Community United Methodist Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is seeking to fill three part-time positions on its staff. Please review the opportunities and, if interested, send your resume to Katy at email@example.com.
This part time Assistant Youth Director position will be a vital part of the youth ministry team at Aldersgate UMC. The main emphasis of this position will be to continue building and maintaining a strong and multi-faceted program for 6th -12th grade youth. This position will work closely with the Director of Children and Family Ministries, the Pastor, the youth, and their parents. An enthusiasm for youth, strong organizational and communication skills, paired with an outgoing, approachable personality are what we are looking for to round out our youth ministry team.
The Assistant Youth Director is expected to:
- Communicate by word and by example the need for a personal relationship with Christ
- Help provide a well- rounded program that exhibits our mission to grow in Faith, Love, Health and Service
- Develop leadership opportunities in youth program
- Build relationships with youth and their families
- Encourage participation in the life of Aldersgate and promote opportunities for involvement in the greater United Methodist connectional church.
- Facilitate the integration of youth into the youth program and then into the life of the church and young adult groups
- Maintain policies that support parents and follow AUMC Safe Church policies regarding authorized and adequate supervision and parental consent
- Help involve parents and the entire congregation in the youth program
- Meet regularly with the youth ministry team and, as needed, with church leadership about youth-related programs, visions, and issues
- The Assistant Youth Director must be available for youth Sunday School and Worship on Sunday mornings and for youth group on Sunday nights, along with other dates for special youth programming such as youth retreats, mission projects, etc.
We believe all people are of sacred worth and welcome everyone into worship life, membership and leadership of our church regardless of race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation or economic condition.
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the address below:
Aldersgate UMC, Attention Jen Hoerber, 14230 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA 98006
Very large and heavy pulpit from the 1980s. We would love for it to find a new home. Free for the taking.
Contact the Rev. Tom Steffen at email@example.com with First United Methodist Church, Port Angeles, WA.
The Chapel Choir of Bayview, A 62+ LifePlan Community associated with the PNW UMC, would like to offer 11 linen-like choir robes (have been cleaned and in storage for about a year) and sets of reversible satin stoles (red/white and green) to a church or church group that would like to have them. For pick up at Bayview, 11 West Aloha St., Seattle, WA 98119.
If interested, please email Rev. Jan Anderson, Dir. of Spiritual Care, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-281-5749 (direct line.)
First United Methodist Church of Olympia, Washington, a healthy, progressive congregation, is seeking to expand their music and arts ministries in the local church and larger community with the addition of a Director of Music and Arts.
The Director of Music and Arts is a full-time ministry position, coordinating an existing six person music team by working closely with the clergy appointed to First Olympia UMC. In addition to coordinating existing music ministries, the Director position will assist in the launch of at least two new worship venues in the coming year and help develop a sanctuary concert series and new ministries of spirituality and the arts in the congregation. The director will be the fifth member of a dynamic ministry team commuted to growing the faith community through joyful exploration of our progressive Christian traditions.
We are looking for a person with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or religion with musical emphasis, strong piano skills, experience in volunteer coordination, and strong communication skills. We are currently accepting applications.
More information can be found the Olympia First website.
Bremerton United Methodist Church is seeking applicants for the position of Minister of Children and Family. A description of the position follows. If you are interested in the position, please email the church at email@example.com or call the church at (360) 373-3510.
Position: 1⁄2 time / Non-Exempt
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Supervision: Interns and volunteers in our Children’s and Family ministries
Job Summary: The Minister of Children/and Family oversees, coordinates and resources the church’s ministries with children and families in support of our mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” (The emphasis is placed on ministering in cooperation with other staff, volunteers and student leaders to ensure that our church builds dynamic ministries that will reach and disciple our children/youth/young adults and families.
Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- Be a committed follower of Jesus, seeking to know, love and serve God
- Endorse and support the mission and ethos of Bremerton United Methodist Church
- Have a deep and abiding love for people, especially children and young adults and families, and a willingness to connect with them, build relationships with them, and facilitate their spiritual growth
- Have a history of self-direction and being a self-starter
- Bring a solid theological background, with an understanding and appreciation of our Methodist doctrine
- Able to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions and provide spiritual direction when necessary
- Able to effectively teach students and adults
- Leaning into spiritual gifts of administration, teaching, and evangelism
- Committed to train volunteer leaders, delegate work to others, and provide follow-up
- Comfort in speaking to and leading large and small groups
- Preach from time to time, if willing and have the gifts
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Recruit, screen, manage, motivate, equip and support the staff, volunteer leaders and Intergenerational worship, and others working with children and family ministries.
- Lead effective, relevant communication with students and their families
- Advocate for children, youth, and young adults
- Establish and keep ministry work schedule/hours as approved by supervisor
- Provide goal setting and performance management tasks for staff members reporting to them
- Regularly connect and converse with volunteers, families, and young people within and outside the program setting
- Manage budget components related to ministries to children, youth, young adults, and families
- Work with the Staff to coordinate program logistics as related to facilities, etc.
- Be a team player. When everyone on the team wins…everyone wins.
