Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months for United Methodist local churches or United Methodist-related agencies/institutions. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org
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LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Kenwood UMC, Ashland, is seeking a Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This new position is responsible for children’s and youth ministry at Kenwood as well as other areas. This person will work as a staff team member in empowering laity to live out the congregation’s tasks of loving, learning and serving in the community and the world. As this is a new position, there is flexibility in responsibilities based on the strengths of individual applicants. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested, please send your resume with an introductory email to Pastor Lisa Nordan at: lisanordan@vaumc.org (Posted on 8/20/19)

Children’s Ministries Leader
Pender UMC, Fairfax, is seeking a Children's Ministries Leader. The Children’s Ministries Leader is a person with an essential growing relationship with Christ. This position is passionate about and called by God for specialized ministry with children. The individual displays evidence of a heartfelt and genuine, enthusiastic desire to work with children and to develop their spiritual growth. This position helps children to come to know and have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, nurtures them and their families in faith, and guides them through meaningful studies, activities and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (Word). If interested please send resume and cover letter to: childrensministerpenderumc@gmail.com (Posted on 8/19/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bethlehem UMC, Climax, NC, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This person would work to oversee a ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth grades 6-12 who attend BUMC. The Director will oversee weekly programming, special events and build relationships with youth. This person should have strong communication skills and have the ability to create a loving and inclusive environment for youth across varied backgrounds. Primary responsibilities include the direction, coordination and implementation of youth programs at BUMC, such as: weekly youth meetings, Bible study, CCC, mission trips and activities, retreats, fundraising, VBS, Youth Sunday and youth night at camp meeting. The Director will also be expected to manage the youth budget and implement Safe Sanctuary policies. Requirements: Experience working with youth, a valid drivers license, meet qualifications for Workers with Children and Youth Safe Sanctuaries, and be willing to submit to criminal background checks. References required. Address: 6103 Appomattox Rd, Climax, NC 27233. Phone: 336-674-0155 Email: 1pastorandy@gmail.com or andrew.coward@haeco.aero (Posted on 8/19/19)

Administrative Assistant
A part-time office position is available at the Arlington Forest United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA. The church is looking for someone who is skilled with Microsoft Office programs, along with Power Point and Publisher. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also important. The person in this job reports directly to the church pastor but interacts with a variety of other church members and staff, as well as the general public. This position requires 10-12 hours/week. Salary is based on experience. If interested, please contact the church at 703-525-0961 and provide your name and contact details. (Posted on 8/16/19)

Executive Director
New Song UMC (Mechanicsville, VA) is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the Church’s operations, leading all functional areas to accomplish the Church’s mission and ministry. This role oversees and manages business operations (to include strategic planning, communications, stewardship, staffing, finance, property, administration, operations, etc.). Working cooperatively with the Lead Pastor, Church Staff and Leadership, the Executive Director will coordinate the administrative and directorial needs of the Church. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate is one who has received positive feedback as possessing a strong work ethic, who is engaging, detail-oriented, resourceful and is one who has the experience necessary to fulfill the tasks of this position. The Executive Director position is full-time (40 hours/week); compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Click here a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to employment@newsongumc.org. (Posted on 8/14/19) 

