of the Treasury Services Office of the Conference, providing assistance to conference and district staff related to Treasury Service funds, budget accounting apportionments and financial information.   The Controller oversees all bank accounts (conference, benefits, districts and general church), and manages cash flow; prepares wire and bank transfers, reviews and approves general ledger postings of monthly transactions, including payroll, district petty cash reconciliations, all general journal entries, and amounts due between companies as prepared by the staff accountants.

Additional responsibilities include, preparation and processing all month-end and year-end closings, submitting financial reports to all appropriate parties of delegated authority,.   This Controller also oversees the semi-monthly payroll operation and processing including review of all payroll data, entry of employee information into ShelbyNext system, processing payroll on a semi-monthly basis, enrolling lay employees in the pension plan upon on-year anniversary, and monitoring all payments to Wespath (the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits).

A demonstrated ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and professionalism in all matters is required.   Skills required include proficiency in Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, and Access); Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting Software, ShelbyNext Financial Software, ARS Church Accounting software, and knowledge of electronic banking procedures.  The candidate selected will exhibit proven attention to detail, excellent communication skills – written, verbal and listening.   A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required, with 10 or more years of progressively responsible accounting/management experience is required.

To apply for this position, please submit cover letter, resume and completed employment application (email preferred).  A copy of the full job description is available upon request.   Please click here to access the employment application: http://www.wnccadmin.org/docs/EmploymentApplicationFillable.pdf

Kathy C. Odell, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
The Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church
P. O. Box 18005
Charlotte, NC  28218
Email:  kodell@wnccumc.org
(704) 567-6117 (Fax)

 

Worship Pastor

Covenant UMC has an exciting opportunity for a new Worship Pastor position. Covenant is located on the Eastside of Greenville, in the Upstate of SC. In 2015, Covenant was recognized as the 6th fastest growing United Methodist church in the United States by Outreach Magazine. Covenant is a thriving evangelical United Methodist church which has grown to over 1,000 people in attendance for Sunday Worship with both traditional and contemporary services. Come be a part of our dynamic team who help people come to know the love of Jesus Christ.

To learn more about Covenant, go to our website: covumc.org.

To see more about Greenville, visit here www.visitgreenvillesc.com

Covenant United Methodist Church
Greer, SC
www.covumc.org

 

Reports to-  Executive Pastor and Senior Pastor
Worship Pastor-  Job Description

Position Overview

Worship Pastor will have primary responsibility for the planning, organization, execution and evaluation of Covenant’s total worship and music ministries, to provide quality worship and a complete Christian music ministry of excellence, involvement, and inspiration for the entire church year. Supervise the Traditional Worship Leader, Contemporary Worship leader, Director of Media Ministries, and the Instrumentalists.

Primary Areas of Responsibilities

Worship Music Program

  • Oversee the Music and Worship experience for Sunday mornings and special Worship services, in coordination with the Senior Pastor.
  • Manage the Worship staff team leaders and their day to day operations, in coordination with the Executive Pastor.
  • Oversee budget expenditures for the Music, Worship, and Media Ministries and submit annual budget requests to the Finance Committee.
  • Directly responsible for leading our Contemporary Worship service and ultimately hiring a Contemporary Worship Leader.
  • Select and prepare music for worship services, in coordination with Worship Ministry leaders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior and Executive Pastors to effectively meet the objectives of the position.
  • Plan and coordinate musical worship services at special times during the year, in coordination with Worship Ministry leaders (e.g., Christmas, Easter, Independence Day, etc.).
  • Coordinate and schedule of vocalists and musicians for worship services, in coordination with worship staff leaders.
  • Recruit, train, and support leaders of Music Ministry programs and activities.

Volunteer Management for Worship Support Ministries

  • Lead monthly Worship Planning Team meetings.
  • Oversee the volunteers with the Sanctuary Care, Communion Prep, Communion Servers, Acolytes, and Attendance Counters.
  • Responsible for the Wedding and Funeral team and the Christmas Decorating team.

Education and Experience

This position requires a strong spiritual background and commitment to the church and to the ministry of the church.  A minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a Worship Pastor or Worship Director in a Church is desired and a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education in relevant fields is optional. The candidate must have a proven track record of effective leadership, judgment, and above reproach character.

