Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at
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Part-time videographer
The Virginia Conference Office of Communications in Glen Allen, VA, is seeking a part-time videographer to create and produce videos to be used by the conference as effective communications tools to describe its mission, vision and ministry. The position reports to the director of Communications. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send resume to Linda Rhodes, director of Communications, at or P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Applications will be received through Sept. 1. (Posted on 7/24/14)


Director of Music Ministry
St. John's UMC in Edinburg is a small town church with less than 100 in attendance. Looking for a Music Director with training and experience to lead and grow emerging music ministry. We have Traditional Choir as well as Men’s, Women’ and Praise Choirs emerging. Director needs to discern ability levels, select music, and develop potential. Lead Choirs in Sunday Worship and weekly practice. 4-5 hours per week. Salary approx $400 per month. Submit resume and cover letter to St. John’s UMC, P.O. Box 310, Edinburg, VA 22824 or (Posted on 8/21/14)

Preschool Director
Galilee UMC, located in Sterling, VA, is looking for a passionate individual who is interested and qualified to help us initiate the opening and overall management of our new preschool set to open in September 2015. The main responsibilities of the director include handling the daily operations of the business-finances, staffing, children in care, and state licensing standards. The director needs to be a strong Christian leader and able to communicate clearly to staff and families as well as generate new business. Flexibility, patience, professionalism and organizational skills are essential in this role. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The position will begin immediately in order to effectively prepare for the 2015 opening.  Interested candidates should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at (Posted on 8/21/14)

Director of Worship
The Chapel at Leisure World, a ministry of Galilee UMC in Sterling, VA is looking for a part-time Director of Worship. Working at the campus site located at Leisure World, an active older adult community located in Lansdowne, VA, this position will work with the Campus Pastor to provide leadership for the music ministry of the church through creative worship planning, leading music in the worship service, and recruiting, leading and guiding the gifts of the congregation as they serve God through music. This is a part-time, salaried position. Click here for the job description (pdf). Applicants should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at (Posted on 8/21/14)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries (Alexandria, VA)
Franconia United Methodist Church in Northern Virginia, is looking for a part-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Please click link: for the complete job description. The deadline for applications is September 2, 2014. Interested candidates should send their resumes and references by e-mail to (Posted on 8/20/14)

Vocal Ministry Leader: Part Time
Christ Church, 8285 Glen Eagles Ln, Fairfax Station, VA 22039, is seeking a Vocal Ministry Leader. Position Overview: The Vocal Ministry Leader serves as a vital support to the music ministry at Christ Church. The position is designed to provide leadership, coaching & support to vocalists within the music ministry to sing with confidence and passion as they lead the congregation in singing praise and worship of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The vocal ministry leader will lead both front line singers (vocal team) and the worship choir. Recommended Qualifications: •Demonstrated experience and references in leading vocal performance music; •Working knowledge of music theory; •Basic vocal arrangement understanding; •Fluently read sheet music; •Keyboard skills; •Ability to teach hearing harmony by ear; •Experience with Finale or other comparable scoring software; •Servants heart. Please apply at: (Posted on 8/19/14)

Communications Coordinator
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator. This person will implement an overall plan for marketing and communicating the work and mission, message, and ministries of VBUMC via church website, social media venues, email, print, and oral announcements. They will create designs and review, edit, and revise communications materials generated by department or church staff to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency in line with approved visual identity standards. They will also develop and lead the communications strategy for the overall mission and ministry of the church. Strong Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite skills are a must. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: (Posted on 8/19/14)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a 30 hour per week Director of Children’s Ministry. This person will be eligible for employment benefits including vacation leave, sick leave, and medical and dental insurance. The Director of Children’s Ministry provides staff leadership in the spiritual foundation of children (Birth – 5th Grade) to meet the VBUMC mission and vision, recruits and resources volunteer children teams, monitors budget expenditures, and works with the ministry director team to create and coordinate church-wide ministries for children including oversight of the teams that lead our Seaside School, Care By Community, and Vacation Bible School. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: (Posted on 8/19/14)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Shady Grove UMC – Short Pump is seeking a Director of Contemporary Worship to serve as the primary worship leader for the contemporary worship service.  Duties include directing the Genesis Praise Team and serving alongside the Associate Pastor on the Contemporary Worship Planning Team. This is a part-time, salaried position.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Please submit resume to by September 15, 2014. (Posted on 8/18/14)

Connections and Events Manager
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Connections and Events Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to manage Connections Ministry for the church. Connections Ministry is comprised of two major areas: Guest and Member Services, and Event Support and Management. Through Connections Ministry, Floris hopes to engage members and guests into the life of the church. The manager is responsible for the recruitment and management of volunteers, the development and implementation of programs and events, and the overall hospitality experience at Floris UMC. This position will also be the point of contact for outside organizations looking to host events at Floris UMC and will lead volunteers in the management of community related events. Working with other ministry areas within the church, the manager will work to develop a standardized approach to Guest and Member Services and Event Support and Management. The ideal candidate for this position will be professional, independent, and have a love for hospitality, service and community events. With a servant’s heart and team spirit, this individual will need a can do attitude, be creative and love working with people. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Cover letters and resumes should be submitted by e-mail to: (Posted on 8/18/14)

