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Kent UMC (Kent, WA): P/T Mid and Sr. High Youth Leaders

Kent United Methodist Church is looking for two part-time staff to help lead their fantastic volunteer team and grow their youth group. If you love Jesus and young people, are organized, communicate well, and are an energetic team builder, this just might be the right job for you. They are looking for two leaders (mid-high and Sr. High) ready to work about 10 hours/week to reach youth, deepen faith among the adult leaders and youth group members, and help the church to grow its discipleship ministry with youth and their families. Below is the ministry description.


The Mid-High and Sr. High Youth Leaders shall be Christian Spiritual Leaders who support the United Methodist Church, are willing to commit to practicing the Love-Grow-Serve-Share Journey of Christian discipleship, and the DRIVE practices in order to grow in Christ-likeness and to lead others in their spiritual growth. The Leaders will direct and lead youth ministries under the direction of the Pastor. They will build Christian community through relationships that strengthen their commitment to Christ and to God’s mission in the world. They will help to develop and lead a youth ministry that is Christ-centered, mission-based, and that equips adults to live a life of godliness and service. The Mid-High and Sr. High Youth Leaders will have good people skills that nurture team building with the staff and congregation, and that support all people of the church in exploring and sharing their gifts.


Mid-High: All youth in grades 6 through 8
Sr. High: All youth in grades 9 through 12


  • Develop strong, positive, mentoring relationships with youth and their families outside of youth fellowship time. (Cards, letters, attend school and sporting events, choir performances, etc.)
  • Work with the Pastor to plan and lead weekly youth fellowship with enthusiasm.
  • Work with the pastor to plan and lead annual youth retreat and special events.
  • Meet regularly with the Pastor and KUMC Discipleship Directors for mentoring, planning, and training.
  • Work with the Pastor and KUMC Discipleship Directors to increase participation in youth ministries at KUMC.
  • Model discipleship and do all that one can to build-up the spiritual life of youth and families.
  • Recruit, disciple, train, and deploy an effective team of adult volunteers to build a web of relationships for each youth and to assist in youth fellowship events and time together.
  • Propose and manage relevant parts of the annual budget and oversee fundraising projects.
  • Provide youth-related input to the monthly newsletter and other publications.
  • Establish and communicate the youth ministry calendar.


  • The Mid-High and Sr. High Leaders will be committed followers of Jesus with a passion for bringing others to Christ, a heart for reaching out, and experience growing groups in both depth of discipleship and in numbers.
  • Dynamic leadership abilities and strong organizational skills.
  • Prefer education and/or experience in leading youth.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with pastor, adults, church staff, and all ages of worshipers.
  • Theologically consistent with KUMC.
  • Take initiative – be a self-starter on a regular basis.
  • Successfully complete a State and Federal background check.
  • Abide by the Personnel Policies and Safe Church Policies of Kent United Methodist Church, including maintaining current PNW Safe Church certification.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to The positions will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to meeting you!

Puyallup UMC: P/T Bookkeeper

Puyallup United Methodist Church (Puyallup UMC) is an inclusive community that affirms every person is a beloved child of God endowed with dignity, value, and beauty. We welcome all people into the life and ministry of our church without judgment.  

We are seeking a Bookkeeper to join our staff team. The ideal candidate will be detail orientated and skilled in tracking and recording expenditures, transfers of funds, compiling reports, and maintaining accurate financial records.

Primary duties will include recording all transaction expenditures & revenue; Producing financial reports (i.e. budget to actual, balance sheets, profit & loss); maintaining accurate general ledger & designated accounts; fact-checking accounting data; creating payroll and filing all payroll-related taxes; preparing & distribute all W2s and end of year reconciliations; tracking all savings account CDs; and notifying treasurer, supervisor, and pastor of any errors.

Compensation: $22 per hour; Paid Time Off;
Work Schedule: 5-10 hours/week.  Work schedule to be self-determined in coordination with Lead Pastor.