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Interested Parties should forward a complete application packet to Laura Geloni, lgeloni@covumc.org and it should include the following:

  1. Cover letter with general background information, family, community involvement, and hobbies
  2. Current resume
  3. List of 3 references

 

 

Regional Coordinator

Regional Coordinator for Partners in Health and Wholeness (PHW) initiative of the NC Council of Churches, Charlotte region.

Hours: Full time with occasional evening, Saturday and Sunday engagements and some travel within the state

Approximate Salary: $38,000 with benefits (vacation, sick leave, retirement option after 3 months)

Reports to: PHW Program Director

COUNCIL DESCRIPTION

With nearly eight decades of progressive activism, the North Carolina Council of Churches remains the leading faith-based ecumenical voice for justice advocacy in North Carolina. We are particularly concerned about issues related to health care, immigration, farmworkers, care of creation, voting rights, food security, peace, and making all congregations healthier places. The Council embraces ethnic, racial, gender, and sexual diversity, while standing within the Christian faith.

PHW DESCRIPTION

Partners in Health and Wholeness (PHW) works with faith communities across the state helping them live healthier and more fulfilling lives. PHW provides faith communities with tools, resources, and support to enhance their capacity and readiness to address the health priorities of their congregation and surrounding community. By strengthening the connection between faith, health, and social justice as well as helping faith communities be the leads in addressing their health issues- we hope to help reduce the health burden in NC.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The PHW Regional Coordinator will serve a designated region* of congregations located in the state with a special focus on rural areas. Specific job responsibilities of the PHW Regional Coordinator include:

  • Promoting the PHW Collaboration and Mini-grant program through building relationships with clergy, congregants and community partners.
  • Event planning and hosting to promote PHW partnerships, resources and support to help congregations take steps toward better health and wholeness
  • Develop special projects and/or resources for PHW statewide initiatives regarding areas such as (but not limited to) food systems, mental health, health policy/advocacy, etc.

Administrative

  • Complete program and financial reports related to program activities in region.
  • Write and submit blogs to promote information regarding faith, health, and social justice
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Assume other tasks as requested by the PHW Director and NC Council of Churches Leadership.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Public health/health and wellness experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational and relational skills
  • Self-guided and pays attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with others
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • General agreement with the NCCC’s mission for Christian unity and social justice and PHW’s mission for promoting health as a practice of faith and social justice
  • Willingness to undergo a criminal background and/or credit check

Preferred

  • Program planning and budget management experience
  • Reside in one of the designated counties
  • Community, grass-roots, organizing
  • Interest and background in food systems, mental health, or health policy/advocacy
  • Experience working with faith communities and/or nonprofit organizations
  • Advanced degree in public health, religion, theology or a related field
  • Proficiency with WordPress, Sales Force and iContact
  • Affiliation with a faith community that is part of the NCCC’s membership

* Charlotte region includes, but is not limited to, the following counties:Lincoln, Gaston, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, Anson, Montgomery, Richmond, Stanly and Mecklinburg.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@ncchurches.org  or by mail to 27 Horne Street, Raleigh, NC 27607. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: PHW Regional Coordinator, in the subject line.

For more information about the North Carolina Council of Churches, please visit www.ncchurches.org. For more about PHW, see www.healthandwholeness.org.

Executive Director

Yokefellow Prison Ministry of NC is seeking an Executive Director

  • Virtual Location
  • Christian Prison Ministry in North Carolina
  • Part Time Employment (25 Hours per week)

Well established Non-Profit in volunteer Prison ministry is looking for the services of a proactive Executive Director to work in promotion, development, recruitment, training, fund raising, grant writing and relational expansion for Yokefellow Prison Ministry of NC (North Carolina) (for more information, visit http://yokefellowprisonministry.org/). Candidate should have project management, organizational and technological skills. The role will encompass the input of technical and detailed strategies for positive and measured outcomes in building a viable and lasting volunteer program in NC prisons. Liaison with clients, general office administration, duties and support where required will keep you challenged and busy. If you are a proactive, professional person and want to be part of a growing non-profit, this could be your next role.

Please email your confidential resume and cover letter to yokefellowprisonministrync@gmail.com.  You may telephone 336-724-9801 for more information.  Resumes and cover letters will be accepted through July 31, 2017.