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EPA Conference Job Openings

Director of Children's Music Ministry: West Lawn United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Music Ministry who is excited about sharing the love of Jesus Christ through music with our children from Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. The director will provide the direction of the children’s choirs, the chime choir and special musical programming. If interested in this part time position, please send a letter of interest and resume to Carolann Schneiderhan at carolann@westlawnumc.org. To find out more about the requirements of the position, click here.

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Director of Adult Faith Formation: Ephrata First UMC is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a love for the Lord and wants to share and develop that faith in other adults. This is a 10-hour per week part-time position that provides leadership to all aspects of adult faith formation at First Church. This includes membership, helping adults mature spiritually and helping them become involved/equipped for ministry.

This individual should have a strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. She/he should have excellent leadership, interpersonal, recruiting, equipping, and organizational skills. Flexibility and the ability to communicate with various types of people will be important since this person needs to relate to adults from various ages and spiritual backgrounds. An undergraduate degree is preferred, as well as further studies in the area of spiritual development (such as Deacon or Certification) or equivalent experiences. Familiarity with the United Methodist Church is a plus.

Qualified people should forward a resume to:  Lead Pastor, First UMC, 68 N. Church St., Ephrata, PA 17522 or email walter@ephratafirst.org.

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Director of Children and Family Ministries:  The Church of the Good Shepherd in Lebanon, PA is currently in the process of a search for a “Director or Children and Family Ministries.”  We have a worshipping congregation of about 500 per week with a Sunday school program for about 100 students.  The full-time position is for a person who is basically responsible for development and coordination of our children’s ministry and reaching to,  encouraging and resourcing parents and families to grow.   The full job description is on the church’s website at: http://www.umcogs.org/resources/job-openingsContact the church at (717) 272-7741 or asmith@umcogs.org with any questions.

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Director of Children and Family Ministries (part-time): St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is seeking a spiritually mature person to oversee ministries for children and families. We are looking for an experienced leader who will plan, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate comprehensive Christian Education programs for children (infancy through elementary school) and their families. We are seeking a person of faith who has a strong commitment to the spiritual development of children and an overall vision of what spiritual formation and Christian discipleship entails. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Director of Youth Ministries (part-time): St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is seeking a spiritually mature person to oversee ministries for youth and families. We are looking for an experienced leader who will plan, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate comprehensive Christian Education programs and other activities for youth. We also desire a leader who will engage the families of the youth in relevant youth activities. We are seeking a person of faith who has a strong commitment to the spiritual development of youth and an overall vision of what spiritual formation and Christian discipleship entails. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Children's Ministries Leader, part-time: Ephrata First United Methodist Church is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a heart for children and a desire to see them learn to love and follow Jesus.  This is a 20-hour part-time position that provides leadership for the various ministries for children from birth to sixth grade, including nursery, Sunday School, children’s church program, and community bible school.  

This individual must have a strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.  She/he must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, recruiting, equipping, and organizational skills.  This should be a “people person” since it will be important for this person to communicate and relate well with the children, parents, volunteers, and fellow staff members. A degree in education and/or experience in childhood/Christian education is preferred.  Familiarity with the United Methodist church is a plus.

Qualified persons should forward a resume to:  Lead Pastor, First UMC, 68 N. Church St., Ephrata, PA  17522 or email walter@ephratafirst.org.

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Director for MUM's Christian Preschool, part-time: Preschool is looking for an energetic, flexible and organized individual with an ECE Associates Degree and experience in a preschool setting. Qualified individuals must possess Christian values, good communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office) and have physical abilities to lift at least 40 lbs. Interested candidates can send resumes to Marshallton United Methodist Church c/o MUM's Christian Preschool, 1282 W. Strasburg Rd. West Chester, PA 19382.

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Driver, Part-time: The Simpson Meadows retirement community in Downingtown has an immediate opening for a part time van driver to take residents to appointments and shopping trips.  Hours are 8:30am to 4:00 pm Wednesday through Friday.  No work is scheduled on holidays or weekends.  A clean driving record is required.  Competitive wage rate and a pleasant work environment.  EOE.  Apply in person at 101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown PA 19335 or call 610-269-8400 for directions or to have an application sent to you.

