Jobs

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Christian Education Coordinator – First UMC Jacksonville

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church Jacksonville, AR
Interested in working in a growing church committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ and in a community rich with opportunity for people to meet Jesus? Do you love working with kids and adults to help them encounter Jesus, love Jesus and serve him in the world? Then apply today to be our Christian Education Coordinator! Learn more below.
 
Job Title: Christian Education Coordinator
Job Status: Full Time/Salary – depending on qualifications
Start Date: Open until Filled
 
Job Summary: Jacksonville First United Methodist is looking for an individual committed to Jesus Christ who loves guiding children and adults in their walks of faith. General responsibilities include designing and implementing programs for children focused on introducing them to Jesus Christ and helping them learn and participate in the life of discipleship.  It also includes overseeing, resourcing, an ongoing, developing discipleship model for adults. Applicants should have a good Biblical foundation and understanding of Christian discipleship, be comfortable leading and recruiting laity, and a team player.
 
Qualifications include: Committed follower of Jesus Christ; Post secondary education preferred or work related equivalent
 
To apply, submit a letter of introduction as well as resume to Rev. Nathan Kilbourne by email: nate.kilbourne@arumc.org OR by mail: First United Methodist Church, Attn: Rev. Nathan Kilbourne, 308 West Main St., Jacksonville, AR 72076
 
For more information visit www.jacksonvilleumc.org/job-opening/ or call 501.982.8176
 

Church Administrator – Quapaw Quarter UMC Little Rock

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church in downtown Little Rock, AR, has an opening for a Church Administrator effective immediately. Part-time position, M-Th, 8:30a-12:30p. 

This essential position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. The Church Administrator works closely with the pastor, paid and volunteer staff, and members of the congregation and public. Maintains facility use and program calendar; works with the pastor and designated trustees to schedule facility usage within policy guidelines; bills outside groups for facility rent or other expenses; maintains leases for studio rentals; arranges for building/grounds maintenance under guidance of Senior Pastor and Board of Trustees; works with pastor and committees to schedule volunteers as needed for special events and/or administrative support; coordinates with brides and bridal parties on upcoming weddings; answers and directs telephone calls in a timely and appropriate manner; prepares and prints worship bulletins for Sundays and special occasions; prepares and sends out weekly “Now Happening” email newsletter; maintains current list of joys and concerns as received along with prayer requests for pastoral prayer; prepares and/or generates correspondence and assists with mailings; receives and processes incoming mail; serves as administrative support for Senior Pastor, Music Director, and Leadership Team; maintains office supplies and good order in the office area; assists the Membership/Communications Secretary with ACS software; enters attendance information and generates requested reports; monitors video surveillance system; exercises proper discretion in response to door traffic; maintains major committee minutes in an easily accessible location; performs other duties as assigned by pastor and  appropriate committees. 

Requires familiarity with PC and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of web, blogging, and social media a plus. 

Email resume to teamjamesmom@gmail.com

Contemporary Worship Leader – Cornerstone UMC Jonesboro

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is searching for a part-time Contemporary Worship Leader. Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He/she should have a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and a calling to lead musically in worship. The Worship Leader is responsible for leading the praise band and engaging the congregation in worship through speaking and prayer. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of town. The congregation draws persons from many different worship traditions and so preference is given to a candidate who can work collaboratively with pastor and worship staff to integrate creative liturgy and diverse music into worship. This position is considered part-time, salaried. Resumes can be submitted to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.

Choir Director – Cornerstone UMC Jonesboro

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is searching for a part-time Choir Director. Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He/she should have a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and a calling to lead musically in worship.  The Choir Director is responsible for conducting the chancel choir and leading in traditional worship of Cornerstone UMC. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of town. The congregation draws persons from many different worship traditions and so preference is given to a candidate who can work collaboratively with pastor and worship staff to integrate diverse musical styles and traditions. This position is considered part-time, salaried. Resumes can be submitted to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.

Director of Music – Clarendon First UMC

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Clarendon First United Methodist Church in Clarendon, Arkansas, a congregation of Christians rich in musical talent, has a tradition of excellence in instrumental, organ and vocal music worship. The church is actively recruiting to fill the part-time position of Director of Music Ministry. 

Main responsibilities include leadership of music ministries for all worship services to include a broad range of musical styles, inspiring all ages to worship God fully. This part-time position is responsible for the rehearsals and performances of the Chancel Choir and the River Ringers Handbell Choir to ensure they receive adequate direction, leadership, instruction, practice and performance across the broad range of ages and experience. The candidate will be a strong pianist, and preferably also play guitar.

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 5, 2017. Search will remain open until a successful candidate has been found. Contact Reverend Nan Nelson, at nan.nelson@arumc.org  to request a job description, submit a letter of interest and resume with references included. Please share this post with your network to reach more candidates.

