Job Opportunities

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Pastor of Visitation
Haygood UMC, a vibrant mid-size church in Virginia Beach, Virginia is looking for a Pastor of Visitation to work 10 hours a week in visitation of the sick, elderly, and visitors in the congregation. The Pastor of Visitation will train and supervise the Congregational Care Committee. Individual must be rooted in United Methodist theology, polity and willing to participate in the life of the congregation. For further information or if interested in applying, please contact Mr. Larry LaRue at 757-499-1269 or send resume to Mr. Larry LaRue, SPRC Chairperson, 4713 Haygood Road, VA Beach, VA 23455. (Posted on 3/22/18)

Director of Connections Ministry
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Connections Ministry. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. This position would form and oversee a Fellowship Committee comprised of volunteers responsible for hospitality, including but not limited to Sunday morning hospitality.  More information can be found on the website at St. Matthew's UMC. Those interested in learning more about this opportunity to serve St. Matthew's Connections Ministry, please contact Angela Culbertson, SPRC Chair at or by calling the church office at 703-978-3500. (Posted on 3/20/18) 

Director of Christian Discipleship
Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Virginia, is recruiting for the position of Director of Christian Discipleship. Primary responsibilities include outreach, education and small group ministries. This is a full-time salaried position which includes health care, pension, vacation and sick leave benefits. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to A detailed job description may be found at or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted on 3/19/18)

Sunday School Classroom Teacher
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church, a growing church in Falls Church, VA is seeking a KIDZone (Sunday School) Classroom Teacher to guide and facilitate the spiritual growth and maturation of the elementary and/or middle school children, while serving as an example of Christian values. This is an hourly position, and the work week is generally 3 hours per week on a year round basis. On Sunday mornings, the KIDZone Classroom Teacher generally works 2 hours from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. An additional 1-2 hours of preparation time is paid each week. Candidates who are available throughout the year and who are interested in longer-term commitments are preferred. Employee must be at least 18 years old and must successfully pass a background check. Employee is subject to policies and procedures prescribed for all personnel. Must receive annual CPR certification and first aid training. $15/hour. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and three references sent to (Posted on 3/19/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
Wilderness Community Church in Spotsylvania, VA is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry. Primary responsibilities are to coordinate along with a team of youth ministry volunteers Christ-centered ministries that serve Youth (6th to 12th grade). This is a part-time, salaried position. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to For more information on the position, (Posted on 3/16/18)

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
Bethlehem UMC in Moneta, VA is searching for a Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain Christ-centered ministries that serve Children (birth to 12), Youth (Middle & High School), and Families within the church who have children in those age-groups. This is a full-time, salaried position with paid vacation and holidays that is available immediately. If interested, please contact Bethlehem UMC by email at or call the church office at (540) 297-7957 and we will send you more details and a job application. (Posted on 3/14/18)

After School Worker/Driver
If you love children and enjoy working with them, this is the job for you! Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen is searching for a part-time worker/driver for its After School Ministry. Must be good with children, be able to help with homework and be able to drive a 15 passenger van. Background check and clean driving record required. Hours are 1:45 – 5:45 p.m. Mon. through Fri. For additional information, please call our After School superintendent, Adamarye Patteson at 804-266-6364. To apply, please send a resume to Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; or email or call the church office at 804-266-5341. Visit our website at or see us on Facebook at (Posted on 3/14/18)

Church Nursery Supervisor
Warwick Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Newport News, is seeking a part-time supervisor for the church nursery, to include nursery staff supervision. Seeking a professional with experience in childcare; special needs experience preferred. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 10 hours at $11.84 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Peggy Langille at: Position description available upon request. (Posted on 3/13/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Culpeper United Methodist Church in Culpeper, Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries. This position will oversee the music program of children, youth, and adults. Playing organ and knowledge of hand bells is a plus, but not required as splitting the position into conductor and organist positions is possible. To apply go to: Please submit further questions to Kelly Weiss, Executive Director at Culpeper UMC at (Posted on 3/13/18)

Food Pantry Coordinator
Rising Hope UMC, Alexandria District, has an immediate opening for a Food Pantry Coordinator. Some of the duties for this 25 hours a week job include: Maintain clean and orderly environment in Food Ministry. Recruit and train volunteers. Be contact for number of food suppliers. Prepare monthly reports. Give presentations to other organizations. Present Christian attitude when dealing with volunteers, shoppers, and staff. Applications will be reviewed until Friday, March 16, 2018. Your resume and cover letter, together with the names and addresses of two persons who are willing to supply references for you, should be sent to (Posted on 3/12/18)

