Jobs

Please Note:  To list a job posting on this page, send an email to communications@arumc.org with the wording/job description in the body of the message, as well as the length of time you wish for it to appear on the site.

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time) – Salem United Methodist Church

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Salem United Methodist Church seeks a part-time (15 hours/week) Administrative Assistant for an open position beginning January 2018.  Salem UMC is a growing church located in Conway, AR, The City of Colleges, and has an average worship attendance of 89.  The ideal candidate is one who can work with the church staff and congregation as a team player to assist the pastor in the administrative duties of the church, has a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and is self-motivated.  Qualifications include proficient computer skills with MS Office suite, Google Apps, Social Media Platforms, cloud-based database software, email applications, and WordPress CMS.  Additionally, applicants should demonstrate proper phone etiquette and be able to edit written communications for grammar, style, and content.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Rev. Todd Vick – 1018 Salem Road, Conway, AR 72034 or pastor@salemumcconway.org.  You can find out more about this position and the church at our website www.salemumcconway.org.  Closing Date 12/31/17

All employees at Salem must pass a criminal background check, a child maltreatment check and follow the policies and guidelines set by the church.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability. 

Director of Children’s Ministry – Woods Chapel United Methodist Church

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Woods Chapel United Methodist Church (www.woodschapelchurch.org), a vibrant and mission-driven church with three locations in the Kansas City metro area, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to join the staff as their Director of Children’s Ministry for its Lee’s Summit campus. Woods Chapel Church embraces joy, gratitude, excellence, and authenticity as core values of their mission. Their motto is “one church, three locations.”

The Director of Children’s Ministry will

  • serve as the architect of the ministry, helping to create the long-term vision (including short and long-term goals) and provide leadership for children’s ministry,
  • coordinate and facilitate a quality Sunday school program for children, preschool through 4th grade, as well as special events,
  • lead and give oversight of the children’s ministry staff,
  • live into the church’s motto of “one church, three locations” by working in partnership with children’s ministry leadership at all three locations,
  • train volunteer leaders on how to identify, recruit, equip, and empower people for ministry,
  • build strong discipling relationships between volunteers and children,
  • support parents as the primary influence in their children’s faith development.

Bachelor degree is required, preferably in early childhood education or Christian ministry, as well as 2 to 4 years of experience leading a church-based children’s ministry in a large church setting with multiple programs or equivalent (preferably in the same position). This person must be positive and energetic with the ability to build, lead, and empower volunteer teams, have excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability, and understand children’s ministry trends. S/he must be a team player with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and pay attention to detail. This person will report to the Family Ministries Pastor.

A cover letter and resume can be sent to monica.lewis@ministryarchitects.com.

Director of Youth Ministries – Vilonia UMC

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Headlines, 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

Part-time organist and Rehearsal pianist

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church, Rogers, Arkansas, is accepting applications for a part-time organist and rehearsal pianist.  

  • Duties include two services on Sunday morning,
  • choral rehearsals on Tuesday evening,
  • and services such as Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Ash Wednesday, funerals, etc.  

Salary is $10k/yr.  

Please direct all inquiries to Senior Pastor Michael Mattox, michael.mattox@arumc.org, and Director of Music Brian Breeding, fumcrmusic@sbcglobal.net.

Youth Minister – Searcy FUMC, Searcy, AR

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Searcy FUMC in Searcy, AR is accepting applications for a full time youth minister. Preferred applicants will be able to affirm and apply Wesleyan theology, passionate about reaching and discipling 7-12th graders, be a team player invested in the overall mission of the church, and show an ability to incorporate youth into the life of the church.
 
Competitive, salaried position, health benefits included.
 
Email cover letter and resume, questions, or requests for full job description to wblakeschrepfer@gmail.com

Director of Youth and College Age Ministries at Emmanuel UMC in Memphis TN

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, in Memphis TN is accepting applications for their full-time Director of Youth and College Age Ministries. Emmanuel averages 400+ in weekly worship with participation of 25-30 youth. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to the spiritual growth of our youth and families.
Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Planning and administering youth and college age programming
  • Equipping a staff of passionate and dedicated volunteer adult counselors
  • Helping youth and college age adults grow in relationship with God and one another

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, appropriate theological studies preferred.
  • A strong faith and theology consistent with the United Methodist Church.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and leading teams.
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Prior experience and proven success in youth ministry.
  • Physical health exam.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commiserate with experience.  Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to lgabriel@emmanuelmemphis.org.

