Job Opportunities

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Director of Ministries with Young People
Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke, VA, a vibrant medium-sized congregation, is seeking a Director of Ministries with Young People who will help us to vision, develop and grow our ministries with children, youth, and young adults.  The director will oversee all aspects of our ministry and discipleship formation in these areas, working with staff and volunteers, and will be responsible for direct ministry with our children, in particular. The successful candidate will be an individual who is a strong communicator, team-builder, and a vision-caster for ministry with young people in the 21st century.  Experience in young people’s ministry, a Bachelor’s degree and a deep, abiding faith in Christ are required. We are willing to consider candidates who are laity or deacons. Certifications in age-level ministry are helpful, but not required. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Send resumes, with a cover letter, to Windsor Hills UMC, 3591 Windsor Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018 or electronically to, with “Director of Ministries with Young People” in the subject line. (Posted on 10/21/16)

Director of Family Ministries
Larchmont United Methodist Church (LUMC), Norfolk, VA is seeking a full-time Director of Family Ministries (DFM) to start work on February 1st, 2017.  The LUMC DFM is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs, across all ages, in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach.  The ideal candidate will (1) consider this position as a life ministry, (2) is knowledgeable in use of social media, (3) proficient with Microsoft Office products, (4) practices team-based leadership, (5) has demonstrated the ability to plan, organize, recruit, teach, coach, and lead youth and lay leaders-skills, (6) thinks strategically, (7) works creatively, and (8) possesses a Bachelor’s Degree (Required.  Bachelor or Masters degree in Christian Education preferred).   Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  The DFM Position Description may be obtained on the LUMC web page,, or from the LUMC office (757-489-8168).  Submit resumes, with cover letter, to or directly to the LUMC church office, 1101 Jamestown Cres., Norfolk, VA  23508 no later than December 15th. (Posted on 10/21/16)

Administrative Assistant/ Secretary
Central UMC in downtown Richmond has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant/Secretary. The main task of the employee is communication, using the most modern electronic methods. The church is in a neighborhood which is experiencing rebirth. This is a part-time position at the present time, 4 half days. Send a resume with references to (Posted on 10/19/16)

Music Director
Culpeper United Methodist Church located in Culpeper, Virginia, will have an opening for a full-time Music Director. We are seeking a person with a passion for God, music, and worship. Working under the direction of the Lead Pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music program of the church which is a traditional/blended worship style of music. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Sunday worship services, seasonal programs, weekly rehearsals of our choirs - children, youth, adult and handbells.  Be competent in playing the piano and organ. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. The job description and employment application can be obtained on the church website or at (Posted on 10/19/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Fairfax UMC, Fairfax VA, is seeking a part-time (approximately 25 hours/week) Director of Children’s Ministries that will lead the development, implementation and operation of a variety of opportunities for the nurturing and faith development of children. These opportunities include faith development for children through the sixth grade that provides for integration with the worship program at Fairfax United Methodist Church and fellowship and mission activities. New initiatives are under consideration as the church revisions for ministry. The Job Description is posted at our website: Resumes should be submitted to Rev. David Bonney at (Posted on 10/17/16)

Contemporary Music Worship Leader
The Contemporary Music Worship Leader (CMWL) is a part-time position (approx. 20 hours a week) that will directly oversee and provide spiritual leadership and creative support to leading the music and worship aspect of the Contemporary Worship experience at White Plains United Methodist Church in Cary, NC. This position requires planning and executing all music components of contemporary worship including, but not limited to selection and arranging of music, developing and training volunteer worship leaders, recruiting and training volunteers for the Praise band, assisting in the weekly planning process and working collaboratively in a team setting. In addition to leading worship, the Contemporary Music Worship Leader will be responsible for casting vision around bringing creative expression into the worship experience. The Contemporary Music/Worship Leader shall have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and demonstrate Christian maturity, love for God, and a passion for worship. Candidates for this position are asked to send their resume and a media file (audio and/or visual) to White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 S. E. Maynard Rd., Cary, NC, 27511. Resumes may be emailed to (Posted on 10/17/16)