Interested candidates can view a full job description at Cover letter and resumes can be sent to the attention of the SPRC at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first review of applications will occur on June 12, 2023.

First Church Seattle seeking a Director of Communications and Digital Marketing

First Church Seattle is seeking to hire a Director of Communications and Digital Marketing. This role is responsible for managing First Church Seattle’s internal and external communications, marketing strategy, and overseeing the production of all digital and print communications. Click the link below for details. Applications will be best considered by June 15th.

Cornerstone UMC (Covington, WA: Summer Children & Youth Ministry Intern

Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Covington, Washington, is receiving applications for an internship supporting its children and youth ministry programs for the summer of 2023. This applicant must be willing to work part-time (approx. 20 hours per week) with their family ministry director, volunteers, and families to help offer exciting and consistent ministry to children, youth, and families at Cornerstone Church.

Please respond to this opportunity as directed in the description linked below.

Arlington United Church: P/T Worship/Music Leader

Reports to: Lead Pastor, Rev. Ieisha Hawley

Status: part-time, (10 Hours A Week approx.)

  • Availability one evening a week between 6:00pm and 8:00pm required.
  • Availability Sunday Mornings between 9:00am and 12:00pm required.
  • Availability for extra worship services during important holidays required (Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday etc.)  Other consistent hours will be negotiated.

Salary: $6,600 – $11,400 (dependent on qualifications)

Job Summary: We are looking for a worship leader to join our staff team at Arlington United Church (AUC). The worship leader will be involved in leading and overseeing our music ministry. This includes organizing the worship team, working with the Lead Pastor to plan services, leading worship, and developing lay leaders and musicians.  This worship leader should have experience in leading and administrating music ministry in a contemporary, intergenerational church setting. The worship style of AUC is generally contemporary in style (worship team lead) but regularly incorporates hymns into the worship life of the church. Need for ownership and articulation of the values, vision, and mission of AUC The worship leader facilitates and energetically leads music during Sunday worship services, incorporating a variety of elements and diverse styles (Hymns, choral pieces, and contemporary worship) that focus on welcoming and inspiring the church community into full participation in the bold mission of God’s love and justice in our city. The candidate must be passionate about embracing and centering God’s love for all spiritual needs and realities, as they minister to, and help us build, a diverse faith community in the city of Arlington, WA.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate with the pastor and worship team on theme/sermon content for the week to create a well-planned and prayerful worship service, choosing songs that would lead people most effectively and respond to God’s word and presence.
  • Must possess a theology of worship that is biblical, Christ-centered and Spirit directed.
  •  Must have a strong personal devotional life.
  •  Must be culturally agile and understand how to work in a multicultural setting.
  •  Recruit/audition volunteer musicians, singers, and choir singers.
  •  Frequently invite others to increase size and diversity (gender, racial/ethnic) of singers and musicians.
  • Coordinate and oversee rehearsals (requires one evening a week, and Sunday mornings).
  • Lead music during the service through vocals and instruments (ideally guitar, percussion, and/or piano), including opening, offering, communion, and closing songs.
  • Exabits a strong presence of public leadership and public speaking as they invite and lead the congregation into worshiping God on Sunday morning.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participation in weekly worship meetings.
  • Connecting, being available for meeting or answering questions/taking suggestions of Congregants.
  • Arranging, writing, transcribing recordings/writing out scores and charts as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Formal or informal musical training (can range from self-taught, to private lessons, to college degree with a music background).
  • At least 1-year prior experience leading worship in a congregational setting preferred.
  • Experience working with congregations comprised and supportive of multiethnic and multi-generational communities strongly preferred.
  • Ability to lead songs vocally and instrumentally.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of Christian/spiritual songs that are diverse and relevant.
  • Experience training and organizing musicians.
  • Comfortable speaking and performing publicly.
  • The ability to create goals and vision for the music team.