Liaison for Chinese School
Saint Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a Liaison for Chinese School. This position is responsible for the set up and the take down of tables and other preparation for the Chinese School that meets on Sunday afternoons at the church during the school year. Pay is $50 per Sunday. This is a great opportunity for a college student or someone who wants to earn some extra money! Required Talents & Abilities: •Effective communication with Director of Chinese School. •Dependability. •Able to lift and move tables. If you hold these talents and abilities, please submit your resume with a cover letter to sprc@saumcva.org (Posted on 8/14/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Greensboro First United Methodist Church (Georgia) – one church with two campuses located in the heart of Georgia’s lake country – is making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We are currently looking for our next Director of Youth Ministries to join our pastors, staff, volunteers and congregation in this ministry of making disciples specifically for youth and their families. Responsibilities of this new staff person will include but are not limited to being an active member in the life of the congregation; building working relationships with youth, parents of youth, staff, and the congregation; recruiting adult volunteers; working with parents, youth, and volunteers in planning and promoting ministry opportunities; providing general oversight of all ministries involving youth including specifically planning teaching opportunities (including planning and conducting the Confirmation experience) using United Methodist curriculum, leading retreats, promoting United Methodist camps, planning opportunities of mission outreach, growing the number of youth our ministry reaches by providing outreach to the surrounding community and schools; and planning and managing a financial budget for youth ministry. This position is full-time with 32 hours expected weekly. Salary is dependent upon applicable experience, education, and other qualifications. All interested persons are asked to please submit their resume and a statement of faith to gfumcsearch@gmail.com. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Director of Music
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Music for its traditional worship service. This position is responsible for: selection and arrangement of music for the traditional worship services and special worship services. The job includes: selecting anthems, cantatas, hymns, and special music; preparing electronic media presentations; recruiting, organizing and leading volunteer choir members and sound and video projection assistants. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, as well as with worship and other teams. A successful applicant for the part-time position must have a deep Christian faith, a knowledge of scriptures, musical skill, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly rehearsals and other special events, plus weekly coordinating meetings and quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in music is helpful; experience necessary. This is a part-time job with a salary range of $12,000 to $19,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Ms. Sherry White, or email application and cover letter to staffparish@baylakeumc.org by August 21, 2019. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Contemporary Christian Music Leader
Baylake United Methodist Church, Viriginia Beach, is seeking a Contemporary Christian Music Leader for its contemporary worship service, Water’s Edge. This position is responsible for: selection and arrangement of congregationally sing-able, scripturally sound, contemporary music appropriate for worship; recruiting, organizing and training volunteer musicians and singers, sound technicians, video projection assistants, and preparation of electronic media presentations, as well as leading the musical aspects of worship. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, as well as with worship and other teams. A successful applicant for the part-time position must have a deep Christian faith, a knowledge of scriptures, musical skill, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly rehearsals and other special events, plus weekly coordinating meetings and quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in music is helpful; experience necessary. This is a part-time job with a salary range of $12,000 to $19,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Ms. Carissa Calhoun, or email application and cover letter to staffparish@baylakeumc.org by August 21, 2019. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Assistant to Pastor/Youth Minister
Macedonia UMC, White Post, Va., is seeking an Assistant to Pastor/Youth Minister to provide support to Pastor and serve as the minister to the youth of the congregation and local area. The Pastor’s Assistant will design and organize as part of a worship team a weekly non-traditional worship service. This may include effective use of congregational singing. This may be with live instrumentation and/or with musical videos that the worship leader will coordinate and lead. As Youth Ministries leader the person will serve as minister to the youth of the congregation, guiding them on their faith journey and helping them grow spiritually and model for youth how to follow Christ and trust in the church, the Bible, and God. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be of strong Christian faith, United Methodist experience preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply email resume to office@macedonia-umc.org or mail to: 1941 Macedonia Church Road, white Post, VA 22663. (Posted on 8/8/19)

Youth Minister
St. Andrews UMC in Portsmouth, Virginia is seeking a part time youth minister who is motivated to develop a vibrant youth ministry. Outreach to youth in a racially diverse community and flexibility to work with a traditional church looking to experience a congregational turnaround will be important. Opportunity to share in leadership with a skilled pastoral mentor is a benefit of this position. For more information, contact Dr. James Bowers at jamesbowers@vaumc.org. or call 423-774-6664. (Posted on 8/6/19)