Connecting Coordinator at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church in Lee’s Summit, MO

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Woods Chapel United Methodist Church (www.woodschapelchurch.org), a vibrant and mission-driven church with three locations in the Kansas City metro area, is seeking a Connecting Coordinator for its Lee’s Summit campus. The Connecting Coordinator will oversee hospitality within the church, reach out to the community to engage people in the mission of Woods Chapel, welcome new guests, plug in people to the ministries within the life of the church, and equip volunteers to serve in the Connecting Ministries. This person will serve collaboratively with other staff members and report to the executive pastor.

The ideal candidate for this position is excellent at joyfully winning others over, breaking the ice and making a connection, is energized by and drawn to meeting new people, and is able to create and manage a sustainable and effective team to do the same. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must. Resumes along with a cover letter can be sent to monica.lewis@ministryarchitects.com.

Director of Children’s Ministries – FUMC Atlanta, Texas

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

First UMC Atlanta, Texas is seeking a full time director of children’s ministries. The position is responsible for the planning, organization, and implementations of the children’s ministry programs of the church.  The position also provides support to the pastor in order to facilitate the ministries of FUMC Atlanta.  Please contact Rev. Jacob Smith at jacob@atlantamethodist.org or 903-796-8247.

Minister of Youth and Young Adults – Asbury UMC

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Asbury UMC is seeking a dedicated Christian with a heart for youth and their families to be our new Minister of Youth and Young Adults, as Amy Shores has taken a new position with Methodist Family Health.

All interested persons desiring to apply for this open position on our staff, should send inquiries and/or resumes’ to Reverend Mary Hilliard: mary@asbury-lr.org.  Thank you!

Graduate Resident Youth Minister – Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT)

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Fulfill your call to youth ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident Youth Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local church while both training and coaching you as you earn your Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through a CYMT partner seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through partnerships with Memphis Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Memphis, TN and Austin, TX. Acceptance to the program is competitive, as the cohort spots are limited in each region. The cost to the resident is only $1,500 for the 3-year program.

Graduate Residents will receive –

Full scholarship for tuition, books, and housing

Masters degree from accredited seminary

A job as a youth minister in a local church

$1,000 per month stipend

Veteran youth ministry coach

Core Components –

  • Cohort: Residents are part of a dynamic, group-learning community that provides encouragement and support as they walk through ministry together.
  • Coaching: Residents receive one-on-one coaching from a youth ministry veteran to help master and apply critical skills.
  • Classroom: In retreat-style, four times per semester, residents will be challenged to think theologically about ministry and empowered to create ministry programs that evoke deep, life-changing Christian faith.
  • Church: Residents get hands-on experience in a local church where they serve 25 hours weekly as youth minister.
  • Care: Residents receive pastoral care and encouragement, empowering them to seek wholeness in their life.

 

Qualifications –

  • Distinct call to youth or children’s ministry
  • Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree

Theological Beliefs

CYMT partners with congregations and individuals representing the theological views and diversity of mainline Protestant Christianity. We partner with mainline Protestant denominations including the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian (PCUSA), Cumberland Presbyterian, Lutheran (ECLA), Episcopal, Disciples of Christ, American Baptist, and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our partner seminaries include Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary or Memphis Theological Seminary

Application Process –

Apply online at www.cymt.org

  • Complete online application
  • Pay $50 application fee
  • Provide:
  • 3 references (professor, ministry, personal)
  • Transcripts
  • Photo
  • Proof of insurance
  • Complete background check

Application deadlines:

Early admission: November 15

Final: March 1

Contact –

615.823.7595

The Center for Youth Ministry Training is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to equip youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries. Learn more at cymt.org.

Full-Time Youth Minister – Buncombe St. United Methodist Church, Greenville, SC

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Buncombe Street United Methodist Church (http://bsumc.info), a caring faith community in the heart of Greenville, South Carolina’s vibrant downtown, is looking for a dedicated full-time Youth
Minister. With nearly 3,000 members in this missionally focused congregation, this non-ordained position will be responsible for organizing and coordinating ongoing ministries that maximize 7 th – 12th grade students’ growth as disciples of Christ, both in and outside the walls of the church, while building relationships with parents and equipping volunteers for ministry.

The Youth Minister will serve as an integral part of the confirmation process, enriching the holistic faith formation process at BSUMC. The successful candidate has a proven track record of leading a dynamic youth program shown to foster faith, deepen spirituality, provide opportunities to be the hands of God in the wider world, and build Christian community. In addition to partnering with
parents, training and equipping volunteers, and steering a Spirit-led youth program of mission and ministry opportunities, the Youth Minister will join an enthusiastic pastoral, staff, and volunteer team committed to youth and their families.