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC – 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a new Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office.;; 804-598-4438 (Posted on 10/13/16)

Maintenance Technician
Burke United Methodist Church, located in Northern Virginia, is seeking a Maintenance Technician to maintain in good operation and appearance all church property, equipment, and facilities. Responsibilities of the position include daily maintenance and upkeep of grounds and property, as well identifying and trouble-shooting larger repairs as they arise. As the main point of contact for maintenance, the successful candidate will communicate with contractors, and with members, guests, and staff of the church to coordinate to ensure that the church is kept in proper and safe operating condition. Successful candidate must also be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including safe operation of tools and heavy lifting. A full job description can be found at our website ( Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to Susie Street at or can be mailed to Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Parkway, Burke, VA, 22015, attention Susie Street. (Posted on 10/13/16)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (potential full-time if combined with Connections Worship Leader position). The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for developing, nurturing, and sustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. Responsibilities: • Direct, coordinate, assist, and/or supervise weekly rehearsals and musical offerings of the church’s vocal choirs (4-5), handbell choirs (2) and occasional small instrumental groups for one weekly traditional Sunday service and seasonal worship services. • Work cooperatively with other PUMC staff (attending weekly staff meetings), the worship committee, and church leadership. • Prepare the music budget for approval. • Make recommendations for the care and maintenance of the organ and pianos of the church. • Provide music for weddings and funerals as requested with remuneration by the individuals involved. • Recruit, train and rehearse with instrumentalists and vocalists. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 10/13/16)

Connections Worship Leader
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Connections Worship Leader (potential full-time if combined with Director of Music Ministries position). The Connections Worship Leader is responsible for planning and leading the music team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. Responsibilities: • Participate in planning worship through regular Connections planning meetings and with the pastor. • Select music for Connections worship considering input from others and the theme for each service. • Recruit, train, and rehearse instrumentalists and vocalists for Ministry in Motion. • Lead music at Connections worship service. • Share in spoken worship leadership. • Help lead the congregation in singing so that they become participants in the worship experience rather than observers. • Encourage high standards of spiritual commitment and musical excellence for those involved in the music ministry including instrumentalists and vocalists. • Manage and develop contemporary worship budget needs. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 10/13/16)

Director of Kitty's Kids at Shady Grove Inc.
Kitty's Kids at Shady Grove Inc., a preschool and child care outreach ministry of Shady Grove UMC in Mechanicsville, Virginia is seeking a full-time director. The Director is responsible for the day to day operations and leadership of Kitty's Kids which serves children ages 3 through 5th grade. A full job description can be found on our web site, Salary information is available upon request. Please submit cover letter and resumé to, and if you have questions or to request more information, please contact Bobbie Sue Tunstall at 804-382-3139. (Posted on 10/11/16)

Director of Youth Ministries (Fulltime)
St. Stephen United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC, seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic, and spirit-led individual to be Director of Youth Ministries. This is a fulltime, salaried, exempt position. We are seeking a candidate who has a love for youth, and is a creative program planner. Director should be a proven leader who enthusiastically shares the Gospel and has a desire to grow disciples of Jesus Christ. Primary responsibilities are nurturing students, their families, and volunteer youth counselors to grow as committed followers of Jesus Christ. Position requires program planning, development, oversight and active participation in all youth related groups and activities (i.e. retreats, summer service projects, Sunday School, small groups, Bible studies, etc.). Director will seek creative opportunities to grow and enhance our youth ministry consisting of 75+ active Confirmation, Middle School and High School youth and 40 adult volunteers. Click here for detailed job descriptions and church information (pdf). Send resume with cover letter along with other supportive materials: video examples are strongly encouraged (i.e. leading programs, small groups, retreats, etc.). Please include written samples of retreat programming materials, regular youth program outlines, curriculum plans, tweets and other communications tools for youth, families, college students, etc. Submit to: by November 15, 2016. Questions? Call Rev. Keith Bingham, Senior Pastor, (704) 364-1824. (Posted on 10/11/16)

