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EPAC POSITION OPENING: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Treasurer / Director of Administrative Ministries

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/16/2015
Categories: Administrative/Managerial
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Title: Conference Treasurer/Director of Administrative Ministries

Job Description: Serves as the principal financial advisor to the Bishop and Council of Finance and Administration. Manages all fiscal and administrative affairs relating to the Conference operating budget, trusts, memorials, legacies, investments, insurance, and property. Monitors the use of all funds which flow through the Conference Office.  Provides financial support to all Boards, Agencies and Committees related to the Conference.  Supervises the Conference staff.  Is a member of the Bishop’s extended cabinet.  Additional information is available on the Conference website: www.epaumc.org.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with accounting/finance emphasis and a minimum of 10 years work experience in financial management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong public speaking and communication skills. Experience in managing computerized general ledger, spreadsheets and databases.  Experience managing multiple professional staff. Master’s degree or CPA preferred.  Working knowledge of the United Methodist Church structure and agencies and comprehension of church pension and health benefit plans a plus. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. 

Send resume by email to Search Committee at treasurersearch@epaumc.org on or before March 27, 2015.

EPA Conference Job Openings


Worship Leader: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a strong Christian leader with a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and desire to lead the Worship Team and weekly Contemporary Worship into a vibrant, meaningful experience with God.  Applicants must be musically proficient on guitar and/or keyboard and possess a quality lead vocal range.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Worship Leader resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist.  Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing organ at 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, and directing chancel choir at 11:00 AM service.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org. This is a salaried position.

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: Prospect UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist. Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing at 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and a desire to lead the Worship Team and directing the choir at 11:00 AM service. A full position description is available upon request, contact Pastor Eaton via email at pastor_seaton@outlook.com. This is a salaried position. Mail cover letter and resume to: Rev. Eaton, Prospect United Methodist Church, 800 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park, PA 19076 or email us at se.prospectpark.prospect@epaumc.org with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Office Manager: Grove UMC, West Chester, PA seeks an Office Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to serve as the initial contact for communication with the general public and church members. The Office Manager oversees the running of the church office including scheduling, supplies, mailing, record-keeping, communications, supervising volunteer activities, and administrative support for the senior pastor. In addition to strong administrative skills, a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ is required. This is a 30-hour per week position.  Email resume to: jobapplicant@grovechurch.org.

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Office Manager: Part-time, Ardmore UMC. Responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Pastor and the congregation by maintaining a regular office presence on behalf of the church, producing weekly bulletin, periodic newsletter, maintaining active church roster and directory, handling pastoral and church correspondence as requested, data entry involving church contributions, and any other communications in accurate and timely manner. Computer savvy. 20 hours per week. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, send cover letter and resume to ardmorechurch@gmail.com. No phone calls accepted. Click here for the full job description.

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Children’s Director: Marticville UMC is looking for a children’s director to work with the children that attend every other week on Sunday. This would be on a volunteer basis; however the church will be able to cover gas expense and extra expenses for any material needed to work with the children. Sunday morning service begins at 10:30. Approximate time being spent with the children would be about 35 minute; 3 children currently attend. A bible story, scripture memory, song time, and arts/crafts suggested. For more information please call the church office at 717-284-4865, or contact Pastor Doug Paglia at 717-342-8195 or dpag@embarqmail.com.

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Cokesbury is seeking a Community Resource Consultant for the Greater Philadelphia Area. This position serves the primary geographic market by acquiring, developing, and strengthening relationships with congregations, church leaders, denominational offices, and key accounts. Through frequent visitation, Cokesbury services are provided in the areas of curriculum sales/education, custom products, and local events/displays. Cokesbury offers advancement opportunities, benefits package, paid training, and paid vacation after 6 months. Looking to interview and hire for an immediate opening. Please respond via email with your resume and any other supporting documentation. Please include a minimum salary expectation with your submission. Email your submission to: CRCEmployment@Cokesbury.comView complete job description and requirements here.

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Choir Director: Salem UMC, Orwigsburg is looking to hire a Part Time Senior Choir Director. Traditional church music and choral leadership experience preferred. Send resume & cover letter to: Search Committee, 132 S. Liberty St. Orwigsburg, PA 17961.

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Church Organist: Grace UMC, 295 S. Main Street,Telford, PA is seeking a part-time organist to play for our weekly two Sunday services at 8 AM and 10:15 AM, and special services such as Christmas. Occasionally needed for funerals, memorial services, and accompaniment at services as well. Position of music director/choir director also available. Contact church office at 215-723-2144.

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Facilities Coordinator: Arch Street UMC, 55 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 has an open position for a Facilities Coordinator. The position requires 30 hours of service each week with some additional hours on some occasions and in emergency situations.  The ability to organize people, manage time and problem-solve is essential.  Experience with commercial cleaning equipment and power tools as well as experience in making higher level repairs like those needed in a church building is required.

All qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to the church via U.S. Mail or email - secretary@archstreetumc.org. The deadline for resumes is January 31, 2015. 