- Provide leadership and direction for programming for families and young adults, including children’s programs, Intergenerational worship planning, small groups, ministry teams, Bible Studies, mission trips, and special events (i.e. camps, retreats, etc.)
- Provide leadership and direction for evangelism and marketing to attract more students, families, and young adults into our programs; coordinating with our communications person.
The Idaho Institute of Christian Education(IICE) is seeking applicants for the position of Director for the Campus Christian Center at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID.
The Director is responsible for leading the Campus ministry of the IICE and for supervision of Peer Ministers. They will offer program support and coordination, and pastoral care for students at the University of Idaho. The Director will also encourage cooperating churches to engage in the support and campus ministry of the IICE.
View the linked files for more information and an application.
Applications can be sent to Campus Christian Center, 822 Elm St, Moscow, ID 83843, or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kent United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Children’s Discipleship to join our staff team. The ideal candidate will be excited about building authentic relationships with children, from birth to 6th grade, and their families that model and foster a life of discipleship in accordance with our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Application—send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com or by mail:
Kent United Methodist Church
Attention: Susan Kipper
11010 SE 248th St
Kent WA 98030
Deadline—May 2, 2017
For complete job posting please go to our website:
Wallingford United Methodist Church (WUMC) is a church of 150-200 members and friends that celebrates diversity, affirms the inclusiveness of God, and actively works for peace and justice locally and globally. We seek to minister with all people, regardless of race/ethnicity, socio-economic status or sexual/affectional orientation. We affirm that everyone is a person of sacred worth.
Reports to: The Director reports to the WUMC pastor, collaborates closely with the Children Youth and Family (CYF) Ministry Team, and is evaluated by the pastor and a representative of the Staff Parish Relations Committee.
The Director of Children, Youth and Family (CYF) Ministry is an enthusiastic and progressive Christian with a passion for working with children, youth and families. He or she has the education and experience required to work successfully with the CYF Ministry Team and church leadership to develop, implement, and oversee programs for children, youth, and families in support of the ministry of WUMC. This is a 30 hour per week position that includes evening and weekend responsibilities.
- Work in partnership with the pastor and church leaders to establish and maintain an active CYF Ministry Team
- Recruit, train and support volunteers for the CYF programs, working in partnership with the CYF Ministry Team
- Plan, design, and carry out CYF programs and activities, working in partnership with the CYF Ministry Team.
- Develop a plan for establishing and maintaining relationships with youth v Design and lead a plan for outreach to children, youth, and families in the community.
- Be present in the life of the church as time allows
- Communicate weekly with WUMC pastor and other staff members to coordinate CYF activities with other WUMC and church building use activities. Attend staff meetings when requested by WUMC pastor
- Advocate for children, youth, and families within the congregation
- Manage the administrative aspects of the CYF ministry, such as budget, records, mailings, working in partnership with the CYF Ministry Team
- Attend training to be able to ensure that Safe Sanctuary policy is publicized and implemented
- CYF Ministry Team is established and meeting regularly.
- CYF programs are operating as planned by the team.
- Youth are regularly contacted by an adult as planned by the team. v Attendance at Children, Youth and Family events expands.
Qualifications & Competencies
- Exhibit Christian faith and call consistent with WUMC’s progressive teachings v Convey a genuine concern for and enjoyment of children, youth and families v Exhibit empathy, welcoming and supportive presence
- Function as a team player and maintain positive working relationships
- Maintain healthy boundaries between self and others
- Maintain a healthy work/life balance
- Exhibit enthusiasm for working with a diverse and inclusive faith community
- Practice strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Understand the stages of faith and spiritual development.
- Excel in project management and implementation
- Demonstrate excellent organizational, planning, goal-setting, and time management skills
- Effectively use technology to communicate with the congregation and publicize events and activities
Hours and Compensation: The Director is a 30-hour a week position at $20.00 an hour that includes health care benefits for the director. The director should generally expect to be in attendance and onsite for educational programming including Sundays.; however, the director has some flexibility to determine hours worked. Hours should average 30 hours a week over the course of the year; however, hours can be flexed between weeks so that more hours are available during busy periods (e.g., Easter and Christmas) and fewer hours are worked during slower periods (e.g., summer months). The Director will have four Sundays off each year as part of vacation but will be expected to be present on Christmas Eve and Easter.
Wallingford United Methodist Church is a progressive, reconciling church and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application: Send resume and cover letter or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church is a vibrant faith community in Covington, WA with a large, growing youth ministry. We now have an exciting opportunity available for a Middle School Ministries Coordinator position that will oversee our Middle School (6th – 8th Grades) youth group and ministry. Position includes planning and executing weekly youth group gatherings and special events; overseeing Club 56 Sunday School/confirmation class (5th and 6th Grades) and teaching at one service; working in conjunction with High School Youth Director for all-youth events; and partnering with Children’s Ministries Director for planning and executing Family Ministry events. This is a PT position of about 20 hours per week.
For more information visit our website at www.BuildingonJesus.org, and under the “Going Further” tab click “Hiring”.
For consideration, please send your resume detailing past work history, education, and pertinent ministerial and service information, and a cover letter describing why you are the right person for this position, to our Staff-Parish Relations Committee, at: email@example.com