Job Opportunities

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Child Care Director
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, is currently looking for a Director to lead their Infant Care. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send all resumes, with a cover letter, to (Posted on 4/26/17)

Infant and Toddler Care Teachers (Full and part time)
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, is searching for Teachers for our infant and toddler program. Teachers will be responsible for supporting the director who designs, creates and implements a developmentally appropriate high quality of standard classrooms for infants and toddlers. We are looking for someone with experience as a teacher with a background in early childhood education, wonderful team leadership building, exceptional classroom management, organizational and communication skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send all resumes, with a cover letter, to (Posted on 4/26/17)

Congregational Life Coordinator
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA, is seeking a part-time Congregational Life Coordinator (13 hours per week). The Congregational Life Coordinator will equip people who feel called to the caring ministries of the church and oversee the systems that carry out these ministries through the Congregational Care Committee. They will coordinate a program of pastoral lay visitation and a communication process for prayer needs in the church. The Congregational Life Coordinator will be involved in direct outreach to members of the congregation and beyond, which includes visiting people in their homes and hospitals, and praying for friends and families connected to the RRUMC family. Must understand what it means to be a supporting member of a team and relate as a colleague to all staff members. Possess high emotional intelligence that allows them to work graciously with a variety of people in various stages of life. As this position includes managing and empowering a system as well as providing direct care, they must have the ability to prioritize tasks and complete them efficiently. A commitment to faith in Jesus Christ and a bachelor's degree is required as well as a background in volunteer management or pastoral care. To make application, please send your CV and cover letter to Pastor Darcey Johnson at (Posted on 4/25/17)

Director of Congregational Care and Nurture
Culpeper United Methodist Church in Culpeper, Virginia is seeking a part-time Director of Congregational Care and Nurture (20 hours a week) whose primary ministry will be with those in the hospital, nursing homes, and home-bound. The preferred candidate will be a certified licensed local pastor, ordained elder or deacon, or retired clergy. Experience with Stephen Ministry is a plus. Email a cover letter and resume to Tom Hulse at or mail to Culpeper United Methodist Church 1233 Oaklawn Dr. Culpeper, VA 22701. Job description is available upon request. (Posted on 4/24/17)

Director of Family Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, a mid-sized church in Lexington, Virginia, seeks a Director of Family Ministries, a part-time, salaried position beginning August 1, 2017.  The Director of Family ministries will work with church staff and laity to oversee and expand our children’s ministries, youth ministries, and “church family” ministries. We’re looking for a person who: Exemplifies Christ-like character with children, youth, and adults. Loves people and desires to see them become mature disciples of Jesus. Has experience working with children and youth. A concentration in early childhood education or related fields is a plus as is a college degree. Social media skills are a must have.  Salary commensurate with experience. Vacation, continuing education funding are also available. Check out our website for a more detailed job description.  Contact Keri Lyn at to submit a resume or for more information. (Posted on 4/17/17)

Business Manager
Courthouse Community UMC, Virginia Beach, is currently seeking a Business Manager to oversee the day to day activities and operations of the church office. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For job description click Please send your resume and three references to Jeff Girdler (Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair) at (Posted on 4/11/17) 

Music Ministry Assistant/Organist
The Front Royal UMC is seeking a part-time music ministry assistant/organist. The music ministry assistant/organist will work in collaboration with the Minister of Music and Worship Arts to provide music leadership and support for high quality worship opportunities by accompanying the congregation on the organ and accompanying ensembles on the piano, encouraging active participation in the musical life of the church and community. For more information, contact Emily Dohes, FRUMC Minister of Music & Worship Arts, at or 540-635-2935. (Posted on 4/11/17)

Director of Children's Ministries
Vine Church in Dunn Loring, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Director of Children's Ministries (roughly 20-25 hours/week). The goal of the successful candidate will be to create ministries that plant, connect, and grow children as disciples of Jesus Christ so that their lives bear fruit. Initially, primary responsibilities will include developing and supervising a children’s ministry that includes excellent nursery care for infants and toddlers, an engaging and disciple-making Sunday School, and occasional outreach ministries for people in the community; serving as a lead staff member, attending weekly staff meetings and participating in staff events; supervising the Kidz Jam music ministry team; overseeing the Child Protection Policy; and, training/supporting children’s volunteers. Salary will be $25,000/year, negotiable based on experience. The Director of Children's Ministries will be supervised by the Lead Pastor.  Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 4/11/17)

