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Central United Methodist Church in Salem, VA has an immediate need for a part time (25 hours a week) administrator/treasurer.  Applicant should have training in and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.  They must have a working knowledge of office operations and equipment and possess the personal characteristics necessary for working with the church staff and members of the congregation.  Experience in general bookkeeping, computer based financial processing and payroll procedures are desired.  Salary is negotiable.  Anyone interested should contact Rev. Bryan Buckles at or (540) 389-2933. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Herndon United Methodist Church, a healthy, vibrant, multi-generational church in Herndon, Virginia, is seeking a creative and energetic Director of Children’s Ministries to lead and grow its children’s ministry. As a leader, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work directly with parents, staff, and volunteers to create a welcoming and loving faith community where infant through sixth-grade children and their families experience God’s love and grow together in their faith in Jesus Christ. The program will be a holistic program, offering opportunities for fellowship, growth, and service. But far from being a place where parents outsource the spiritual growth of their children, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work to strengthen parents’ role as spiritual mentors and help parents build upon the insight and learning that is taking place in church settings. As a way of growing the church, the Director of Children’s Ministries will (a) reach out and build relationships with the families connected with Herndon UMC’s Preschool and Upward Basketball program and (b) work collegially with a corps of volunteers to create meaningful programming for community children and their families. Although the position is presently envisioned as a 25-hour-a-week, part-time position, the position could be expanded to a 30-hour-a-week, full-time position if there were a candidate with the right skills and right passion for children’s ministry. Total annual compensation and benefits would be commensurate with experience and work schedule. Please see the detailed job description for more details. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or relevant children’s ministry experience. • Rich spiritual life and commitment to United Methodist theology and practice. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use social media as an effective outreach tool. • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, talent in recruiting and engaging volunteers, attention to detail, self-motivation, and the ability work effectively in a team setting. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Pianist or Organist
Trinity UMC in Smithfield, VA is searching for a pianist or organist to play for a traditional 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. This person will also accompany choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM with occasional extra duties. This job requires approximately 10 hours a week. Annual salary offering of up to $15,000 depending on skill, experience, and job performance. Please contact the director of music at or 757-814-7108. (Posted on 6/26/17)

Office Manager
Farmville United Methodist Church is hiring for a 30 hour a week position. Salary range is $18,750 to $23,400, based on experience. The successful applicant will have exceptional public relations skills, provide a consistent welcoming and supportive attitude, and be adaptable and resilient in the face of a fluid work environment. Strong organizational and human relation skills required. Must be proficient in MS Office. Will be using numerous computer programs, including QuickBooks, ServantKeeper database, Facebook, and GoogleDocs. Be a self-directed team player with a creative ability to empower laity and to develop innovative solutions for ministry. Be resourceful in the assimilation of new members into the life of the congregation while continuing to value the contributions of current members. Applications should be sent to Farmville UMC, PO Box 64, Farmville, Virginia 23901. Contact the church at 434-392-4686 for more information. (Posted on 6/23/17)

Worship Leader
Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, VA, is seeking a skilled instrumental and vocal musician to serve as a worship leader. The leader must be passionate about their faith and excited about leading God's people in worship, exhibit leadership in worship planning and leader for Sunday contemporary, Grace Point mid-week and other special services. Take worship to a new level of innovation and excellence. Recruit, coordinate, train, schedule, direct, and lead spiritual formation of a team of staff and volunteers in music, audio-visual and logistical support. Lead rehearsals, select vocalists and meet with Worship Planning Committee on a weekly basis. This is a 25 hour/wk position. See resume, letter and sample of worship leading for further information. See attached job description (pdf). Send info to (Posted on 6/22/17)

Director of Next Generation Ministry
Cave Spring UMC, a vibrant, growing church family in SW Roanoke, is boldly doing a “new thing” in ministry to young people. The purpose of the Director of Next Generation Ministry is to support the ongoing, fruitful ministry to children and youth and college students through logistical support, volunteer management, and hands-on leadership and relationship with children, youth and their families. This will be accomplished by building Next Generation disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive and seamless approach to children and students (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. If you are a proven leader in ministry to the next generation and have energy and passion for serving Christ by influencing young people in their discipleship, please submit your resume to by Jul 10. We anticipate the start date to be mid August.  A detailed position description, including qualifications, is available at (Posted on 6/21/17)

