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West District Classifieds

NEW! 6/15/19 — Traditional Choir Director – Salem UMC, Manheim is seeking a traditional choir director. Interested candidates should contact Kelly Parker at kepalm72@hotmail.com with a letter of interest and resume by July 15, 2019. For full job description, please click here.

NEW! 6/15/19 — Music/Worship Leader, Covenant UMC —Covenant United Methodist Church in Lancaster is seeking a skilled musician who can lead contemporary worship and direct the praise team for that weekly service.  This part-time position also has the responsibility of involving children and youth in music for worship within the contemporary and/or traditional service on a monthly basis.  For a full job description and/or to submit a resume, contact ginny@covenant-umc.com.  The goal is to fill this position by September.

Added! 6/10/19 — Assistant Preschool Teacher- Private Christian Preschool needed at Discovery Corner Preschool at First UMC, Lancaster.


Discovery Corner Preschool is looking for several new assistant teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. We are a small, private, Christian preschool that serves students ages 2-5 and teaches a blend of state standard academics and faith-based values. We are looking for loving, experienced, child-care workers who have a passion for teaching and working well with others.

  • Must hold High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Must have two years’ experience in childcare.
  • Must profess strong Christian faith and testimonial.
  • Must uphold the program as an outreach ministry of the church.
  • Must be physically and mentally competent to perform all required tasks.
  • Must obtain satisfactory criminal background and child abuse clearance from the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Must provide personal job resume with three references.
  • Must be highly compatible with all the staff and adapt positively according to conditions.
  • Under the direction of the lead teacher, perform the following specific tasks:
  • Number of work hours is variable depending upon the number and types of classes being assigned.
  • Undertake all assigned duties by the teacher(s).
  • Attend to the personal needs and hygiene of the children in the classroom.
  • Play major participating role in arts and crafts activities.
  • Maintain a loving, learning, nurturing, and creative environment that is safe and Christ-centered.
  • Coordinate playtime and recreational activities within the facility.
  • Coordinate with the lead teacher, be present 15 minutes before and after classes to greet and speak with parents.
  • Approach all tasks with enthusiasm, sensitivity, and care.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings, multiple after-school hours parent events, and staff development opportunities.


Assistant Preschool Teacher- Private Christian Preschool

Discovery Corner Preschool- Lancaster, PA

$10.00 per hour

Part-time (22.5 hours/ week, Monday- Friday)

Hires Needed: 3 hires

Expected Hiring Date: June-July 2019

Start Date: September 4th, 2019

Apply method: Email Director Libby Barringer: (director@discoverycornerpreschool.com)

Added 5/31/19 — Contemporary Worship LeaderSt. Mark’s, Mount Joy, is looking for an individual with a call and heart for worship and love of Jesus to lead our contemporary worship service. Responsibilities include weekly selection of songs, leading and recruiting worship team. Individual needs to be computer savvy and have a passion for leading a team to lead the congregation in spiritual worship and praise. This is a part-time paid position. 

If interested, please send resume to the church office by mail or via info@connectstmarks.com.
Attention: Pastor Tim.

Added 5/29/19 — Milton Grove United Methodist Church of Mount Joy, Pa is seeking applicants for the position of Worship Leader. The person in this position has the primary responsibility to envision, create, coordinate and lead the Contemporary Worship Service and assist with the traditional worship service.

Expectations of worship leader include:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
  • Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians.
  • Sense a calling to serve in this kind of ministry role and ability to clearly articulate that calling to others.
  • Track record of success as a team builder.
  • Proficiency in playing piano or organ with the ability to lead while playing.
  • Experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers in all areas of Worship Ministry in a church with multiple worship services with nurturing talent in multiple age groups.
  • Experience in leading worship that transcends modern, contemporary and traditional genres.
  • Minimum of 2 years of worship leadership experience or qualified worship experience.
  • Build the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of Milton Grove UMC.
  • Plan the corporate worship services of Milton Grove UMC in consultation with the Senior Pastor.
  • Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals as necessary.
  • Create slides for both services using ProPresenter software.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience: Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)

Send resume and cover letter to info@mitlongroveumc.com

Added! 5/20/19 — Hope United Methodist Church in Ephrata is seeking an organist: 1 9am blended worship service each Sunday and 1 Senior Choir Practice on Wednesday evening.  Starting salary $8000 or more depending on talent and experience.  Please send resume and letter of intent to: 
Pastor Richard Conner
Hope United Methodist Church
3474 Rothsville Road
Ephrata, Pa 17522

ADDED! 5/14/19 — Covenant United Methodist Church, Lancaster, PA, seeks to hire two part-time individuals, one to be business administrative assistant and one to be financial administrative assistant. Both positions are for 20 hours per week. Both positions require previous secretarial and computer experience. For further information, please forward brief resume to Ginny@covenant-umc.com.  Training will begin in August, 2019.

**Postings will remain “active” for one month.