Part-Time Director of Music
Westhampton United Methodist Church is a small-to-medium size suburban church in the near west end of Richmond with an active congregation and growing children’s and youth ministries. Westhampton UMC is seeking a part-time (10-12 hours/wk) Director of Music who will serve under the general direction of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee, in consultation with the Pastor and the Worship Design Team. This musician must be an experienced organist for our Allen (ADC-7300) 3-manual digital organ which is in excellent condition. Additionally we have a Yamaha grand piano and a three octave set of Malmark handbells. Choral accompanying and directing for all ages is expected, and handbell directing is preferred. Westhampton UMC has one traditional worship service each week and other special services during the year. The average annual salary is $16,000 depending upon experience and qualifications. There are two weeks of paid vacation, annually. Interested candidates should submit a resume with a cover letter to the Music Search Committee, Westhampton UMC, 6100 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226 or by email to (Posted on 8/15/14)

Dunns Chapel UMC, Montpelier, is a small country Church that averages between 10-15 people a Sunday.  The pianist would play for the 11 a.m. worship service - prelude, hymns, offertory, and postlude. No choir. The starting pay is $250/month. Interested persons may contact Greg Dean at 804-651-8331 or e-mail him at Start date is Sept. 7 (Posted on 8/14/14)

Office Assistant
St Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003, is seeking a part-time Office Assistant to serve as a support person for the administrative work carried out through the church office. Working under the direction of the Senior Administrative Assistant, the Office Assistant performs a variety of tasks ranging from welcoming persons in the church office, phone coverage backup for receptionist, document preparation, computer data entry, and materials duplication using the church office equipment. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: or mail to Scott Bach-Hansen, St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003.  Position is open until filled. (Posted on 8/14/14)

Assistant Director of Children's Ministry
Centreville United Methodist Church is seeking an Assistant Director, Children’s Ministry, to assist the Director in facilitating faith formation in children (birth – 6th grade) and provide support and nurturing for both children and their parents. The children’s ministry will work to build children’s faith in the areas of spiritual formation, fellowship, service, and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf) or visit the church's Web site at  Application (from Web site) along with a resume should be submitted by Sunday, August 31 to the CUMC SPRC at

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Nimmo United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently accepting applications for a Director of Children and Youth Ministries to serve a full time position (40 hour per week). This position requires an energetic, flexible, and mature Christian candidate with strong organizational and communication skills, proven leadership abilities to empower children, middle and high school youth, and volunteers to grow in their Christian faith. Qualified applicants please send your resume and a cover letter to Nimmo United Methodist Church, 2200 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, Attn: Search Committee or email by August 31st. For more information call Rev. Clark Cundiff at 757-427-1765 or visit our website at (Posted on 8/13/14)

Choir Director
Forest Road United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA. is seeking an experienced choir director/worship leader. This is a part-time position with initial responsibilities for working with pastor to plan music and leading the small adult choir. Must have excellent keyboard skills. Knowledge of contemporary worship music helpful. Send resume to Ray Buchanan at or Forest Road UMC 2895 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, VA 24504, attn: Ray Buchanan. (Posted on 8/12/14)

Director of Youth Ministries
Full time position available, First UMC, Martinsville. Position involves planning, coordinating, and conducting weekly youth meetings. Director is to develop comprehensive Youth Ministry reaching youth from grades 6 – 12. Director is responsible for recruiting, counseling, teaching, as well as coordinating youth small group ministries. Will serve as staff liaison to Church Council, as well as plan and implement mission activities for youth. Responsible for other duties as assigned. Contact Keith at (Posted on 8/11/14)

Youth Director
Toms Brook United Methodist Church is accepting resumes for the position of Youth Director. The position requires 15 hours per week, and the annual salary range is $8,000 to $11,000. A full ministry description is available upon request. Send resume to Toms Brook UMC, P.O. Box 99, Toms Brook, VA 22660 or email to:, or fax to: 540-436-3428. (Posted on 8/11/14)

Director for Children and Youth
Wesley Chapel UMC, a small church in Fauquier County, is seeking to fill this part-time position as a Christian educator and leader of activities for children & youth. Average 10-15 hours per week, including weekends. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred, but equivalent experience considered. Criminal background check required. Salary $12,500-$15,000 annually based on experience. Send resume to (Posted on 8/11/14)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader) 
St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of Worship for our Modern Worship Service. This 10-15 hour per week part-time position will be responsible for worship planning, leading band and vocal rehearsals, coordinating volunteers and paid musicians, and leading Sunday morning worship. Requirements include that the applicant must have a strong vocal presence and experience in a Modern (Contemporary Music setting). The applicant must be a practicing Christian that can express their faith in groups and worship. Ability to play guitar, piano or keyboard is preferred but, not a requirement. Those interested in applying or for any questions, please contact Scott Bach-Hansen, SPRC Chair at or by calling the church office at 703-978-3500. Interviews being scheduled. Resumes can also be mailed to: St. Matthew’s UMC, Attn: SPRC, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 (Posted on 8/11/14)

Part-time Music Director
Grace United Methodist Church, Parksley, VA is seeking a committed, experienced individual for a salaried position that is currently part-time. Responsibilities include working closely with the pastor in worship planning, preparation of chancel, bell, youth, and children’s choirs, and supervision of other music staff. Resume can be sent to: Grace UMC, Atten: Pastor, PO Box 1042, Parksley, VA 23421. No Phone calls please. (Posted on 8/11/14) 