Preschool Director
Preschool Director for Oak Grove United Methodist Preschool, Chesapeake, working with the Director of Children's Ministries and the Preschool Board, to implement a weekday preschool program of approximately 140 students that is creative, strongly interactive and age appropriate that helps children develop spiritually, emotionally, socially, physically and cognitively. Experience in directing a staff of teachers and assistants, state accreditation, curriculum duties, training and development, interfacing with families and students, promoting the preschool program, oversight of finances, registration/enrollment, etc. Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field. Full time. $30,000.00. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to or mail to Oak Grove UMC, 472 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23320. (Posted on 6/21/17)

Elementary & Tweens Ministries Pastor
Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Elementary (K-3rd grade) and Tweens (4th-6th grade) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee - (Posted on 6/15/17)

Nursery & Pre-K Ministries Director or Pastor
Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Nursery (infant to 2 years old) and Pre-K (2 years old to 5 years old) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee - (Posted on 6/15/17)

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant needed at Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Virginia.  The person in this position manages a large church database and church records, resource calendar, various administrative support roles, prepares large mailings and serves as the primary point of contact for social media updates.  The ideal candidate should be experienced with Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of computers and office equipment.  Specialized church software is the Shelby Software System for which training is provided.  This part-time position (26 hours/week) is Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm and offers a friendly working environment with a 3-day weekend every week!  Resumes may be submitted to Libby Barricks at (Posted on 6/15/17)

Student Ministries Program Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Program Director. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Student Ministries Program Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Student Ministries, the activities involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The Floris UMC Student Ministry serves to bring students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the Student Ministries Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries’ and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply go to (Posted on 6/14/17)

Director of Children's Ministry
Director of Children's Ministry for Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, by providing spiritual formation and discipleship for children: develop, coordinate all aspects of education, worship, Vacation Bible School, recreation programs; recruit and train volunteers; participate in large church events; supervise nursery staff; provide oversight of OG Preschool, its Director, Staff, parents and students, serve on multiple boards, etc. Bachelor's Degree, prefer experience in a multi-staff church setting. Previous experience in elementary education and/or other children's ministries programs. Exhibit a call to children's ministry in the local church setting. This is a full time position. Job Description attached (pdf).  Please send resume and letter of interest to (Posted on 6/13/17)

Accompanist / Choir Director
Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA seeks a part-time accompanist/music director to lead our music ministry, including adult choir and (optionally) handbells. Hinton Avenue has one Sunday service and one weekday choir rehearsal; extra services at Christmas and holy week. Right of first refusal for weddings and funerals. 2 manual Rodgers organ, sanctuary grand piano (Steinway) + several other practice pianos. Send resume to Hinton Ave UMC, 750 Hinton Ave. Charlottesville, VA 22902, c/o SPRC Chair, or email (Posted on 6/13/17)

Director of Youth Ministries 
Culpeper United Methodist Church in Culpeper Virginia is seeking a full-time Youth Director (40 hours a week) to lead our 6-12th graders into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. The primary responsibilities of this large church position include oversight of the mid-week youth small group program, and planning and leading the Sunday evening large group program, as well as organizing and attending three summer mission trips and various additional events throughout the year. Experience in leading small groups, mission trips, skills in communication and administration, and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and parents are a must. To apply for this position, please see the job description, fill out an application and send it with your resume and cover letter to Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Tom Hulse or mail to Culpeper United Methodist Church 1233 Oaklawn Dr. Culpeper, VA 22701. (Posted on 6/12/17)

Church Secretary
Salem-Olive Branch United Methodist Charge is seeking a part-time church secretary for 25 hours per week, flexible. Must have excellent computer, communication, and organizational skills. Send resume to Salem-Olive Branch Charge, 11408 Salem Church Rd, Gloucester, VA 23061 (Posted on 6/12/17)

Courthouse Community UMC, Virignia Beach, currently has an opening for a facility custodian. Please click here to see the job description. Resumes may be emailed to Donn Lee at (Posted on 6/12/17)

