Job Opportunities

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Church Nursery Director
Duncan Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Ashland VA, is seeking a part-time supervisor for the church nursery, to include nursery staff supervision. Seeking a professional with experience in childcare and leadership skills. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 6 hours at $13 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Joshua McCauley at Position description available upon request. (Posted on 5/21/18)

Church Nursery Attendant
Duncan Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Ashland VA, is seeking a part-time church Nursery Attendant. Seeking an individual with experience in childcare. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 4 hours at $12 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Joshua McCauley at Position description available upon request. (Posted on 5/21/18)

Music person needed part time at Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen, VA (Richmond suburb). Our church is looking for an organist or pianist to accompany our choir and congregation during Sunday morning worship services. Additional duties will include leading choir rehearsals once a week, rehearsing and performing at special services (e.g. Easter, Christmas) and right of first refusal at other services (e.g. weddings, funerals). The successful candidate will also help the pastor choose music for worship services. Position available immediately. Inquiries, resumes, references, and salary requirements should be emailed to the pastor at or mailed to the church c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Greenwood UMC is on the web at and on Facebook at (Posted on 5/21/18)

Director of Discipleship
Sterling United Methodist Church is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Discipleship. The Director of Discipleship oversees and coordinates people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Sterling UMC ‘s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, and guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. For more information, please go to and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description or click here to download a pdf. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 5/18/18)

Director of Youth Ministries
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church, 35 miles west of Washington, DC and near Dulles Airport, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade. The principle function is to help make, grow and nurture young Disciples of Christ by a comprehensive approach to discipleship, mission relationship building and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader, mentor and role model. The Director Youth Ministries will be responsible for leading small groups and planning additional events throughout the year. For more information, please go to and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. Or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 5/17/18)

Director of Ministries with Youth or
Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministries
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church, Roanoke, is seeking a part-time Director of Ministries with Youth (10 hours per week) or a half-time Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministries (20 hours per week) that would include both youth (6th-12th grades) and Young Adults (18-30 years of age). The decision will be determined by the gifts, talents and availability of our best candidate. We are seeking a candidate who loves the Lord and young people and who is passionate about connecting one to the other.  Necessary skills include organization, leading and teaching, and working independently and interdependently. A strong knowledge and commitment to United Methodist theology is a must. To see the job descriptions, go to (or see links above) and to apply, send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 5/16/18)

Church Preschool Assistant-to-the-Director
The preschool at Heritage UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an assistant to the director. (9 months contract beginning August 22, 2018 + 3 weeks in summer of 2019)Work week is Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  B.A./ Early Childhood Education preferred or CDA plus experience commensurate with this education. Mission:  To serve God and the young child as a mission of Heritage United Methodist Church; to provide a nurturing preschool environment in which the young child feels loved, respected, and valued; to act as Director in her absence; to plan with the Director to accommodate the needs of the school in regard to Program implementation, Facility Maintenance, Computer Operations, Staff, Parents, and Children while acting in accordance with Christian faith principles and the policies of HUM Preschool.  If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to (Posted on 5/14/18)

Worship Leader
Restoration Church, Reston, is seeking a Worship Leader. This position reports directly to the Campus Pastor. The Worship Leader is fully responsible for understanding the mission and vision of Restoration Church as a multi-site location for Floris United Methodist Church. The Worship Leader is responsible for collaborating with the Pastor on the execution of weekly worship for Restoration. The Worship Leader makes assignments and reviews work of volunteers in such areas as scoring, arranging, copying music and vocal coaching. Applicants may apply at it is posted on the Restoration website: (Posted on 5/11/18)

Worship Musician/Accompanist
Bonsack UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Worship Musician/Accompanist. This person shall be responsible for playing piano and/or organ for worship during Sunday morning service which consists of a blend of both traditional and contemporary music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume, letter of interest including salary expectations and contact information to: Randy McMillen, (Posted on 5/11/18)

Director of Music Ministry
Bonsack UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry. This person shall be a person of faith who will support the church’s mission statement and values. Individual will: • Select/provide guidance/direct the music and rehearsals for the groups, ensembles and soloists who provide service and worship music on Sunday mornings. • Coordinate and rehearse two “specials” each Sunday (one traditional and one contemporary—which will include a variety of groups, ensembles and soloists). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume, letter of interest including salary expectations and contact information to: Randy McMillen, (Posted on 5/11/18)

