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Williamsburg United Methodist Church, a 2,000-member church in Williamsburg, Virginia, is looking for a full charge bookkeeper to do payroll processing, accounts payable, contributions processing, posting to general ledger, and draft financial statements. Interested candidates should contact Joe Meadows ( or 757-229-1771) for more information. (Posted on 5/26/17)

Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry
Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Part Time Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry. Responsibilities include leading the faith development of children and youth through music in worship and other events. This position is allowed to work hours remotely to facilitate ministries. The qualified candidate should have a BA or equivalent in music with a minimum of 2 years of experience with a diverse set of musical styles and have the ability to play a musical instrument, preferably a keyboard instrument. The salary range is $13-15K and the Job Description is posted on our website at Interested candidates should contact Rev. David Bonney at or 703-591-3120. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Leesburg United Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia, is looking for an accomplished accompanist for our two traditional Sunday worship services. We have a K.Kawai Baby Grand piano and a custom crafted Randall Dyer pipe organ (1986-87 installed) that is faithfully maintained. Experience in accompanying a choir and playing for congregational worship, ability to work collegially with paid staff and laity, along with a commitment to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ are essential requirements. This is a part-time position. Please send resume and cover-letter to SPRC-Organist Position, LUMC, 107 W Market St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176. Feel free to visit our website,, and our FaceBook page. Note if searching on the web: there are a number of “Leesburg United Methodist” churches - Florida and Georgia each has one. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Choir Director
Leesburg United Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia, is looking for a choral director to serve as our Director of Traditional Worship Music. We have a 20-24 SATB choir, along with other choral and accompaniment groups in our congregation. LUMC has two traditional worship services each Sunday; the adult Chancel Choir sings at 11:00 each Sunday, September through the first Sunday in July, except for ministry themed Sundays: Youth Sunday, Children’s Sunday, VBS Sunday, etc; for the 8:30 worship three to four times a year; services of the Christian Year: Christmas Eve (one service), Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday. Experience in directing a worship choir, ability to work collegially with paid staff and laity, along with a commitment to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ are essential requirements. This is a part-time position. Please send resume and cover-letter to SPRC-Organist Position, LUMC, 107 W Market St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176. Feel free to visit our website,, and our FaceBook page. Note if searching on the web: there are a number of “Leesburg United Methodist” churches - Florida and Georgia each has one. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Director of Communications
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a Director of Communications who will create, oversee and implement promotional tools and activities designed to enhance communication between Centreville UMC, its members and visitors, and will also lead all communication initiatives to expand the visibility of the church and the church’s participation in our community. Experience in marketing communications, design, layout and content management are preferred. This salaried position requires 20 hours per week. Qualified applicants should submit their job application and resume to by June 15. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Administrative Assistant
Providence United Methodist Church in Quinton (New Kent County), seeks an experienced administrative assistant to provide support to the pastor, church staff, church leaders, volunteers and committees. This position serves as the church receptionist and coordinates the overall office functions for the church. Position is part-time, M-F, 9 am to 1 pm. Strong organizational abilities, above average computer literacy and excellent communication and people skills essential. Applicant must be self-directed, able to accomplish tasks with little supervision and must be able to maintain confidentiality. Pay commensurate with experience. A full job description can be found at (click on link below "Employment Opportunities"). Please e-mail resume with three professional references and brief cover letter to: Deadline June 9, 2017. (Posted on 5/24/17)

Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant
Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church, located in the West End of Richmond, Virginia,  is seeking a 15 hour/week Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant.  The Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the pastor and the church; in addition, the assistant will help with the pastoral care needs of the congregation.  Please see the link below for the full job description. Please apply for this position using this link: (Posted on 5/23/17) 

Preschool Staff
Bethlehem United Methodist Preschool, Moneta, has staff openings for a Preschool Program Director and an Assistant Teacher (PreK class 3 days/wk). Contact the church office at or call (540) 297-7957 for an application or more information. (Posted on 5/23/17)

Office Admnistrator
Bethany UMC, Gloucester Point, is looking for an office administrator to work 30 hrs. per week, M - F, 9 - 3 pm.  This person will be the “face” of the church and should possess excellent skills in communication, administration, organization, and work in a multiple staff environment.  Strong computer experience within a Windows environment to include Microsoft XL & Microsoft Word is required.  Send resume to SPPR Chairman, P.O.  Box 527, Gloucester Point, VA 23062.  Applications must be received by June 5, 2017. (Posted on 5/22/17)

Preschool Director
Founded in 1971, Mount Olivet Preschool is a “Best of Arlington” award-winning half-day preschool in the Arlington, Virginia community. A ministry of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, our classes range from a 1-day program for infants as young as 3 months to a 5-day Pre-K program for 5 year olds. Working with the Church’s Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Preschool Committee, the director will create a learning environment that will prepare children for the years to come. This is a year round, full time position with benefits. Core responsibilities, qualifications and skills are described on our website . Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linnea Carlson at (Posted on 5/22/17)

