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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE SERVICES/CONFERENCE TREASURER for Holston Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Requirements: Bachelors degree in accounting/finance. MBA or CPA certificate preferred. Minimum 5 years experience in the accounting/finance field at a United Methodist Church, Conference, or College. Must have working knowledge of the UMC structure and agencies, and demonstrate comprehension of church pension and health benefit plans and computer technology.  Responsible for $15 million budget and $40 million reserve fund. Multiple professional staff experience required. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Holston Conference is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume to MFT % Office of Resident Bishop, P.O. Box 32939, Knoxville, TN 37930-2939 or email to Gordon Ridenour on or before May 15, 2005.

Holston Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries Inc. offers staff positions for our resident summer camps in 2005. Contact should be made as soon as possible with the director of the individual camps:

  • Buffalo Mountain Camp near Johnson City, Tenn. – email Christina DowlingSoka
    or call (423) 753-6678
  • Camp Dickenson near Fries, Va. – Chuck and Heather Jones
    or call (276) 744-7241
  • Camp Lookout near Chattanooga, Tenn. – email Don Washburn
    or call (706) 820-1163
  • Camp Wesley Woods near Townsend, Tenn. – email David Leach
    or call (865) 448-2246.

For more information go to
- 1/19/05


KODAK, Tenn. – Kodak UMC seeks director of youth ministries. United Methodist background is preferred. Contemporary worship leader experience is a plus. E-mail resume by April 18 or fax to (865) 933-1765. Please call (865) 933-5996 to verify receipt. - 4/7/05

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Asbury UMC seeks a director of music. The applicant should have keyboarding skills, broad knowledge of sacred choral music, and experience in directing adult and youth choirs. A music degree is preferred. Salary is negotiable. Send resume to Asbury UMC, Attn: Search Committee, 201 South Main Street, Greeneville, TN 37743. - 4/7/05

PEARISBURG, Va. – First Pearisburg UMC seeks a full-time director of Christian education/youth minister. Send resume by May 1 to Susan Allen, P.O. Box 400, Pearisburg, VA 24134. – 4/7/05

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – A full-time youth director is needed for Wesley Memorial UMC beginning June 22. Candidate must have experience working with youth. Send resume or request a job description by e-mail. Application deadline is April 30. - 3/30/05

HIXSON, Tenn. – Hixson UMC seeks a director of student discipleship. Duties include making Christian disciples of persons who are of middle school, high school, and college age; recruiting and training leaders to enhance present and future programs; and developing and leading small groups and worship. Send resume with references to: Hixson UMC, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343, e-mail. - 3/30/05

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Munsey Memorial UMC seeks director of counseling and minister of pastoral care. Half-time position requires M.Div. Salary and benefits negotiable. Send resume to P.O. Box 1336, Johnson City, TN 37605, Attn: Brian Taylor. Deadline: April 22. - 3/30/05

CORRYTON, Tenn. – Rutherford Memorial UMC seeks part-time director of music. Compensation negotiable. Send resumes to: Rutherford Memorial UMC, Attn: PPR Committee, P.O. Box 96, Corryton, TN 37721, phone (865) 687-8438. - 3/21/05

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Middlesettlements UMC seeks a part-time director of student and young adult ministries. Send resume by e-mail to the Rev. Joe Black or to: Oscar Neill, SPRC Chair, 2360 Grey Ridge Road, Maryville, TN 37801. - 3/21/05

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – St. Luke UMC seeks a part-time director of music to direct the adult choir and lead congregational singing on Sunday morning and Sunday evening. Send resumes to: Staff-Parish Committee, St. Luke UMC, 2600 East Center Street, Kingsport, TN 37664, or call the church office at (423) 245-4947. - 3/9/05

SEYMOUR, Tenn. – Seymour UMC seeks a part-time contemporary worship leader. Must be proficient with all aspects of a contemporary service. Call Rae Mullins at (865) 573-9711 or send resume by email or to P.O. Box 171, Seymour, TN 37865. - 3/9/05

PINEY FLATS, Tenn. – Piney Flats UMC near Johnson City is accepting applications for a part-time pianist or organist. Responsibilities include Wednesday night choir rehearsal, Sunday morning worship, and occasional special services. Position begins in May. Send inquiries to Rev. Laura Rasor, 355 Piney Flats Road, Piney Flats, TN 37686, phone (423) 538-7816, or email. - 3/1/05

PINEY FLATS, Tenn. – Piney Flats UMC is accepting applications for a 10-week summer internship position. The intern will coordinate activities for more than 80 active children and youth. Send inquiries to Rev. Laura Rasor, 355 Piney Flats Road, Piney Flats, TN 37686, phone (423) 538-7816, or email. - 3/1/05

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Emerald Youth Foundation seeks a full-time middle school director who will supervise a team of coordinators. Responsibilities include implementing programs providing Christian teaching, academic support, mentoring, enrichment, and recreation. Send resume to: Emerald Youth Foundation, 1718 N. Central Street, Knoxville, TN 37917. - 3/1/05

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – First Elizabethton UMC seeks a full-time director of youth and student ministries. Duties include oversight of Christian education program for ages five through 18 (K-12) and associated children's and youth programming. Applicant must actively support the doctrine of the United Methodist Church. Interested applicants should mail or e-mail resume to: Doug Hulshult, Staff-Parish Relations, First UMC, 614 Woodland Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or email. - 3/1/05

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Part-time position available at Middlebrook Pike UMC. Duties include assisting with two adult choirs and directing youth choir. Salary negotiable, commensurate with training and experience. Send resumes and inquiries to Lynn Hutton, Middlebrook Pike UMC, 7234 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909. - 2/16/05

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Asbury Place At Johnson City seeks an individual to fill a part-time, 20-hour per week chaplain's position. The preferred candidate will have a college degree in a pertinent field, with seminary or divinity degree preferred. Candidate must be ordained or endorsed with a Christian denomination whose beliefs and practices are compatible with the Asbury community. The chaplain serves as spiritual leader for residents and staff and must have a desire to minister in a healthcare and independent retirement setting. Send application materials to: Director of Life Enrichment Services, Asbury Place At Johnson City, 400 N. Boone Street Johnson City, TN 37604. - 2/16/05

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. – First Morristown UMC seeks a minister of church administration to supervise clerical, custodial personnel, oversee financial, and facilities management. Salary commensurate with experience. Contact: Dr. Mike Leach, First UMC, 101 E. First North Street, Morristown, TN 37814. - 2/9/05

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Ebenezer UMC seeks a part-time director of student ministries – a committed Christian with a vision to see teens devote their lives to Christ. Send resumes by e-mail. - 2/9/05

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Jones Memorial UMC seeks a part-time director of children's ministry. Responsibilities include coordination of children's program during Sunday and Wednesday worship, Vacation Bible School, and volunteer workers. Send resume to Julie Smith, Chairperson SPRC, Jones Memorial UMC 4131 Ringgold Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or e-mail. - 2/1/05


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