Childcare Provider
Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Downtown Washington DC is seeking to hire a part-time Childcare Provider to work approximately 4 hours per week. Some of the main responsibilities will be: providing activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving appropriate to the developmental levels of children, teaching Sunday School, supporting the social and emotional development of children in a faith development context, and leading and serving alongside volunteers from the congregation. For more details click here (pdf). This position can also be seen on the church website at If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to (Posted on 5/11/18)

Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time church organist. The organist will play on Sundays for our two traditional worship services, as the accompanist to our adult choirs, and as part of the church orchestra. The organist will also attend various rehearsals and play at times for funerals and weddings. Our organ is a Casavant Opus 3587, three manual, fifty rank pipe organ installed in 1985. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). This position can also be seen on the church website at under the “Open Positions” link. If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to (Posted on 5/10/18)

Church Executive
Pender United Methodist Church, a vibrant mid-size church in Fairfax, Virginia is seeking a Church Executive to resource and give leadership to our administrative committees and staff. A successful candidate will be called to this ministry and can demonstrate training and experience with church administrative procedures, policies, goal execution, staff supervision, and data base management. This is a full-time position as a member of a talented ministry staff. Please contact (Posted on 5/9/18)

Financial Assistant
Centenary UMC, Portsmouth, VA, is seeking a Financial Assistant. Part-time 16-20 hours/week. Knowledge and experience in accounting required. Experience with financial systems preferred. Centenary United Methodist Church, 3313 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA. 23703. Call Pam Kelly at 757-484-7158 or email or call church office at 757-484-5051. (Posted on 5/9/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
Thalia United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach is seeking a servant leader passionate about discipleship to grow and lead a diverse group of young people. The ideal candidate will have a sound biblical foundation and bring a high level of energy, professionalism, and creativity to bear on reaching and serving the youth of our community. Important skills include a sense of accountability, interpersonal and electronic-social media communications skills, and team building with people of all ages. Candidate should be adept at planning, organizing events and programs, volunteer recruitment and coordination, faith development and application of Bible teachings to daily life. Experience in youth ministry desired. Email resumes to (Posted on 5/8/18)

Organist/Pianist and Choir Director
Trinity United Methodist Church in Danville, Virginia, is seeking a part-time (10 hours a week) organist/pianist and choir director for two Sunday morning services and other occasional services during the year. This person would play at two services each Sunday morning – one at 8:30 a.m. and one at 11 a.m. This person would also be responsible for directing the adult choir and the hand bell choir which includes a one-hour rehearsal each week. Some occasional work with the children’s choir is included. This position is also responsible for providing basic music education one morning a week for the church’s child care program. Salary is negotiable with experience. Contact Trinity United Methodist Church at or call (434) 793-4196 for more information. (Posted on 5/7/18)

Director of Traditional Music
St. Matthew’s United Methodist, located in Eastern Goochland County, Virginia about six miles from Short Pump Town Center, is seeking a Director of Traditional Music to provide worship leadership each Sunday for one service, for special services during Lent and for Christmas Eve, and for funerals and weddings as requested by the Pastor.  The Director of Traditional Music will be responsible for recruiting and rehearsing an adult Sanctuary Choir who will perform regularly throughout the year.  The Director of Traditional Music will collaborate with our Director of Contemporary Music to produce an Easter and Christmas special music program.  This is a part time, twelve month salaried position reporting to the Pastor.    Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in music or comparable experience, experience directing a Sanctuary Choir, piano, organ and vocal proficiency, knowledge of sound system operation, and ability to learn church worship software.  Interested applicants should submit a letter and resume to  Position starting date is August 1, 2018. (Posted on 5/7/18)

Serve Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Service Ministries Director. The primary purpose of this position is to lead the church in servant ministry and to continually raise the value of service within the Floris congregation and in the community. As Floris grows in three main focus areas (Worship, Grow, and Serve), the Serve Ministries Director will be responsible for executing Floris’ strategic vision for transformation through service both within the church and through outreach in the community by managing the programmatic and operational aspects of Serve Ministries. The Serve Ministries Director will ensure that the value of serving will be fully integrated across all Floris ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications can be submitted to (Posted on 5/3/18)

