Job Opportunities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pastor of Visitation
Haygood UMC, a vibrant mid-size church in Virginia Beach, Virginia is looking for a Pastor of Visitation to work 10 hours a week in visitation of the sick, elderly, and visitors in the congregation. The Pastor of Visitation will train and supervise the Congregational Care Committee. Individual must be rooted in United Methodist theology, polity and willing to participate in the life of the congregation. For further information or if interested in applying, please contact Mr. Larry LaRue at 757-499-1269 or send resume to Mr. Larry LaRue, SPRC Chairperson, 4713 Haygood Road, VA Beach, VA 23455. (Posted on 3/22/18)

Director of Connections Ministry
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Connections Ministry. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. This position would form and oversee a Fellowship Committee comprised of volunteers responsible for hospitality, including but not limited to Sunday morning hospitality.  More information can be found on the website at St. Matthew's UMC. Those interested in learning more about this opportunity to serve St. Matthew's Connections Ministry, please contact Angela Culbertson, SPRC Chair at or by calling the church office at 703-978-3500. (Posted on 3/20/18) 

Director of Christian Discipleship
Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Virginia, is recruiting for the position of Director of Christian Discipleship. Primary responsibilities include outreach, education and small group ministries. This is a full-time salaried position which includes health care, pension, vacation and sick leave benefits. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to A detailed job description may be found at or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted on 3/19/18)

Sunday School Classroom Teacher
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church, a growing church in Falls Church, VA is seeking a KIDZone (Sunday School) Classroom Teacher to guide and facilitate the spiritual growth and maturation of the elementary and/or middle school children, while serving as an example of Christian values. This is an hourly position, and the work week is generally 3 hours per week on a year round basis. On Sunday mornings, the KIDZone Classroom Teacher generally works 2 hours from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. An additional 1-2 hours of preparation time is paid each week. Candidates who are available throughout the year and who are interested in longer-term commitments are preferred. Employee must be at least 18 years old and must successfully pass a background check. Employee is subject to policies and procedures prescribed for all personnel. Must receive annual CPR certification and first aid training. $15/hour. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and three references sent to (Posted on 3/19/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
Wilderness Community Church in Spotsylvania, VA is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry. Primary responsibilities are to coordinate along with a team of youth ministry volunteers Christ-centered ministries that serve Youth (6th to 12th grade). This is a part-time, salaried position. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to For more information on the position, (Posted on 3/16/18)

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
Bethlehem UMC in Moneta, VA is searching for a Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain Christ-centered ministries that serve Children (birth to 12), Youth (Middle & High School), and Families within the church who have children in those age-groups. This is a full-time, salaried position with paid vacation and holidays that is available immediately. If interested, please contact Bethlehem UMC by email at or call the church office at (540) 297-7957 and we will send you more details and a job application. (Posted on 3/14/18)

After School Worker/Driver
If you love children and enjoy working with them, this is the job for you! Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen is searching for a part-time worker/driver for its After School Ministry. Must be good with children, be able to help with homework and be able to drive a 15 passenger van. Background check and clean driving record required. Hours are 1:45 – 5:45 p.m. Mon. through Fri. For additional information, please call our After School superintendent, Adamarye Patteson at 804-266-6364. To apply, please send a resume to Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; or email or call the church office at 804-266-5341. Visit our website at or see us on Facebook at (Posted on 3/14/18)

Church Nursery Supervisor
Warwick Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Newport News, is seeking a part-time supervisor for the church nursery, to include nursery staff supervision. Seeking a professional with experience in childcare; special needs experience preferred. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 10 hours at $11.84 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Peggy Langille at: Position description available upon request. (Posted on 3/13/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Culpeper United Methodist Church in Culpeper, Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries. This position will oversee the music program of children, youth, and adults. Playing organ and knowledge of hand bells is a plus, but not required as splitting the position into conductor and organist positions is possible. To apply go to: Please submit further questions to Kelly Weiss, Executive Director at Culpeper UMC at (Posted on 3/13/18)

Food Pantry Coordinator
Rising Hope UMC, Alexandria District, has an immediate opening for a Food Pantry Coordinator. Some of the duties for this 25 hours a week job include: Maintain clean and orderly environment in Food Ministry. Recruit and train volunteers. Be contact for number of food suppliers. Prepare monthly reports. Give presentations to other organizations. Present Christian attitude when dealing with volunteers, shoppers, and staff. Applications will be reviewed until Friday, March 16, 2018. Your resume and cover letter, together with the names and addresses of two persons who are willing to supply references for you, should be sent to (Posted on 3/12/18)