Permanent Organist/Accompanist
Messiah United Methodist Church, Springfield, Va. 22152. Part-time/permanent: 16-20 hours per week. Three Sunday services: 8:15, 9:30 & 11 am. Choir Rehearsals: Thu 7:45-9:15 pm & Sun 7:45-8:15 am. Education and experience: minimum BM, prefer MM, and 5+ years service playing. Essential skills: sight reading and accompanying; flexibility and versatility. Monarke custom digital organ (2011): 4 manuals, 102 stops and 118 virtual ranks. Salary within AGO guidelines. Closing date: We expect to fill the position by 1 October. Submit recordings: one hymn and one piece of your choice. Send resume and audio examples/web links to: Ms. Cathi Eifert, Director, Church Administration, Messiah UMC, 6215 Rolling Rd., Springfield, VA 22152. For more information, phone Cathi Eifert at (703) 569-9862, ext. 121, or e-mail: (Posted on 8/8/14)

Director of Congregational Care and Education
Porterfield United Methodist Church, a 2,800-member congregation in the South Georgia Annual Conference, seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to develop, equip, and direct the areas of Congregational Care and Education. This person will work with Porterfield’s ministry team in the development and implementation of a new model for Congregational Care. This position is a full-time position. The person who fills this position will report to the Senior Pastor, but must be able to work effectively in a ministry team. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Deadline to submit resume: Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Please send resume to with “Porterfield Director of Congregational Care/Education” in the subject line. (Posted on 8/7/14)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of Contemporary Worship. Responsibilities include worship planning, leading rehearsals, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and leading the Sunday morning and other contemporary worship services. This position is estimated at 8-10 hours per week. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Those interested in applying can send their resume and letter of interest to:, or Round Hill UMC, 2993 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, VA 22603. (540) 877-2317. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Music Director
Charity United Methodist Church, a medium-sized rural/suburban church in southeastern Virginia Beach, Virginia is seeking a faith-filled part-time music director to oversee both contemporary and traditional music teams as well as children and youth music ministries. Contemporary, traditional, and children musical experience is preferred. This position requires approximately 14-20 hours per week, and the salary range for this position is $16,000-$20,000 depending upon experience and qualifications. Please send a resume, references, cover letter, along with telephone and email contact information to, subject Music Director, or mail to Charity United Methodist Church, 4080 Charity Neck Road, Virginia Beach , VA 23457, Attn: SPRC. Deadline to submit applications is September 15, 2014. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Charity United Methodist Church is a medium-sized rural/suburban church in southern Virginia Beach. As a part-time, professional staff member, the Pianist/Accompanist serves under the supervision of the Music Director in support of a traditional worship service and the children’s music ministry. The pianist/accompanist will support worship service music at one worship service per week and at special worship services during the year. Additionally, the pianist/accompanist supports the children’s music ministry during Sunday school and special events. This is a part-time position requiring approximately six (6) hours per week. A Bachelor’s degree in piano is preferred and familiarity with church music styles and liturgy are encouraged. The salary range is $5,500 - $6,500, depending upon experience and qualifications. Please send a resume, references, cover letter, along with telephone and email contact information to, subject Pianist/Accompanist, or mail to Charity United Methodist Church, 4080 Charity Neck Road, Virginia Beach , VA 23457, Attn: SPRC. Deadline to submit applications is September 15, 2014. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant
First UMC Fox Hill, Hampton, is seeking a full-time secretary/administrator at a medium-size United Methodist church. Experience is required. Principle Function: Manage and/or perform all of the administrative tasks and secretarial functions of the church office in support of the church's mission and staff; reporting directly to and working principally for the Senior Pastor. Duties include acting as receptionist, typing and producing bulletins and newsletters, maintaining membership rolls, administrating a small discretionary fund, purchasing church supplies, maintaining the church calendar and coordinating activities. Maintain online/web calendar, maintain general church social media presence, and ensure that church web-links are up-to-date. Must be competent in word processing, general office procedures, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications, and the operation of standard office equipment. Should have a working knowledge of computer networks, be able to troubleshoot, and provide technical support on computer equipment and software for staff. Should be friendly and willing to assist church members in times of need. This is a full-time position (35 hours/week) with some benefits. Please respond no later than August 22, 2014 and email resume to or mail resume to First United Methodist Church Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Road, Hampton, Virginia 23664. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Fieldstone United Methodist Church, Christiansburg, Va., is seeking a Director of Children and Family Ministries. The goal of this position is to build young disciples for Christ through the organization and implementation of a comprehensive approach to children and family ministry. 15-­20 hours per week can be scheduled with flexibility; however, certain times will be required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send resumes to or call 540-260-3402 for further information.  (Posted on 8/5/14)