Youth Pastor
Southern Pines United Methodist Church, Southern Pines, NC, seeks full-time Youth Pastor with a passion for Christ and youth. Responsibilities include planning and leading Sunday youth fellowship for middle and high school, coordinating youth activities/trips, and working collaboratively with SPUMC staff and parents to implement an engaging youth program.  Weekend and after hours work is required.  Benefits include health insurance and pension.  Preferred requirements: BA degree in Christian Education, Wesleyan background, social media experience, and at least 2 years experience.  Email resume and two letters of reference to:  Mike Moore, SPRC Chairperson (Posted on 3/9/18)

Part-time bookkeeper wanted for Front Royal United Methodist Church. Experience with electronic bookkeeping, payroll, and banking systems a must. Church Windows experience preferred. Salary based on experience. Email resume and/or application to Application at (Posted on 3/9/18)

Music Director 
Willis United Methodist Church, 8360 Willis Church Road, Henrico, VA 23231, is seeking a part-time Music Director who can play piano or Kewaii keyboard for the congregation and direct the adult choir. There will be 3.5 hours required per week at the church. This small historic United Methodist church is in Varina, in eastern Henrico County. The salary is negotiable depending on experience with a range from $9,000 to $11,000 per year. Please contact The Rev. Dr. Art Thomas at home (804) 264-6746 or cell (240) 281-1523 and email your (Curriculum Vitae--a listing of education, experience in the field, references, etc.) or resume to Desired start date is April 1. (Posted on 3/6/18)

Director of Student Ministry
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a 30 hour per week Director of Student Ministry. This person will be eligible for employment benefits including vacation leave, sick leave, and medical and dental insurance. The Director of Student Ministry provides staff leadership in the spiritual foundation of students (6th Grade - College), recruits and resources volunteer student teams, monitors budget expenditures, and works with the ministry director team to create and coordinate church-wide ministries for students. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  he position can also be viewed on the church website at If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: (Posted on 3/5/18)

Youth Minister and Technology/Communications Director
Vine UMC, Dunn Loring/Falls Church, has two part-time ministry opportunities. The Youth Minister is responsible for leading and ministering to the youth through small groups, discipleship development, mission and fellowship. The Technology/Communications Director will grow and expand Vine Church’s use of technology in ministry. The two positions can be combined to create a full-time job for the qualified candidate. Full job descriptions can be found at Resumes can be submitted to (Posted on 3/1/18)

Executive Director
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking an Executive Director to assist the Lead Pastor and the Church Leadership Council in ensuring that the strategic ministry objectives are effectively and efficiently attained. The Executive Director will operate in four key areas: • Provide leadership of the lay staff in the area of Communications, Finance, Administration and Discipleship; • Administration of the financial functions of the church and participate in the Human Resource management of the church; • Provide leadership with regard to facility operations; • Support the lead pastor in the areas of strategic planning and leadership. Successful candidates should possess Christian character, United Methodist background preferred, Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred); at least 5 years’ experience on a senior leadership team in a church, non-profit or for profit business, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, as well as competence in project management, prioritization, attention to detail, self-motivation and flexibility. Interested parties should submit a resume by e-mail to, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 3/1/18)

Organist (Part-time)
Braddock Street United Methodist Church, nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Northern Virginia, has a vibrant and extensive music ministry serving all ages. Included in our ministry are 2 adult choirs (each including a quartet of scholarship singers from Shenandoah University), an adult handbell ensemble, praise band, small orchestra, youth and children’s choirs. Our instrument is a Létourneau Pipe Organ, 40 ranks, 3 manuals, installation completed in 2014. Specifications are listed on the website below. The primary duties of this position include playing the organ for two traditional Sunday worship services each week, accompanying choirs and attending weekly choir rehearsals. Additional responsibilities will include regular  collaboration with the Minister of Music and Pastors to plan the worship service. You will also work closely with the leaders of all musical groups to schedule participation in the worship experience and assist in developing a music program to serve all ages. This is a part-time position (20 – 25 hours/week) and reports to the Minister of Music. The salary is in the range of $33 - $40,000 depending on skill, experience, and education, with extra remuneration for weddings, funerals, and private lessons. A Masters degree in Organ Performance/Church Music with strong keyboard and conducting skills are preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with extensive study in organ, significant experience in church music, and strong keyboard skills will also be considered.  The starting date is June 25. To begin the process of joining us in bustling Winchester, Virginia, please e-mail your resume to or send it to Braddock Street UMC, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601, ATTN: SPRC. To learn more about Braddock Street UMC and the opportunities available to you, please visit our website at (Posted on 2/27/18)

