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Summer Day Camp Staff


Mt. Carmel UMC will be hiring adult clinicians and assistant staff for some or all of the weekday camps for Kindergarten through 8th graders. The day camps run from Monday through Friday (9am-5pm) and begin the week of June 12 and end the week of Aug. 21, 2017.  Ministry students or those with training in sports, music, drama, arts, and children with special needs are preferred.  Mt. Carmel UMC is located at 4265 Ebert Road in Winston-Salem, NC. Candidates must be at least 18 years old. For an application or questions, please email us at mtcarmelum@aol.com or visit us at mtcarmelumc.org. Deadline for applications are May 15, 2017

Facility Manager

University City UMC, located in Charlotte NC, is seeking a full-time Facility Manager.

UCUMC is a dynamic Christ centered and Biblically based congregation and our mission is to make disciples by Loving God, Growing in Christ, and Reaching Out to others.

A suitable candidate must be able to perform duties and to keep deadlines. The requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

A high school diploma or General Education degree (GED) and a minimum of 5 years related experience is required.

Interested applicants should submit their application with references and a resume to rholtzhausen@ucumc.org by May 26th.

Preschool Director

Wesley Memorial UMC in High Point, NC  is seeking a full-time Preschool Director to administer the day-to-day operation of their weekday early childhood ministry, extended care program, and summer programs.  The ideal candidate will show that the Director of Wesley Memorial School cares for children, shows love and concern for families, and provides support and nurture for the congregation and the surrounding community.

The person selected as Director must have a minimum of a 4-year Bachelor degree (or related work experience)  in Early Childhood Education, Family and Child Development, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education or a related field.  The Director should have at least 3-5 years prior experience as a program administrator, preferably in a Christian weekday school setting.  In addition, college credits or training related to management and leadership is preferred.

Interested candidates should contact Scott Howell at showell@wesleymemorial.org or 336-812-4800 to obtain a copy of the full position description and application instructions.

Preschool Director

First United Methodist Church, Mt. Holly is looking for a Preschool Director.  This is the job description for applicants.

  • The Preschool Director at First United Methodist Church Preschool is responsible for the development and direction of the preschool program.  The Director must manage the overall operation of the preschool.
  • General responsibilities of the Director include:  managing and supervising Preschool staff, ensuring positive parent relations and communication, ensuring the safety of classrooms, developing programs to encourage parent involvement, maintaining student and personnel files, communicating effectively between staff and the FUMC Preschool Board, overseeing implementation of preschool curriculum, ensuring maximum enrollment, and maintaining positive attitudes and behaviors.
  • Applicants should have an Education Degree in Early Childhood or 5-10 years experience in child care management.
  • Applicants should have experience and background in a Christian Education environment.
  • Applicants should have experience with Microsoft word, Microsoft Excel, and Facebook.

Send resume to fumcmhnc1@gmail.com.  Call the church at 704-827-4855 if you have any questions.

University Chaplain and Director of Church Relations

Job Title:             University Chaplain and Director of Church Relations
Department:      Student Services
Campus:              Misenheimer with occasional responsibility at other university locations
Date:                     July 2017
Reports to:         Vice President for Student Affairs
Work Year:         12 month

Purpose: The University Chaplain and Director of Church Relations is an employee of the University, and may serve under Bishop’s appointment in an extension ministry at Pfeiffer. The position entails oversight for all campus ministry programs, as well as primary responsibility for maintaining and building relationships with church-related constituencies outside the University. This is a full-time position at Pfeiffer University, supervised by the Vice President of Student Affairs. The University Chaplain may also be under appointment by a Bishop of the United Methodist Church.

The University’s goal for campus ministry is to be focused around helping students answer three key questions: 1) What do you want to do in the world? 2) What is God’s call on your life? and 3) What is your vision of the world? The position will work in cooperation with the Francis Center on Servant Leadership in a new organization called the Francis Center for Servant Leadership and Faith Formation.