Ebenezer United Methodist Church (EUMC) is seeking two part-time receptionists. The ideal candidates will have a strong faith, be warm and friendly, compassionate, calm and professional with an excellent phone manner, strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook), and have some familiarity with social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Excellent time management skills, organizational ability, detail oriented and the ability to multi-task in a busy office environment are a must. Morning Position will work 8:45-1:00, Monday, 8:45-12:45 Tuesday through Thursday, 8:45-4:15 every other Friday and 8:30-12:30 every other alternating Sunday morning. Afternoon Position will work 12:00-4:15, Monday, 12:15-4:15 Tuesday through Thursday, 8:45-4:15 every other Friday and 8:30-12:30 every other alternating Sunday morning. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, August 15, 2014 at 12 noon. You should include the following when submitting your application packet: your resume, a completed application and a cover letter. Please indicate which position you are interested in (morning, afternoon or either). You may submit your application packet in one of three ways: Application and information is available at (Posted on 8/5/14)

Music Director (Part-Time)
Bethany United Methodist Church in Purcellville, VA is taking applications for an experienced, part-time Music Director. Part-time will entail each Sunday morning, one evening choir rehearsal per week and special services such as Christmas Eve and Holy Week, etc. Ability to play piano preferred but not required. Send resumes, attention: SPRC Chair, to or by mail to Bethany UMC, 100 West Main Street, PO Box 487, Purcellville, VA 20134. For more information or to request a job description, e-mail or call the church office at 540-338-7648. (Posted on 8/5/14)

Administrative Assistant
Vale United Methodist Church in Oakton, VA is seeking an enthusiastic and engaging part-time Administrative Assistant (avg. 20-25 hrs weekly). The qualified candidate should enjoy working with people and have strong administrative and receptionist skills to assist the pastor and staff in the daily needs of the active congregation. Salary is commensurate with experience. Vale is a vibrant and mission-driven congregation seeking to align their lives with the way of Jesus Christ; to invite others to journey together and; to move beyond its walls to create a more just and loving world. The complete position description and qualifications are available at Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Vale is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. (Posted on 8/5/14)

Music Director/Accompanist (Organ and Piano)
Lebanon UMC in Hanover is a mid-size church with a very active and committed congregation. LUMC holds 2 services each Sunday, at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The Music director/accompanist will lead and rehearse with the choir weekly and direct the choir at the 11:00 service, as well as holiday services such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday , and rotating involvement in community-wide celebration of Thanksgiving and Easter Sunrise. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary is commensurate with experience. For more detailed information see the church website at: or call 804 746-0980 for the church office. Email letter of interest and resume to Jan Simpson Staff/Parish Chairman at (Posted on 8/5/14)

Assistant Director of Youth Ministries
Shady Grove (Mechanicsville) UMC is seeking an Assistant Director of Youth Ministries, to work part time (approximately 15 hours weekly). SGUMC is a vibrant and rapidly growing church in Mechanicsville, VA, a suburb of Richmond. This dynamic and creative leader will work in partnership with youth (grades 6-12), their parents, church staff and volunteers to nurture and lead multiple youth ministries. These include weekly youth events, mission trips, retreats and other activities. This will be an amazing, unique opportunity to work collaboratively with a diverse and creative ministry team. Candidates should have at least 2 years of college education with emphasis in Christian leadership and management, effective communications skills to include social media, the ability to work collaboratively and connect with youth with energy and joy that promotes their faith development. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates can apply by emailing Application deadline is August 20, 2014. (Posted on 8/1/14)

Preschool Teacher
Timberlake UMC Early Learning Center (Lynchburg) is growing! We are searching for teachers for our Toddler and Three year old classes. We are looking for energetic and organized individuals with great interpersonal and leadership skills. Minimum requirements: • Bachelor’s degree or High School Diploma with child care experience in a preschool environment. • Willingness to work with children 2-5 years of age is essential. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, September – May, 8:45 – 12:15. The primary role of the Teacher: • Provide our students with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. • Give many opportunities to promote physical, mental and social development. • Provide our children with quality learning opportunities. • Ensure safety and supervision of the children. • Manage the classroom including organization, cleanliness and functionality. Toddler and preschool teacher opportunities open for qualified candidates only. Background checks are required as conditions of employment. Creativity, maturity, flexibility, and professionalism are a “must.”  Applications are available at our web site Submit application and resume along with salary history and availability by August 6, 2014. TUMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Posted on 7/31/14)

Communications Assistant
Sterling United Methodist Church in Sterling, Virginia is seeking a Communications Assistant (25 hours/week) in the church office. The Communications Assistant is responsible for implementing the church's communications through various media and print formats. This position handles the coordination and development of all church publications including: church bulletins, the monthly newsletter, weekly announcements and brochures. In addition, the position maintains the SUMC website and social media outlets. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).To apply for this position: Please submit your most recent resume along with a letter of interest to Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Road, Sterling, VA 20164. You may also send your documents electronically to (Posted on 7/31/14)

Director of Adult Discipleship, part-time (12hr/wk)
Front Royal United Methodist Church, a faith community committed to sharing God's love and serving God's people, is seeking an experienced and dedicated person to provide staff leadership for Adult Discipleship. The successful candidate for this outstanding opportunity will be a creative, relational, spiritually-mature person who is experienced in and committed to personal discipleship development for adults. This person will be responsible for directing adult spiritual formation, including small groups, Sunday School and other opportunities. Please visit for the full position description. Please submit resumes electronically to by Aug. 15. (Posted on 7/30/14)