Director of Worship and Music
St. John's United Methodist Church in Winter Haven, FL is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Director of Worship and Music. Responsibilities include developing an engaging worship experience through a variety of methods including multimedia as well as offering support and supervision to the worship leaders. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in worship arts or music. Three (3) years experience in a church or related setting preferred. Upon hiring, Candidate will be expected to pass a background check, have satisfactory references, and become a member at St. John's United Methodist Church. All applications will be held in confidence. Job description available through St. John's website at the following link: Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Email resume and cover letter to ATTN: Staff Parish Relations Committee. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Director of Children’s Ministry
The Gathering at Scott Memorial UMC in Virginia Beach is hiring a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can email resumes at by October 18. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Minister of Music & Worship Arts
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history and community involvement, seeks a Minister of Music & Worship Arts to provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional). The Minister of Music & Worship Arts will lead seven choral and instrumental ensembles, dance, drama and visual arts; provide worship leadership in weekly contemporary worship: supervise paid and volunteer musicians and artists; and plan, in collaboration with the senior pastor, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events. Experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), using a diverse set of musical styles is required; a Master’s degree in Music is preferred. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A detailed job description may be found at Contact: the Rev Alan Combs at; 540-635-2935. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Accountant for Financial Services
St Thomas United Methodist Church (STUMC), Manassas, has requirement for Financial Services. St. Thomas consists of two campuses -- one in Manassas, VA and one in Haymarket, VA -- and the Sunbeam Children's Center (SCC) which is a preschool and day care. The administrative offices and SCC are located at 8899 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20110. STUMC has a requirement for financial services in support of operations. Requirement is for all phases of financial services to include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Financial Reports generation for STUMC staff and committees, Credit Card and Bank management services, submission of tax information to state and federal agencies, generation of W-2s and 1099s for employees, and quarterly and annual reports of giving for congregational members. It is expected that the vendor will use Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the execution of the contract. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be sent to Samantha Bouquet at (Posted on 10/10/16)

Part-time Nursery Assistant
The Nursery is a vital ministry for our Church. It creates a critical first impression to visiting families and demonstrates our commitment to children. Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia is seeking a Part-time Nursery Assistant. The position requires four/five hours each Sunday morning. The selectee will be required to care for the physical and social needs of children from infant to three years of age, and engage in interactive, age appropriate play, as well as maintain a safe and clean environment according to established procedures, policies and guidelines. The job description can be found on the church website, Interested persons should forward their resumes to the Administrative Assistant, Michelle Pinheiro at All resumes will be given to the Staff Parish Relations Committee. (Posted on 10/7/16) 

Children’s Programs Coordinator
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Berryville, VA, is seeking a part-time Children’s Program Coordinator. Duties: work with the church staff and volunteers to plan, budget, acquire and manage the children’s Sunday school curriculum, pre-K through 5th grade; team with volunteers in teaching children’s Sunday school classes; plan and lead Children’s Church during Sunday worship services; plan and deliver the Children’s Sermon at the 11:00 worship service; budget, acquire and prepare classroom supplies and equipment; plan, budget, team build, and lead Vacation Bible School; participate in the Wee Angels preschool chapel; participate as a member of the Children’s Committee and support other children’s activities. Requirements: Experience teaching children’s Sunday school; experience with Vacation Bible School; pass background check; demonstrated talents in working with children, teaching, team building, facilitating and coordinating. Hours: Work will be part-time, 12 – 15 hours per week, with some flexibility. Salary: Will be based on training and experience. Contact: Len Lawson, Chair of Staff-Pastor-Parish Relations Committee, at or Rev. Jeff Butcher at (Posted on 10/4/16)

Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
Peace United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg, is hiring a Director of Youth and Children's Ministries. We are seeking a highly-motivated person to strengthen and enhance Peace UMC by providing management and leadership of youth and children’s programs. Qualifications include: • Clear understanding of Biblical knowledge and its relevance for today. • Passionate about Christ and his/her personal relationship with Him. • Passionate about youth and children and their personal connection with Christ. • Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and public speaking skills. • Technologically savvy. • Self-starter and energetic. • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of Peace UMC. • Active Church member (not necessarily a member of Peace UMC). This is a part-time position with the expectation to work at least 15 hours per week. Prospective candidates must submit to a background check. Salary will be determined based on level of relevant prior experience. If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume/cover letter to Pastor Brad Phillips () and Ron Tiberio (, SPRC Chairman. (Posted on 10/4/16)

Part Time Youth Coordinator
Fairlington UMC, 3900 King St, Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a Youth Coordinator to implement the youth ministry program at Fairlington United Methodist Church. Compensation is $16,560 annually. The primary focus of this program is to create a healthy, vibrant, and engaging ministry for young people in middle and high school following its Principles of Design. For a full posting of job and requirements, please visit Position will be open until filled. (Posted on 10/3/16)

Administrative Assistant
Mt. Pisgah UMC in Midlothian (Richmond District) has a part-time Administrative Assistant position available for four hours per day with a starting salary of $15.00 per hour. Acting as the hub of communications, incumbent will receive information from countless sources and will be responsible for accurate, confidential, and timely dissemination to appropriate recipients using established communications vehicles. Additionally, incumbent will manage church office; recruit and train office volunteers; coordinate building use; and, provide support to/for church leaders and staff. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Publisher, will be a factor in selection for this position. Click here for a detailed job description. Submit cover letter and resume to For further details, visit Mt. Pisgah’s website at (Posted on 9/30/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in Richmond, VA has an opening for a Director of Youth Ministries. This position requires the visioning, designing and implementing of a comprehensive youth ministry for students, grades 6-12. Ministry with our youth will include spiritual formation, worship, mission and fun. Our Youth Director must have a passion for youth and for leading them into the transformative grace of Jesus Christ. He/she must also have the ability to incorporate our young people fully into the life of the Church and to take their faith into the world. The successful candidate will have a vibrant and self-evident faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to relate well to both youth and youth families, and be a team player on the church staff. Prior experience in Youth Ministry is expected and a background check is required before hiring. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. Resume and cover letter to (Posted on 9/27/16)

Children’s Ministries Coordinator
White Plains UMC, Cary, NC, is seeking a Children’s Ministries Coordinator who interfaces, coordinates, and collaborates with the senior pastor, laity, and staff in developing and providing discipleship ministries for children from birth through fifth grade. This person shall seek to foster Christian discipleship through relationships with children and their families to strengthen their commitment to Christ and to the church. This position will work in collaboration with the Youth Ministries Coordinator and the Nursery Coordinator under the direction of the Minister of Discipleship. Also, this position will be responsible for recruiting, coaching, and coordinating volunteers to work in Children’s Ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Full informationabout the church and an application can be found on the church website,  Resumes, applications and cover letters can be sent to  (Posted on 9/23/16)

Head of Preschool
The Children’s Ministry Team of Trinity United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is in search of a person to serve as the Head of Trinity Preschool. This position requires excellent leadership and management skills. The Head of School also should possess a passion for communicating and growing our vision of providing our preschool children with the very best environment through excellent teachers, physical environment, professional development, and supporting and leading parents as they enhance the school. Trinity Preschool is one of the largest preschools in the Alexandria, Virginia area, and currently is undertaking a self-study process with The United Methodist Church as it serves young children during the week. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who seeks to connect the school, church, and larger community. This is a full-time and full-year position. Trinity Preschool is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Qualifications – Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with training and experience in business administration, personnel, supervision of adults, and experience in teaching toddler and preschool children. Please send your resume to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 2911 Cameron Mills Rd, Alexandria, VA 22302, Attention: Pastor Bill Davis, or (Posted on 9/22/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
A well-established United Methodist church committed to discipleship and growth is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. Apex United Methodist Church is a large, multi-site congregation located in Apex, N.C., and is committed to its students and families. We are seeking a leader who can lead our youth to experience a depth of faith in Jesus, as well as lead and equip a team of parents, volunteers, and paid staff to create an exciting and welcoming faith community. Interested candidates should lean towards the Wesleyan tradition. The successful candidate will have a strong personal faith, a college degree, experience in youth ministry leadership, and an understanding of the Wesleyan tradition. He or she will join a team that includes two associate youth directors, part-time staff across multiple campuses, a great volunteer base, and will be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic staff team leading the church’s ministries and missions. All inquiries and resumes can be sent to Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt and the job will remain open until filled. Priority will be given to resumes received by Oct. 10, 2016. (Posted on 9/21/16)