Minister of Worship and Music
Round Hill United Methodist Church, Loudoun County, is searching for a Minister of Worship and Music. The position is a part-time, salaried position for 20 hours per week and would report directly to the Pastor. The annual salary for this position is $20,000, with potential for bonuses. Sunday and evening hours are required and the candidate will need to be available for planning meetings, committee meetings, rehearsals and Sunday worship service. The ideal candidate will have experience and education in Worship Direction, or Music Education or Performance. This position’s responsibilities include: working with the Pastor to plan and implement weekly worship, collaborating with other ministries, recruiting lay people to participate in music for worship, leading vocal choirs and praise bands, establishing a long range vision for the Worship and Music program, providing supervision for additional music and worship support, and working with the Pastor to provide music for weddings, funerals and other special events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For questions please contact the church office at (540) 338-4445. To apply for the position please submit a resume to office@roundhillumc.org. (Posted on 8/5/19)

Accompanist
Arcola United Methodist Church in the Dulles, VA area is seeking a part-time accompanist for worship as well as to accompany the adult choir ministry. This position is 10-12 hours per week with additional hours during Christmas and Easter seasons. The accompanist would primarily serve two worship services on Sunday morning and attend choir rehearsal once per week. Likewise, this position would also serve Christmas and Easter Worship services. Weekly worship encompasses a variety of sacred music to include both traditional and contemporary hymns. A degree in music is recommended for this position as well as prior experience in worship and choral accompanying. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Please send a resume to TiannaD@arcolachurch.org. (Posted on 8/2/19)

Administrative Assistant
First UMC Hampton is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant.  We are looking for an experienced person to be the face and voice of the church in initial interactions with church members, leaders, guests, and vendors. The successful candidate will function as the primary clerical administrative support to the Pastor, church staff, and lay volunteers of First Church. He or she will create regular church publications and communications including weekly bulletins, social media updates, and announcements.  The Administrative Assistant will also receive initial inquiries for community assistance, maintain a centralized online church calendar of events and room assignments, and update the membership database. This twenty hour per week position requires a "people person” who is passionate, detail-oriented, resourceful, and possesses the education and experience necessary to coordinate and schedule volunteers in the administration and ministerial needs of daily church operations.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to office@firstumchampton.org (Posted on 7/31/19)

Bus Driver
The Child Development Center at Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for a Bus Driver with a valid CDL license to drive a 36 passenger bus for the After School Care program from August 14, 2019 – May 29, 2020. This part-time position will be responsible for transporting children from New London Academy Elementary School, Monday through Friday, from 2:00 – 3:00, when Bedford County Schools are open. Visit our website for more details: https://www.timberlakeumc.org/Employment-Opportunities (Posted on 7/30/19)

Worship Video Arts Technician
Braddock Street United Methodist Church in Winchester, VA, is hiring a Worship Video Arts Technician, Part-Time: Opening is for about 6 hours per week, 4 of these on Sunday morning. Knowledge of MediaShout required. Responsible for preparing and projecting worship media, sound, and livestream, recruiting and supervising volunteer assistants. Forward a cover letter and resume to bsumcjobopening@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/30/19)

Director of Modern Worship and Evangelism
Lynnhaven United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking a full-time Director of Modern Worship and Evangelism. We are seeking a dynamic, inspirational self-starter, who will be responsible for the development and expansion of modern worship, fostering a culture of evangelism, overseeing the evangelistic outreach of the church, etc. The ideal candidate will have both extensive experience leading worship, as well as passion for and experience in evangelism. This is a full time position. For a complete list of job responsibilities, and to apply, please email Bob Sterling, Chair of SPRC, at bsterling@mawcva.com. (Posted on 7/30/19)

Church Custodian
River Road United Methodist Church, Henrico, seeks a full-time Church Custodian to perform daily cleaning of the church and preschool, light maintenance work, and periodic larger cleaning projects such as cleaning carpets and waxing floors. This position necessitates the ability to work congenially with people in a team setting and initiative that translates into the ability to carry out a large variety of jobs on a timely basis with minimum supervision. The position requires the ability to be consistent in on-going needs and also flexible in response to changes in priorities or requests. This is a full-time salaried position with a benefit stipend. If you are interested, please email Pastor Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverrroadumc.org for more information and/or to submit a cover letter and resume. (Posted on 7/29/19)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Suffolk, is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry. This position has the general responsibility for the nursery through 5th grade education programs offered by Ebenezer UMC. These programs will provide the opportunity for all students to experience the love of God, to acquire Biblical knowledge, and to learn about mission and service, guided by the beliefs held by the United Methodist Church. This is a part-time position requiring regular office hours at least two days per week and the majority of this time will be spent to minister to teachers, students and their families. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should forward resumes to Bob Patton, SPRC Chair at Ebenezer, at basspikker@verizon.net. (Posted on 7/26/19)