Youth Director
New Life Church in Midlothian, VA, is searching for a Youth Director to lead a growing Youth Ministry to serve youth in grades 6-12. The Director will provide Christian-based, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. Responsibilities include partnering and collaborating with church staff and ministry teams, and providing leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Communication with youth and parents is essential to the success and growth of the ministry. Come join us as we help grow and nurture our youth as disciples of Jesus Christ. This is a part-time position (50 hours/month). To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 5/3/18)

Executive Director
Old Bridge UMC, Woodbridge, is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for effectively managing the outreach and administrative operations of the church. Specifically, the Executive Director will help the Lead Pastor formulate and execute a plan to make disciples for Jesus. The Executive Director will oversee non-appointed staff, business operations, facilities management, expansion of lay ministries, outreach, connections and missions for OBUMC. Qualifications: Must have experience with managing organizations and people. A bachelor's degree or higher is strongly preferred. Experience making and executing growth plans is preferred, as is experience with developing sales and marketing plans for a church, non-profit, or other organization. The Executive Director should be a competent user of technology, especially MS office products, and Photoshop. Experience with church CRM software is highly valued. This is a non-appointed, non-ordained position. Job description can be obtained by sending an email to (Posted on 5/1/18)

Director of Music and Creative Arts 
St. Luke’s UMC, Hickory, North Carolina: Seeking full-time Director of Music and Creative Arts for a vibrant church and congregation of 600 active members. Implement the Music program for two weekly worship services, and special services as necessary. Direct adult and youth choirs, as well as oversee accompanist, handbell, children’s choir and art and drama program. Lead the Crossflame community youth choir, including develop program, conduct rehearsals, raise funding, communicate with parents, and plan and execute annual summer trip. Develop and manage annual Music Ministry budget, and supervise one full-time Music Assistant. Maintain music library, equipment, robes, files, and other administration related to Music Director’s role. Bachelor’s degree in related field, three years of experience in Music Ministry or similar role preferred, with strong organizational, planning, supervision, and interpersonal skills. Position opens December 2018; applications requested by July 31. Salary commensurate with education and experience. To apply, please submit resume with cover letter and three references to Church Administrator, St. Luke’s UMC, 52 16th Avenue NW, Hickory NC 28601 or e-mail to (Posted on 4/30/18)

Children's Program Director
Ginter Park United Methodist Church in Northside Richmond is seeking to hire a part-time Children's Program Director to work up to 15 hours per week. Some of the main responsibilities will be: Working with children to provide regular, exciting and vibrant programs, reaching out to the neighborhood and beyond to attract new children, Teaching Sunday School and assisting the Christian Educator with Vacation Bible School, and Recruiting, equipping and inspiring volunteers. We are looking for someone who loves children with a Christian passion. The age range of children will be mainly elementary and middle school. Please submit resumes electronically to Rev. Dr. Dennis C. Lipke at or by mail to 1010 West Laburnum Ave, Richmond VA 23227. The closing date for receiving resumes is May 15, 2018. (Posted on 4/25/18)

Children’s Choir Director
Overview: Messiah United Methodist Church (MUMC) in Springfield, VA, announces an opening for a Children’s Choir Director. MUMC is a vibrant faith community located in the heart of West Springfield, with strong support for the music program. We are seeking a choral professional to guide our children’s choirs as they share the good news of Jesus Christ through song. The Director must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of MUMC.  Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in music, experience leading children’s choirs, understanding of appropriate vocal technique and repertoire for children’s choirs, piano proficiency preferred. Time Commitment: 10 hours per week. The Children’s Choir Director will lead rehearsals on Sunday mornings and one other weeknight each week. The Children’s Choirs will offer music during worship monthly. Additionally, the Children’s Choir Director may prepare the children for possible special offerings such as a children’s musical or music at Christmas and Easter. Salary: This position is 10 months per year, September through June. $10,000 annual compensation. To express interest in this position and to view the complete position description, please contact Jessica Irish, Director of Music Ministries, at Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Mrs. Irish. Cover letters/resumes will be considered through May 31, 2018. Messiah United Methodist Church is located at 6215 Rolling Road, West Springfield, VA, 22152. (Posted on 4/25/18) 