The successful candidate will ideally have a college degree, 7-10 years of experience in youth ministry leadership (preferably in a large congregation), and a strong personal faith consistent
with the United Methodist tradition.

Resumes along with a cover letter can be sent to Aly.Eaton@MinistryArchitects.com.

Director of Music, Worship and the Arts – St. James United Methodist Church

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for a Director of Music, Worship and the Arts to lead a large multi-staff and volunteer team.  St. James is a very large, diverse and welcoming congregation.  Music and the arts have been at the heart of the church since it began almost 50 years ago.  There are over twelve different vocal and handbell choirs for children, youth and adults.  The Director of Music, Worship and the Arts is a vital team member in planning of traditional worship, leading choirs, and serving as community representative in the local music and arts. 

They are a suburban church in small city.  Little Rock is known for its locally owned restaurants and large and growing theater community.  The Arkansas Ballet, Symphony and local musical groups are wonderful as well.  If you enjoy a rural feel in an urban center, then Little Rock is a great, and affordable, place to live.  Please send a cover letter and resume to kim@stjameslr.org.  You may view a video and job description at www.stjameslr.org/employment-opportunities.

Church Accountant – First United Methodist Church Russellville

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church in Russellville seeks applicants for the full-time position of Church Accountant.  The Church Accountant conducts the financial business of the church including keeping records of contributions, paying bills and providing financial reports.

A degree in accounting or a minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting is required.  Work experience in accounting is required.  Work experience in non-profit accounting is preferred.

Please send resumes to the Church Administrator, Terri Kulbeth at tkulbeth@fumcrsvl.org, or by mail to 304 S Commerce., Russellville, AR 72801 by November 10, 2017.

Part-Time Choir Director Position – Clarendon FUMC

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Part-Time Choir Director Position
Clarendon First United Methodist Church

Clarendon First United Methodist Church is seeking a Part-Time Choir Director/Pianist to work
with our choir, vocal performers, and handbell choir, as well as accompany music in worship
services.

Responsibilities include:

▪ Directing the chancel choir
▪ Directing the handbell choir
▪ Choosing music in consultation with the pastor
▪ Preparing special music for Christmas and Easter services, and accompanying music in
those worship services
▪ Be available for High Holy Days (i.e., Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and
Easter)
▪ Direct children’s choir, as needed
▪ Be available for weekly rehearsals with choirs
▪ Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

▪ Formal music training, including ability to read music
▪ Ability to transpose and arrange music
▪ Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
▪ Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels

Please send resumé and letter of interest to:

Nan Nelson
P.O. Box 411
Clarendon, AR 72029-0411
Or
nan.nelson@arumc.org

Director of Music – Mabelvale UMC

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Mabelvale UMC is seeking a part-time Director of Music. One with strong leadership abilities for the direction of choir activities,work with vocal performers, Sunday worship service and special music activities.
 
Much be able to work as a team with Pastor and other church leaders in planning worship services and special music events relating to various seasonal church activities.
 
Addition duties:
  • Direct chancel choir
  • Prepare special music for Christmas and Easter
  • Be available as needed for weddings and funerals. 
The salary – commensurate with experience.
 
To apply, send resume and references to:  Rev. Robert Marble at mabelvaleumc@sbcglobal.net or call church office for an appointment. 501-455-2503

Director of Student Ministries

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church of Maumelle is seeking a Director of Student Ministries.

This position will provide leadership in ministry to 140 middle school and high school students and their families.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Beth Waldrup, Senior Pastor
P.O Box 13984, Maumelle AR 72113
or bethwaldrup@fumcmaumelle.org

New Covenant UMC seeks High Energy Children’s Director

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

New Covenant UMC is looking for a high capacity, high energy Children’s Director.

Our church is a mid-size church in Edmond, a suburb just north of Oklahoma City.

Our Children’s Ministry Direction is the primary supervisor of our Children’s Ministry which includes two part-time interns, a full-time Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry, and our Children’s Day Out.

The primary range of this position will deal directly with kindergarten to fourth grade students.

Our expectations are that our Children’s director will have a passion for Jesus, a desire to partner with families to help in the discipleship of our children, and a heart for the mission of the Church.

If you’re interested, contact our Associate Pastor, Jay Smith at 405.562.3200 or at jsmith@newcov.tv | Check out our website to get a better look at who we are: www.newcov.tv 

Part-Time Choir Director – Des Arc UMC – Des Arc

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

Des Arc First United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time choir director and pianist to work with our choir, vocal performers, and handbell choir as well as accompany the worship service.

