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PASTOR: Durham, ME

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 3rd, 2014

Position Description from the Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends, Durham, Maine Pastor's Job Description: Seeking a Minister Among Ministers As Quakers, we minister to one another. We are seeking an individual to serve with us in paid ministry, to work side by side with us, as a companion shepherd among us. We offer a modest salary and expenses, plus living accommodations in our parsonage. We are located in a rural setting, with many cultural and recreational resources nearby. We recognize that ministry requires balancing and prioritizing many things, and often discerning what is the best level of engagement given limited resources. At the... More

ASSISTANT MINISTER: Boston, MA

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 2nd, 2014

King’s Chapel seeks a full-time Assistant Minister who can begin work on or before September 1, 2014.  The Assistant Minister will report to the Senior Minister and assist her in a manner that reflects the Assistant Minster’s comparative skills and interests.  We are looking for a person with particular experience and strength in Children and Family Ministry. An effective Assistant Minister also will have experience and interest in religious education, preaching, pastoral care of all ages, alternative worship leadership, and church growth. King’s Chapel is a Christian church affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association. This position is open to liberal Christians ordained... More

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR: Cambridge, MA

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 2nd, 2014

Abundant Life Church 47 Howard Street Cambridge, MA 02138  Supervision:               The Church Administrator reports to the Pastoral leaders and is a key staff member  Responsibilities: Communications Works together with volunteers Creates bulletins for the Sunday Worship Service Maintains Calendars Works with outside building users in terms of contract oversight Performs administrative and secretarial needs  Qualifications: A two (2) year Associates Degree or College Program in Business Administration. Must be a professing Christian and strive to live a Christian Lifestyle Excellent administrative, written and oral communication skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new software programs Ability to update content on website and social networking sites of the Abundant Life Church Coordinates facility schedules for... More

WEBSITE CONTENT MANAGER: Nashville, TN

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 27th, 2014

Position Title:  UMC.org Website Content Manager  Extended Posting Deadline:  May 22 – June 19, 2014 Basic Purpose:  We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing and editing for the web, and site management for the denominational website of The United Methodist Church, UMC.org.  This position is responsible for developing the voice for the online presence to engage various audiences such as church members and leaders with the goal of increasing site traffic and engagement. Ensures content is written to guide the daily spiritual lives of people, and to promote church beliefs and initiatives. More

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY: State College, PA

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 27th, 2014

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (UMC) and the Wesley Foundation, located adjacent to  the Penn State University Park campus, is seeking a full time Director of Campus Ministry.  Wesley Foundation at Penn State is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a passion for campus ministry, relational evangelism, and radical hospitality. The Director, along with others, will develop and lead a comprehensive student ministry.  The ministry may include Bible studies, worship services, small groups, mission trips, service outreach projects, and social activities.  Please view the full job description at: http://www.stpaulsc.org/   Application Information: Application materials are due (postmarked) by July 1, 2014. Candidates must provide a cover letter, resume, and (3) three professional references.  Please send your application materials via US Postal Service or electronically to: Dr. Gary Perdew, SPRC Chairperson, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 250 East College Avenue, State College, PA, 16801, at stpauls@stpaulsc.org . All... More

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE: Chicago, IL

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 27th, 2014

Join a dynamic team of people at Reconciling Ministries Network working to change The United Methodist Church to fully include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer persons in the full life of the church. Share stories of perseverance, harm, unconditional love, and grace of LGBTQ people and their allies seeking to live Biblical Obedience and stay faithful to who they are called to be in Christ. Work to empower local churches and teams to better communicate their message of love and inclusion for all of God’s children. Manage RMN’s expanding social media, blog, website, and other communications tools. Expand RMN’s growing network of young... More

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY: Villanova University

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 23rd, 2014

This Campus Ministry team member within the Center for Spirituality and Discernment will serve the Villanova University community by coordinating and fostering Ecumenical and Interfaith Outreach. The successful candidate will have experience with individual and group pastoral care and counseling, as well as theological training at least at the master’s level, and demonstrated leadership in a particular religious tradition. The person who assumes this position will coordinate and facilitate ecumenical and multifaith dialogue and programming. He or she will have the skill to draw faculty and staff into various forms of ecumenical and interfaith education and conversation. He or she... More

Part-Time RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR: Wellesley, MA

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 20th, 2014

St. Andrew's, a small Episcopal parish north of Boston, is seeking an educator to revitalize and expand its Sunday School program.   The coordinator is expected to: Education Develop curriculum materials for the classroom Recruit, mentor, coordinate and supervise teacher volunteers Develop classroom space Manage the costs and expenses of Sunday school, including the ordering of supplies Organize special events of program year such as Christmas pageant, Easter egg hunt, Welcome Back Sunday, Recognition Sunday  Communication Communicate weekly with parents and volunteers about lessons, activities, schedules, etc. Use social networking and electronic media to expand and enhance the program Write reports and updates to parish newsletter, website and annual report Report to/meet with... More

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES: Normal, IL

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 20th, 2014

The First United Methodist Church of Normal is located in the heart of the Illinois State University campus. FUMC is a large, active church with close ties to the campus community as well as the community of Bloomington-Normal and the surrounding areas. FUMC is currently seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating ministry and fellowship programs for youth in grades 6 through 12. The Director of Youth Ministries collaborates with other program and educational staff and volunteers to provide a variety of programs to meet the needs of the church youth. Successful... More

SENIOR PASTORAL POSITION: Cumberland, RI

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 20th, 2014

 Cumberland Community Methodist Church of Cumberland, Rhode Island is seeking a strong pastoral leader. We are of the Primitive Methodist Denomination (primitivemethodistschurch.org) with less than 100 members and have been in Cumberland, RI for the past 127 years.  As our present pastor is retiring after many years, we prayerfully are looking forward to seeing whom God will send to lead us in our next season of ministry. What we believe: God loves every individual personally Because of sin, we are separated from God God showed His love for us by sending His Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins Whoever receives Jesus Christ as... More