Floater Aide
Laurel Hill Weekday School, a ministry of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church located in the Varina area of Henrico County, VA, is seeking applicant(s) for the position(s) of Floater Aide. Duties include, but not limited to, monitoring children throughout the day on the playground, in the classroom, and at nap time. Prospective applicant(s) will also assist with lunch and snack preparation and driving the church bus. Ability to be flexible in work schedule is important factor. If interested, please contact Margo Keeles or call (804) 795-2772. Please attach a copy of your resume or mail it to 1919 New Market Road, Henrico, VA 23231. (Posted on 9/21/16)

Communications Director
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Communications Director to plan, develop and implement all communication strategies that support the vision of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes experience in communications, marketing, graphic design and project management. This individual will exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on editing. A sincere commitment to working with others in a highly collaborative manner is a must. Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Software and have the ability to become proficient in other software systems in the areas required by the position. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Send resume, completed application {click here for PDF}, and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Communications Director and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Applications are due by Monday, October 10, 2016 at 12 noon. Email to and indicate “Communications Director” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 9/20/16)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Baylake UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Children’s Ministry Coordinator to lead and coordinate all aspects of ministry for children (preschool – 5th grade) so that they can grow in their personal relationship with God through Christ, and discover a rich life of discipleship that is fruitful and transformative. This position is a part-time with an expected commitment of up to 20 hours per week. The salary range is $19,000 to $23,000 depending upon qualifications. Successful candidate will demonstrate the following Qualifications: 1. Embrace Christian discipline, United Methodist doctrine and theology. 2. Lay ministry certification or equivalent training preferred. 3. Experience in and ability to effectively teach and coach others in teaching and facilitation of development opportunities for children. 4. Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with children as well as manage teams of adult volunteers. 5. A bachelor’s degree in related Religious studies or equivalent experience is preferred. 6. Must have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement ministry in partnership with laity. 7. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, computer skills necessary for organization and communication, including use of internet and web-based tools. Immediate areas of focus will be: 1. Children’s Church Program –conducting 2. Sunday School Program 3. Seasonal Activities,. Interested applicants should send their resumes and cover letters by emailing the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Ben Proto at Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. Direct any questions you may have to the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair at the email address above. Interested applicants may request the full position description. (Posted on 9/15/16)

Music Director
Magnolia United Methodist Church located in Suffolk, VA is currently seeking an energetic, committed Christian to assume a part-time (approx. 15-20 hours/week) position as Music Director. We seek an individual who has a passion for music and worship, including the use of traditional hymns, while also embracing new contemporary Christian music. The position is salaried, commensurate with skills and experience. This position requires exceptional people and leadership skills. The Music Director will be responsible for playing the piano, organ, directing the Chancel Choir, and coordinating with the Hand Bell Choir and the many gifted musicians who call Magnolia home. Also, Magnolia currently sponsors a group of volunteers called “The Prime Time Singers,” Availability to practice and to lead/coordinate this group is desirable. One week during the summer, the Music Director leads music for the children for VBS. This individual will work closely with the Worship Committee, under the leadership of the Pastor and Staff Parish committee to organize and to promote Faith Formation for the congregation across the church calendar. In summary, we are looking for a person of genuine and deepening Christian character willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team to assist in leading vibrant worship services while continuing to develop a strong music program at Magnolia. This person is expected to join in the spiritual life of the church and work actively to support our ministry and vision. If you feel God calling you to join our Magnolia family in ministry and mission, please email a letter of interest and resume’ to or mail to Magnolia UMC, 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk VA 23434. Also use email for requests for information. (Posted on 9/15/16)