Youth Minister
Central United Methodist Church, a 3,000 member church in Asheville, NC is seeking a Youth Minister (YM) to assist in its mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ. The role of the YM is to oversee the youth’s ministry programing of Central UMC under the direction and leadership of the Senior Pastor. This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values and strategy of Central UMC and the ability to align staff and key leadership teams with its mission, vision, and values. The YM will partner with parents to lead youth to a genuine sense of belonging, involvement, and spiritual growth at Central UMC by meeting youth where they are and leading them to next steps. The YM will facilitate relational connection and spiritual growth of youth through weekend ministries, small groups, and volunteer teams. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send all resumes to: (Posted on 6/9/17)

Worship and Music Director
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA is hiring a part time Worship and Music Director. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music. We are looking for a faithful, energetic leader of Sunday worship celebrations that focus on God, help people of all ages grow in their understanding of the Gospel, and become better equipped for daily living as faithful disciples. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music. The Worship and Music Director develops and leads the worship music ministry with the pastor, must have solid music skills, and ideally has the ability to direct, produce, and arrange as needed. We have a blended worship style that includes a praise band and a small choir. While familiar with piano accompaniment, we are open to primary accompaniment by other instruments such as guitar. The full job description is on our website at To apply, please send your resume and three references to Videos and/or recordings of a recent performance or leading worship are optional but strongly encouraged. (Posted on 6/9/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Youth Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the Church’s ministry teams to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for youth (grades 6-12) and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with youth in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid ( or Pat Daniel ( (Posted on 6/9/17)
Director of Children’s Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Children’s Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Children’s Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the church’s ministry teams, especially the Children’s Ministry Team, to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for children (infant through elementary school-age) and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with children in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid ( or Pat Daniel ( (Posted on 6/9/17)

Connections Minister
Enon UMC in Studley, Va, Richmond District, is accepting resumes for the position of Connections Minister. This person will work 10 hours per week in the church office. Responsibilities will include coordination of the church calendar, sending out the church email, copying and folding bulletins and newsletters, entering EVC data and being a positive presence connecting Enon with the community. A complete job description is available at Resumes will be received through June 19 at (Posted on 6/8/17)

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC – 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a new part-time Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office.;; 804-598-4438 (Posted on 6/8/17)

Assistant Director of Weekday Preschool
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking applicants for the Assistant Director of the weekday preschool. We're seeking someone with experience in children's education and administration to work with the Weekday School Director to plan and implement curriculum as well as manage the preschool's finances. St. Matthew’s Weekday School is an outreach of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church.  The Weekday School provides a part-day educational program that cultivates school preparedness, social and emotional intelligence, and Christian faith enrichment for children between the ages of two and five.  The Weekday School believes that children of all backgrounds and faith are precious to God, and as such all children deserve a safe environment in which to learn and grow. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew's UMC at (Posted on 6/8/17)

Director of Youth Ministry
Wesley United Methodist Church, Arlington District, a family-like, vibrant congregation with approximately 130 in worship attendance in Vienna, VA, is currently seeking a part-time Youth Director. The major responsibilities of this position are: To propose, plan, and create new events and activities for youth, improve existing ones, to build bridges to the community and wider church, and to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implanting a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. It is a part-time position with the 20-30 hours of weekly working hours, and salary is TBD and will be commensurate with experiences. The youth group usually has 15-25 students for its meeting on Sunday. For more information, including a detailed job description, please contact Pastor Kyungsuk Cho at Interested candidates may also apply by sending an email to the pastor, including a letter of interest, current resume with two references. (Posted on 6/8/17)

Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6th grades and their families). Ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in children’s or youth music and/or arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and arts programs available to them. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills, and a strong Christian faith. The individual will work very closely with the Associate Pastor for Children and First Impressions, the Director, Music and Ministries and the Children and Youth Family Council to provide overall coordination of the children’s music and arts programs. Sunday morning hours required. For a full job description, visit our website at Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email:  (Posted on 6/6/17)