Core Competencies:

  • Public leadership
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate/Inspirational
  • Team building
  • Developing relationships

How to Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to Pastor Ieisha Hawley ( Optional, feel free to include up to three YouTube/Vimeo links to services where you are leading worship for reference. All applicants will be considered equally even if links aren’t included in your application email. For qualified applicants, we will follow up with scheduling an interview.

Puyallup UMC: P/T Communications Coordinator

Puyallup United Methodist Church (Puyallup UMC) is an inclusive community that affirms every person is a beloved child of God endowed with dignity, value, and beauty. We welcome all people into the life and ministry of our church without judgment.  

We are seeking a Communication Coordinator. Primary duties will include developing and distributing weekly email newsletters, collaborating with staff & volunteers to create bi-monthly print newsletters, updating and maintaining the website, researching, writing, and editing timely and relevant content for various platforms to targeted external and internal audiences; designing graphics for various communication channels; and strategizing, managing, and creating content for social media accounts. 

Compensation: $28-$32 per hour – based on skill and experience; Paid Time Off;
Work Schedule: 10 hours/week.  Work schedule to be self-determined in coordination with Lead Pastor. 

Interested candidates can view a full job description by going to Cover letter and resumes can be sent to the attention of the SPRC by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Marysville UMC: P/T Admin Assistant

Marysville United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time office administrative assistant to begin June 1, 2023. The position will support pastors, program staff, and lay leaders and will report to the lead pastor.

Job Summary

The Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing the office functions of Marysville United Methodist Church. This position works with church members, community and staff to achieve the objects of our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Important Qualities

• Friendliness & Hospitality
• Sense of joy, humor, and grace
• Excellent interpersonal communicator (spoken & written)
• Professionality (able to hold confidence, punctual, reliable)
• Organized
• Self-starter (able to initiate and imagine ways of working without hand-holding)

Essential Job Functions:

• Support the mission of the church as it relates to the position.
• Supports pastors, program staff & lay leaders with administrative needs.
• Answer phones and assist walk-in visitors as needed.
• Recruit and work with current office volunteers.
• Production of print communications including Sunday bulletin(s), Connect Newsletter, flyers, bathroom stalls info, prayer requests, announcements, etc. With potential of adding digital communications in the future.
• Maintain a variety of records, including Breeze membership database, attendance, and visitor records.
• Compile our Pacific Northwest Charge Conference and Annual conference reports, including compiling information from staff, committee leaders, and ministry chairs, typing and production.
• Keep office and work area tidy and organized; file records, bulletins, office supply closet and cabinets Keep computer files organized, backed up.
• Attend church staff meetings, including taking and distributing minutes when needed.
• Order and maintain office supplies and worship supplies as requested by the Pastors or worship team
• Maintain church calendar in collaboration with Director of Facilities & Programming.
• Collecting all mail and dispersing to appropriate staff members
• Maintain tidiness of Narthex and Counter outside of the office.
• Interfaces with vendors if Director of Facilities is not available
• Maintain Community Resource information. (Food bank, clothing, rent assistance resources)


Education, training, skills, and experience necessary to carry out the assignment, including two (2) years of clerical/office experience or a related two- year degree.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Demonstrated ability to work and interact with a wide variety of people.
• Excellent computer skills, including word processing. Experience with desktop publishing desirable.
• Willingness to learn church software.
• Proven excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to maintain focus despite frequent interruptions.
• Public relation skills and excellent telephone etiquette.
• Organizational, time management, record keeping, and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work with volunteers and be sensitive to their needs.
• Be an active part of the church staff team.


This is a part-time hourly position that is authorized for 15 hours/week, from 10-3 Tuesday through Thursday. This position starts at $20/hour and offers sick leave.

Applicants are invited to email their resume to or

Edmonds UMC: P/T Organist

Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds, Washington, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Organist, 10-15 hours per week at a rate of $30 per hour.