Grow Ministries Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Grow Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Student Ministries programs of Floris UMC as well as other administrative tasks within Grow Ministries, providing administrative support and coordination of process to all levels of Grow Ministries. Following the direction and guidance of the Student Ministries Director, this position is responsible for the coordination (including promotion, registration and implementation) of Student Ministries’ events and mission trips. Coordination includes working with vendors and event sponsors/supporters, summer interns, parents, students, and church staff. Click here for detailed information or visit the employment page on the Floris website. Resumes may be submitted to (Posted on 2/27/18)

Childcare Workers
Reveille UMC, Richmond, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are typically 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday evenings. During the summer, hours are available Sunday mornings with some weekday hours (schedule varies). Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Director of Children's Ministries Tammy Tipton-Nay, (Posted on 2/27/18)

Childcare Director
Williamsburg United Methodist Church has an opening for a part time Director of Kids’ Morning Out (KMO), a program for children ages 12 months – 2 years. This is a week-day, half-day, outreach program of the church with the selected candidate to begin employment May 1, 2018. Applicants should have at minimum an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related fields and two years’ experience in a day care/pre-school setting. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to KMO Search Committee, WUMC, 500 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185. (Posted on 2/26/18)

Nursery Worker
Trinity United Methodist Church in Chester area seeking lead nursery worker for Sunday mornings. Hours would be 8:15 am until about 12:45 pm (end of service) each Sunday. Church will provide candidate with all materials, and candidate will be responsible for story/craft planning to be done each Sunday with the kids. Candidate will be responsible for nursery activities and organization on Sunday mornings. There are two church services, 8:30 and 11, so there will also be time in between services when planning for future weeks and toy cleaning can be accomplished. Candidate must be CPR/First Aid trained, and pass appropriate health test prior to start date. Candidate must complete background check. The ideal candidate will have at least one year experience working in church nursery or daycare environment, and be comfortable with children age newborn to age 8. Candidate must be able to get up and down from floor with children, and lift children up to 40 pounds. Pay is $100 per Sunday. We are open to a job share situation. Please contact the church office at 804-748-2439 or if you have any questions. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Christ United Methodist Church in Staunton is seeking an accompanist for music ministry for 2 Sunday morning services and one weekday evening choir rehearsal as well as other special music presentations to include Advent and Holy Week.  Salary is negotiable. Opportunities for weddings and funerals are compensated separately. If interested, please call Steve Henderson (540) 271-7555. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Connections Worship Leader
Providence UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Connections Worship Leader (potential full-time if combined with Director of Music Ministries position). The Connections Worship Leader is responsible for planning and leading themusic team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. This position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 2/21/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (potential full-time if combined with Connections Worship Leader position). The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for developing, nurturing, andsustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. In partnership with other worship leaders, this position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email (Posted on 2/21/18)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian VA, is seeking a Discipleship Director who will lead in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ of New Life’s children, youth and adults through the intentional creation of ministries that help individuals grow in faith.  Applicants should exhibit a deep faith, have experience in casting vision, organizing ministries, supervising volunteers, and a passion for facilitating ongoing spiritual growth. Previous professional experience on a church staff and in successfully working on a team is desired. Responsibilities include planning programs and creating environments conducive to learning. The Discipleship Director will develop intentional pathways that build meaningful relationships and create opportunities to learn, serve and grow. In addition, this position will include developing opportunities based on age and stage of life and Christian maturity for individual, small group and large group learning, service and witness. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This is a part time position (20 hours/week) to include Sunday worship times.  To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry opportunity, go to  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume.  (Posted on 2/20/18)

Administrative Assistant
Cherryvale UMC, Staunton, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (12 hours per week). Must be familiar with Word/Excel/Publisher and have good communication skills. Preferably have basic bookkeeping skills. Contact with resume or questions. (Posted on 2/20/18)