Facilities Care Supervisor
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a vibrant, growing, large church located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is offering a full-time opportunity as a Facilities Care Supervisor to manage all custodial needs of the facility. As a working supervisor, the successful candidate will perform custodial work as well as supervise facility maintenance staff and/or contractors. As the primary liaison between church leadership and the facility’s custodial needs, this person will be responsible for maintaining a high level of quality and satisfaction throughout the facility. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma and five years of work experience in facility/grounds maintenance or custodial services. In addition, a minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. The supervisor must be able to work variable shifts and schedules, including days, nights, and weekends. A full job description and application can be found at our website . Completed applications and optional resume and cover letter can be sent to Vicky Traylor at Documentation may also be mailed to: Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, Attention: Vicky Traylor (Posted on 9/13/16) 

Director of Music Ministries
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church, a 425-member congregation located in New Market, VA, is seeking a Director of Music Ministries. Working under the primary direction of the pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music programs of the church. Hours are flexible. Responsibilities include Sunday worship and weekly rehearsals for adult choir and praise band, in addition to leadership for children and hand-bell choirs, plus seasonal programs. The applicant must demonstrate facility in musical direction, enthusiasm for Christian worship, a personal commitment to Christian discipleship, and compatibility with United Methodist faith and practice as specified in the United Methodist Book of Discipline. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. Experience in music ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. Submit resumes by October 3, 2016 to or mail to Selection Committee/Music, P.O. Box 340 New Market, VA 22844. Direct phone inquiries to 540-740-8959. (Posted on 9/9/16)

Music Staff Position(s)
God has richly blessed Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA with a vibrant ministry of music. The music program has grown significantly over the years, and it is clear that God is continuing to use music as a primary vehicle to lead people to CUMC. Our Worship Arts staff has a heart for Christ and a passion for the vision that God has revealed for this church. Recently, our Organist/Choirmaster of 45 years, Dr. J. Reilly Lewis, passed away. We are now seeking God’s direction as we look to add a person, or persons, to our Worship team. Primary responsibilities are Organist and Adult Choir Director with other duties to be worked out according to the gifts and desires of the applicant(s). Click here for the complete job description(s) and duties:   To apply, please email your cover letter and resumé to: (Posted on 9/7/16)

Associate Pastor
Aldersgate United Methodist Church (Charlottesville District), a mid-sized church, located at 1500 Rio Road East, Charlottesville, VA 22901, is seeking an Associate Pastor. The Associate Pastor will serve as the primary pastoral care provider for seniors, homebound, and hospitalized members. The position is for 15 hours per week, including Sunday mornings. Qualifications include training and experience in direct pastoral care and familiarity and adherence to United Methodist theology and traditions. Ordination or certification in the United Methodist Church is preferred. Compensation: $14,000-$16,000 annually, depending on experience, mileage allowance provided, and four weeks of paid leave / vacation. A more detailed ministry description can be found in pdf file format at Please send your resume to our Lead Pastor, Rob Robertson at or please call 434-973-5806. Applications will begin to be reviewed on September 14. (Posted on 9/7/16)

Director of Music
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland, VA is seeking a Director of Music. This role guides the musical life of the church and enhances the worship experience of the congregation. The Director of Music works in partnership with the Senior Pastor and plans, coordinates, and leads music for worship for adults, youth and children. Applicants must embrace Christian Discipline and theology; have already earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution, with at least a minor in music and a strong knowledge of religious music; and be a skilled musician with experience leading traditional worship and/or contemporary worship. Piano and keyboard skills are required. Experience in leading a handbell choir is preferred. This is a part time position with an average of 25-30 hours per week, starting salary range up to $40,000, commensurate with experience. The position leads a chancel choir, a handbell choir, works with musicians for our contemporary service, and leads a children’s and youth choir on Sunday evenings, with rehearsals for each ensemble once per week. Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church is a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured and transformed to be Christ in the World. Send letter of interest with resume to (Posted on 9/6/16)