Youth Pastor
Southern Pines United Methodist Church, Southern Pines, NC, seeks full-time Youth Pastor with a passion for Christ and youth. Responsibilities include planning and leading Sunday youth fellowship for middle and high school, coordinating youth activities/trips, and working collaboratively with SPUMC staff and parents to implement an engaging youth program.  Weekend and after hours work is required.  Benefits include health insurance and pension.  Preferred requirements: BA degree in Christian Education, Wesleyan background, social media experience, and at least 2 years experience.  Email resume and two letters of reference to:  Mike Moore, SPRC Chairperson (Posted on 3/9/18)

Part-time bookkeeper wanted for Front Royal United Methodist Church. Experience with electronic bookkeeping, payroll, and banking systems a must. Church Windows experience preferred. Salary based on experience. Email resume and/or application to Application at (Posted on 3/9/18)

Music Director 
Willis United Methodist Church, 8360 Willis Church Road, Henrico, VA 23231, is seeking a part-time Music Director who can play piano or Kewaii keyboard for the congregation and direct the adult choir. There will be 3.5 hours required per week at the church. This small historic United Methodist church is in Varina, in eastern Henrico County. The salary is negotiable depending on experience with a range from $9,000 to $11,000 per year. Please contact The Rev. Dr. Art Thomas at home (804) 264-6746 or cell (240) 281-1523 and email your (Curriculum Vitae--a listing of education, experience in the field, references, etc.) or resume to Desired start date is April 1. (Posted on 3/6/18)

Director of Student Ministry
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a 30 hour per week Director of Student Ministry. This person will be eligible for employment benefits including vacation leave, sick leave, and medical and dental insurance. The Director of Student Ministry provides staff leadership in the spiritual foundation of students (6th Grade - College), recruits and resources volunteer student teams, monitors budget expenditures, and works with the ministry director team to create and coordinate church-wide ministries for students. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  he position can also be viewed on the church website at If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: (Posted on 3/5/18)

Youth Minister and Technology/Communications Director
Vine UMC, Dunn Loring/Falls Church, has two part-time ministry opportunities. The Youth Minister is responsible for leading and ministering to the youth through small groups, discipleship development, mission and fellowship. The Technology/Communications Director will grow and expand Vine Church’s use of technology in ministry. The two positions can be combined to create a full-time job for the qualified candidate. Full job descriptions can be found at Resumes can be submitted to (Posted on 3/1/18)

Executive Director
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking an Executive Director to assist the Lead Pastor and the Church Leadership Council in ensuring that the strategic ministry objectives are effectively and efficiently attained. The Executive Director will operate in four key areas: • Provide leadership of the lay staff in the area of Communications, Finance, Administration and Discipleship; • Administration of the financial functions of the church and participate in the Human Resource management of the church; • Provide leadership with regard to facility operations; • Support the lead pastor in the areas of strategic planning and leadership. Successful candidates should possess Christian character, United Methodist background preferred, Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred); at least 5 years’ experience on a senior leadership team in a church, non-profit or for profit business, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, as well as competence in project management, prioritization, attention to detail, self-motivation and flexibility. Interested parties should submit a resume by e-mail to, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 3/1/18)

Organist (Part-time)
Braddock Street United Methodist Church, nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Northern Virginia, has a vibrant and extensive music ministry serving all ages. Included in our ministry are 2 adult choirs (each including a quartet of scholarship singers from Shenandoah University), an adult handbell ensemble, praise band, small orchestra, youth and children’s choirs. Our instrument is a Létourneau Pipe Organ, 40 ranks, 3 manuals, installation completed in 2014. Specifications are listed on the website below. The primary duties of this position include playing the organ for two traditional Sunday worship services each week, accompanying choirs and attending weekly choir rehearsals. Additional responsibilities will include regular  collaboration with the Minister of Music and Pastors to plan the worship service. You will also work closely with the leaders of all musical groups to schedule participation in the worship experience and assist in developing a music program to serve all ages. This is a part-time position (20 – 25 hours/week) and reports to the Minister of Music. The salary is in the range of $33 - $40,000 depending on skill, experience, and education, with extra remuneration for weddings, funerals, and private lessons. A Masters degree in Organ Performance/Church Music with strong keyboard and conducting skills are preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with extensive study in organ, significant experience in church music, and strong keyboard skills will also be considered.  The starting date is June 25. To begin the process of joining us in bustling Winchester, Virginia, please e-mail your resume to or send it to Braddock Street UMC, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601, ATTN: SPRC. To learn more about Braddock Street UMC and the opportunities available to you, please visit our website at (Posted on 2/27/18)

Grow Ministries Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Grow Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Student Ministries programs of Floris UMC as well as other administrative tasks within Grow Ministries, providing administrative support and coordination of process to all levels of Grow Ministries. Following the direction and guidance of the Student Ministries Director, this position is responsible for the coordination (including promotion, registration and implementation) of Student Ministries’ events and mission trips. Coordination includes working with vendors and event sponsors/supporters, summer interns, parents, students, and church staff. Click here for detailed information or visit the employment page on the Floris website. Resumes may be submitted to (Posted on 2/27/18)