Director of Children’s Ministry, part-time (12hr/wk)
Front Royal United Methodist Church, a faith community committed to sharing God's love and serving God's people, is seeking an experienced and dedicated person to provide staff leadership for Children’s Ministry. The successful candidate for this outstanding opportunity will be a creative, relational, spiritually-mature person who is experienced in hands-on Children’s Ministry including mission, spiritual formation and worship. This person must be gifted, graced and passionate about children’s discipleship and who can engage parents and volunteers. Please visit for the full position description. Please submit resumes electronically to by Aug. 15. (Posted on 7/30/14)

Children’s Handbells, Youth Choir, and Music Administration – Part-time 30 hours/week
Centreville United Methodist Church (CUMC)/Job Opportunity/Children’s Handbells, Youth Choir, and Music Administration: The CUMC SPRC is seeking a part-time Assistant Director and Administrator to direct three children’s handbell choirs, the Youth choir (Voices In Praise), and provide administrative creativity and support to the music staff and volunteers. This person will work with the Director of Music to plan music for the choir year, direct choirs, provide for the nurture, care, and spiritual growth of the individuals within the choirs, and provide administrative support. Applications and a complete job description are available at Check the home page under Quick Links and click on Employment Opportunities. Candidates should submit a job application, along with a resume, to the SPRC at immediately. CUMC is located at 6400 Old Centreville Road in Centreville, VA 20121. (Posted on 7/30/14)

Church Secretary (part-time)
Wesley United Methodist Church in Hampton, VA is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled individual to serve as Church Secretary (part-time, 15/hrs./week, Mon. -Thurs.) to support our vital, growing church. The Secretary is responsible for a variety of important functions to include: church office operations; record keeping; database management of membership; file and office inventory management; website maintenance; developing weekly church bulletins; report development; church event calendar maintenance; developing outstanding customer relations and other duties. The Secretary also serves as the pastor’s administrative assistant. The incumbent will be able to manage multiple priorities and workflow, be flexible, yet work well with details, and work successfully with groups or independently with limited supervision. To Apply: Interested parties must submit a résumé, letter of application, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references: by e-mail to; by mail to Wesley United Methodist Church, 2510 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666. All application materials must be received/postmarked no later than 5pm, August 11, 2014. For more info, go to (Posted on 7/29/14)

Youth/Music Education Director/Deaconess
Resurrection United Methodist Church, Chesapeake Virginia, is seeking a dynamic individual and/or a qualified deaconess for Christian education for young adult, youth, and children, and music leader for adults, youth, and children in a growing multi-cultural church with many youth and young adults. JOB DUTIES: • Teach or lead Christian education programs; • Recruit and/or train volunteers, empowering and equipping others for service; • Organize and/or facilitate small groups; • Encourage and/or plan meaningful worship, devotions, or prayer time; • Coordinate social ministry activities, reaching out to those who are marginalized; • Music Director working with all ages – children, youth, adults, and families;This Deaconess position combines faith and service to church and society.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: • Theology courses at the undergraduate or graduate level; • Specialized ministry courses; • Deepening of spiritual and prayer life; • Development of attitudes and vision for ministry to the whole people of God. The ability to unselfishly meet the needs of others through practical help. • Adminstration. The ability to organize and manage, working with and through others to achieve goals. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please mail resume to: ATTN: Staff Parish Relations, 1322 Centerville Turnpike N., Chesapeake Virginia 23320. (Posted on 7/28/14)

Director of Christian Education
Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church St., Asheville, NC 28801, a 3,000+ member church, is seeking a full-time Director of ChristianEducation with an emphasis on Children and Family Ministries to assist in its mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. For more information, please contact the Rev. Luke Lingle (, and for a full job description go to (Posted on 7/28/14)

Director of Child Development Center
Elizabeth B. Sherman Child Development Center, a ministry of Front Royal United Methodist Church,  is seeking a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Director to provide experienced leadership to our dynamic child development program.  This person will have leadership responsibility for the center, its staff and students, including marketing, relationships and educational standards.  Passion for children, education and experience in leadership a must.  Please submit electronically to by Aug 10.   Contact Cary Burke, or  Pastor Denise,  for more information, or (Posted on 7/22/14)

Administrative Assistant
Mechanicsville United Methodist Church in Mechanicsville, Virginia seeks to employ an Administrative Assistant. This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, 9 am until 1 pm, Monday through Friday. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Qualified applicants should submit a resume and/or interest letter to the church office,, Attn: Pastor Kerry D Boggs, or USPS 7356 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, Attn: Lorie Battiata, Staff-Parish Relations. (Posted on 7/22/14)

Director of Children's Ministries
Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church, in Richmond, Virginia, seeks a part-time Director of Children's Ministries. The purpose of this position is to continue to grow and expand the children's ministry, age 3 through grade 5, of the congregation to reach the larger community. Primary responsibilities include planning, preparing and leading a weekly children's program; planning and assisting volunteers to implement an annual Vacation Bible School; planning and organizing curriculum for Children's Church; chairing Children's Council and related responsibilities. Candidate should have good communications skills, excellent organizational skills, an ability to be a team player, and a strong desire to help children grow in their commitment to Jesus Christ. A complete job description can be obtained by contacting our church office at 804-270-2869. The online application is available at (Posted on 7/21/14)

Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a pianist to serve on our music staff. Job responsibilities include serving as rehearsal pianist and accompanist on piano for the Sanctuary Choir and Joyful Noise Singers (the children’s choir) and playing the piano for the 10:00AM Sunday worship service and for additional special services as required. Email your resume to Rafael Scarfullery, Music Director, at Please visit our website at to learn more about Aldersgate UMC. (Poted on 7/21/14) 

Director of Youth Ministries
Reveille United Methodist Church, a congregation of 1,600 members, in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full time Director of Youth Ministries. The Youth Minister will guide and manage the programs that support the spiritual growth of our youth, grades 6-12. The dynamic individual will have a strong desire to support the continued growth of a program of 80+ youth in building disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship and mission. The qualified person will work with families of youth to provide resources and support for parents; will develop Christian youth leaders; and will incorporate the youth fully into the life of the congregation. The Director of Youth Ministries will direct and work closely with the Assistant Director of Youth Ministries; will also work closely with the Director of Music and youth choir program. The qualified candidate will have a commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to the church as the body performing God’s work. Will have five plus years experience with youth ministry leadership in a large or mid-sized church, have a desire to work with youth, and will have a Masters of Divinity degree or equivalent knowledge in United Methodist theology. A licensed, commissioned or ordained deacon designation in UMC is highly desirable. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. Submit resumes and cover letter to: (Posted on 7/21/14)

Children’s Choir Director 
St. John's United Methodist Church, Springfield, seeks a dynamic and talented individual to director our Children’s Choir. This position provides an opportunity to grow the children’s choir and assist with implementing the vision of St. John's Music program. The individual will perform the duties as Children’s Choir Director through effective administration, personnel supervision and energetic Christ centered activities with a loyalty to St. John's and it's church family. A degree in music is preferred but not required. The ideal candidate would: Be creative and willing to think outside the box, while continually striving for musical diversity and excellence; Have high energy; Enjoy being a team player in the music ministry and children’s ministry. This is a part time position with the work largely centered around Sunday mornings, though seasonally will require some flexibility. • Teach St. John’s Children’s Choir on Sunday morning • Select suitable music, anthems, and other enrichment materials to teach the children’s choir • Lead the Children’s Choir to participate in worship services and present music once a month • Assist St. John’s Minister of Music to teach the summer Music Camp and summer Vacation Bible School• Identify and recruit Children’s Choir members • Provide reporting to PSPR committee for Children’s music activities and participant numbers. The Children’s Choir Director will utilize the St. John's website, weekly bulletin announcements, monthly Chimes newsletters, social media, to include telephone, texts and e-mails to families to promote Children’s Choir activities and programs; • Communicate, encourage and engage adults including choir parents within the Church to participate in planning, supporting and executing programs and activities for Children’s Choir. This is a Part Time position not to exceed 4 hours per week. For additional information or to submit your Resume please send to: (Posted on 7/17/14)

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Office Manager who enjoys multi-tasking to coordinate the church calendar, train volunteer receptionists, serve as personal secretary to the senior pastor and care for day-to-day needs of a large, active congregation. This pt position is 30 hrs., 9-3, M-F. Send your resume and letter of interest to No phone calls, please. (Posted on 7/14/14)

Executive Director
New Town United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, VA, is a 14-year-old church located in Williamsburg with average worship attendance of 300-350. The primary purpose of the executive director is to execute the Lead Pastor’s strategic vision for the church by directing overall programmatic and operational aspects of the church. This includes ensuring that the vision of the church is fully integrated across all ministries, staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly, and that the administrative operations (finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology and communication) are run effectively and support programs. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit resumes and inquiries to: NTUMC, Executive Director position, 5209 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg, VA 23188 OR Email to: Website address is for posting, full job description and information about NTUMC. (Posted on 7/14/14)

Director of Children and Youth Ministry
Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church, Chester, is looking for a Director of Children and Youth Ministry. The Director of Children and Youth Ministry coordinates programming for Children and Youth Ministry in collaboration with the Discipling Team. This is a Part Time Position, Salaried 10-15 hours/week. These hours are flexible and the Director of Children and Youth Ministry is expected to be present for Sunday Evenings for UMYF. The Director will facilitate and equip volunteers from within the laity to help lead programming. Please send resumes to: (Posted on 7/10/14)

Director of Traditional Music Ministries 
Fuquay-Varina (North Carolina) United Methodist Church has a part-time opening (25 hours per week, with potential for growth into a full time position) for a Director of Traditional Music Ministries. This position will direct and oversee the areas of traditional worship music within the music ministry program, including but not limited to working with the traditional adult choir, orchestral ensemble, handbell choirs, and 11:00 am traditional worship service. In conjunction with the Director of Music Ministries, this position will have responsibility for recruitment, training and leading within assigned areas of ministry, in order to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence in harmony with the church’s vision to be a Christ-centered community that loves God, learns God, serves God and shares God. The ideal candidate for this position will be eager to grow the ministry, bringing a sense of vibrancy and enthusiasm to the program. The timeline for growth of this position into a full time role could be anywhere between 1 and 5 years, depending on how quickly the ministry grows, and the degree of excellence that the candidate brings. We do not consider ourselves to be a “high church” or “classical church” setting, but rather a spirited traditional setting in which a wide variety of musical styles are embraced and welcomed. Requirements for the position include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, with masters level training or equivalent experience preferred. Previous experience in a traditional church music setting is preferred. Email cover letter and resume: (Posted on 7/10/14)