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking an Executive Assistant/ Office Manager. Duties include: •Administrative Assistant to Senior pastor; •Clerical and administrative duties as needed; •Answer Phones and greet visitors and members; •Provide supervisory oversight to administrative staff/volunteers;•Maintain main church calendar, ensuring calendar items are communicated to the Trustees and custodians; •Enter all Contributions, send out statements; •Update Digital Sign and Internal Monitors; •Maintain all membership records; •Maintain the Website; •Produce weekly bulletins, email blasts and other print material as necessary; •Maintain online volunteer schedule. Hours are M-F from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. •Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Publisher; •Experience in updating a Website and maintaining a database; •Be able to meet deadlines, remember important details and multitask; •Be able to exercise discretion in dealing with the public and have the ability to handle confidential information. The church is located at 472 N Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Please send resume to (Posted on 8/31/16)

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC - 30 miles west of Richmond, VA - is actively praying for a new Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office. or email (Posted on 8/31/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Peakland UMC is hiring! We are located in Lynchburg, VA and are a midsize congregation that is growing! We are looking for a part-time Director of Youth Ministries to join our team. This person will work directly with our Associate Minister of Discipleship. The position requires someone who has a passion for youth in grades 6-12. The primary responsibilities of this position include Sunday evening youth group program, as well as organizing and attending a summer service learning experience, as well as local mission days throughout the school year. Experience in leading small groups, mission, and ability to work with our staff team are a must. Skills in worship, communication and volunteer recruitment are desired. A schedule of activities/calendar of events can be shared upon request. This is a year round position with summer responsibilities. We are looking for an average of 10/hours per week; $500/month with ministry related expenses paid for (retreats/mission trip etc). We look forward to hearing from you. Please send a resume to our Associate Minister, Emma Johnston at or please call 434-384-2791. (Posted on 8/25/16)

Director of Communications
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Communications. The Director of Communications develops, guides, and manages the overall communications strategy at Reveille UMC, providing a creative spark to communicate the ministries of the church as engaging, inspiring, and integral for the congregation and the community. The successful candidate will: work with clergy and other staff to develop theologically-sound, relevant themes and messaging for church communications; direct website content; continually evaluate and update the church website to keep it fresh, engaging, robust, and user-friendly; design, write, and edit print and digital materials such as newsletters, email, and brochures; manage advertising and public relations for the church through professional relationships with appropriate news media; continue to develop the church’s social media presence while maintaining Reveille’s privacy and protection policies. The qualified candidate will have three plus years of experience with web maintenance and design, excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated ability to lead, work well with others, and think strategically. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in communications or a related field is preferred. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, Deadline to apply is September 9, 2016. (Posted on 8/25/16)

Director of Music Ministry
Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone, VA is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated Christian to serve as Director of Music Ministry.  Located in rural, Southside Virginia, our church family is seeking someone who enjoys working with groups of all ages – children, youth, and adults, and who is willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team, and help develop a strong music program that supports our mission of making Disciples for Jesus Christ. The desired skills and attributes we believe will meet our goals include, but are not limited to: - possesses a strong faith in and relationship with Jesus Christ; - has the ability to play the organ and piano, providing musical leadership for worship; - has training as a conductor of choral and instrumental ensembles; - possesses a strong knowledge of church music, both traditional and contemporary; - has formal training in music, including education in worship and church music. A complete job description can be found at our website: or click here for a pdf copy. Salary commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled. If you feel called to join our family at Crenshaw, please email a letter of introduction and interest, along with your resume’ to Nancy Moody (chairman of personnel committee) at, or mail to Crenshaw UMC, 200 Church St., Blackstone, VA 23824. Telephone (434) 292-7711. (Posted on 8/22/16)


Director of Christian Education, Children's or Youth Ministry
College graduate seeking full-time position in Christian education, children’s or youth ministry, located in the Hampton Roads/Peninsula area or Richmond. Would also be interested in Northern Virginia if located convenient to commuter rail. Special interests include curriculum design, liturgical engagement with children/youth, and teaching Methodist heritage. Would be open to shared employment among two or more smaller churches if this added up to full time. Willing to relocate. Click here for resume (pdf). (Posted on 9/8/16)