Childcare Workers
Reveille UMC, Richmond, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are typically 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday evenings. During the summer, hours are available Sunday mornings with some weekday hours (schedule varies). 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 2/27/18)

Childcare Director
Williamsburg United Methodist Church has an opening for a part time Director of Kids’ Morning Out (KMO), a program for children ages 12 months – 2 years. This is a week-day, half-day, outreach program of the church with the selected candidate to begin employment May 1, 2018. Applicants should have at minimum an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related fields and two years’ experience in a day care/pre-school setting. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to KMO Search Committee, WUMC, 500 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185. (Posted on 2/26/18)

Nursery Worker
Trinity United Methodist Church in Chester area seeking lead nursery worker for Sunday mornings. Hours would be 8:15 am until about 12:45 pm (end of service) each Sunday. Church will provide candidate with all materials, and candidate will be responsible for story/craft planning to be done each Sunday with the kids. Candidate will be responsible for nursery activities and organization on Sunday mornings. There are two church services, 8:30 and 11, so there will also be time in between services when planning for future weeks and toy cleaning can be accomplished. Candidate must be CPR/First Aid trained, and pass appropriate health test prior to start date. Candidate must complete background check. The ideal candidate will have at least one year experience working in church nursery or daycare environment, and be comfortable with children age newborn to age 8. Candidate must be able to get up and down from floor with children, and lift children up to 40 pounds. Pay is $100 per Sunday. We are open to a job share situation. Please contact the church office at 804-748-2439 or if you have any questions. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Christ United Methodist Church in Staunton is seeking an accompanist for music ministry for 2 Sunday morning services and one weekday evening choir rehearsal as well as other special music presentations to include Advent and Holy Week.  Salary is negotiable. Opportunities for weddings and funerals are compensated separately. If interested, please call Steve Henderson (540) 271-7555. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Connections Worship Leader
Providence UMC, Richmond, 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 themusic team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. This position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 2/21/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, Richmond, 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, andsustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. In partnership with other worship leaders, this position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 2/21/18)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian VA, is seeking a Discipleship Director who will lead in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ of New Life’s children, youth and adults through the intentional creation of ministries that help individuals grow in faith.  Applicants should exhibit a deep faith, have experience in casting vision, organizing ministries, supervising volunteers, and a passion for facilitating ongoing spiritual growth. Previous professional experience on a church staff and in successfully working on a team is desired. Responsibilities include planning programs and creating environments conducive to learning. The Discipleship Director will develop intentional pathways that build meaningful relationships and create opportunities to learn, serve and grow. In addition, this position will include developing opportunities based on age and stage of life and Christian maturity for individual, small group and large group learning, service and witness. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This is a part time position (20 hours/week) to include Sunday worship times.  To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry opportunity, go to  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume.  (Posted on 2/20/18)

Administrative Assistant
Cherryvale UMC, Staunton, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (12 hours per week). Must be familiar with Word/Excel/Publisher and have good communication skills. Preferably have basic bookkeeping skills. Contact with resume or questions. (Posted on 2/20/18)

Director of Music
First UMC, Martinsville, is seeking a full-time Director of Music. First Church is a 750-member congregation, averaging 150 during Sunday worship. We are searching for leadership in the area of music ministries to join our staff in Fall 2018. This person will coordinate and be in charge of the total music program of the church including planning, developing, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive music program at various levels. This includes the Chancel Choir (adults) and Children’s Choir (K-5) with a particular emphasis on the vibrant children’s program. The Director of Music will provide music for the 8:45 and 11 am Sunday services and any special services the congregation is expected to attend, including solos and instrumental music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send (in pdf or Word), a letter of interest, resume, and references. Please email all responses to (Posted on 2/20/18)


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

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

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

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

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

Campus Minister, Ignite Norfolk (Wesley Foundation at ODU)
The Virginia Conference seeks a Christ-centered, team-oriented spiritual leader for the Wesley Foundation at ODU. IGNITEnorfolk primarily serves the diverse Old Dominion University community of over 20,000 students. The heart behind IGNITE is to help people experience the love of Jesus in real and tangible ways: bringing people together AND sending them out; speaking about God’s love AND embodying it; going to church, AND being the church. IGNITE’s roots are found in it’s mission and service work across campus and around the city.  Its two primary ministries are IGNITEpantry and IGNITEmentoring.  The goal of these ministries is to serve those in need - whether hungry students at ODU or children throughout the city - while showing ODU students how God can work through them to change lives. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you believe this position might be for you, we encourage you to apply. Please send your cover letter and resume to by Monday, April 23rd. For any questions, please contact Paulo Lopes, VAUMC Director of Next Generation Ministries at  (Posted on 4/5/18)