Office Manager
Dulin Church, a mid-size United Methodist congregation located in the city of Falls Church, has an opening for a full time Office Manager effective July 1, 2017. The Office Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the church office, works independently, and needs to be a self-starter and effective time manager. The Office Manager is under the supervision of the Pastor and supports the Dulin Staff Team. This position has a broad array of responsibilities including clerical, financial, reports, and publishing. 70% is Office Manager, 15% is paying bills and keeping accounts, and 15% is maintaining and updating the website. This position includes full benefits: vacation, holidays, sick leave, continuing education, health insurance, and pension. This is a salaried position with salary depending on experience and qualifications. Click here for a detailed job description. A resume including three references and letter of interest should be sent to Pastor Dave Kirkland at This position closes June 30, 2017. (Posted on 6/5/17)

Worship Leader
Foundry United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, VA is seeking a part-time Worship Leader to begin July 2017. This person oversees music, worship design, and technology for growing contemporary modern worship service. Qualifications: *Growing disciple of Jesus Christ. * Experience leading contemporary worship with a praise band, sound system, multi-media, and recruiting/working with volunteers. * Familiar with United Methodist theology/doctrine or willing to learn and lead from United Methodist perspective. *Proficient vocally and instrumentally-- keyboard experience preferred. * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Go to Foundry UMC website for a detailed job description. A letter of interest, current resume, and names (3) and contact information for references should be submitted to (Posted on 6/2/17)

Preschool Director
Trinity Christian Preschool and Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson , VA are searching for a Preschool Director to begin July 1, 2017. The director of Trinity Christian Preschool will ensure a safe environment for children ages 2.5-5, Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Director hours are from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., extra hours as needed for school programs, registration, professional development and summer hours. Job requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree with Education Certification, experience with young children and teaching in a classroom environment, basic record-keeping skills, familiarity with age appropriate materials, and planning skills. Trinity Christian Preschool Director will attend regular Church staff meetings and Preschool Board meetings. Please see attached job description for more information. All resumes should be e-mailed to no later than June 16th, 2017. (Posted on 6/1/17)

Director of Music Ministries
Chamberlayne Heights UMC located in Richmond, Virginia, has an opening for a part-time Director of Music Ministries (20 hours per week). We are seeking a person with a passion for God, music, and worship. Working with the Pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music program of the church which is a traditional/blended style of worship and music. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Sunday worship services (two), seasonal programs, funerals, weekly rehearsals of choirs – Joy Ringers, Glory Singers and Hand Bell Class. Be competent in playing the piano and organ. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Job description and salary figures are available upon request. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to: (Posted on 5/31/17)

Williamsburg United Methodist Church, a 2,000-member church in Williamsburg, Virginia, is looking for a full charge bookkeeper to do payroll processing, accounts payable, contributions processing, posting to general ledger, and draft financial statements. Interested candidates should contact Joe Meadows ( or 757-229-1771) for more information. (Posted on 5/26/17)

Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry
Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Part Time Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry. Responsibilities include leading the faith development of children and youth through music in worship and other events. This position is allowed to work hours remotely to facilitate ministries. The qualified candidate should have a BA or equivalent in music with a minimum of 2 years of experience with a diverse set of musical styles and have the ability to play a musical instrument, preferably a keyboard instrument. The salary range is $13-15K and the Job Description is posted on our website at Interested candidates should contact Rev. David Bonney at or 703-591-3120. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Leesburg United Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia, is looking for an accomplished accompanist for our two traditional Sunday worship services. We have a K.Kawai Baby Grand piano and a custom crafted Randall Dyer pipe organ (1986-87 installed) that is faithfully maintained. Experience in accompanying a choir and playing for congregational worship, ability to work collegially with paid staff and laity, along with a commitment to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ are essential requirements. This is a part-time position. Please send resume and cover-letter to SPRC-Organist Position, LUMC, 107 W Market St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176. Feel free to visit our website,, and our FaceBook page. Note if searching on the web: there are a number of “Leesburg United Methodist” churches - Florida and Georgia each has one. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Choir Director
Leesburg United Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia, is looking for a choral director to serve as our Director of Traditional Worship Music. We have a 20-24 SATB choir, along with other choral and accompaniment groups in our congregation. LUMC has two traditional worship services each Sunday; the adult Chancel Choir sings at 11:00 each Sunday, September through the first Sunday in July, except for ministry themed Sundays: Youth Sunday, Children’s Sunday, VBS Sunday, etc; for the 8:30 worship three to four times a year; services of the Christian Year: Christmas Eve (one service), Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday. Experience in directing a worship choir, ability to work collegially with paid staff and laity, along with a commitment to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ are essential requirements. This is a part-time position. Please send resume and cover-letter to SPRC-Organist Position, LUMC, 107 W Market St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176. Feel free to visit our website,, and our FaceBook page. Note if searching on the web: there are a number of “Leesburg United Methodist” churches - Florida and Georgia each has one. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Director of Communications
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a Director of Communications who will create, oversee and implement promotional tools and activities designed to enhance communication between Centreville UMC, its members and visitors, and will also lead all communication initiatives to expand the visibility of the church and the church’s participation in our community. Experience in marketing communications, design, layout and content management are preferred. This salaried position requires 20 hours per week. Qualified applicants should submit their job application and resume to by June 15. (Posted on 5/25/17)