Church Organist
Fredericksburg UMC, a growing congregation in the heart of Fredericksburg is seeking a church organist to play one of the finest pipe organs in Virginia in two traditional church services each Sunday morning plus rehearse with the choir on Wednesday nights and plays for other special services, weddings and funerals as needed. Work is performed under the direction of the Music Director. Experience and expertise is a must. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right musician to be part of a growing and dynamic church congregation. Send resume’ to the Rev. Larry Davies at (Posted on 4/10/17)

Senior High Youth Director
Crozet United Methodist Church, a growing mid-size church located just outside of Charlottesville, seeks a part-time Senior High Youth Director.  The position is 10 hours per week, with an annual salary of $10,000, flexible days and hours.  Applicants should have strong organization skills, a passion for youth ministry, and the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.  Click here to see the full job description for specific qualifications and responsibilities.  Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to  (Posted on 4/7/17)

Middle School Youth Director
Crozet United Methodist Church, a growing mid-size church located just outside of Charlottesville, seeks a part-time Middle School Youth Director.  The position is 10 hours per week, with an annual salary of $10,000, flexible days and hours.  Applicants should have strong organization skills, a passion for youth ministry, and the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.  Click here to see the full job description for specific qualifications and responsibilities (pdf).  Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to  (Posted on 4/7/17)

Administrative Assistant
Welborne United Methodist Church in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking a part time, 30 hours per week, Administrative Assistant. We seek a candidate with: • Outstanding people skills including confidentiality and discretion. • Organization, adaptability, and initiative. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software. • Willingness to quickly learn other technology used in a church-related office setting (i.e. WordPress, QuickBooks, Constant Contact, Canva). Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers. For a full job description visit: (Posted on 4/6/17)

Associate Director of Traditional Music Ministries
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church, Fuquay-Varina, NC, is seeking a full-time Associate 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 choirs, orchestral ensemble, handbell choirs, and the 8:00 am and 11:00 am traditional worship services. 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. 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. For additional information, please visit: Send cover letter and resume to Application Deadline May 15 (Posted on 4/6/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Hickory, NC, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry who will provide leadership in the development, promotion, implementation, and oversight of all children’s programs, activities, and special events in ways that encourage inclusivity, celebrate diversity, and promote spiritual growth. The Director will oversee all children’s educational, social and mission focused activities from birth through 5th grade and will serve as an advocate for children and children’s ministry in the larger church body. This is a full-time position requiring a flexible work schedule including weekends and evenings. This position reports to the Associate Pastor. Previous experience in directing a children’s ministry and a degree in education or related field is preferred. Ministerial candidates and/or ordained deacons are encouraged to apply. A more detailed description of duties can be found at Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: (Posted on 4/5/17)

Church Part-time Administrative Assistant
St. George’s United Methodist Church, in Fairfax, is looking for a part-time administrative assistant to work 20 hours per week. Required hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Strong word processing and document production skills are required (including MS Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook) to produce flyers, announcements, weekly church bulletins and newsletters every two months. Responsible for mailing of weekly bulletins and other documents to home bound members.  Excellent command of the English language is expected. Previous experience with Church Windows or Logos (Church membership software) is preferred. Office management skills include ordering office supplies, processing bills and payments, managing the church calendar and coordinating the building use. The successful applicant will be the face of the church during weekday working hours. Duties include greeting and directing visitors, vendors and others with church business, such as wedding parties, recitals and organizations utilizing church space, in person or on the phone. Minimum high school diploma required. Please provide salary expectations. Please send resumes to: (Posted on 4/4/17)