Organ and Piano Accompanist
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, has an opening for a part time (8 hours a week) Organ and Piano Accompanist. Responsibilities include providing organ and/or piano accompaniment at the 11:00 worship service and a weekly choir rehearsal. The organ at River Road UMC is a Wicks Pipe Organ (1960), rebuilt by Lewis and Hitchcock (2000) with 3 manuals and has recently been refurbished. Applicants should submit interest and resume to Rev. Darcey Johnson, by phone or email to River Road United Methodist Church, 8800 River Road, Richmond, VA. 23229, (Posted on 4/24/18)

Director of Children's Ministry, Part-Time
Raleigh Court UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry. This person will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with people of all ages and a strong ability to direct and delegate a corps of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education (preferred: Bachelor's degree), and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, the children’s ministry, and church members. Furthermore, s/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee children’s programs in support of the ministry of RCUMC. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministry of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at (Posted on 4/23/18)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian VA, is seeking a Discipleship Director who will lead in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ of New Life’s children, youth and adults through the intentional creation of ministries that help individuals grow in faith.  Applicants should exhibit a deep faith, have experience in casting vision, organizing ministries, supervising volunteers, and a passion for facilitating ongoing spiritual growth. Previous professional experience on a church staff and in successfully working on a team is desired. Responsibilities include planning programs and creating environments conducive to learning. The Discipleship Director will develop intentional pathways that build meaningful relationships and create opportunities to learn, serve and grow. In addition, this position will include developing opportunities based on age and stage of life and Christian maturity for individual, small group and large group learning, service and witness. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This is a part time position (20 hours/week) to include Sunday worship times.  To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry opportunity, go to  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume.  (Posted on 4/23/18)

Director of Traditional Worship 
Deep Creek Church in Chesapeake is a growing Mid-Size Church seeking a Traditional Music Director to help us energize out Traditional Worship Service. Skills: • Works creatively, thinks strategically, and moves ministries forward.• Practices team-based leadership. • Contributes to a staff and church “strengths-based” environment. • Exhibits strong relational skills with people of all ages and situations. • Spirit filled worship leader. • Possesses exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Click here for a detailed job description I(pdf). Please send resume and references to (Posted on 4/19/18)

Program Director 
Deep Creek Church located in Chesapeake VA is a growing Mid-Size Church and we are seeking a creative out of the box thinking Program Director.  Skills: • Works creatively, thinks strategically, and moves ministries forward. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Maintains familiarity with current Christian education curriculum for all age levels. • Exhibits strong relational skills with people of all ages and situations. • Is proficient in Microsoft Office; knowledge of desktop publishing and video editing software a plus. • Possesses exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills.• Demonstrates good work habits including initiative, punctual, and regular attendance, efficient use of time, promptness in meeting deadlines, dependability and the ability to “think outside the box.” Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred but not required. Previous experience preferred but not required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume and references to: Mike Plasters at (Posted on 4/19/18)

Preschool Director
St. John’s United Methodist Church, Springfield, is seeking a Preschool Director for our Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE). The Director supervises an Administrator and a staff of 20 teachers. The school offers both a four (4) hour daily instructional program and pre- and post daycare between mid-August and mid- June. A summer program is offered as well.  Qualified candidates will hold a degree or have extensive teaching/supervisory experience in church-based preschool programs.  A copy of the Position Description may be found by clicking here (pdf). Send a resume including 3 references to no later than May 3, 2018. Direct questions to (703) 256-7748. (Posted on 4/17/18)