Director of Youth Ministries
Thalia UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a dynamic individual for a part time (22 Hrs/week average) position to develop, implement, and direct programs for the spiritual growth of our youth (grades 6-12). The planned salary is approximately $17,000 per year. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). A successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to provide leadership while being a role model. Send resume & cover letter to (Posted on 7/9/14) 

Choir Director
Weyers Cave United Methodist Church, Harrisonburg District,  is seeking a Choir Director. The position of the Choir Director focuses on the music of the church choir and/or other music groups that may be formed in the church. The Choir Director shall be responsible to the Pastor and work with the organist/pianist. The Choir Director shall be accountable to the Pastor Parish Relations Committee with respect to hiring and firing, annual performance review (through the Pastor), and salary level. He or she shall have the right to consult with the Pastor Parish Relations Committee directly upon request. The Choir Director’s duties include directing the choir on Sunday mornings and special events such as Christmas Eve services during the choir season and planning and leading weekly choir practices. He or she will attempt to find a replacement for times of absences. He or she shall select music, to the extent possible, in coordination with the Worship Committee and/or the Pastor. The Choir Director will oversee the music library. He or she will provide information regarding anthems and special music in a timely manner to have them included in the bulletins. He or she will represent the music ministry as a member of the Committee on Worship, attending meetings when possible, and present the annual budget request for music ministries when appropriate. Contact Pastor Peggy Packard at 540-234-0401. (Posted on 7/3/14) 

Office Administrator
Westover Hills United Methodist Church is looking for a church office administrator to work part-time 27 hours/week (Monday – Thursday, 9-3; and Friday, 9-noon). This person will be the “face” of the church, so excellent skills in communication, administration, and organization are needed. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite is required, and familiarity with the ACS church operating system would be helpful. Please send a letter of interest and resume by July 25, 2014 to Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd., Richmond, VA 23225 or e-mail to; Attn: SPRC. Click here to visit our website for more information and a job application. (Posted on 7/2/14)

Office Manager
Pleasant Valley UMC, Chantilly, VA, is seeking a part-time (30 hours per week) Office Manager. Our ideal candidate has excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written), the ability to multitask, and a warm, welcoming demeanor. The Office Manager is responsible for church communications, publications, managing multiply vendors, and serving as administrative assistant to the pastor. We are an energetic, growing church, and we look forward to continuing to grow our team! To apply, or to request more information, please contact PVUMC at or 703-327-4461. (Posted on 7/1/14)

Assistant Choral Director
Christ Church Episcopal in Richmond, VA is seeking an Assistant Choral Director. The Assistant Choral Director reports to and supports the Music Minister in providing worship music leadership, and helps the Music Minister oversee the vocal ensembles of Christ Church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit your resumé and references to (Posted on 7/1/14)

AV Technician
Christ Church Episocpal in Richmond, VA is seeking an AV Technician. The AV Technician reports to and supports the Music Minister in developing an effective AV Ministry, training and leading volunteers to coordinate and manage the various aspects of video, sound, and (secondarily) lighting needs for all worship services and other parish life events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit your resumé and references to (Posted on 7/1/14)

Director of Student Ministry
A vibrant community church on the edge of Winston-Salem, NC, seeks candidates for a full-time ministry position who will be responsible for directing and leading middle and high school youth in their personal and spiritual growth. The ideal candidate needs to have a passion for youth and their families as well as being fun, energetic, and able teach the Word of God. Contact Pastor Dan Lyons at with cover letter and resume. (Posted on 7/1/14)

Willis UMC in Henrico County seeks a pianist. Primary responsibilities include mid-week rehearsal with an adult choir and music leadership in one service on Sunday morning. Additional responsibilities may include funerals and seasonal special music. Part-time hours negotiable. Please submit resumes with references by email to (Posted on 6/30/14)

Youth Ministry Coordinator
Lane Memorial United Methodist Church is looking for a committed Christian man or woman who have a heart and training in youth ministry. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. We seek someone who understands the youth of today and is willing to incorporate new mean and methods but has a strong desire and commitment never to compromise the message. To see the full job description click here. To apply for this job, please submit your resume to Pastor Alan Combs, Lane Memorial UMC, 1201 Bedford Ave., Atlavista, VA. 24517. You may also send your resume electronically to Visit our website to learn more about Lane Memorial. (Posted on 6/30/14)

Youth Ministry Director
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church, a growing 425-member congregation located in New Market, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries.  Working under the primary direction of the pastor, this person will provide the vision to develop and strengthen a youth ministry that builds disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission.  Hours (10-12 per week) are flexible and include four hours on Sunday mornings. The applicant must demonstrate a personal commitment to Christian discipleship and United Methodist doctrine and discipline, and a passion for mentoring young disciples.  Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.  A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred.  Experience in youth ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. Submit resumes by July 18, 2014 to or mail to Selection Committee, PO Box 340 New Market, VA 22844.  Direct phone inquiries to 540-740-8959. (Posted on 6/26/14)  