Director of Christian Formation
The Trinity United Methodist Church, an historic mid-sized church in the City of Alexandria, is seeking a Director of Christian Formation (DCF). This new part-time position requires a commitment of 25 hours per week to include Sundays and attendance at monthly committee meetings occurring evenings and/or Saturdays. Total annual compensation is $25,000 to $35,000, commensurate with experience and schedule. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience, initiative, and vision in the development and implementation of Christian formation and education programs for all ages, from pre-school to adult. The DCF will work closely with the pastor, the Christian Formation Committee, and the Staff Parish Relations Committee, with an emphasis on fostering and growing Trinity’s children and youth education programs. A bachelor’s degree with relevant major is preferred, but not required. Three years of documented experience in Christian education is preferred. Please click here for a more detailed job description. You can find information about our church at our website: Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Jeff Lane, SPRC Chair, by email at Please also send a copy of the email to Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening phone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 4/4/17)

Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth. This is a full-time, salaried position that involves all aspects of programming and events for our young people ages 2 - 18. We are searching for a committed Christian who is able to work well with staff and committees within the church. Our successful candidate will be a self-starter who has a strong call to minister to youth and children, great organizational and communication skills, is able to recruit and supervise volunteers, is able to research and obtain educational curricula, and is able to organize and implement confirmation, VBS, and other events. For a complete job description and to submit resumes and references, please contact Jan at (Posted on 4/4/17)

Preschool Positions
Ghent United Methodist Preschool (GUMP) is a ministry of Ghent United Methodist Church in Norfolk, VA ministering to children ages 1 through preschool and their families. We provide a warm and loving environment where children can grow in faith, learning, and social development through fun. We are currently seeking teachers and assistants for our summer camp program and teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. Click here to download the Lead Teacher job description (pdf). Click here to download Summer Camp Assistant Teacher position (pdf). Click here to download the Summer Camp Lead Teacher job description (pdf). All applicants please send resumes to Ann Robertson at (Posted on 4/3/17)

Worship Music Leader
Highland UMC in Colonial Heights, VA is seeking applicants for the Worship Music Leader position for our Emergent/Alternative Sunday Morning Worship Service (Compass) and our worship service that meets in a local restaurant (The Way). This part-time position will be responsible for worship planning, leading band and vocal rehearsals, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and leading the Sunday morning and other contemporary worship services. This person must be proficient in lead-singing, as well as guitar, highly creative, innovative, and must work closely with the Associate Pastor. Salary compensation will between $8,000-$10,000 based on experience. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Those interested in applying or for any questions, please send resumes to or by calling the church office at 804-526-3870. (Posted on 4/3/17)

Music Director
Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen, VA (Richmond suburb) is seeking to hire a qualified individual to lead our music ministry. The successful candidate will be an organist or pianist that will lead the choir and congregation in music during Sunday morning worship and will rehearse with the chancel choir once a week. The successful candidate will also rehearse and perform at special services (e.g. Easter, Christmas) and will have right of first refusal at other services (e.g. weddings, funerals). For more information, contact the pastor at Position available immediately. Resumes, references, and salary requirements should be emailed to the pastor or mailed to the church c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Greenwood UMC is on the web at and on Facebook at (Posted on 3/30/17)

Calvary United Methodist Church, 845 Hemlock Rd, Salem, VA 24153 is searching for a part time bookkeeper/secretary.   Hours are approximately 12 hours a week.  Resumes may be sent to the above address. (Posted on 3/29/17)

Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and creative arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6th grades and their families). Ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in children’s or youth music and/or creative arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and creative arts programs available to them. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills. The individual will work very closely with the Associate Pastor for Children and First Impressions, the Director, Music and Ministries and the Children and Youth Family Council to provide overall coordination of the children’s music and creative arts programs. For a full job description click here (pdf) or visit our website at Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music and Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email:  Application deadline: April 15, 2017. (Posted on 3/28/17)

Nursery Assistant
Aldergsate UMC in Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking a nursery assistant. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a resume, contact information (full name, phone number, and email address) for three references, and a cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications via email to: or to: Rachel Miller, Director of Ministries with Young People, 1500 East Rio Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901. If your information fits our qualifications we will contact you to schedule an interview. Due to the number of applications received we may not reply to each application to confirm its receipt. (Posted on 3/28/17)