Part-Time Financial Assistant
Shady Grove UMC, Short Pump, is seeking a part-time Financial Assistant  (16 hours/week). Must have experience with Quickbooks and Excel. Please send resume to David Hollins, chair of Staff Parish Committee, at by May 31. (Posted on 5/18/17)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Centreville United Methodist Church in northern Virginia is looking for a worship leader for our contemporary worship service. We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of what constitutes worship, and is able to glorify God and express faith through music. This person will provide dynamic leadership to the 11:02 Contemporary Service utilizing teams of singers and musicians who will offer music for the regular Sunday morning worship and for special seasonal services during the year. This salaried position requires 10-12 hours per week. This includes working with and developing volunteer musicians, preparing and leading a weekly rehearsal, reviewing material for the service, leading worship on Sunday mornings, meeting with staff and pastors to discuss the service. Applicants please send a resume and cover letter to Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette at (Posted on 5/18/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Raleigh Court United Methodist Church in Roanoke is searching for a dynamic leader to be a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with young people and a strong ability to direct and delegate a corps of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education (minimum: Bachelor’s degree), and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, the youth ministry, and church members. Furthermore, s/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee the youth program for grades 6-12 in support of the ministry of RCUMC. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministry of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at (Posted on 5/17/17)

Administrative Assistant
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. Qualified candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, be organized, possess good verbal and written communication skills and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This position will handle a variety of administrative assignments such as answering phones, preparing packages for mailing, recording attendance for weekly dinners, maintaining church calendar and membership database, managing supply inventory, maintain organization of public space, and coordinating event sign ups. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $X per hour. A full position description can be found on Resumes may be sent to (Posted on 5/10/17)

Executive Pastor
First United Methodist Church of Dothan, AL is receiving resumes for an Executive Pastor (XP) position. The XP will serve as the Chief of Operations/Staff Encouragement and Strategic Alignment Coach. He/she will have staff oversight experience and work diligently to create, enhance, and sustain a culture of spiritual leadership that wholeheartedly embraces the fulfillment of the mission of the church (Reaching Out: It’s Who We Are). Resumes to Pamela Manfready at by May 26, 2017. (Posted on 5/9/17)

Youth Director
Community of Faith United Methodist Church, ( a mission-oriented congregation in western Fairfax County seeks a part-time Youth Director.  The position is 10 hours per week with flexible days and hours.  Applicants should possess at least a BA/BS degree, have experience in youth ministry and the ability to lead a youth ministry to help students to grow in their relationship with God. For more information, contact Rev. Rob Vaughn at (Posted on 5/9/17)

Traditional Music Director
St. John's United Methodist Church is a mid-sized church in the Little Creek area of Norfolk, VA that is seeking continued growth through the hiring of a Traditional Music Director. Primary responsibilities include directing the adult choir, playing the piano or organ for one weekly traditional worship service, as well as seasonal offerings, and working collaboratively with Pastor, staff, and church leadership. A candidate with a music degree is preferred or demonstrated experience. Christian servant leaders seeking to deepen their life of faith through this leadership opportunity preferred. They should be encouraging, motivating, and reassuring presence to promote a life of healthy worship in both the music ministry and overall congregation. This is a part-time (10-15 hours/week), salaried position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply with resume, cover letter, and list of references. Please send resumes to (Posted on 5/9/17)

Worship Leader
Arise Campus Ministry in Fairfax is seeking a part-time worship leader to lead weekly worship during the academic year. We are hoping to have someone work 10 hours a week. The qualified candidate will lead worship, recruit and train student musicians, prepare sermon slides, and work with the Ministry Director to plan meaningful worship experiences for the students at George Mason University. For full job description visit, and to apply contact Drew Ensz at (Posted on 5/9/17)

Family Ministry Director
New Life Church, Midlothian, 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. The Family Ministry Director is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and is responsible for developing an engaging Family Ministry that fits the needs of families today. This includes Christian discipleship, mission opportunities for children and their families and relationship building activities for families at New Life. The Family Ministry Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, provide enthusiastic leadership and recruit, train and support volunteers. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 5/9/17)

Music/ Choir Director
Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church, on the Charlottesville District, is seeking a part-time Music/ Choir Director to play piano for Sunday services and weekly Choir practice. Salaried position. For more info, please contact Pastor Neil McLaughlin at Byrd Chapel UMC in Kents Store at (434) 589-2142 or (Posted on 5/9/17)