Administrative Assistant
Providence United Methodist Church in Quinton (New Kent County), seeks an experienced administrative assistant to provide support to the pastor, church staff, church leaders, volunteers and committees. This position serves as the church receptionist and coordinates the overall office functions for the church. Position is part-time, M-F, 9 am to 1 pm. Strong organizational abilities, above average computer literacy and excellent communication and people skills essential. Applicant must be self-directed, able to accomplish tasks with little supervision and must be able to maintain confidentiality. Pay commensurate with experience. A full job description can be found at (click on link below "Employment Opportunities"). Please e-mail resume with three professional references and brief cover letter to: Deadline June 9, 2017. (Posted on 5/24/17)

Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant
Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church, located in the West End of Richmond, Virginia,  is seeking a 15 hour/week Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant.  The Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the pastor and the church; in addition, the assistant will help with the pastoral care needs of the congregation.  Please see the link below for the full job description. Please apply for this position using this link: (Posted on 5/23/17) 

Preschool Staff
Bethlehem United Methodist Preschool, Moneta, has staff openings for a Preschool Program Director and an Assistant Teacher (PreK class 3 days/wk). Contact the church office at or call (540) 297-7957 for an application or more information. (Posted on 5/23/17)

Office Admnistrator
Bethany UMC, Gloucester Point, is looking for an office administrator to work 30 hrs. per week, M - F, 9 - 3 pm.  This person will be the “face” of the church and should possess excellent skills in communication, administration, organization, and work in a multiple staff environment.  Strong computer experience within a Windows environment to include Microsoft XL & Microsoft Word is required.  Send resume to SPPR Chairman, P.O.  Box 527, Gloucester Point, VA 23062.  Applications must be received by June 5, 2017. (Posted on 5/22/17)

Preschool Director
Founded in 1971, Mount Olivet Preschool is a “Best of Arlington” award-winning half-day preschool in the Arlington, Virginia community. A ministry of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, our classes range from a 1-day program for infants as young as 3 months to a 5-day Pre-K program for 5 year olds. Working with the Church’s Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Preschool Committee, the director will create a learning environment that will prepare children for the years to come. This is a year round, full time position with benefits. Core responsibilities, qualifications and skills are described on our website . Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linnea Carlson at (Posted on 5/22/17)

Part-Time Financial Assistant
Shady Grove UMC, Short Pump, is seeking a part-time Financial Assistant  (16 hours/week). Must have experience with Quickbooks and Excel. Please send resume to David Hollins, chair of Staff Parish Committee, at by May 31. (Posted on 5/18/17)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Centreville United Methodist Church in northern Virginia is looking for a worship leader for our contemporary worship service. We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of what constitutes worship, and is able to glorify God and express faith through music. This person will provide dynamic leadership to the 11:02 Contemporary Service utilizing teams of singers and musicians who will offer music for the regular Sunday morning worship and for special seasonal services during the year. This salaried position requires 10-12 hours per week. This includes working with and developing volunteer musicians, preparing and leading a weekly rehearsal, reviewing material for the service, leading worship on Sunday mornings, meeting with staff and pastors to discuss the service. Applicants please send a resume and cover letter to Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette at (Posted on 5/18/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Raleigh Court United Methodist Church in Roanoke is searching for a dynamic leader to be a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with young people and a strong ability to direct and delegate a corps of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education (minimum: Bachelor’s degree), and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, the youth ministry, and church members. Furthermore, s/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee the youth program for grades 6-12 in support of the ministry of RCUMC. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministry of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at (Posted on 5/17/17)