Director of Music for Children and Youth
Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Director of Music for Children and Youth to provide leadership and/or oversight for all music programs involving the children and/or youth of Mt. Pisgah. Requirements for this position include the following: professional training and musical experience in a variety of Christian music selections; proven and demonstrable abilities in directing, rehearsing and leading musical groups; and strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, working with all ages. We prefer someone with a minimum of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music; however, experience equal to this may be considered. Additionally, proficiency playing musical instruments (e.g., piano, hand bells), coupled with the ability to work with and have a general knowledge of the developmental characteristics of children and middle- and high-school-aged youth are highly desired. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@mtpisgahva.org (Posted on 7/25/19)

Director of Music Ministries
Dulin United Methodist Church, a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, midsize church of 475 disciples church in Falls Church, located in northern Virginia, seeks a Director of Music Ministries. This is a full-time lay position that will focus on casting the mission and vision of Dulin Church by developing, coordinating, and administering the music ministry with adults, youth and children. This position will support congregational worship that is vibrant and transformative, drawing from a variety of musical skills. The position incorporates combined skills on keyboard (piano, organ) and in choral directing for two worship services on Sunday morning. Musical groups include children, adult, handbells, and ensembles. Responsibilities include planning weekly and seasonal worship services, providing vocal leadership and musical participation experiences for all ages. Proficiency in organ/piano and choral directing skills essential. Collaborate with pastor, staff, and church leadership in a team effort to develop music ministry, and lead recruitment of music participants. Qualifications: minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Music. Experience preferable. Compensation is in the range of $47,500 commensurate with experience and training. Send resume and three names of recommendation to Pastor Dave Kirkland at pastor@dulinchurch.org. Visit our website at https://dulinchurch.org/job-opportunities for a detailed job description. Closing date is August 23, 2019. (Posted on 7/24/19)

Part-time Choir Master
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Choir Master with choral experience and a desire to be an integral part of a team to support and maintain the Adult Choir and develop the Children's Choir at GWUMC. The successful candidate should be an accomplished organist with expertise in teaching songs and must be familiar with the United Methodical liturgy and be open to different styles and genres of music. This position requires attending weekly choir practices, weekly Sunday worship services, and occasionally travelling with the choir for outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Part-time Musician
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Musician with a passion for worship and a strong knowledge of a broad range of genres to develop and support the Youth Ministry Band and direct the Praise Band at GWUMC. The successful candidate must be an accomplished contemporary instrumentalist and must be able to play either a lead guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, drum, or an organ. Ability to play more than one of these instruments would be beneficial but not required. This position requires weekly rehearsals with other musicians in an ensemble. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Director of Youth Ministries 
Deep Creek United Methodist Church, a vibrant midsize church in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will work with the church and community to continue to grow youth programming that welcomes young people and their families into Deep Creek UMC. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related activities for all age levels of the church. Currently there are over 45 active youth in grades 6-12 with an adult volunteer base of 10. Our vibrant youth group just sent 30 youth and 10 adults on a mission trip to Roanoke, VA. As a church we are excited about what God is doing in the lives of our youth and are seeking an individual to help us grow our youth program. Those interested in applying should send an email to Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org to request a full job description. We hope to have an individual in place by September to work with our current youth director until she departs in October. (Posted on 7/22/19)