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

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

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

Staff Chaplain
Cedarfield, a Pinnacle Living community located in the far west end of Richmond off Three Chopt Road, is seeking a full-time professional staff chaplain to join our Pastoral Care team to deliver spiritual support and care to our residents as an essential dimension of our Pathways to Wellness plan. Through ministries of pastoral care, worship and programming the chaplain facilitates spiritual care of residents, residents’ families and team members. The ideal candidate in addition to having at least 2 units of clinical pastoral education, will be ordained with a Master’s degree in Divinity and/or Counseling from an accredited institution, be experienced in preaching and worship planning and have skill in dealing with the spiritual dynamics of aging, illness, loss, and death. Key responsibilities include spiritual programming for all levels of care, designing and leading regular worship experiences, delivering pastoral care for residents and team members, providing end of life care, offering support and leadership for in-house memorial services, assisting in administrative responsibilities and serving as an integral part of the pastoral care and interdisciplinary team. Pastoral care professionals at Cedarfield work with a multi-disciplinary staff of health care professionals. Fill out an application on line at or email resume with cover letter to or mail to Human Resources Department, Cedarfield, 2300 Cedarfield Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233. For more information visit (Posted on 3/21/18)

Church Engagement Specialist
Thrivent is an organization that cares about helping Christians develop a healthy relationship with money; and we equip churches with resources to do that.  In this position you will cultivate relationships with the leaders of key churches and faith-based organizations in the region.  Using active listening to understand the needs of local congregations, you will identify how Thrivent can better serve and strengthen Christian communities in helping Christians be wise with money and live generously.  As you build valued relationships, you will introduce Thrivent programs and resources to serve the needs of local churches.  Candidates for this role are consummate relationship builders who are enthusiastic about Thrivent’s mission and the vitality of Christian communities in the region. Thrivent currently has a position opening in Richmond, VA. For details and how to apply, click here. (Posted on 3/19/18)

Campus Coordinator, ARISE Campus Ministry
The board of United College Ministries in Northern VA (Arise) seeks a Christ- centered, mission-minded team builder to be a presence on the campus of George Mason University. The Campus Coordinator will engage with students and lead ministry activities on campus. This is a flexible-position and we are seeking someone to work 30 - 40 non-standard hours (12 months, year-round) beginning in the summer of 2018. The qualified candidate will have to live into our vision statement, which is the following: As Arise Campus Ministry we believe in Jesus and thus welcome all, share God’s universal love and compassionately live out our faith on campus and in the community. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you believe this position might be for you, we encourage you to apply. Please complete the application located at This form will also ask for your resume and two references. We will perform an introductory interview of candidates over the phone, or Skype as we receive resumes (within 3 business days). If you have any questions, please also direct those to (Posted on 3/16/18)

Professional Housekeeper
Westview on the James, a campground in Goochland, is looking for a professional housekeeper able of attending to the facilities with integrity and attention to detail.  The Housekeeping Department is a vital element of the Westview experience.  Guests who use Westview's facilities look forward to their time away from the distractions of their lives during their stay.  It is Westview's goal to provide top-notch customer service to include facilities that are clean, well maintained, inviting and welcoming. It is Westview's responsibility to ensure that all housekeeping needs are met with high quality cleanliness and service.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply online go to Westview's website at and click employment or email a resume to  For questions call the office at (804) 457-4210. (Posted on 3/1/18)


Pastoral Leader, Worship Facilitator and Administrator
Thomas L. Baynham Jr. has over 20 years of experience leading faith communities in investing their spiritual and physical gifts in building the Kingdom of God through his gifts as pastoral leader, worship facilitator and administrator. His strengths include: ♦ The gift of hospitality and welcoming. ♦ The ability to execute and manage multiple ministry projects. ♦ Twenty years’ experience in choral and instrumental directing for religious and secular groups that are diverse in age, ethnicity and denomination. ♦ Strong organizational and administrative skills (experience with Planning Center). ♦ Specialization in liturgy, worship planning and inclusive hymn texts. Click here to view his resume (pdf). He may be reached at; (804) 614-7461 (mobile) (Posted on 3/2/18)

Christian education position
Anthony Batterton, a college-educated professional and United Methodist with several years’ experience in Christian education, children’s and youth ministries, and liturgical design seeks full-time Christian education position. He espouses a holistic educational philosophy coordinating a knowledge-based curriculum, liturgical engagement, and real-world application. He currently lives in Fairfax County, but is open to relocating for the right opportunity, especially to the Hampton Roads area or Richmond. Click here to view his resume (pdf). (Posted on 2/28/18)


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