Next Gen Director/Pastor — First United Methodist Church — Bella Vista, Arkansas

First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista is seeking a Director of Next Gen Ministries. This position will provide leadership and direction for effective FUMC  infant – high school ministries – including program development and leadership as well as recruiting, training, and oversight of volunteer leaders to enable effective ministries; youth community outreach and missions; and management of the Next Gen ministry budget. Essential Functions Design, implement, and continue to build upon existing student programs that integrate relationship building, spiritual formation, and missional opportunities Collaborate with volunteers to develop opportunities for Next Gen ministries  Recruit, develop and train students and adult leaders who wish to participate in the planning and execution of Next Gen and church-wide ministries Supervise Nursery Employee Collaborate with church staff and key lay leaders to integrate the Next Gen ministry into the overall life of the church Provide oversight and support for weekend and midweek programs to include Christian education and social time Oversee the creation and maintenance of the Next Gen ministry budget  Maintain adequate and appropriate communication with students, parents, and the church regarding Next Gen ministries Required Skills Strong relational skills  Excellent verbal and written communication skills  Ability to utilize social media effectively in support of Next Gen program goals Ability to multitask and have flexibility  Strong organizational skills Can maintain confidentiality of sensitive information without exception  Connection with the theological position of First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista Demonstrated leadership skills in a variety of settings  Strong commitment to continuing education  A successful candidate will have: Passion for walking alongside young persons in their faith journeys  Vision for the growth of students’ faith, and for the growth of the Next Gen ministries Bachelor’s degree desired; Religious studies or further theological education preferred Experience leading and/or working with student ministries  Terms of Employment At-Will  Part-time to Full-time Salary commensurate with experience and hours Office space with computer provided For more information, or to submit a resume, please contact Rev. Jeanne Williams, Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista, AR  479-855-1158 (Office)...

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Church Administrator — First United Methodist Church — Bella Vista, Arkansas

First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista is seeking a full-time Church Administrator. This position will oversee the fiduciary functions of the church and aspects of community life – including management of income, expenses, and budget; recruiting, training, and oversight of volunteers to enable effective ministries; supervising of the Every One In Ministry Coordinator; and management of personnel files. Essential Functions Manage business office Recruit, develop and train volunteers who wish to participate in the life of the church Supervise volunteer EOIM Coordinator Collaborate with church staff and key lay leaders Provide oversight and support for MidWeek Manna Program and Dinner Oversee the creation and maintenance of the Church Operating Budget  Maintain adequate and appropriate communication with staff and volunteers Required Skills Strong relational skills  Excellent verbal and written communication skills  Ability to learn church database program for both accounting and membership needs Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite Ability to multitask and have flexibility  Strong organizational skills Can maintain confidentiality of sensitive information without exception  Connection with the theological position of First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista Demonstrated leadership skills in a variety of settings  Strong commitment to continuing education  A successful candidate will have: Passion for walking alongside persons in their faith journeys  Vision for the growth of the church in disciple-making Bachelor’s degree Accounting background Experience working with church staff Terms of Employment At-Will  Full-time (Salary commensurate with experience) Office space with computer provided For more information, or to submit a resume, please contact Rev. Jeanne Williams, Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Bella Vista, AR  479-855-1158 (Office)...

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Conference Children’s Ministry Coordinator — The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church — Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas is currently accepting applications for the Conference Children’s Ministry Coordinator, a quarter-time position.  Overview: The Conference Coordinator of Children’s Ministries is responsible for promoting and strengthening the Children’s Ministries of the Arkansas Annual Conference by overseeing the work of the Conference Children’s Committee; creating and supporting active District Children’s Leadership Teams; providing resources and training to local church Children’s Ministry leaders. Qualifications:  Serious applicants must have the following: A college degree or equivalent program experience in children’s ministry Preferably have Certification in Children’s Ministry Three or more years in children’s ministry leadership In addition, they should show evidence of entrepreneurial and team-oriented leadership as well as strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.   A working knowledge of The United Methodist Church structure, doctrine and polity is important. Detailed Job Description   A detailed job description can be found here, by contacting Rev. Jim Polk at jim.polk@arumc.org or by calling 870-324-8042. Salary and Benefits are commensurate with education, training, experience, and skills.   Interested applicants should email a cover letter, current resume and reference list to...

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Director of Children’s Ministry — Covenant United Methodist Church — Cordova, Tennessee

Covenant United Methodist Church, a midsize urban/suburban congregation, located in Cordova, Tennessee has an immediate opening for a Director of Children’s Ministry.  The position is full time but could be modified depending on the candidate. The candidate must have a strong Christian and biblical background and be able to provide spiritual leadership and direction to our children and families from kindergarten through the fifth grade.  The candidate should have knowledge and understanding of the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church.  He or she will be required to have strong, assertive, proactive leadership skills and be able to recruit, train, coordinate, and empower volunteers.   This person is well-organized, technologically savvy and has good verbal and written communications skills.   A college degree in education with experience in children’s ministry is preferred.  Music and art background is a plus. We are accepting resumes through July 31st.  You may apply by emailing your resume to Lisa Johnson at...

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Minister to Children and Families with Children – North Little Rock First UMC – North Little Rock

North Little Rock First Methodist Church is seeking a Minister to Children and Families with Children. This position will guide the Christian development of children ages infant through fifth grade in worship, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, celebratory events such as Easter, Christmas, and Back to School, Wednesday night fellowship, and many other ways. This role will also actively encourage parents and guardians to be spiritual leaders.    Through the caring support of our growing congregation, this full-time position offers a family-friendly schedule, competitive compensation, and a strong benefits package – including FMLA.    If you think this position sounds like a great fit for you, we’d love to talk! Start our conversation by sending a cover letter to Reverend Lynn Kilbourne telling her how your previous experience has prepared you to answer the call for this role. Email your cover letter and resume to PastorLynn@nlrfumc.org. Rev. Kilbourne may be reached for questions at...

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