Director of Music Ministries (Organist/Choir Director)
Dulin United Methodist Church, located in Falls Church, Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries. This person will be responsible for all music in the regular worship and special congregational services.  The Director will provide musical participation experiences for children, youth, and adults, including bell choir, instrumental and vocal groups, and soloists. Excellent organ/piano keyboard skills required.  Click here for a detailed job description. To apply for this job, please submit your resume to Pastor Dave Kirkland, Dulin UMC, 513 E. Broad Street, Falls Church, Va. 22046. You may also send your resume electronically to Visit our website to learn more about Dulin Church. (Posted on 6/24/14)

Minister of Christian Discipleship
Dulin United Methodist Church, located in Falls Church, Virginia is seeking a full-time Minister of Christian Discipleship. This person will focus on two main areas of ministry:
1. Lead and coordinate discipleship ministries for persons of all ages and stages of faith.
2. Integrate current Dulin disciples and new disciples into the life and ministry of Dulin Church.
Click here for a detailed job description. To apply for this job, please submit your resume to Pastor Dave Kirkland, Dulin UMC, 513 E. Broad Street, Falls Church, Va. 22046. You may also send your resume electronically to Visit our website to learn more about Dulin Church. (Posted on 6/24/14)

Music Director
Arlington Temple UMC in Arlington, VA is seeking a part-time music director to begin in August. This position includes playing the organ or piano during our one Sunday service at 10:30 am, preparing for and leading choir rehearsal for an hour before the service and half an hour after, special services such as Christmas Eve and occasional worship planning meetings with the pastor. Our congregation is diverse and we hope to find someone whose musical background is as well! Salary $10-13K/year based on qualifications. Please send resume to Rev. Allie Rosner, (Posted on 6/24/14)

KidZ and Student Worship Leader 
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking a part-time (20 hrs/wk) KidZ and Student Worship Leader to equip, encourage and train children and youth to lead aspects of contemporary worship especially in prayer, music and environment. The Leader is responsible for engaging youth in student worship on Sunday and Wednesday nights as well as leading age-appropriate worship for 3rd - 5th graders during the 9:17 am and 11:15 am services each Sunday morning. The position is also responsible for some administrative tasks to include communication with parents, recruiting adult volunteers and using Planning Center Online to plan weekly worship services. Successful candidates should possess Christian character, United Methodist background preferred, a background in music with two years experience leading worship, and experience leading a children’s choir and/or youth band. Interested parties should submit a resume e-mail to, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 6/23/14)

Administrative Assistant – Part-Time Afternoon
Fairlington UMC, 3900 King Street, Alexandria, is seeking an Administrative Assistant.The primary focus of this position is to provide administrative support to the church staff through a variety of activities. The Assistant will be the first point of contact for individuals, making positive customer service practices essential. He/she will work collegially with other team members to prepare a variety of publications for the church including the weekly bulletin/order of worship, monthly newsletter and a variety of other documents. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply for this position: Please submit your most recent resume along with a letter of interest to Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King Street, Alexandria, VA22302; you may also send your documents electronically to Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Committee at No telephone calls please. (Posted on 6/23/14)

Keyboard Support for Music Ministry Team
Remington United Methodist Church is seeking a keyboardist to join its music ministry team under the leadership of the music director. Music is a vital part of worship at Remington and the church is looking for a dedicated musician who enjoys the expression of faith through music. The keyboardist will provide keyboard support at the Sunday morning classic worship service and at weekly choir rehearsals. For more information, please call music director Kaye Rich at 540-439-8298. (Posted on 6/23/14)


Pastoral Counseling of Northern Virginia (PCNV) has a position available for a full-time well-qualified counselor/therapist. PCNV is a non-profit pastoral counseling center with offices located throughout Northern Virginia. PCNV has a multi-disciplined staff providing pastoral counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. The applicant should have appropriate education, credentials and certification/licensure (or nearing completion of such). While not necessary, preference is given to those currently practicing in Northern Virginia who already possess or desire a full-time caseload, looking to join an experienced, collegial and non-hierarchical setting in which to do their work. While not necessary, preference is also for those who desire affiliation with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. PCNV offers an attractive compensation package based on a high percentage of fees collected, as well as Accountable Reimbursement Policy, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Conference/Continuing Education/ Wellness Funds, 401(k), Clergy Housing Allowance and Travel Allowance. In addition, PCNV offers a collegial setting, flexible work schedule and provides both professional liability and general liability insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter expressing their professional goals and reasons for wanting to join PCNV along with a current resume to Dr. Gary L. Hulme, PCNV, 4094 Majestic Lane #237, Fairfax, VA 22033-2104. E-mail: Web site: Phone: 703.449.1944 ext. 261 (Posted on 7/22/14)

Cokesbury Sales Representative
Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Washington D.C.
Serves the primary geographic market by acquiring, developing, and strengthening relationships with congregations, church leaders, denominational offices, and key accounts. Through frequent visitation, Cokesbury services are provided in the areas of curriculum sales/education, custom products, and local events/displays. Analyzes and resolves complex customer service issues, and monitors current trends in the Christian market and competitors. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit resume' and cover letter outlining relevant experience to: Anita Millar, Regional Manager, Cokesbury,  (Posted on 6/28/14)




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