Youth Minister
Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville, Kentucky is seeking a full-time Youth Minister who will, together with the Children through Youth Ministry and Music Ministry team members, develop and implement an exciting, spiritually transformative, and growing ministry to youth and their families from 6th grade to 12th grade. Building relationships with youth and their families, developing teams of volunteers and empowering parents are the core responsibilities to help youth become living proof of God’s love, one person at a time. Average worship attendance is 1,100/week with a youth ministry involvement of 100/week with potential to reach over 400 youth. The Youth Minister must have a deep love of God, passion, and a vision for ministry to youth in a large church setting; experience in developing adult volunteer leaders; excellent organization and administrative abilities; and skills in building teamwork among fellow staff and volunteers. Visit the church’s website at for more information. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to  (Posted on 4/13/18)

Youth Pastor – Full-time
First United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is searching for a passionate youth leader who will partner with parents and adult volunteers to lead middle and high school students to grow into deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Our bold vision for children and youth ministry is based on God’s call as processed by considerable discernment and prayer. The youth pastor will provide leadership and direction for all church activities concerning youth ministry within a vision and framework already developed by the church (based on the Orange/XP3 model). This full-time position includes visioning, planning, implementing, and supporting youth ministry under the broader vision, mission and guidelines of the church, which encompasses a continuum for children, youth and families from birth to college. The primary focus of the youth pastor is to lead youth and their families to develop a strong Christian faith in the United Methodist tradition by building and supporting teams of adult volunteers to teach, mentor and sustain ministry activities. These activities include weekly Sunday evening fellowship and small and large group faith development time as well as community service and missions, Bible studies, conferences, fun events and maintaining a presence in the lives of students outside of church. The youth pastor works closely as part of our Family Ministry Team with the Minister of Next Generation Discipleship, who oversees Children’s and Family Ministry and administrative/budget activities, and a team of lay people. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send a letter of interest and resume with three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Lead Pastor, (Posted on 4/12/17)

Business Manager 
Cave Spring United Methodist Church, located in south Roanoke County, is seeking a skilled and experienced person to be our Business Manager. This position averages 20 per week and performs the business and financial work that is required for the administration of the church. Bachelor’s degree in accounting (or related business degree) with knowledge of and experience in fund accounting. Skill and experience with financial and database software required; church financial and United Methodist Church experience helpful. Good communication and collaborative skills required For a complete position description, visit or email  Email resumes to by Apr.30.   (Posted on 4/11/18)

Communication Administration Assistant Cave
Spring United Methodist Church, located in south Roanoke County, is seeking a creative, welcoming and skilled person to be our Communication Administration Assistant. This position is 24 hours per week providing communication and administrative support to the dynamic ministries of CSUMC. We are seeking a person who is experienced in administrative software, including database, word processing, spreadsheet and especially desktop publishing. The successful candidate will be creative, friendly, energetic, welcoming and able to flourish in a team environment. Ability to prioritize and multi-task is a must. Experience in the United Methodist Church is helpful. For a complete position description, visit or email Email resumes to by Apr.30. (Posted on 4/11/18)

Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Evangelical United Methodist Church, a vibrant and growing congregation located in Elkton, VA, is seeking a new administrative assistant to provide support for our pastors and staff, prepare worship bulletins and other church communication, and provide a welcoming office atmosphere.  This is a part-time (20 hours per week), salaried position, with paid holidays and 2 weeks of paid vacation/personal time per year.  The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to the faith and teachings of The United Methodist Church, strong organization skills, and versatile computer experience, as well as flexibility, compassion, and kindness.   A complete job description and application is available by emailing  (Posted on 4/9/18)

F/T Director of Youth and Outreach Ministry
Fairfax UMC, Fairfax, is seeking an energetic and innovative person called to minister by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry, along with creating a missional vision to be highly involved with the various needs of the community. Through partnering, collaborating and empowering others, we hope to provide a higher quality of life for those in need. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating all aspects of youth ministry along with serving as the staff liaison to the Mission Pillar Ministry Team. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). A cover letter and resume may be sent to Linda Burke, Executive Director, FUMC: to apply. (Posted on 4/9/18)

Full-time Worship Director
Vine Church in Dunn Loring, Virginia has an opening for a full-time worship director.  The Worship Director will be responsible for leading the worship ministries of two campuses and multiple worship services.  For details about responsibilities and qualifications see the full job description at  (Posted on 4/6/18)