Director of Music
First UMC, Martinsville, is seeking a full-time Director of Music. First Church is a 750-member congregation, averaging 150 during Sunday worship. We are searching for leadership in the area of music ministries to join our staff in Fall 2018. This person will coordinate and be in charge of the total music program of the church including planning, developing, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive music program at various levels. This includes the Chancel Choir (adults) and Children’s Choir (K-5) with a particular emphasis on the vibrant children’s program. The Director of Music will provide music for the 8:45 and 11 am Sunday services and any special services the congregation is expected to attend, including solos and instrumental music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send (in pdf or Word), a letter of interest, resume, and references. Please email all responses to (Posted on 2/20/18)

Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries
St. Andrew's UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries. The position requires an individual to plan, coordinate, launch, and manage activities and projects that focus on the interests of children and youth (K through 12th grade). The position also requires the recruitment and training of parents and adult volunteers for children and youth committees. This employee reports directly to the Pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested please send resume and contact information to: The Reverend Jeffrey A. Witt, Saint Andrew’s VB UMC, 717 Tucson Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462. (Posted on 2/19/18)

Church Accompanist 
Shady Grove UMC - Short Pump is seeking a part-time (12 hours per week) Church Accompanist. This position serves under the Minister of Music and Arts and its primary function is to provide music for three Sunday morning worship service, accompany the sanctuary choir and the children and youth choirs, as well as play for special worship services during the year. Visit to read job description. To apply, please email your resume to Deadline for submission of resumes is April 15, 2018. Please direct all inquiries to with "Church Accompanist" in the subject line. (Posted on 2/16/18)

Audio/Visual Media Technician (Part-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a growing and vibrant congregation located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Audio/Visual Media Technician to support our Worship, Communication, and Program Ministries.  Primary responsibilities include organizing and overseeing the quality and maintenance/reliability of the audio/visual system needs of the church.  Experience is required with digital and analog audio mixing consoles, operation of multimedia and sound equipment, and live stream/video production.  The successful candidate will be a problem solver who is organized, detail-oriented, and has the ability to effectively communicate and work well with others, including a team of volunteers.  Regular weekly time requirements are approximately ten hours per week (including three Sunday morning worship services) with up to twenty-five hours per week needed for special occasions such as Christmas and Easter. A full job description can be found at:  Hourly wage will be commensurate with education and experience. Send your resume to: Jay Kelchner, Lead Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, Virginia, 23111; (Posted on 2/15/18) 

Part-time Coordinator of Music Ministries 
Del Ray United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is seeking a Coordinator of Music Ministries. Must be musically gifted in any instrument applicable to hymn style worship, and demonstrate a faithful Christian life. This position requires teamwork with two other musicians. Responsibilities include selecting the music, practicing and performing for all services, directing the vocal and hand bell choirs (preferable), arranging special musicians, and attending staff and worship planning meetings once a week. For a full job description click here (pdf). For more information or to apply, contact Pastor David McWilliams at  Applications require a resume and short bio.  (Posted on 1/13/18)

Director of Youth Ministries
Basic UMC, Waynesboro, is seeking a part0time Youth Director/Leader. The Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) will be passionate about loving and nurturing young disciples of Jesus Christ in our life-affirming, multicultural, multigenerational church. The DYM will be expected to: • Love our youth where they are. • Encourage youth in developing their relationship with God. • Teach the Holy Scriptures, the Christian faith, and life application. • Give emotional and spiritual support. • Affirm and show sensitivity to multicultural backgrounds (Latino/a, African-American, Anglo). • Cultivate relationships and connect the youth to the body of Christ in our local church and our district. • Challenge our youth to respond to God’s call to serve in our church, community, and world. • Serve as a mature spiritual leader and Christian role model. • May come from any denominational background, but open to learning and teaching United Methodist doctrine and theology. • Not required but helpful are Spanish fluency and experience with Latino/a cultures. • Not required but helpful is a music background or willingness to encourage our youth’s engagement with Christian music. • Devote 10 hours per week for $513/month. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information, full job description, or to apply, please contact Pastor Chad Beck,, (540) 949-8947, (Posted on 2/12/18)