Early Childhood and Special Education Director
Old Bridge Church and Preschool, Woodbridge, are seeking an Early Childhood and Special Education Director. Old Bridge Preschool is a ministry of the church and maintains a child-centered program, open to all children between the ages of two and five years old, and proudly serves special needs children and families in the early stages of childhood development. The Preschool Director will be responsible for continuing to provide a whole-child curriculum that meets the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional needs of each child in a developmentally appropriate way. The Director will establish positive, effective communications and supportive ties with staff, Prince William County Schools, students and families. Must have managerial and supervisory experience. Must have Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field OR at least seven years early childhood education experience which includes a minimum of two years supervisory experience in a similar early childhood setting. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19)

Office Administrator
Old Bridge Church, Woodbridge, is seeking a Church Office Administrator whose mission it will be to be the face and voice of the church in initial interactions with church members, leaders, guests, vendors, and ministerial interactions and inquiries. The incumbent will function as the primary clerical administrative support to the Pastor, Executive Director, church staff, and to lay personnel of Old Bridge Church. They will manage initial inquiries for community assistance, maintain a centralized online church calendar of events and room assignments, create regular church publications and communications including weekly bulletin, email newsletter, prayer requests, social media updates, and announcements. The ideal candidate will be engaging, a people person, passionate, detail-oriented, resourceful, and will possess the education and experience necessary to coordinate and schedule volunteers in the administration and ministerial needs of daily church operations. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19) 

Communications Coordinator 
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Communications Coordinator . The primary purpose of this position is to work with the ministry leaders across the organization to develop and implement communications strategies for Floris United Methodist Church. The Coordinator will also ensure that the events and activities of Floris UMC are communicated effectively through the various communication channels available and is responsible for design, layout, content quality assurance, production and distribution of these for all sites. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter to  employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/19)

Children's Ministry Aide
Scottsville United Methodist Church is seeking a Children’s Ministry Aide for Sunday mornings. Primary functions include assisting with multi-grade Children’s Sunday School and multi-grade Children’s Church. Interested candidates should visit sumc-va.org/job-openings to download an application and job description. Application and Resume can be emailed to brianlamb@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/18/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Williamsburg United Methodist Church in the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with the church and community to develop and grow robust youth programming that welcomes young persons and their families into Williamsburg United Methodist Church. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related church activities. Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter that includes at least 3 professional references to Jeremy Forrest, Williamsburg UMC SPRC Chair, at jeremydforrest@gmail.com no later than September 17, 2019. (Posted on 7/15/19)

Church Accompanist
Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the Short Pump area of Richmond (Glen Allen) is seeking a talented church accompanist to accompany the Sanctuary Choir and play worship service music at three worship services per week under the direction of the Minister of Music and Arts. An organist is desired, but pianists are welcome to apply. (An additional opportunity for occasionally accompanying children and youth choirs as well as vocal ensembles may be available.) This is a part-time position (12 hours a week.) A Bachelor’s degree in music is recommended and familiarity with church music styles and liturgy are encouraged. For a more detailed job description, go to www.shadygroveumc.net/jobs. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@shadygroveumc.net by August 18, 2019. (Posted on 7/12/19)

Preschool Teachers for 2-Year Olds & 4-Year Olds
Laurel Hill United Methodist Church Weekday School, Varina, VA, is looking to fill two positions for Preschool Teachers for 2 and 4-Year olds. These persons will be responsible for all lesson plans and activities related to the preschool curriculum. Degree and/or equivalent of experience is preferred. All persons interested in this position, please email the director at laurelhillumc.varina.school@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/11/19)

Director, Church Day School
Epworth UMC, Norfolk, is seeking a full-time Director for its Church Day School (ages 6 weeks to 4 years). General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, insuring the delivery of a developmentally appropriate education program centered on Christian values, supervision and evaluation of teachers and staff, ensuring the safety and welfare of staff and students, meeting all city and state licensing requirements, and maintaining positive communications with parents, teachers and staff members. Minimum Requirements: -Bachelor’s degree in Education (required). -Master’s degree in Education (preferred). -5 years experience in day school administration (preferred). -Good oral/written communication, team building and interpersonal skills. -Must pass a drug test and background check. For a complete job description or to submit a resume, including educational degrees, certifications, references (3), and previous employment information to epworth@epworthva.org (Posted on 7/10/19)