Director of Children’s & Youth Ministry – West Memphis

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

West Memphis First UMC is looking for a full-time director of Children’s and Youth Ministry.  For a complete job description and application instructions, visit http://hireayouthpastor.com/churches/1566/jobs/2144

Director of Music Ministries – Grand Avenue UMC Stuttgart

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Director of Music Ministries
Reports to: Pastor
Job Status: Part Time/Salary
Start Date: Open until Filled

Please send resume and/questions to Jane Ferguson via email to 5miracles@cebridge.net . Or you may contact the Church Office at 870-673-6317 or grandavenue@live.com .

Job Summary:
As a director, this position works closely with the pastor in planning worship services. This position is also responsible for developing and growing a comprehensive music program to include choirs, hand bells, and ensembles for all age groups in accordance with policies, standards, as well as guidelines and regulations governing our church. Grand Avenue’s goal is to offer ministry opportunities for individuals to become involved in the life of the church while growing in their faith. Active participation in the life of Grand Avenue UMC is expected. The director will be required to work twenty hours a week including Sundays, Wednesdays and any special worship services and programs. Office hours are required. Competitive salary depending on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Experience:
A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The director must possess adequate skill and experience in vocal and choral music. Successful experience in a similar environment of three to five years or more is preferred. Combinations of alternate education and experience will be considered.

Music Ministry Director – Trinity UMC Little Rock

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Trinity United Methodist Church of Little Rock, Arkansas is searching for a Director of Music Ministry.  Responsibilities include leadership of music ministries for all worship services to include a broad range of musical styles. This staff position is responsible for all musical performance groups within the church to ensure they receive adequate direction, leadership, instruction, practice and performance across the broad spectrum of ages and experience.  Applications will be reviewed beginning July 20, 2017.  Preference is for one person who can direct the choir while accompanying on the organ. Part-time or full-time employment option available.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Search will remain open until filled.  Submit a cover letter and resume to both Dr. Don Hall, pastordon@tumclr.org, and Richard Hanson, rhhanson@ualr.edu.  Include url where past performance can be viewed.  A detailed job summary and list of responsibilities will be provided. 

Youth Director – Goddard UMC Fort Smith

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Goddard UMC is searching for a part-time Youth Director.  Please contact the church office at 479.785.1415 or email secretary@goddardumc.org.

Part-time Choir Director – Wesley UMC – Fort Smith, AR

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Wesley United Methodist Church (Fort Smith, AR) is seeking a part-time choir director to work with both our vocal performers and our handbell choir. Depending on the skills and passions of the applicant, there may also be an opportunity to serve as a worship leader in our contemporary service.

Duties include:

  • Directing our chancel choir
  • Directing our bell choir
  • Choosing music in consultation with the pastor and accompanist
  • Preparing special performances such as a Christmas and Easter Cantata
  • Leading weekly Wednesday night practices and directing in Sunday morning worship
  • Availability for High Holy Days (i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter)
  • Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

  • Formal music training, including ability to read music
  • Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels
  • Openness to Christian beliefs

Ideal skills include:

  • Ability to play a musical instrument (preferably guitar/organ/piano)
  • Interest in and capacity to lead worship
  • Degree in music education or music performance

Pay rate starts at $600 per month, but may be adjusted for experience and education. To apply, send a resume and three references to Pastor Michelle Morris, michelle.morris@arumc.org, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2200 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith AR 72901.

Director of Youth Ministries – Vilonia UMC

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Vilonia United Methodist Church is seeking a part time Director of Youth Ministries. We are looking for someone who is Christ centered, caring, and passionate about teaching and leading youth. Please see the job description for the full list of expectations and responsibilities. Email any questions as well as resumés and references to james.kjorlaug@arumc.org

Business Assistant – First UMC Conway

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church of Conway is accepting applications for the position of Business Assistant, starting in June.

This person will oversee the financial operations of the church by creating budget databases, verifying and paying all expenses including payroll, and working with the staff, trustees, and finance committee to provide resources for ministry. This is a part-time position of 26 hours a week. Qualifications include proficiency in developing budgets and reports, strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the United Methodist Church.

Questions and/or applications may be submitted to Pastor Michael Roberts, at mroberts@conwayfumc.org or 501-329-3801.

Contemporary Service Worship Leader – Sequoyah UMC Fayetteville

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Sequoyah UMC seeks a Contemporary Service Worship Leader to work with dedicated and talented volunteers to direct the weekly contemporary worship service. Along with the contemporary worship committee as your guiding partner, this staff member will help provide an engaging, meaningful and high-quality worship experience for members and guests.

The person filling this role will lead the congregation in singing, praising, and connecting with God through contemporary Christian music during weekly worship service; lead all aspects of the contemporary worship team, including band, sound, and AV; recruit new members and expand worship team roles to create overlap to ensure continuity when members are missing; hold a minimum of 1 weekly rehearsal and 1 warm up session on Sunday prior to the service; create excitement and a spiritually enriching environment to increase attendance and grow membership from the surrounding community; assist with the planning and overseeing of special worship services that include music; and develop media for weekly services, including song lyrics, video clips, and all elements of production for the contemporary worship service

A candidate for this position should be an experienced musician or vocalist; demonstrate spiritual maturity and a continual desire to personally grow in the likeness of Jesus Christ; have experience as a worship leader and with combining media technology and the fine/performing arts; be a team player who understands the importance of working together and developing trust within and between groups, with strong administrative, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills. To apply, please send your resume to:

Sequoyah United Methodist Church
Attention: Rev. Sara Pair
1910 N. Old Wire Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
or email it to pastor@sequoyahmethodist.org.