Music Director
PALS Church (Presbyterian and Lutheran Services) in Bealeton, VA, is seeking a part-time Music Director. The primary responsibilities are selecting music for services (working with the pastor), directing the small choir, and providing organ/piano accompaniment for Sunday morning worship (one service) and seasonal mid-week services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings. For more information or to apply, contact Jo Ann Staebler at (Posted 2/12/18)

Administrative Assistant
Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced part time Administrative Assistant. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or three years equivalent is preferred. Applicant must be multi-task oriented, proficient in Word/Excel and willing to learn other software programs. The applicant must also be willing to work as part of a team under the supervision of the Pastor. Send resume and letter of interest to SPRC Chairperson, Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church. P.O. Box 326 Tappahannock, VA 22560. (Posted on 2/12/18)

Music Director
Fox Hill Central United Methodist Church, Hampton, has a job opening for a Music Director.  The primary responsibilities are selecting and purchasing music for services, directing the choir and providing organ/piano or keyboard accompaniment for church services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings. QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read music. Proficient at playing piano, organ and keyboard. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (will need to show leadership ability). Strong work ethic. Requires an acceptable background check (Procurement of a Criminal Records Screening). HOURS AND SALARY: Part-time position. Requires leading an 8:30 am Praise and Worship service and an 11:00am traditional service on Sundays. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications with a base range around $18,000-$18,700 yearly. BEGIN DATE:  Approximately June 1, 2018. CLOSING DATE: Application and other required paperwork must be submitted by April 30, 2018. To request an application please contact the church office at 757-851-2040 or by email at  Church office hours are Monday-Thursday 9 am-1 pm. (Posted on 2/9/18)

Minister of Next Generation Discipleship
First United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is searching for a forward-thinking, collaborative leader who is mature and can engage our diverse community and church in indigenous family-based discipleship. Our vision is bold and is based on God’s call as processed by considerable discernment and prayer. The congregation and Church Council have set Family Ministry as the church’s primary goal this year. The intergenerational excitement for this endeavor is revealed in support and volunteers. We are growing to become a church that appeals to families with children and partners with them to grow disciples of Jesus Christ. The primary roles of this position are leading the family ministry team, building up the existing children’s ministry, partnering with parents on their children’s faith journey, and overseeing the administrative and financial aspects of family ministry. A position description may be found at Send a letter of interest, resume and three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Lead Pastor, (Posted on 2/8/18)

Youth Director
St. Mark's UMC in the Roanoke District is a vibrant, growing church in search of a part-time (15 hours per week) Youth Director. The qualified candidate will enhance and grow our current youth program to Junior and Senior High students. Energy and enthusiasm for sharing God's love with teens is a must! Experience with youth ministry is preferred. This position has the potential for additional hours as the ministry grows. Salary is negotiable. Please send resumes and direct questions to Pastor Justin White, (Posted on 2/8/18)

Administrative Assistant
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant for our congregation. It is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week) in a busy church office setting. Windsor Hills is a thriving congregation in a pleasant atmosphere. The job requires both technical and interpersonal skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The position is available immediately, with salary commensurate to training and experience. Send a resume and cover letter to the Rev. Doug Paysour at or mail to Windsor Hills UMC, 3591 Windsor Road, Roanoke, VA 24018. (Posted on 2/7/18)

Youth Director
Providence UMC in Chesterfield County is looking for part-time youth director. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade. This includes organizing a variety of small groups, service opportunities, and mission trips. The ability to relate well with students and parents, strong communication and organizational skills, and a passion to grow youth in discipleship are all required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 2/6/18)

Youth Ministries Director
Corinth United Methodist Church in Goochland VA, has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Youth Ministries Director. We are offering $15.00 an hour for Sunday mornings and bi-weekly youth group meetings Sunday afternoons. Candidates for this position must be: at least 18 with a high school degree, and with current certifications in CPR and First Aid. Prior youth ministries experience is preferred. Submit your resume with “Youth” in subject line to Pastor Bob at or mail to: PO Box 896, Goochland, VA 23063 (Posted on 2/1/18)

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area is seeking a part-time (25 hours a week) Director of Children and Family Ministries. The position oversees all children's curriculum for Sterling United Methodist Church's children and youth from age 2 (preschool) through grade 5, including the Sunday School, special programs, and Summer Sunday School. The position oversees the Nursery, Summer Camp programs, and Vacation Bible School. For more information, please go to and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. Or click here to download a pdf. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 1/31/18)