Duties and Responsibilities As University Chaplain:

  1. Care for the spiritual well-being and pastoral care of the Pfeiffer University community, including offering or arranging for prayers/invocations to be offered at University functions.
  2. Responsible for a weekly worship service, an annual Baccalaureate service and assisting with vocational discernment for students, especially for those considering church vocations.
  3. Develop and facilitate opportunities in a variety of settings, or partner with other university offices, for students to experience Christian community, spiritual growth and service, including coordination of mission trips.
  4. Oversee if appropriate, or work in partnership with, student ministries organizations, peer chaplains, faith-based initiatives on campus, and the Francis Center for Servant Leadership.
  5. Serve on University committees if requested and as time allows.
  6. If requested by Academic Affairs and if time allows, serve as adjunct instructor, guest lecturer and/or supervisor of internships. Any such work will be subject to an adjunct employment agreement and paid separately and over and above the salary for University Chaplain/Director of Church Relations.

Duties and Responsibilities As Director of Church Relations:

  1. Serve as the Pfeiffer University representative to the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (WNCCUMC) and its committees.
  2. Participate in local ministerial associations and networks, as well as in preaching and teaching opportunities in the churches. Act as a liaison to local churches of the United Methodist Church and congregations of other denominations and faiths.
  3. In cooperation with Institutional Advancement, encourage support from members of churches and advise Institutional Advancement on possible sources of funding available from Conferences, its churches or members.
  4. Work with University departments as appropriate to expand the University’s student recruitment and donor networks within United Methodist and other church circles.
  5. Serve as point person for church leadership needs such as the UMW Mission University, preaching/speaking opportunities in local churches, inviting clergy to preach at Pfeiffer, and other opportunities as they arise. Work with appropriate University staff to provide for such needs.
  6. Coordinate and oversee Pfeiffer University’s presence at the WNCCUMC annual conference.
  7. Work closely with the President’s Office to pursue a comprehensive approach to church relations, including the successful implementation of any provisions of the Strategic Plan pertaining to church relations. As appropriate, provide a written report on church relations work to the appropriate university office (Enrollment, Institutional Advancement, or President’s office).

Qualifications: Master’s degree required (M.Div. or equivalent), doctoral degree preferred; ordination in the United Methodist Church strongly preferred; experience in higher education preferred; strong communication skills, both oral and written; experience in building campus-community partnerships and leading mission trips; ability to relate to student issues; ability to track, assess, and report on program outcomes; appreciation of and desire to work within a church-affiliated liberal arts university setting.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

To student leadership of the Village Church.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.   Applicants should visit www.pfeiffer.edu for more information on the University. Please download an employment application from www.pfeiffer.edu/employment, and send, along with a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and full contact information for at least three professional references to HR@pfeiffer.edu.

In keeping with all current legislation, Pfeiffer University will not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.  All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of Pfeiffer University are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.  This applies to its practices for academic or non-academic personnel, in its admission of students or in its educational programs, policies and activities.   As a government contractor, the University has made a commitment to employ and advance qualified disabled individuals, disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans.


Facilities Manager

Hickory Grove United Methodist Church – 6401 Hickory Grove Rd. Charlotte, NC 28215. is seeking a Facilities Manager

Here are some of the qualifications required for the role :

  • Perform and/or supervise routine maintenance on all church-owned physical facilities and mechanical equipment.  , and be able to recommend their future assistance.
  • Write scopes of work and coordinate with service vendors to provide quotes.
  • Administer contracts with the cleaning service, waste management service, grounds service and other service vendors.
  • Work with various governmental, insurance and contracted inspectors in periodic inspections of church-owned facilities.
  • Perform regular inspections and preventive nature.
  • Maintain a preventive maintenance
  • Assist in the management of programmable thermostats and boiler controls as needed.
  • Assist in setup/breakdown of church sponsored events.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory levels of maintenance supplies
  • Maintain outdoor church equipment such as gates, fences, signs, playground equipment etc.
  • Work to secure buildings as needed.
  • Reports to : Senior Pastor
  • Work Schedule : 20 Hours per week
  • Hourly Wage: : $11.00 to 13.00 Per Hour Based on experience

Please send resumes to Dee Dee Edwards – Chair SPRC – deedee9598@gmail.com


Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development

Louisiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church seeks a Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development

Job Summary:
The Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development will provide leadership and oversight to the ministry of engaging churches in intentional transformation and reaching new people and to the ministry of developing and nurturing new faith communities.