Preschool Director
United Christian Parish in Reston, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of the NAEYC-accredited, VA licensed preschool. A ministry of United Christian Parish, the Preschool is a part-day program which is inclusive and focuses on the nurture of the whole child, including social-emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual development. The Preschool uses Creative Curriculum and Conscious Discipline. We are seeking someone with a degree and experience in Early Childhood Education and with administrative skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to  Closing date May 7. (Posted on 4/6/18)

Youth Director
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC (Dulles Airport) area, is seeking a  (30 hours a week)  Youth Director . This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade and connecting with post high school. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information, please go to and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 4/5/18)

Preschool Director
Vine-Dunn Loring, Arlington District, is seeking a Preschool Director. Ministry Goal: To create ministries to connect children and their families to Jesus Christ, so that their lives bear fruit. Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or related field. Must have experience in working with groups of preschool children and ministry experience through the local church. Able to supervise staff of varying backgrounds and experience levels. Able to create a sense of community among staff, children, families, and church. Sensitive to the needs of children and what constitutes a sound Christian program for young children. Capacity to actively seek and take advantage of opportunities for professional and programmatic development. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be sent to: Rev. Melissa Dunlap, Executive Director (Posted on 4/5/18)

Church Office Administrator
Verona United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Office Administrator. This is a salaried part-time position (9am-3pm, Monday through Friday with paid holidays and vacation) in a busy church office setting requiring multi-tasking, technical, and interpersonal abilities. Experience with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint and social media communication platforms preferred. The position starts June 11, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Verona UMC is a thriving congregation (250 average worship attendance) with a two-year old second campus (Aisle 7 Fellowship) near-by. The applicant must be a caring and passionate follower of Jesus Christ willing to work as part of a team under the supervision of the Senior Pastor. Send resume and letter of interest to:  SPRC Chairperson, Verona United Methodist Church. P.O. Box 47, Verona, VA 24482. (Posted on 4/5/18)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Are you musically gifted and spiritually alive in Christ? Aisle 7 Fellowship, a two-year-old second campus of Verona United Methodist Church in Verona, Virginia is seeking a Worship Leader for its contemporary worship services. We began worship in  2016 in the Verona Community Center. As the “anchor” Christian fellowship of the community center, we are in mission throughout the week with other area churches in outreach to the poor, small group Bible studies, and other transformational ministries. Worship Leader’s responsibilities: The Worship Leader will work closely with the campus pastor to:  1) help identify the worship needs of the congregation as it continues to develop and grow; 2) lead the music and other worship components of our worship services; 3) continue to develop a worship leadership team; 4) serve as a spiritual mentor to worship leadership team members. Qualifications: The primary qualification is that you be a growing disciple of Jesus Christ with a burning desire to see the Kingdom of God grow. Other qualifications include:  demonstrable musical abilities, especially with voice and instruments; familiarity with sound systems and worship software; and experience with planning and leading contemporary worship. Initial Salary:  $800-$1000 a month commensurate with training and experience. Worship Leader starting date is June 10, 2018. Contact:  Ethan Eldred, Aisle 7 Fellowship Worship Leader, Aisle 7 Fellowship, P.O. Box 47, Verona, VA 24482. Email:, Phone: 814-215-3423 (Posted on 4/5/18)

Director of Music and Arts for Children and Youth
Crozet United Methodist Church, a vibrant and growing mid-size church outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking applications for the part-time (20 hours per week) position of Director of Music and Arts for Children and Youth. The Director will develop and implement a comprehensive music and arts ministry for Crozet UMC children and youth, including programs, services, and activities that ensure weekly worship continues to grow in scope and harmony with the church’s vision statement. The Director will provide leadership and coordination for the Sunday 8:30 am worship service, Vacation Bible Camp, youth Christmas program, children’s choir, youth choir, and various other programs in the life of the church. The Director must exhibit a passion for working with young people, possess strong technical competencies in music, and demonstrate a commitment to guiding others in sharing their faith through the arts. A complete job description is available at: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Marsh Pattie, SPPRC Chairperson, at Inquiries may also be directed to Crozet United Methodist Church at 434-823-4420. Review of applications will begin April 18, 2018 with anticipated start date in May or early June. (Posted on 4/1/18)