Childcare Workers
Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, some Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and evenings. During the summer, hours are typically Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Director of Children's Ministries Tammy Tipton-Nay, (Posted on 3/27/17)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on loving God, loving our neighbors and serving the world. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for helping children and their families grow in faith together and will have the skills necessary to recruit, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other children activities and special events. This person will have the skills, education, and experience required to collaborate successfully with church leadership, church staff, and church members. This individual will be able to develop, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families in support of the ministry of AUMC. This is a full time position that includes Sunday morning responsibilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Christian Education or a related field, with a minimum of two years experience in Children’s Ministry; Commitment to the church’s total ministry and mission; Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 3/27/17)

Administrative Assistant
Central United Methodist Church in Staunton, Virginia, is seeking a part time, 24 - 30 hours per week, Administrative Assistant. Central UMC is a diverse and mission-minded faith community located in the heart of Staunton since 1797. We seek a candidate with: • Outstanding people skills including confidentiality and discretion. • Demonstrated work resourcefulness and initiative. • Updated office technology skills and methods. • Good communication essential. • Ability to review, proofread and edit written material. • Working knowledge of software programs (MS Word, Publisher, Servant Keeper, WordPress, One Call Now). • Willingness to quickly learn other automated systems used in a church-related office setting, and • Familiarity with faith communities and especially the United Methodist Church. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dr. Ed Pickett at Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 3/27/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry and Christian Education
Farmville United Methodist Church is hiring for a 15 hour a week position. The successful applicant will have a heart for children and a strong sense of Christian theology, with emphasis on Methodist doctrine. An undergraduate degree in Christian education, religion or related field is preferred. Strong organizational and human relation skills required. Must be proficient in MS Office or its equivalent. Self-directed team player with a creative ability to empower laity, solve problems, generate new programs, and revitalize and improve ongoing programs. Be resourceful in the assimilation of new members into the life of the congregation while continuing to value the contributions of current members. Applications should be sent to Farmville UMC, PO Box 64, Farmville, Virginia 23901. Contact the church at 434-392-4686 for more information. (Posted on 3/27/17)

Director of Family Ministry
Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, VA is seeking a Director of Family Ministry. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is negotiable based on education level, experience, and skills presented. A full job description is available from and resumes may be submitted to the church office at 601 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or by e-mail at . (Posted on 3/24/17)

Preschool Director
Lead Teacher
St. Matthew’s UMC (Richmond District) is searching for a part-time Preschool Director (20 hours/week) and a lead teacher (16 hours a week) to teach a mixed class of 3- and 4-year-olds four days a week. Click here for the Preschool Director description (pdf). Click here for the Lead Teacher description (pdf). To apply please send cover letter and resume to, Donna Coffey, (Posted on 3/23/17)

Office Manager
Christ Crossman UMC in Falls Church, VA is looking for a talented Office Manager with skills, experience, and savvy to be the backbone of day-to-day office operations. The Office Manager is an integral team member for achieving the church mission. The Officer Manager should be a person who enjoys a variety of activities, works independently, communicates well, and successfully manages many details. The Office Manager serves as the face and voice of Christ Crossman UMC to both parishioners and the public. The Office Manager's primary duties and responsibilities are the successful operations and logistics of the church, bookkeeping, and communications and marketing activities. The successful candidate will enjoy having work that requires creative and analytical approaches. The Office Manager must be customer service-oriented, fluent in Microsoft Office, have bookkeeping experience, have experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) database, updating websites, and using social media, capable of multitasking, and detail-oriented. Position requires strict adherence to confidentiality guidelines, in light of access to financial records and visitations with Pastor. The Office Manager is a part-time, salaried position. Position hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., for a total of 30 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 10 paid days of leave per calendar year. Access to a group medical plan is negotiable. Please send your resume and three references to (Posted on 3/21/17)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader)
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking a Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader). The Worship Leader will lead congregational music in worship at the 9:45 worship service, a service that utilizes the contemporary music model but also incorporates hymns and ancient texts. The Worship Leader will be a faithful Christian who has a passion for worship and is open to working in a team environment. The Worship Leader will have vocal and instrumental proficiency and be able to recruit members for the praise band when needed.  Knowledge of worship songs and hymns and the ability to incorporate both in services are critical. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew's UMC in Annandale at (Posted on 3/20/17)