Nursery Coordinator
St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Goochland County, VA, is seeking a part-time (up to 6 hours per week) Nursery Coordinator to oversee the nursery on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings (during the school year), and during special church services. Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe and caring environment for children ages 0-5 and scheduling nursery volunteers. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age with CPR and First Aid certifications. Email cover letter and resume to with Nursery Coordinator in the subject line. (Posted on 1/31/18) 

Director of Connections
Sterling UMC, Sterling, VA is searching for a part-time Director of Connections. This position oversees and coordinates people's introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow in discipleship in line with our vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. General responsibilities include: developing a means of connecting people with existing opportunities, giving special attention to helping people serve in their areas of giftedness; providing experiences and environments for learning about spiritual gifts; providing experiences and environments for people interested in membership to learn about membership and join the church; developing invitation opportunities, experiences and environments (both internal and external) to engage individuals not part of the SUMC family; staffing the First Impressions team, fully with volunteers and provide the necessary resources to support Sunday worship services. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested persons should send a resume and cover letter to Please put "Director of Connections" in subject line. (Posted on 1/29/18)

Administrative Assistant
Haymarket Church (a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church) is seeking an Administrative Assistant. Must be a passionate, enthusiastic, and authentic follower of Jesus with successful experience administration. Have excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Be reliable and able to work independently after receiving direction. Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database software, and social media/communication platforms. Understand the importance of the interaction of technology and work processes and be willing to learn and adapt to new programs as required for task completion and efficiency. Have demonstrated creativity, adaptability, and resourcefulness. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may submit their resumes to the Rev. Brian Johnson at (Posted on 1/26/17)                                               


Circles Ashland Coach Position
Circles Ashland is a non-profit organization whose mission is to resolve poverty so that all families in the Ashland community may thrive. The Circles Coach is a leadership position whose primary role is to work with the Circles community, supporting Circle Leaders, Allies and volunteers. The vision for Circles Ashland came out of a Five Talent Academy event several years ago where participants learned about the Circles USA model and then Duncan Memorial UMC in Ashland got the program started through its mission and outreach support.  It is a faith-friendly but not a faith-based program. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit cover letter and resume to Randi Buerlein at For more information about Circles Ashland visit (Posted on 3/23/18)

Staff Chaplain
Cedarfield, a Pinnacle Living community located in the far west end of Richmond off Three Chopt Road, is seeking a full-time professional staff chaplain to join our Pastoral Care team to deliver spiritual support and care to our residents as an essential dimension of our Pathways to Wellness plan. Through ministries of pastoral care, worship and programming the chaplain facilitates spiritual care of residents, residents’ families and team members. The ideal candidate in addition to having at least 2 units of clinical pastoral education, will be ordained with a Master’s degree in Divinity and/or Counseling from an accredited institution, be experienced in preaching and worship planning and have skill in dealing with the spiritual dynamics of aging, illness, loss, and death. Key responsibilities include spiritual programming for all levels of care, designing and leading regular worship experiences, delivering pastoral care for residents and team members, providing end of life care, offering support and leadership for in-house memorial services, assisting in administrative responsibilities and serving as an integral part of the pastoral care and interdisciplinary team. Pastoral care professionals at Cedarfield work with a multi-disciplinary staff of health care professionals. Fill out an application on line at or email resume with cover letter to or mail to Human Resources Department, Cedarfield, 2300 Cedarfield Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233. For more information visit (Posted on 3/21/18)

Church Engagement Specialist
Thrivent is an organization that cares about helping Christians develop a healthy relationship with money; and we equip churches with resources to do that.  In this position you will cultivate relationships with the leaders of key churches and faith-based organizations in the region.  Using active listening to understand the needs of local congregations, you will identify how Thrivent can better serve and strengthen Christian communities in helping Christians be wise with money and live generously.  As you build valued relationships, you will introduce Thrivent programs and resources to serve the needs of local churches.  Candidates for this role are consummate relationship builders who are enthusiastic about Thrivent’s mission and the vitality of Christian communities in the region. Thrivent currently has a position opening in Richmond, VA. For details and how to apply, click here. (Posted on 3/19/18)