Administrative Assistant
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. Qualified candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, be organized, possess good verbal and written communication skills and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This position will handle a variety of administrative assignments such as answering phones, preparing packages for mailing, recording attendance for weekly dinners, maintaining church calendar and membership database, managing supply inventory, maintain organization of public space, and coordinating event sign ups. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $X per hour. A full position description can be found on Resumes may be sent to (Posted on 5/10/17)

Executive Pastor
First United Methodist Church of Dothan, AL is receiving resumes for an Executive Pastor (XP) position. The XP will serve as the Chief of Operations/Staff Encouragement and Strategic Alignment Coach. He/she will have staff oversight experience and work diligently to create, enhance, and sustain a culture of spiritual leadership that wholeheartedly embraces the fulfillment of the mission of the church (Reaching Out: It’s Who We Are). Resumes to Pamela Manfready at by May 26, 2017. (Posted on 5/9/17)

Youth Director
Community of Faith United Methodist Church, ( a mission-oriented congregation in western Fairfax County seeks a part-time Youth Director.  The position is 10 hours per week with flexible days and hours.  Applicants should possess at least a BA/BS degree, have experience in youth ministry and the ability to lead a youth ministry to help students to grow in their relationship with God. For more information, contact Rev. Rob Vaughn at (Posted on 5/9/17)

Traditional Music Director
St. John's United Methodist Church is a mid-sized church in the Little Creek area of Norfolk, VA that is seeking continued growth through the hiring of a Traditional Music Director. Primary responsibilities include directing the adult choir, playing the piano or organ for one weekly traditional worship service, as well as seasonal offerings, and working collaboratively with Pastor, staff, and church leadership. A candidate with a music degree is preferred or demonstrated experience. Christian servant leaders seeking to deepen their life of faith through this leadership opportunity preferred. They should be encouraging, motivating, and reassuring presence to promote a life of healthy worship in both the music ministry and overall congregation. This is a part-time (10-15 hours/week), salaried position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply with resume, cover letter, and list of references. Please send resumes to (Posted on 5/9/17)

Worship Leader
Arise Campus Ministry in Fairfax is seeking a part-time worship leader to lead weekly worship during the academic year. We are hoping to have someone work 10 hours a week. The qualified candidate will lead worship, recruit and train student musicians, prepare sermon slides, and work with the Ministry Director to plan meaningful worship experiences for the students at George Mason University. For full job description visit, and to apply contact Drew Ensz at (Posted on 5/9/17)

Family Ministry Director
New Life Church, Midlothian, is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. From its inception, New Life was intended to be at the heart of the community and is compelled to serve the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond. Our passion is to reach and engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. The Family Ministry Director is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and is responsible for developing an engaging Family Ministry that fits the needs of families today. This includes Christian discipleship, mission opportunities for children and their families and relationship building activities for families at New Life. The Family Ministry Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, provide enthusiastic leadership and recruit, train and support volunteers. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 5/9/17)

Music/ Choir Director
Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church, on the Charlottesville District, is seeking a part-time Music/ Choir Director to play piano for Sunday services and weekly Choir practice. Salaried position. For more info, please contact Pastor Neil McLaughlin at Byrd Chapel UMC in Kents Store at (434) 589-2142 or (Posted on 5/9/17)

Immediate opening for Part-Time Accompanist at Fairview United Methodist Church in Danville, VA. The accompanist is responsible for playing at choir rehearsal, choir accompaniment for worship services, and providing music for the weekly Sunday morning traditional service and special services throughout the year.  The accompanist will work under the direction of the Traditional Choir Director.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information call (434)792-3391.  Please send resume to: (Posted on 5/9/17)
Traditional Choir Director
Fairview United Methodist Church in Danville, VA is seeking a part-time director to lead our traditional choirs. The position is responsible for leading the choir and congregation in music during Sunday morning traditional worship services and special services throughout the year and will lead weekly rehearsals with the adult vocal and hand bell choirs. The director will work with the pastor and worship committee to plan music and coordinate with the accompanist for rehearsals and services.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information call (434)792-3391.  Please send resume to: (Posted on 5/9/17)

Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern
Harmony UMC, Hamilton, is seeking a Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern. The Youth Ministry and Pastoral Intern assists the Youth Director and Pastor with executing the summer youth group, summer Sunday school, mission trip, visitation, and worship. Responsibilities include planning summer youth group, preparing for the mission trip and assisting with worship. The intern will also lead at least one fundraising initiative and participate in any of the planned activities and mission trips at no cost. Must be available from Monday June 12th through August 18th, 2017 for 220 hours of work and one week vacation during this time. The preferred candidate for this internship is a young adult who is either currently enrolled or a recent graduate from graduate or under graduate school. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Amy Beckwith at in order to receive a Job Description and Application. (Posted on 5/8/17)

Worship Leader
IGNITE, Norfolk, is seeking a part-time worship leader to lead our monthly worship services and build our worship team in preparation for the launch of weekly worship this fall.  Responsibilities: - Hours: ~ 20 hours/week - Lead one monthly worship service. - Participate in worship rehearsal night. - Prepare materials (e.g. worship slides) for worship. - Recruit and lead worship team. - Assist in planning worship. Expectations: - Love of Jesus, passion for the gospel, and desire to grow God's kingdom. - Experience leading worship. - Ability to lead energetic and passionate worship. - Familiarity and comfort with modern worship music (e.g. Hillsong Young & Free, Elevation Church, etc.) - Knowledge of music and sound equipment. - Friendly personality. - Ability to lead others. - Ability to recruit volunteers and leaders. - Comfort with praying publicly. - Punctuality. - Preparedness. Future Potential: - There is the expectation that this position will grow in the future, eventually leading to weekly worship and increased hours as attendance grows. To apply go to (Posted on 5/8/17)

Director of Music Ministry
Regester Chapel UMC, Fredericksburg District, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry whose purpose is to help musicians and the congregation grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music. The Director of Music Ministry shall be under the general direction of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), in coordination with the Worship Committee Chair, the Director of Children’s Music Ministry, the Contemporary Worship Leader, and the Pastor.  Day-to-day supervision will be provided by the Pastor.  The Director of Music Ministry shall plan and direct the music of the adult Chancel Choir, the Orchestra, and the Bell Choir.  The Director of Music Ministry shall also be responsible for the proper custody and maintenance of church property relating to these Choirs.  This is a part-time position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Potential candidates can  respond with a resume via email to the church at with cc email to David Broadhurst at Conventional mail can be used as well, Regester Chapel UMC, 85 Bells Hill Road, Stafford, VA  22554. (Posted on 5/8/17)

Administrative Assistant
High Street United Methodist Church, Franklin, seeks Full-Time Administrative Assistant to assist the pastor and church with ministries. Salary and Health Benefits package negotiable. Must be people-person, self-motivated, punctual and driven. Candidates familiar with Word, Excel, Publisher, Social Media, and who possess great communication skills please send your resume to (Posted on 5//8/17)

Youth Minister 
Woodlawn UMC, Roanoke, is looking for someone with strong Christian character, a fun-loving spirit, who is well organized, solid with communication and public-speaking, works well with volunteers and is able to relate to youth. Availability on Sundays is essential. You must have or be working towards a college degree. The position will require an average of 15 hours a week.  Salary is negotiable based upon experience and education.  If you know someone who would be interested, please send a resume’ along with the names of three references to  If you have questions you may call 774-8126 (Church Office) or 759-0664 (Pastor John’s cell). (Posted on 5/8/17)

Finance Administrator
Fredericksburg UMC has a part-time, 20 hours per week opening for a Finance Administrator. This position would oversee the financial ministry of Fredericksburg UMC as it relates to accounts payable, payroll, benefits, income, designated funds, the General Ledger, reports to charge conference, budget and reports needed by the Finance Committee. Because Fredericksburg UMC has a large and extensive mission and ministry, an accounting background and training are necessary along with the ability to manage accounting software. If you are interested, please send your resume to Rev. Larry E. Davies, Lead Pastor of Fredericksburg UMC at (Posted on 4/27/17)





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