Additional duties include:

  • Directing the chancel choir
  • Directing the bell choir
  • Choosing music in consultation with the pastor
  • Preparing special music for Christmas and Easter services and accompanying those services
  • Available for High Holy Days ( i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter)
  • Direct children’s choir as needed
  • Available for weekly rehearsals with choirs
  • Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

  • Formal music training including ability to read music
  • Ability to transpose and arrange music
  • Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
  • Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels

The salary is commensurate with experience and travel expense.

To apply, send a resume and references to Rebecca Hayley, hayleyplumbing.rebecca@gmail.com

Director of Youth and Young Adults

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS

  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Full Time
  • Salary Based

The Youth director is an employee of Asbury United Methodist Church, with the right of employment and dismissal being with the Staff Parish Relations Committee and the Senior Pastor.

GENERAL ROLE:

The Youth Director provides the youth and their families the opportunities for spiritual growth in worship, fellowship and service.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Will be intentional about personally sharing and offering the good news of Jesus Christ with the youth associated with AUMC and with those outside the church.
  • Will intentionally design ministries that target unchurched youth in our communities.
  • Will provide an intentional disciple making process that will produce devoted disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and directing youth (grades 6 through 12)   activities.
  • Works with the Youth Council and parents to secure help and leadership in planning and developing a comprehensive year-round program.
  • Guides the youth in being active, participating and giving members of the Asbury United Methodist Church community. Also encourages them to participate in the  district and conference youth programs.
  • Recruits, trains and coordinates counselors for the youth ministry.
  • Plans and coordinates mission trips and all fund raising events.
  • Ensures proper adult supervision and provides leadership training (including safe sanctuary training and background checks) for adult and youth teachers.
  • Be accessible to the youth and parents for counseling and other forms of personal support.
  • In consultation with Senior Pastor and Director of Children’s Ministries, coordinate the Youth Program with Children’s Sunday school, Confirmation Class, and other programs to ensure continuity.
  • Encourages all youth to attend Sunday school.
  • Recruits and trains Youth Sunday school teachers.
  • Consults with Senior Pastor and Praise and Worship regarding music and music related programs for youth.
  • Assists the Minister of Children in planning Vacation Bible School as related to youth participation.
  • Prepares and Leads Confirmation Program each year.
  • Coordinates youth calendar, use of the building, and use of the church equipment with the administrative staff.
  • Follows financial policies and procedures, develops an annual budget, and manages youth expenditures within approved annual budget levels.
  • Publishes weekly Youth newsletter via email and internet to youth and parents.
  • Communicates information to proper staff person regarding youth birth dates, names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, name of school attending, and grade level for church data base.
  • Assists in planning events, activities, and missions for the Young Adult group, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the class.
  • Recruits and nurtures current Young Adult attendees, and reaches out to inactive Young Adults.
  • Coordinates Young Adult Sunday School and/or Bible Study, including recruiting teachers and helping select curriculum, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the class.
  • Serves as staff liaison to college students, and nurtures those connections.
  • Plans college events, outreach, and Bible studies, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the group.
  • Webmaster and Facebook administrator.
  • Updates Assigned Bulletin Boards
  • Assists in sending out church-wide communication through email systems, such as Constant Contact and Robly, as needed or pertaining to youth ministry area.  

SKIILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prefer Bachelors degree with background in Christian Education or equivalent work experience. This person needs to be a role model who lives a life in a manner consistent with the doctrine of the United Methodist Church. Must be eager, enthusiastic and genuine. Willing to make a commitment to the youth and to Asbury United Methodist Church. Able to gain the trust and respect of the youth, parents, and the congregation.

MEETING REQUIREMENTS;

  • Staff meetings and/or staff retreats
  • Youth Council
  • Church Council and Charge Conference
  • District and Conference Youth Events (as needed)
  • Others as requested

Full-time Minister to Youth, Children and Families

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is seeking to fill the newly created full-time position of Minister to Youth, Children, and Families. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of Jonesboro, AR, with a strong heart for welcoming all people into a faith community, serving the community and world, and worshipping and sharing God’s grace through word and action.
 
The Minister to Youth, Children, and Families will be responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of all youth and children’s activities; recruiting, training, and equipping volunteers for youth and children’s ministries; and connecting with and caring for families in the Cornerstone community.
 
Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He or she should have a calling to lead and mentor young people in their walks with Christ and a passion for welcoming and integrating new families into faith and community. Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience in Christian education.

This position is full-time, salaried. Interested candidates submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.