Youth Ministry Director – Sequoyah UMC Fayetteville

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Sequoyah United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Youth Ministry Director who will lead and oversee developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing ministry for youth, grades 6-12. The church is looking for a Christ-centered servant who has a heart for tweens (5th-6th grade), middle school youth (7th – 8th grade), high school youth (9th – 12th grade), and working with adult volunteers. The ideal candidate will be emotionally intelligent, servant-minded, passionate about leading young lives to Christ and biblically proficient. Must be effective at recruiting volunteers and delegating tasks and have the ability to manage a multi-faceted ministry. The program primary days are Wednesdays and Sundays. Overnight Mission trips and other activities requiring travel are also a requirement. A CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL is also required. If you are a great fit for this position, please send your resume to:

Sequoyah United Methodist Church
Attention: Rev. Sara Pair
1910 N. Old Wire Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
or email it to pastor@sequoyahmethodist.org.

Hospitality Manager – Mount Sequoyah

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

The Hospitality Manager is a vital part of the staff team as we seek to provide outstanding services to the guests using Mount Sequoyah. This staff member is the main point of contact with guest groups as they consider, book, and plan an event as well as while they are here for their event. Job includes aspects of group services, marketing, sales, and working with the rest of the team. This position is also vital in helping clear communication take place on the details of events with other staff members.

Complete job description: Mount Sequoyah Hospitality Manager

Director of Congregational Transformation & Development, LA Conference

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Reports to: Bishop

Cabinet Relationship: Serves on the Extended Cabinet and Consults the Appointive Cabinet

Status: Full Time

Job Summary: The Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development will provide leadership and oversight to the ministry of engaging churches in intentional transformation and reaching new people and to the ministry of developing and nurturing new faith communities.

To apply, contact Dr. Van Stinson, Assistant to the Bishop, 527 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; (225) 346-1646vanstinson@la-umc.org.

Complete job description: Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development 

To apply, contact Dr. Van Stinson, Assistant to the Bishop, 527 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; (225) 346-1646vanstinson@la-umc.org.

Intern, Hendrix College Office of the Chaplain

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplain at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas seeks a full-time (35 hours a week) United Methodist seminary intern for the 2017-2018 academic year who will assist with religious life on campus including worship, communion, community meals, small groups, service-learning trips, and an intentional Christian community. Additional duties for the Chaplain of the College fall under “vocational discernment” with significant grants given to the college from the Lilly Endowment to help youth discerning a call to ministry, aid early career clergy in developing pastoral identity, and mentor college students who are discerning a call to professional and ordained ministry. The Chaplain Intern would also assist with weekly programmatic needs for various constituencies of the College, and be mentored by the Chaplain in the process of helping young people discern a call to ministry. The Chaplain serves as the internship supervisor. Compensation is a $15,000 stipend that will cover housing, expenses, and benefits.

For more information, contact Hendrix College Chaplain, Rev. J.J. Whitney, at whitney@hendrix.edu or 501-450-3801.

Director of Children’s Music – Russellville FUMC

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First UMC seeks applicants for Director of Children’s Music. This person will plan and direct a music program for children age 3 through 5th grade. This is a part-time position. The primary work hours are Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, September through April, and a week of Vacation Bible School in the summer. Resumes may be sent to Rev. Roy Smith, 304 Commerce, Russellville, AR 72801 or rsmith@fumcrsvl.org. For additional information, contact Rev. Smith.

Assistant Director Children’s Ministry – Russellville FUMC

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First UMC seeks applicants for an Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries. This person works with the Director of Children’s Ministries to birth through 5th grade. This is a part-time position. The primary work hours are Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. This person is involved in communication about children’s ministries. Good computer skills will be valuable. Resumes will be received until April 1, 2017. Please send resume to Rev. Roy Smith, 304 Commerce, Russellville, AR 72801 or rsmith@fumcrsvl.org. For additional information, contact Rev. Smith.

Youth Director – Sheridan FUMC

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

20 hrs. per week – ½ time. Sunday morning & evening, Wednesday evenings, & occasional weekend activities. 440 Member Church in growing central Arkansas community, 35 miles south of Little Rock Salary:  $20,000 commensurate with education & experience. Job Description available via e mail Snail Mail or Email resume with references & photo to: First United Methodist Church, PO Box 357, 100 East Church & Main Streets, Sheridan, Arkansas 72150-0357, Email:  fumcsheridan@gmail.comwww.fumcsheridan.arumc.orgwww.facebook.com/fumcsheridan