Immediate opening for Part-Time Accompanist at Fairview United Methodist Church in Danville, VA. The accompanist is responsible for playing at choir rehearsal, choir accompaniment for worship services, and providing music for the weekly Sunday morning traditional service and special services throughout the year.  The accompanist will work under the direction of the Traditional Choir Director.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information call (434)792-3391.  Please send resume to: (Posted on 5/9/17)
Traditional Choir Director
Fairview United Methodist Church in Danville, VA is seeking a part-time director to lead our traditional choirs. The position is responsible for leading the choir and congregation in music during Sunday morning traditional worship services and special services throughout the year and will lead weekly rehearsals with the adult vocal and hand bell choirs. The director will work with the pastor and worship committee to plan music and coordinate with the accompanist for rehearsals and services.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information call (434)792-3391.  Please send resume to: (Posted on 5/9/17)

Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern
Harmony UMC, Hamilton, is seeking a Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern. The Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern assists the Youth Director and Pastor with executing the summer youth group, summer Sunday school, mission trip, visitation, and worship. Responsibilities include planning summer youth group, preparing for the mission trip and assisting with worship. The intern will also lead at least one fundraising initiative and participate in any of the planned activities and mission trips at no cost. Must be available from Monday June 12th through August 18th, 2017 for 220 hours of work and one week vacation during this time. The preferred candidate for this internship is a young adult who is either currently enrolled or a recent graduate from graduate or under graduate school. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Amy Beckwith at in order to receive a Job Description and Application. (Posted on 5/8/17)

Worship Leader
IGNITE, Norfolk, is seeking a part-time worship leader to lead our monthly worship services and build our worship team in preparation for the launch of weekly worship this fall.  Responsibilities: - Hours: ~ 20 hours/week - Lead one monthly worship service. - Participate in worship rehearsal night. - Prepare materials (e.g. worship slides) for worship. - Recruit and lead worship team. - Assist in planning worship. Expectations: - Love of Jesus, passion for the gospel, and desire to grow God's kingdom. - Experience leading worship. - Ability to lead energetic and passionate worship. - Familiarity and comfort with modern worship music (e.g. Hillsong Young & Free, Elevation Church, etc.) - Knowledge of music and sound equipment. - Friendly personality. - Ability to lead others. - Ability to recruit volunteers and leaders. - Comfort with praying publicly. - Punctuality. - Preparedness. Future Potential: - There is the expectation that this position will grow in the future, eventually leading to weekly worship and increased hours as attendance grows. To apply go to (Posted on 5/8/17)

Director of Music Ministry
Regester Chapel UMC, Fredericksburg District, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry whose purpose is to help musicians and the congregation grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music. The Director of Music Ministry shall be under the general direction of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), in coordination with the Worship Committee Chair, the Director of Children’s Music Ministry, the Contemporary Worship Leader, and the Pastor.  Day-to-day supervision will be provided by the Pastor.  The Director of Music Ministry shall plan and direct the music of the adult Chancel Choir, the Orchestra, and the Bell Choir.  The Director of Music Ministry shall also be responsible for the proper custody and maintenance of church property relating to these Choirs.  This is a part-time position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Potential candidates can  respond with a resume via email to the church at with cc email to David Broadhurst at Conventional mail can be used as well, Regester Chapel UMC, 85 Bells Hill Road, Stafford, VA  22554. (Posted on 5/8/17)

Administrative Assistant
High Street United Methodist Church, Franklin, seeks Full-Time Administrative Assistant to assist the pastor and church with ministries. Salary and Health Benefits package negotiable. Must be people-person, self-motivated, punctual and driven. Candidates familiar with Word, Excel, Publisher, Social Media, and who possess great communication skills please send your resume to (Posted on 5//8/17)

Youth Minister 
Woodlawn UMC, Roanoke, is looking for someone with strong Christian character, a fun-loving spirit, who is well organized, solid with communication and public-speaking, works well with volunteers and is able to relate to youth. Availability on Sundays is essential. You must have or be working towards a college degree. The position will require an average of 15 hours a week.  Salary is negotiable based upon experience and education.  If you know someone who would be interested, please send a resume’ along with the names of three references to  If you have questions you may call 774-8126 (Church Office) or 759-0664 (Pastor John’s cell). (Posted on 5/8/17)

Finance Administrator
Fredericksburg UMC has a part-time, 20 hours per week opening for a Finance Administrator. This position would oversee the financial ministry of Fredericksburg UMC as it relates to accounts payable, payroll, benefits, income, designated funds, the General Ledger, reports to charge conference, budget and reports needed by the Finance Committee. Because Fredericksburg UMC has a large and extensive mission and ministry, an accounting background and training are necessary along with the ability to manage accounting software. If you are interested, please send your resume to Rev. Larry E. Davies, Lead Pastor of Fredericksburg UMC at (Posted on 4/27/17)

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 by clicking here. (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)

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)


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)



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