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Green Lane UMC in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia is seeking the following positions for its preschool program:

  1. School Director (full-time) meeting one of the following criteria:
    • A bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, in early childhood education, child development, special education, or elementary education or human services field with 1 year of experience with children.
    • A bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.
    • An associate's degree, from an accredited college or university, in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.
    • An associate's degree, from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 4 years of experience with children.
    • Knowledge of Department of Human Services regulations.
       
  2. Administrative assistant who will be responsible for the following tasks: maintenance of all student and employee files, copying all required forms, newsletters, filing, calendars, memos to parents, time-sheets/payroll, and other duties as required. This person must have computer skills, including the following: Microsoft Office, Access/Excel/Outlook/Publisher.

Qualified and interested candidates should email their resume to greenlaneum@aol.com, Attn: Mary.


Other UMC Job Openings

 

ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALDERSGATE RENEWAL MINISTRIES IN NASHVILLE TN, FULL-TIME

Aldersgate Renewal Ministries is currently seeking a Spirit filled individual to serve as their new Associate Executive Director. Aldersgate Renewal Ministries is located outside of Nashville, Tennessee and seeks to bring renewal to the United Methodist Church by equipping the local churches to minister to the world in the power of the Holy Spirit. The Associate Executive Director position is a full time position with benefits package. The search committee is looking for someone with the ability to oversee the daily operations of a dynamic ministry and diligently lead a staff in fulfilling the mission of ARM.

The individual must have strong verbal and written communication skills and also possess strong project management skills. For further inquiries and to submit resumes please contact Rev. Jason Everson at connection@aldersgaterenewal.org

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Application Developer: UMCom's Technology Team is currently seeking a qualified application developer to review, analyze, and modify programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and deployment to support an organization's application systems.  The position will require the candidate to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. The position requires installing new software releases and system upgrades. Must be able to evaluate and install patches and solve software related problems. Must perform system backups and recoveries as needed. He/she will participate in system integration and Q&A testing. Download the full job description, and the UMCom Emplyment Application.

To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources. P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320, Phone: 615-742-5137, Fax: 615-742-5428, Email: hr@umcom.orgPlease provide the following: Cover Letter→ Resume →Work Samples / Experience Credentials → References.

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Director of Student Ministries: Dauphin Way UMC in Mobile, Alabama seeks a fulltime Director of Student Ministries for grades 6-12. Responsibilities include providing leadership in youth programming and missions; developing relationships with youth, families, volunteers; recruiting/training volunteers. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, three years experience, strong leadership, relationship building, communication, ministering to youth and working with parents and volunteers, alignment with United Methodist beliefs.

Submit a resume, including a cover letter and three reference; please contact Robin Wilson at rwilson@dauphinwayumc.org.

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Director of Children's Ministries: Canterbury UMC (www.canterburyumc.org) in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join their children’s ministry team. The position will provide innovative, executive leadership over the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. Download the full job posting.

For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com.

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First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, FL is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about their walk with Jesus, has a strong love for children and demonstrates the ability to work with children, their parents and volunteers, and can help us lead children into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and disciple them into becoming  lifelong followers of Christ.  This is a salaried position requiring a Bachelor’s Degree in Children’s Ministry or Education. Download the full job description.

Contact: Mary Holloway, Pastor's Assistant, at administrator@whatis1st.com or at (941) 639-3842. Applications must be submitted before July 15th.

 


Other Non-UMC Job Openings

 

Minister of Music: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Bangor seeks a part time (15-20 hours/week) Minister of Music to lead Sunday morning and Saturday evening services, plus direct adult and children’s choirs. Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education. See our website at www.popbangor.org for full job description and application. Please submit application/resume to Rev. Michael J. Scholtes at pastorMJS@gmail.com or 2445 Lake Minsi Dr., Bangor, PA 18013 or call 610-588-2355.

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State Prison Chaplain, Smyrna, Del.: This level is responsible for supervising and participating in moral and spiritual support programs for individuals. Download the full description and application requirements.


 

Available Items and Needed Items

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  • ​Baptismal Font: Wooden with brass cross on lid. Picture available.  Contact Heather Hammel at Hempfield UMC at hhammel@hempfieldumc.org or at (717) 809-9636.
  • Organ, Roland ATT-800 series ($43,000 value): available to donate to a church that needs it. Contact Peggy Reed at 215-779-1038 or mereed52@yahoo.com.

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