Campus Minister and Director
The Wesley Foundation at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia (IGNITEnorfolk). The Students and Board of Directors of the Wesley Foundation at Old Dominion are prayerfully searching for a new director to lead the ministry to serve the students and campus of ODU. Serving a diverse campus of over 20,000 students and with strong roots in the Norfolk community, there is an abundance of unique and creative ministry potential for the next director at IGNITEnorfolk (the name of the Wesley Foundation at ODU). The campus ministry’s focus is upon embodying God’s love through mission and service, worship and discipleship. We are seeking a campus minister enthusiastic about serving with and strengthening this ministry that is truly for all students. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit a resume, including at least 3 references, along with a cover letter describing your interest in campus ministry, and this position specifically to For any questions, please contact Rev. Max Blalock, or 757-634-7406. Resumes are being accepted now and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Desired start date is July 31, 2018. (Posted on 5/22/18)

Summer Camp Leaders
Crestfield Camp & Conference Center is now hiring Summer Leaders. Crestfield Camp & Conference Center is a year-round Christian camp and retreat center located in Slippery Rock, PA, about an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA. We proudly offer competitive pay, board & housing for all Summer Leaders positions. Most positions last from June 1st - July 27th, 2018. Some opportunities extend a full 12 weeks (May 21st - August 11th). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit a cover letter or resume, email us at today. (Posted on 5/16/18)

Summer Camp Positions
Camp Overlook, Keezletown, VA, is seeking Overnight Camp Counselors, Lifeguards, and an Arts and Crafts Director. Are you a Christian college student pursuing a career in education, social work, pediatric medicine, special education, or other child/youth-centered field? Embark on a summer ADVENTURE that will change your life, and the lives of children and youth, forever! Spend a summer sharing your faith AND gaining invaluable experience with young people in elementary, middle, and high school. It's a powerful and meaningful way to make your summer count in both your faith life and your professional goals. Overlook is seeking overnight camp counselors, lifeguards, and a summer Arts and Crafts Director. Contact Kelli for more details: 540-269-2267 /  Download an application from our website ( (Posted on 5/8/18)

Youth Ministries Coordinator 
Henderson Settlement, Frakes, KY, is seeking a Youth Ministries Coordinator. The Mission Youth Ministries Coordinator shall: Plan, oversee, and schedule age appropriate activities for children and youth (these include After School, Youth programming, and Summer Recreation program in accordance with all state regulations). Enhance the spiritual, physical, emotional and social lives of the children and youth. Be a mentor and develop a mentoring program. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; two or more years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. If interested you may send your resume to: Henderson Settlement Finance Office, PO Box 205 Frakes, KY 40940 or email to: (Posted on 4/13/18)

Mission Ministries Coordinator
The Heartwood Center, a mission on the Rappahannock River District has the following part-time, summer seasonal position available: Mission Ministries Coordinator. The Coordinator leads a group of volunteers to provide a 2-week day camp for Middle School Students with a focus on mission in the local community. The home base for the camp is at the Heartwood Center property on Hartwood, Virginia in Stafford County. During the camp, the students have the opportunity to participate in team building skills, low ROPES course, hands on local service projects, Bible study, and recreation. The local churches support the camp with experienced and enthusiastic volunteers and evening meals. To learn more about this paid position: visit: Email: Call: Rev. Gayle Porias at 540.788.9838 (Posted on 4/9/18)

Marketing Associate
Lake Junaluska is looking for a full-time marketing associate. This position will oversee the development of print and online marketing materials, as well as manage day-to-day social media and advertising. Candidates must possess excellent writing, creativity and organizational skills. Lake Junaluska is a United Methodist conference center in the mountains of North Carolina. To see the full job description and to apply, visit (Posted on 4/9/18)

Communications Intern
Lake Junaluska is looking for a paid summer communications intern to produce The Junaluska Weekly, a publication for the Lake Junaluska community. The intern will have the chance to direct editorial content and gain skills in editing, writing, photography and design, with some digital marketing as well. Lodging for the position is available if needed. Lake Junaluska is a United Methodist conference center in the mountains of North Carolina. To see the full job description and to apply, visit (Posted on 4/9/18)