High School Program Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a High School Program Director to provide ministry to high school students. Student Ministries, the activities that are involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The Floris UMC Student Ministry serves to bring the students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the High School Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. The program director ensures that the Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). BA/BS degree or equivalent; experience in Student Ministries with a theological education from a seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church is strongly preferred. Visit or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may apply at (Posted on 3/20/17)

Youth Director
New Life Church, Midlothian, VA, is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. From its inception, New Life was intended to be at the heart of the community and is compelled to serve the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond. Our passion is to reach and engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This part-time position (50 hours/month) is responsible for leading a growing Youth Ministry, providing Christian-based, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. The Youth Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, and provide leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Communication with youth and parents is essential to the success and growth of the ministry. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 3/17/17)

Congregational Visitation Pastor
Bon Air United Methodist Church, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Congregational Visitation Pastor whose primary duty is the care of and ministry to those in hospitals, short and long-term care facilities and the homebound.    The work will be a combination of personal, telephone and e-mail contacts throughout the week.  The preferred candidate will worship regularly with Bon Air United Methodist Church and be ordained with authority to administer the sacraments in the United Methodist Church.    E-mail letter of interest and brief resume to Burt Brooks at or mail to Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Rd.,  North Chesterfield, VA  23235.  A complete job description is available upon request. (Posted on 3/17/17)

Youth Director
Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, a vibrant and intentional church with 2,200 active participants, needs a full-time youth director to run and grow programming for 100-150 youth and their families. Reporting to the Associate Pastor, the youth director must be a person of faith who holds a Bachelor’s degree and has experience working in/with youth ministries. A competitive salary and benefits are available. Send your resume to by April 30. (Posted on 3/16/17)

Immediate opening for Part-Time Accompanist at Franktown United Methodist Church, Eastern Shore. The accompanist is responsible for choir rehearsal, choir accompaniment, and providing music for all church services. For more information call (757) 442-3481. Please send resume to: Franktown United Methodist Church , P.O. Box 130, Franktown, VA 23354. (Posted on 2/27/17)

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries
Epiphany UMC in Vienna is looking for a P/T Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM) to plan and organize activities for Epiphany UMC youth and children and to bring our families together in fellowship so that they grow in their relationships with God and each other. The DYCM plans, coordinates, and leads programs and activities for children of all ages through high school. The position reports directly to the church Pastor, and works closely with other church ministries including Education, Worship, Mission, Music, Church Social Activities, and Epiphany Preschool. Contact either Brett Isernhagen, Pastor, at 912-674-4935, or Walter Cook at 703-268-8611. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted 3/15/17)

Communications Coordinator
Sterling UMC, a church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area is seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator to manage and direct internal and external communications. This position would support the mission and vision of Sterling UMC through various media and communications strategies and serve as the key staff member on matters related to information technology.The position is part-time (20-25 hours a week) with some flexibility in work hours. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons may email their resume and a cover letter to and put "Communications Coordinator" in the subject line. (Posted on 3/15/17)

Communications Assistant
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, VA, seeks a part-time (24 hours per week) Print/Graphics specialist to convey the mission of the church both internally and externally. Candidates will be proficient in using Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office suite in the design of posters, flyers, cards, and other items to support the ministries of the church. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $17 per hour. A full position description can be found on Resumes may be sent to (Posted on 3/15/17)

Social Media/Technology Specialist     
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, VA, seeks a part-time (24 hours per week) Social Media/Technology Specialist. Qualified candidates must be proficient with Office 365, Windows Server 2008, and the Microsoft Office suite. Candidates should also have experience with database design technology and be able to troubleshoot hardware and software issues in an office setting. Candidates should also have experience with website maintenance and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $17 per hour. A full position description can be found on Resumes may be sent to (Posted on 3/15/17)