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Sexton: Asbury UMC is seeking to fill a part-time (10hr/week) Sexton position, to be responsible for the care, cleanliness, and upkeep of the church and its properties, as well as opening and locking the church on Sundays. Applicant must be aware of custodial tasks, have the ability to perform quality service with minimal direction or supervision, and be self-motivated.

Call 610-272-1233 or email churchadmin@asbury-unitedmethodist.org to request a detailed job description, or find further information at at www.asbury-unitedmethodist.org under the tab that says NEWS, Employment Opportunity. Fax: 610-279-0488. Location: Asbury, 1441 Pine St., Norristown, PA 19401.

Other UMC Job Openings


Electronic Marketing Specialist: United Methodist Communications seeks an innovative Electronic Marketing Specialist, to: Support and execute the agency’s email marketing program, plan and execute email marketing campaigns to reach marketing goals and build database, research and employ new best practices for email and other digital marketing campaigns, create, monitor and analyze recurring email performance reports to optimize email results, provide graphic design support for emails and other digital marketing campaigns, coordinate and publish web content as needed using expression engine CMS, and support other digital marketing plan development with research, new ideas and implementation.

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Manager, Web Hosting and Tech Products: Kingswood Communications, of United Methodist Communications, seeks a Manager for their web hosting and tech products. This position would manage the web hosting of technology products to aid local churches and ministries in having a digital presence to further their ministry efforts.  Assists with the implementation of an overall business plan for web hosting and technology products.

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Director of Connectional Ministries: The New York Annual Conference is seeking a new Director of Connectional Ministries (DCM). The DCM invites and equips leaders and churches to align passion and resources for the transformation of lives, communities and the world. The Office of Connectional Ministries plans, executes and supports programs and ministries throughout the conference to enhance the United Methodism connection with all churches, clergy and lay members of all ages.

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Director of Youth Ministry: First UMC of Cary (FUMC-C) in North Carolina is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. The position requires at least five years in youth ministry leadership or equivalent.  This person will build up and lead a team of staff and adult servant leaders to create a vibrant and welcoming faith community. Interested candidates should have a four-year college degree.

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Director of Youth & Discipleship Ministries: St. John UMC in Scott Depot is seeking an enthusiastic and driven Director of Youth & Discipleship Ministries focusing on Youth and Children’s ministry. The full time Director of Youth & Discipleship Ministries will have a passion for working with youth, children, their families and the congregation at large.  St. John is an 800 member congregation, worshiping 325+, with a multiple person staff, preschool, active children’s and youth programs, and focuses on serving God through community outreach and mission. 

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Associate Director, Hispanic/Latino UMC Communications Team: UM Communications is seeking a qualified Associate Director for their Hispanic/Latino Communications team. Basic Purpose:   Gathers and organizes information relevant to Hispanic/Latino United Methodists and disseminates it throughout all levels of the church through a variety of channels. Uses social media and other means to build ongoing relationships with Hispanic/Latino congregations and members that help inform the development of content and resources.  Provides support to the director by developing relationships and building a strong constituent base. Solicits or initiates user-generated content from the Hispanic UMC community. Develops resources and other communications that directly address needs in Hispanic/Latino congregations and communities. Facilitates translation support to the agency and external constituents as needed.

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Assistant Director, Communications Strategy Team: UM Communications is seeking a qualified Assistant Director for their Communications Strategy Team. Basic Purpose:   Assists Senior Director of Communications and Brand Strategy with planning and implementing strategies related to Rethink Church, Brand Management, ICT4D, and Training.   Assists Senior Director with media planning, metrics and tracking.  Develops and/or assists in the development of copy, (advertising, eblast, promotional materials and creative materials) for the promotion of all teams within Communication Strategy Team.  As needed, manages contractors to extend the reach and scope of communications team.  Assists the Senior Director by serving as a liaison to interpret and promote resources for church leaders across the denomination. Provides leadership support to Communications Strategy team in Senior Director’s absence and as assigned for special products.  Serves as a representative for Communication Strategy Team at events and conferences as needed.


Available Items and Needed Items

- For Sale - 

  • Church van for sale by Mount Hope UMC, Aston. 2005 Ford, 12-passenger church van, in excellent condition, kept in a garage. For about $8500. Contact Jack Mitch, Church Transportation Committee Chair, at 484-410-0465 or jackvva165@yahoo.com.

- Needed -

  • Paoli UMC is looking for The Faith We Sing hymn books. If you have any to spare, please contact paoliumcsecretary@yahoo.com or 610-644-5300.
  • Apostles Methodist Church in Delhi, India is requesting old hymnals. If you or your church have old-edition hymnals to spare, please contact Sunil Balasundaram at revsunilb@gmail.com at to respond to this request. Apostles UMC will pay for the shipping cost to India.

- Available -

  • Choir Robes - 40 Light Blue - various sizes, 40 Reversible stoles, white/dark blue. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 6210-384-2433.
  • Pamphlet Rack - Light Oak 18.5" High, 20" Wide, 12 sections. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 610-384-2433.
  • One very serviceable Cokesbury black preaching robe, size 55, available for the taking. Contact Jim Garner, Columbia UMC, (717) 684-2356, pastorjim@dejazzd.com.


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