Director of Development
The Director of Development will report directly to the Executive Director/CEO and will play a critical role in helping Lake Junaluska meet its fundraising goals while advancing Lake Junaluska’s strategic direction. The Director of Development will provide leadership and management of the direction, planning and execution of fundraising and development related activities for the organization. To include, but not limited to, annual, major, and planned gift giving, serve as a liaison for multidisciplinary development efforts, and provide leadership supervision to development staff and volunteers. Lake Junaluska is a United Methodist conference center in the mountains of North Carolina. To see the full job description and apply, visit (Posted on 4/9/18)

Campus Minister, Wesley Foundation at Longwood University
The Virginia Conference seeks a Christ-centered, team-oriented spiritual leader for the Wesley Foundation at Longwood University. The Wesley Campus Ministry serves the communities of Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College. Longwood has an enrollment of about 5000 students with 70% female enrollment and 70% of all students living on campus. Hampden-Sydney is the oldest all male college in the country. Enrollment is about 1000 students and almost all of the students live on campus. Both schools focus on a strong liberal arts curriculum. The Wesley Campus Ministry building is located in Farmville, across the street from the north end of Longwood’s campus and just 6 miles from the Hampden-Sydney campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you believe this position might be for you, we encourage you to apply. Please send your cover letter and resume to by Monday, April 23rd. For any questions, please contact Paulo Lopes, VAUMC Director of Next Generation Ministries at Interviews are currently scheduled during the week of April 30. (Posted on 4/5/18)

Director of Program Development, The Leadership Institute, Union Presbyterian Seminary
Union Presbyterian Seminary invites applications for the position of Director of Program Development for The Leadership Institute on our Richmond, Virginia campus. Letters of application, including a resume and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Ken McFayden, Academic Dean, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227, Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2018. The person selected for this position will be expected to begin on July 2, 2018.Union Presbyterian Seminary is a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and an EO/AA employer committed to increasing the gender, racial-ethnic, and international and cultural diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. Since its formation in 1812, it has sustained the intention of its founders to provide education for Christian ministry that is scholarly, pastoral, and engaged with contemporary life.Interested persons may click on this link: Director of Program Development. (3/26/18)

Circles Ashland Coach Position
Circles Ashland is a non-profit organization whose mission is to resolve poverty so that all families in the Ashland community may thrive. The Circles Coach is a leadership position whose primary role is to work with the Circles community, supporting Circle Leaders, Allies and volunteers. The vision for Circles Ashland came out of a Five Talent Academy event several years ago where participants learned about the Circles USA model and then Duncan Memorial UMC in Ashland got the program started through its mission and outreach support.  It is a faith-friendly but not a faith-based program. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit cover letter and resume to Randi Buerlein at For more information about Circles Ashland visit (Posted on 3/23/18)


Pastoral, Congregational Care/Visitation 
Anne West Kesner is seeking a position in the Elizabeth River District area for Pastoral Care/Visitation or anything related to the work of the Deacon in Christian Formation and Congregational Care. Click here to view her resume (pdf). She may be reached at  804.615.0947 ▪ (Posted on 5/21/18)

Position in Christian Education
Archana Samuel, an international student from India at Union Presbyterian Seminary, will be graduating with a Masters in Christian Education. She is seeking a position in Christian Education at a United Methodist church. Dedicated servant with over 17 years in ministry as missionary, teacher, preacher, trainer, mentor and church minister who has a passion for shepherding individuals and congregations to Christ.  Motivated and caring professional with strong academic background along with a hard-working nature bent on accomplishing ministerial goals and serving the community.  Click here to view her resume (pdf). Click here to view her cover letter (pdf). (Posted on 5/7/18)

Assistant to Pastor, Youth Director, Church Leadership
Raja Samuel "Sam" Rajaratnam is an international candidate from India and graduated with Master of Theology (Th. M.) from Union Presbyterian Seminary in 2016. Currently he is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) program at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Va. He is seeking job at a United Methodist church to serve in the following capacities - as an Assistant to the Pastor or Youth Director or Campus Minister/Coordinator or Chaplain or Program Developer. Click here to view his resume (pdf). Click here to view a cover letter(pdf). (Posted on 5/7/18)



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