Music Director
Rehoboth UMC, a vibrant historic, family-oriented, cross-generational country church located in Caroline County Va. seeks a part time Music Director. Music ministry is an integral part of worship and we are seeking a Music Director who is seeking to bring this alive. This includes both adult and youth music ministries. We are seeking a high-energy person with the experience and musical abilities necessary to successfully manage a weekly congregational worship service. This includes working closely with the Pastor and Worship Committee. Please send questions and resume to Rev. Chris Watson at (Posted on 3/9/17) 

Administrative Assistant
Rehoboth UMC, a vibrant historic, family-oriented, cross-generational country church located in Caroline County Va., seeks a part-time (12 hours per week) administrative assistant to provide support for the Pastor and Church Committee members as an enabler of the church’s ministry and mission in the community. Applicant should be familiar with the Christian Church and seeking to work in a Christian work setting. Primary duties include maintaining a modern office. Applicant should have the following soft skills: strong organizational skills, flexibility, discretion and ability to keep confidentiality, patience, creativity, team oriented, ability to collaborate, as well as the ability to work independently. Technical skills: proficiency in Microsoft Office, Gmail and Google Calendar, the ability to use or learn online tools like Dropbox, Evernote, and updating the website and online database entry. Please send questions and resume to Rev. Chris Watson at (Posted on 3/9/17)

Director of Youth and Family Ministries
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries. The Director of Youth and Family Ministries is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs for youth (middle school and high school) and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit their resume and interest letter to (Posted on 3/9/2017)

Handbell Director
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a part-time Handbell Director to select music and provide musical direction to the Chapel Chimers at the Lansdowne Woods campus and Wesley Ringers at the main campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email with your resume and letter of interest. (Posted on 3//8/17)

Worship Music Leader
Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, VA is seeking an 8:30 a.m. Worship Music Leader. This is a part-time position. Salary is negotiable based on education level, experience, and skills presented. A full job description is available from and resumes may be submitted to the church office at 601 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4303 or by e-mail at . (Posted on 3/7/17)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
New Town UMC, Williamsburg, is looking for a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries to join the staff.  If you love youth and young people, are interested in  equipping people to live Christ-centered and Spirit-filled lives, and are passionate, called, and gifted in building relationships in a full-time Christian ministry, we’re glad you’re still reading and we want to speak with you!  This position is full-time, year-round, salaried, and exempt status.  We offer competitive compensation. We know that applying for and taking on a new position with a church requires a leap of faith.  To help you feel comfortable and enthused about serving the Lord with us, here are a few resources that can give you an inside look at what life is like here.  Click here for more details (pdf). Click here for  job description (pdf). Resumes’ can be sent to (Posted on 3/3/17)


Communications & Marketing Coordinator
The Virginia United Methodist Foundation, Glen Allen, is seeking communications manager to effectively brand and communicate the organization’s mission and program through management of websites, social media, email marketing, media relations, print material and general marketing initiatives. The Virginia United Methodist Foundation and its wholly owned subsidiary, Virginia United Methodist Development Co, LLC, provide stewardship education, asset management, investment opportunities, and loans for local churches, districts and agencies of the Virginia Conference. Currently the Foundation and its subsidiary jointly manage approximately $80 million assets and loans. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit, cover letter, resume, references, design and writing samples or online portfolio (PDFs and links are fine) to: (Posted on 4/26/17)

Gleaning Coordinator
Society of St. Andrew is looking for a Gleaning Coordinator for the Northern Neck area. The position is to coordinate gleaning events in the Stafford, King George, Westmoreland, Essex, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster and Middlesex Counties. This is a part-time, seasonal paid position. The coordinator will work closely with the Northern Neck Food Bank. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). All interested persons can call or e-mail Sarah Ramey, Virginia Gleaning Network Director, Society of St. Andrew; 800-333-4597/434-299-5956 Ext. 104; Cell:434-841-1473; (Posted on 4/18/17)

