Job Opportunities
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ABINGDON DISTRICT, Va. – The Cooperative Children's Ministry of Byars-Cobbs, Emory, Lebanon, Meadowview, Smyth Chapel, and Yellow Springs UMCs is seeking a part-time director for Sunday evening programming and special events for children 2 years old through 5th grade. During Fall 2004, the director will work cooperatively with a Program Coordinator. In Spring 2005, the director's position may expand to include the tasks of the Program Coordinator. Call Tara Wiseman at (276) 944-6842 or email her for job description information and an application. Deadline: April 15, 2004.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Fountain City UMC has immediate opening for
part-time office clerk and publisher. Primary duties are layout, editing and publishing of multi-page weekly church newsletter. Proficiency with Microsoft Publisher, Word and Outlook e-mail is essential, as are communication, organization and typing skills. Previous church experience is desirable. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and samples of Publisher documents by email or to Fountain City UMC, 212 Hotel Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37918.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Announcing a 10-week summer
intern position with young adults at Fountain City UMC beginning late May. Primary duties include outreach, Bible studies, mission and fellowship activities for persons 18-30ish. Interested persons should submit cover letter, references and resume by email or to Fountain City UMC, 212 Hotel Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37918.

BLUFF CITY, Tenn. - Bluff City UMC, between Bristol and Johnson City, is seeking an additional organist/pianist to enhance our music program and to fill in when our current musician is out of town. We are proud of our strong music program and are looking to make additions, which will also include an up and coming Praise and Worship Service to start this fall. Anyone interested please call the Rev. Karen Albers at (423) 538-7822.

SEYMOUR, Tenn. – Seymour UMC is seeking a director of youth ministries. Preference given to candidates with a bachelor's degree and experience. Salary and benefits are based on qualifications. Send resume to Seymour UMC, P.O. Box 171, Seymour, TN 37865, or by e-mail.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – First Oak Ridge UMC seeks a summer intern: a college student to work with the
youth ministry. Application deadline is April 5. For more information, contact Scott Gillenwaters or visit the church Web site at Click on "adult" and then click on "College Student Activities."

BRISTOL, Va. – Church needs
worship leader to move contemporary service to the next level. Part-time position. Salary negotiable. If interested contact Reynolds Memorial UMC, 327 W. Mary Street, Bristol, VA 24201. Telephone: (276) 669-1134. Please direct all inquiries to the pastor.

BRISTOL, VA. – Reynolds Memorial UMC seeks
full-time youth director. Salary is negotiable. Send resume to: Pastor, 327 W. Mary Street, Bristol, VA 24201.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Wanted: Full-time director of upper elementary and middle school youth ministries. Bachelor's degree and experience preferred. Passion for and communication skills with fifth through eighth graders required. Job description and application for employment available at or by contacting Mike McIntire, Business Administrator, First Broad Street UMC, P.O. Box 1346, Kingsport, TN 37662 or e-mail. Applications accepted until April 2.

POWELL, Tenn. – Powell UMC seeks a music/worship leader. Must be willing to be a team player. Can be full-time or part-time. Traditional, blended and contemporary music. Call (865) 938-2741 or send resume to PUMC, Choir/Music, 323 W. Emory Road, Powell, TN 37849.

ATLANTA – Candler School of Theology, Emory University, seeks a
director of development and alumni relations. Letters of application and resumes, including the names of five references, should be sent in care of Ms. Karen Esterl, 400 Bishops Hall, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, or by e-mail . Additional information is available at

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Sand Branch UMC seeks an experienced
pianist with a wide range of musical abilities for morning and evening worship. Salary negotiable. Contact the Rev. K.S. Isley at 865-523-6632 (o) or 865-524-7601 (h).

HOLSTON United Methodist Home for Children is in need of loving, dedicated, Christian homes to become part of our foster care ministry. Our foster parents receive 24-hour support, monthly training, and monthly reimbursement for providing hope and healing to foster children. Call Tonia Parlier, foster parent recruiter trainer, at 423-787-8768 or 423-952-2290.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – First Farragut UMC seeks a
part-time director of contemporary worship to coordinate our Sunday contemporary worship service and to provide leadership for our youth choir and youth praise band. Send resumes via e-mail or mail to First Farragut UMC, 12733 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – First Farragut UMC seeks
experienced accompanist with piano and organ skills to provide accompaniment for two Sunday traditional/blended worship services. Send resumes via e-mail or mail to First Farragut UMC, 12733 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Trinity UMC seeks a halftime youth director. Must be available Sunday a.m. and p.m. and Wednesday p.m. Excellent youth teachers and counselors are already in place. Two to five years of experience in youth ministry is preferred. Contact: Dr. Michael Johnson, 5613 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921. Phone: (865) 588-5763 or E-mail.

STRAWBERRY PLAINS, Tenn. – Music director needed (paid, part-time). Send resume to Strawberry Plains UMC, 901 N. East End Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Hixson UMC seeks full-time director of music ministries. Multiple choirs, contemporary groups, handbells, adult, children and youth. Send resume with references to Hixson UMC, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37343, fax: (423) 877-2965, or e-mail.

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. – Ooltewah UMC seeks a
full-time youth director. The ideal candidate is a self-starting team player who will reach out to youth in our community by partnering with Young Life, while leading our current student body through the Life Development process of spiritual formation. Three years experience in a growing youth ministry is preferred. Contact: Pastor, Ooltewah UMC, 6131 Relocation Way, Ooltewah, TN 37363. by email .


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