Campus Coordinator, ARISE Campus Ministry
The board of United College Ministries in Northern VA (Arise) seeks a Christ- centered, mission-minded team builder to be a presence on the campus of George Mason University. The Campus Coordinator will engage with students and lead ministry activities on campus. This is a flexible-position and we are seeking someone to work 30 - 40 non-standard hours (12 months, year-round) beginning in the summer of 2018. The qualified candidate will have to live into our vision statement, which is the following: As Arise Campus Ministry we believe in Jesus and thus welcome all, share God’s universal love and compassionately live out our faith on campus and in the community. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you believe this position might be for you, we encourage you to apply. Please complete the application located at This form will also ask for your resume and two references. We will perform an introductory interview of candidates over the phone, or Skype as we receive resumes (within 3 business days). If you have any questions, please also direct those to (Posted on 3/16/18)

Professional Housekeeper
Westview on the James, a campground in Goochland, is looking for a professional housekeeper able of attending to the facilities with integrity and attention to detail.  The Housekeeping Department is a vital element of the Westview experience.  Guests who use Westview's facilities look forward to their time away from the distractions of their lives during their stay.  It is Westview's goal to provide top-notch customer service to include facilities that are clean, well maintained, inviting and welcoming. It is Westview's responsibility to ensure that all housekeeping needs are met with high quality cleanliness and service.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply online go to Westview's website at and click employment or email a resume to  For questions call the office at (804) 457-4210. (Posted on 3/1/18)

Conference Treasurer and Director of Administration
The Alabama-West Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church, headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is currently seeking a Conference Treasurer and Director of Administration. This role is responsible for managing the overall function of the fiscal office as well as the fiscal office staff. They will work as liaison and member of a variety of committees and strategic teams and will consult with local church congregations regarding best practices and financial strategies. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience providing financial oversight to organizations. Click here for the job posting. The deadline for receiving applications is Sunday, March 11, 2018. The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is working with the Alabama-West Florida Conference to recruit for this position.  If you know of someone who might be interested, please have them email their resume and cover letter to Human Resources via email at  (Posted on 2/12/18)

Youth Mission Camp Coordinator
The Heartwood Center, a mission of the Rappahannock River District, located in Hartwood, VA is seeking a Youth Mission Camp Coordinator for 2018. The camp will be held July 16-20 and August 13-17, 12 noon to 8pm Monday through Friday. For a copy of the position description, please email Rev. Gayle Porias at or visit This position includes a paid stipend. (Posted on 2/5/18)

Camp Counselors 
Alta Mons is a rustic camp owned by the Roanoke District of the United Methodist Church, located in Shawsville, VA. The camp is looking for summer camp counselors. Who wouldn't want to spend their summer with kids teaching them about the love of Jesus Christ as you hang out in the beautiful mountains of Alta Mons? The camp runs from June 11 to July 21, with lodging and food provided. The camp experience will strengthen your faith in the Lord and give you a chance to share with younger kids what Jesus has done in your life. There are many different positions available, and all are paid positions. Positions include Ropes Coordinator, Trips Coordinator, Camp Counselor, Cookout Coordinator, Worship Coordinator, Kitchen Staff, Business Intern.  For details visit the camps website for job descriptions and staff applications: (Posted on 2-3-18)


Pastoral Leader, Worship Facilitator and Administrator
Thomas L. Baynham Jr. has over 20 years of experience leading faith communities in investing their spiritual and physical gifts in building the Kingdom of God through his gifts as pastoral leader, worship facilitator and administrator. His strengths include: ♦ The gift of hospitality and welcoming. ♦ The ability to execute and manage multiple ministry projects. ♦ Twenty years’ experience in choral and instrumental directing for religious and secular groups that are diverse in age, ethnicity and denomination. ♦ Strong organizational and administrative skills (experience with Planning Center). ♦ Specialization in liturgy, worship planning and inclusive hymn texts. Click here to view his resume (pdf). He may be reached at; (804) 614-7461 (mobile) (Posted on 3/2/18)

Christian education position
Anthony Batterton, a college-educated professional and United Methodist with several years’ experience in Christian education, children’s and youth ministries, and liturgical design seeks full-time Christian education position. He espouses a holistic educational philosophy coordinating a knowledge-based curriculum, liturgical engagement, and real-world application. He currently lives in Fairfax County, but is open to relocating for the right opportunity, especially to the Hampton Roads area or Richmond. Click here to view his resume (pdf). (Posted on 2/28/18)


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