Music comprises a significant portion of the worship experiences at EUMC.  The organist provides widespread engagement in the church’s music ministry along with high artistic content that undergirds the musical dimension of our church’s congregational life. The work is achieved by playing 37-rank, 3-manual organ, as well as piano. This work includes solo organ performance (preludes & postludes), hymn leadership on the organ, and accompaniment of any ensemble or solo music offered in service.

To continue reading the job description, please click the link below. Interested parties should contact the church to apply.

Trinity UMC (Ballard, WA): P/T Choir Director

Trinity United Methodist Church’s Choir Director supports the worship experience, spiritual growth, and creative potential of a small, progressive Christian church in Seattle’s Ballard/Crown Hill neighborhoods. Our future choir director will help lead a talented and diverse choir in a bi-monthly choral anthem, a choir retreat, a Festival of Light/Christmas concert, and an additional commitment during Holy Week.

Trinity’s choir was amongst those selected to perform at the Lincoln Center in 2016.  We’ve included a few links to previous performances. The choir has not been performing since March of 2020, but there are still several committed and talented members of our choir eager to participate again.

Key Responsibilities for this Position Include: 

● Recruit, train, lead and direct the choir and ensembles from the choir.

● Research, select, and procure liturgically relevant choral music for weekly Sunday service and other seasonal worship events under the supervision of the Pastor.

● Plan performances of music for Sunday Services from September through June.  The number of performances per month will be determined by the Pastor, and Choir Director.  Performances to include the full choir, smaller ensembles of choir members when the full choir is not performing, or performances of special music by others.  The expectation is that the choir director will be present for these performances.

● Lead weekly choir practices September through June with extra rehearsals for seasonal performances at the discretion of the Choir Director.

● Plan special performances of the choir to include, but not be limited to the Festival of Light concert (Christmas) and Good Friday.

● Manage the “Choir Fund,” which may be used for non-budgeted items needed by the Choir and/or as a funding base for special Choir-related performances/events.   Money for this fund is raised through donations at the yearly Festival of Light concert and expenditures must receive Pastor approval.

● Provide ongoing care and nurture for the choir members.

● Participate in bi-monthly one-on-one meetings with Pastor.

● Work an average of 7-10 hours per week, including time at Sunday service performance and rehearsals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

● Demonstrate enthusiasm for and enjoyment of creating music as a part of worship.

● Understand that the music program is an integral part of the ministry of TUMC and strives for excellence.

● Create musical experiences that engage and excite the choir members as well as the entire congregation.

● Demonstrate strong choral music directing skills.

● Comfortable altering lyrics to be gender inclusive.

● Serve as a positive role model.

● Reliable, punctual, and a self-starter.

● Demonstrate excellent people skills and sensitivity when working with staff, volunteers,and members of the congregation.

● Affirm TUMC’s Values (identified below) and our Joy and Justice value system.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Formal training in choral conducting, music leadership, or music education, or equivalent experience.

● At least two years of experience as a choir director.

● Experience with a variety of musical genre.

TUMC’S Values:

● God as a loving, compassionate presence deeply involved in the repair of creation

● Grounded Biblically, rooted in heritage, guided by reason and open to change through new experience

● Emphasis on contemporary examples of Christ-shaped faithfulness, and those who role model this faithfulness

● Environmental care and faithful stewardship of the Earth

● A community where it is understood that “family” has many meanings and configurations, all worthy of respect and affirmation

● Trinitarian theology that is open to partnership with all faiths

● Jubilee as a theological focus

● Welcome and affirm sexual minorities

● Social responsibility

● A safe place to have fun and receive blessing

● Hospitality as the Christian way

● Lifting up women’s and minorities’ stories 

● Tolerance

● Nonviolence


Each staff member is required to:

● Pass a background check.

● Sign TUMC’S “Safe Sanctuary Policy”.

● Provide references attesting to the knowledge, skills, and abilities described above.

● Participate in an annual performance review.


This part-time position is compensated at $1250 per month for the 10-month performance season.

Send Cover Letter of Interest and Resume to:


Trinity United Methodist Church
Attn: SPRC/Choir Director Position
8500 14th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

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