Audio Engineer or Pianist/Music Director
Recent college graduate seeking full/part time position in either audio engineer or pianist/music director positions in the Winchester/Northern Virginia area. Has audio experience from a bachelors degree, a summer music festival, and three theatre productions. Has piano/music director experience from subbing at local churches and having a part-time interim music director/pianist position at a Lutheran church for 9 months. Click here for a detailed resume and contact information (pdf). (Posted on 8/22/16)


Development Officer
Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, is seeking a Development Officer who will build and maintain a caseload of 150-200 donors with the capacity and interest to support the annual fund and other seminary endeavors with gifts from $250-$2500 annually (but with the possibility of working with prospects with higher potential). Building relationships through prospecting, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, the Development Officer will be responsible for an assigned fundraising revenue goal annually. The Development Officer will work closely with members of Wesley's development team to engage Wesley friends in annual giving, campaign giving, and in the consideration of a wide range of planned giving opportunities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with contact information to: Director of Human Resources at Website: (Posted on 10/21/16)

Executive Director, United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Southeastern Jurisdiction (UMVIM, SEJ)
United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Southeastern Jurisdiction (UMVIM, SEJ) is the short-term mission sending agency of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. UMVIM exists to promote, encourage and enable Christians to exemplify “Christian Love in Action” through short-term mission service at home and abroad.  UMVIM provides opportunities for service by developing and nurturing relationships with domestic and international leaders.
Due to the retirement of Paulette West, UMVIM, SEJ Board of Directors chose a selection committee to hire a new Executive Director.  Click for the  Job Description (pdf).
• Salary - $50,000 to $60,000 annually
• Additional benefits - $8,000 to $12,000 annually for health insurance and pension; travel expenses as approved in the budget annually by the Board of Directors
• Start date – flexible (after June 1, 2017 and before October 31, 2017 with possibly a one month overlap)
• Office location – 100 Centerview Drive, Suite 210, Birmingham, AL  35216
• Applicants should be from the Southeastern Jurisdiction
• Submit the following to by November 15, 2016:
o Cover Letter (one page) summarize how your engagement in UMVIM or missions has prepared you to be uniquely qualified to be selected as the Executive Director; what strengths, knowledge, and skills you have that qualify you for the position; and your vision for UMVIM, SEJ for the next quadrennium and where the organization will be at the end of 2020.
o Resume (no longer than 2 pages in length)
o Three (3) letters of Recommendation (one page) - please have them include how long they have known you and their contact information
1. A person  with knowledge of your UMVIM or mission involvement
2. A church leader
3. A person reference
Finalists will be notified by December 2, 2016 and interviews will be held January 12, 2017 at the UMVIM, SEJ office. (Posted on 10/13/16)

Communications Coordinator
Alexandria and Arlington District Office in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Communications Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to work across the organization to develop and implement communications strategies for the District Conferences of Alexandria and Arlington. This position will collaborate with others in the organization to achieve consistency, coordination of message and the highest standards of external communications. This position is responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message and content generation including electronic and print communications. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications will begin being reviewed September 30. To apply, please send resumes to: (Posted on 9/21/16)

Human Resources/Office Manager
Position available in a Christian, non-profit Organization in rural Kentucky. Minimum 2-year degree in business-related field and HR experience. For more information and job description, see To apply, send resume and cover letter to (Posted on 9/20/16)

Chief Executive Officer
The Henderson Settlement located in Frakes, KY ( is searching for a well-qualified candidate for the role of Chief Executive Officer. Responsibilities include leadership of a multi-ministry Appalachian outreach with a budget in excess of $2 million and a staff of approximately 50 regular and seasonal employees. We are searching for a visionary leader who also excels in personnel development and program management. A detailed job description and skills inventory is available at ( ).  This position is expected to be filled between Sept to Dec, 2016. To apply, send resume and cover letter to (Posted on 9/20/16)





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