Essential Functions:

  • Developing and coordinating a comprehensive process of evaluating, equipping, and coaching congregations in intentional and comprehensive transformation for the purpose of reaching new people.
  • Coordinating a process of identifying, evaluating, and training potential church planters to establish new faith communities and providing direct input to the Bishop and Cabinet on pastoral appointments in new-church settings.
  • Coordinating a process of identifying, evaluating, and training potential partner churches to reach new people by establishing new faith communities.
  • Assisting and consulting with the District Superintendents in identifying and evaluating opportunities for new faith communities and targeted congregational transformation.
  • Coordinating the wise and strategic use of Conference resources and developing additional funding sources for new-church development and congregational transformation.
  • Providing ongoing training, support, and accountability for pastors appointed to start new faith communities.
  • Creating and maintaining in the Annual Conference a culture of churches creating new faith communities and an apostolic spirit of reaching new people through existing congregations.
  • Providing strategic leadership to assure that congregations of the Louisiana Annual Conference are fruitful in reaching the diverse people living in their mission fields.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Developing an ongoing knowledge of the latest trends and best practices in the areas of congregational transformation and new church development and incorporating that knowledge in the Conference where appropriate.
  • Annually revising the Conference Congregational Development Guidelines to reflect the most current practices in creating new faith communities and transforming existing congregations.
  • Coordinating the work of the Congregational Development Team.
  • Providing regular detailed reports to the Bishop, Cabinet, and Congregational Development Team on all new-church and transformation projects, potential new opportunities, and matters of overall conference strategy.
  • Coordinating Conference events designed to increase awareness of congregational development opportunities and to equip congregations for the ministry of reaching new people.
  • Managing access to and training in the use of MissionInsite or other demographic tools useful for congregational development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree.
  • Trained and experienced in current methods and models of creating new faith communities and congregational transformation.
  • Demonstrated ability to start new ministries in settings where new people were gathered in Christian community.
  • Grounded in the history, doctrine, and polity of The United Methodist Church.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to live and work in Louisiana and to travel throughout the Louisiana Annual Conference.
  • Able to travel to a variety of locations outside Louisiana for training and continuing education.
  • Able to speak in public, both in small-group and larger settings.

Core Competencies:

  • Attention to Details: Demonstrates the ability to coordinate multiple aspects of large projects; follows up on needed information and unmet needs; resolves unanswered questions to address problems; keeps the larger system in mind while attending to smaller details; keeps accurate and organized written records of all matters related to new-church and transformation projects.
  • Developing and Supervising Others: Demonstrates the ability to guide people toward
    growth in the skills necessary to reach new people through new-church and
    transformation ministries; effectively engages in discussions that inspire, motivate, and
    equip people to grow professionally; holds people accountable in achieving benchmarks.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Demonstrates the ability to manage a Conference budget involving a variety projects throughout several stages of development; analyzes and oversees budgets of individual new-church projects; consults on fundraising and stewardship in congregational development projects.
  • Analytical Skills: Demonstrates the ability to analyze and interpret demographic and other statistical information; deduces sound missional strategy in a variety of contexts.
  • Flexibility: Demonstrates the ability to understand, initiate, and manage different models of creating new faith communities; works effectively in a variety of cultural settings; recognizes and assesses changing circumstances and adjusts a plan to fit the missional needs; willingness to learn new methods and models of starting new faith communities and congregational transformation.
  • Verbal and Written Communication: Demonstrates the ability to clearly communicate information to the Bishop, Cabinet, and Conference regarding the achievements, concerns, and needs of a variety of ongoing projects; accurately and timely communicates with pastors and churches involved in projects; effectively communicates the mission of the Conference in a variety of settings.
  • Team Orientation: Demonstrates the ability to work with District Superintendents, theBishop, and Conference leadership in coordinating the ministry of reaching new people through new faith communities and congregational transformation.
  • Missional Alignment: Demonstrates an understanding of United Methodist doctrine and polity; understands and applies the Conference mission, vision, and core values.

To apply, contact:

Dr. Van Stinson, Assistant to the Bishop, 527 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; (225) 346-1646 vanstinson@la-umc.org.