University Chaplain and Director of Church Relations
Pfeiffer Unviersity, Misenheimer, NC, is seeking a University Chaplain and Director of Church Relations. The position entails oversight for all campus ministry programs, as well as primary responsibility for maintaining and building relationships with church-related constituencies outside the University. This is a full-time position at Pfeiffer University, supervised by the Vice President of Student Affairs. The University Chaplain may also be under appointment by a Bishop of the United Methodist Church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should visit for more information on the University. Please download an employment application from, and send, along with a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and full contact information for at least three professional references to (Posted on 4/3/17)

Prison Chaplaincy
GraceInside (Virginia's Prison Chaplain Service) has two immediate prison chaplaincy vacancies. Both are part-time positions (87 hours per month or approximately 20 hours per week). One vacancy is at Keen Mountain Correctional Center in Buchanan County, VA. The other is at Bland Correctional Center in Bland County, VA. Qualified candidates (1) must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; (2) must have a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent degree from an accredited seminary; (3) must be ordained by and in good standing with their denomination or church; (4) where applicable, should be endorsed as a chaplain by their denomination's endorsing body; (5) CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) units a plus (though not mandatory); (6) church ministry experience helpful; (7) experience working or ministering in a jail or prison setting a major plus; (8) must be willing to promote the ministry of GraceInside to nearby churches, ministries and civic groups. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application to GraceInside: 2828 Emerywood Parkway; Richmond, VA 23294. Applications may be requested from Lee Hargrave at or at (804) 358-7650. All application packets should be received by the office of GraceInside by Monday, April 17. (Posted on 3/31/17)

Executive Director
Project Salud y Paz seeks a dedicated and energetic full-time Executive Director to lead its service programs among the indigenous Mayan people of the impoverished Guatemala highlands. The Executive Director oversees the work of 30 full-time employees, full-time volunteers from the US and part-time volunteers from the US who serve in short-term mission teams. The work of United Methodist-related Proejct Salud y Paz has touched over 150,000 lives since its inception in 2001, providing medical, dental and surgical services as well as health education to adults and basic education to children through the second grade. We seek an experienced and mature leader with leadership skills, administrative experience, fundraising and board development skills, and the ability to speak or quickly learn the Spanish language. Please see a full posting and job description at To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to or by mail to Salud y Paz Search Committee, ℅ Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds WA 98020. (Posted on 3/20/17)

Part-Time Associate Credit Union
The United Methodist Credit Union is currently seeking a Part-Time Associate at our office at the Virginia United Methodist Conference Center (10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen).  We expect this position to average 15-20 hours per week, with occasional full days of work (8:30 – 4:30). Job Description: Working with our Members: • Complete all types of member transactions relating to existing accounts as well as new accounts in an accurate and timely manner; • Address member’s questions and concerns; • Recognizes opportunities for other services that could benefit the member. Working with our Loan Manager: • Sending out collection letters to members; • Making occasional calls to members; • Filing / Archiving loan and collection documents. Perform other projects or duties as assigned. Qualifications: • High School graduate or GED; • Basic computer skills; • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally; • Prior experience in a credit union or bank is a plus. Interested applicants may email their resume and cover letter to Jim Eads at (Posted on 3/7/17)

Administrative Assistant
The Community Life Department of Union Presbyterian Seminary is seeking an organized, friendly, computer-savvy, administrative assistant. As the first person many applicants and visitors come into contact with, this person sets the tone for their interactions with the seminary. Therefore we are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize based on goals and high traffic periods. In addition to being a welcoming presence, the successful candidate will process applications, maintain our database, update the Community Life sections of the website, order office supplies, and perform other clerical duties. Two to four years clerical experience preferred. Microsoft Office required; Access and PowerCampus a plus. This full-time position supports the Admissions Officers, Chaplain, and Dean of Students. Hours are normally 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. To view a complete job description, visit Interested applicants may apply by sending a cover letter detailing how your skills will enhance our work with a recent resume to Position open until filled. (Posted on 3/3/17)



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10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
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