Office and Communication Assistant
St. Mark’s UMC in Midlothian, VA is looking for candidates for a part-time, hourly staff position. This person will be responsible for assisting with communication and administrative services for St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Requirements, accountability and responsibilities for this job are found in the Job Description. Details of the job are on page 2 in the Front Office Handbook of Duties. To apply for this position, forward a filled-out Job Application and cover letter to Office@stmarksmidlo.com. (Posted on 7/3/19)

Director of Children and Youth Ministry
Pender UMC, a mid-sized church located in Fairfax (Northern Virginia - Arlington District is inviting persons with a passion for sharing their love of Christ with children and youth to apply to join us as our Director of Children and Youth Ministry. We serve a growing and diverse community with unlimited possibilities for creative ministry and mission in the community, the region, and the world. To receive more information about this wonderful opportunity to serve God by serving God's people, please contact the church office (703-278-8023 or penderumc.org) or Pastor Catharine (catharine.g@penderumc.org.) (Posted on 7/2/19)

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries
Midway United Methodist Church, Lexington, NC, has an opening for Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries. Qualifications:  A deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Christian faith within the Wesleyan tradition, knowledge of and comfort with UMC polity and structure, a bachelor’s degree in a related field required (master’s degree preferred) and an understanding of faith development for youth and children.  Also required are strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with other church leaders, the ability to multitask and strong time management skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to: midwaysearch@gmail.com by July 15, 2019. (Posted on 6/26/19)

Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator
Community UMC (Virginia Beach) is seeking a full time Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator. The Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator works with Pastors, Staff, and Lay Leadership to oversee and empower the laity of CUMC to do the ministry that Christ calls them to do by establishing small groups, training small group leaders, communicating with all small groups, and establishing expectations of all small groups.This position will also directly oversee the Youth related activities and ministries of CUMC. Applicants should apply at https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=54adec51b662b798&dupclk=0 or email jobs@cumcvb.org. (Posted on 6/26/19)

Music Director
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for Music Director for their Traditional Service. This is a part time position (10-12) hours per week. Timberlake has three Sunday morning services of varying design. The Traditional Service begins at 8:30 AM on Sunday. Choir rehearsal is on Wednesday evenings from September – June. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to July 10, 2019 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 6/25/19)

Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours) Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our youth. This will include, but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services and leading youth Sunday School, holding weekly meetings with both middle and high school youth, organizing and attending a once yearly mission trip and youth retreat, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. This person must be a passionate and dynamic leader with a vital and growing relationship with Christ and the ability to share God’s love and bring God’s teachings to our youth. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience to include work in Christian education, counseling, or social work or be accredited as a youth leader. Additionally, this person must undergo a background check, submit DMV record, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. Salary $15,600 to $19,000 commensurate with experience. Application deadline is August 5th. To apply submit resume to jobs@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 6/24/19)

OTHER

Campus Minister
The Appalachian Wesley Foundation (NC) has an opening for a Campus minister. The Campus Minister is employed and authorized by the Board of Directors as the executive director to conduct the daily affairs of the Appalachian Wesley Foundation, oversee the use of its facility, assist the Wesley Board with fundraising, and supervise all employees, interns, staff and student leaders. The Campus Minister, as an appointed ordained elder and clergy staff member, has the authority to preach and teach the Word of God, to provide pastoral care and counsel, to administer the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion, and to order the life of the campus ministry for service in mission and ministry on the campuses of Appalachian State University and Caldwell Community College (Watauga Campus). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply submit a cover letter, resume and at least three references on or before July 31, 2019: to Appalachian Wesley Foundation Search Committee, c/o Rev. Lory Beth Huffman, 471 New Market Blvd., Boone, NC 28607, or email search@appwesley.org (Posted on 6/28/19)

 

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