Job Opportunities
(most recent submissions appear first)

KINGSTON, Tenn. — Kingston UMC has an immediate opening for a part-time director of youth ministries. Position averages 12-15 hours a week (onsite and planning time) toward the spiritual growth and development of youth ages 12-18. Basic duties include leading Sunday evening youth meetings, mid-week Bible study, district/conference-related youth events, and other extracurricular church/community events. Balanced program includes study, service, fellowship and missional outreach. Ideal candidate must work and communicate effectively with youth, parents, and volunteer counselor team. Send resume to: KUMC-SPRC, P.O. Box 248, Kingston, TN 37763, or e-mail resume to: or - 4/27/06

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Hixson UMC seeks a director of music ministries. Send resume with references and salary needs to: Resumes, Hixson UMC, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343, or e-mail No phone calls. - 4/25/06

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — First Maryville UMC seeks a part-time coordinator of pre-school children's ministries. Responsibilities include all volunteer childcare, Sunday school staffing and training, curriculum planning, summer programs, and development of new ministries. Bachelor's degree with emphasis in early childhood development is preferred. This position requires15 hours per week on Sunday mornings and some evenings. Send resume with references and a letter of interest by May 5 to: First UMC, 804 Montvale Station, Maryville, TN 37803-5804. - 4/25/06

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — First Oak Ridge UMC seeks a music director of contemporary service. A keyboard player is preferred. Submit resume by June 9 to: Ken Birt, Associate Minister, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, or fax to (865) 483-9011. - 4/25/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — St. Mark UMC seeks a part-time nursery worker. Applicants must be 18 years old; have experience with children in group or private settings; and be available on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and possible other times for church events. For more information, e-mail or write St. Mark UMC, 7001 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. - 4/12/06

DUBLIN, Va. — Dublin UMC seeks a part-time music director to work with adult, youth, and children's choirs. Send resume by May 31 to: Dublin UMC, Attn: PR Committee, P.O. Box 577, Dublin, VA 24084, or e-mail - 4/12/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Faith UMC is in immediate need of a passionate and experienced worship leader for our contemporary and blended services. Resumes will be accepted until April 28. Send resume to: Faith UMC, 1120 Dry Gap Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918, fax (865) 688-1403, or call (865) 688-1000. - 4/12/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Beaver Ridge UMC seeks an organist for the 11 a.m. service. Call Denise Creekmore at (865) 947-3014. - 4/12/06

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — First Johnson City UMC seeks a full-time director of youth ministries. Resumes should be sent with three current references to: Youth Director Search, First UMC, 900 Spring Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. Application deadline is April 30. - 4/12/06

LILBURN, Ga. — Harmony Grove UMC seeks a director of Christian education ministry. For more information, e-mail or send a resume to: Harmony Grove UMC, 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn, GA 30047. - 4/6/06

LILBURN, Ga. — Harmony Grove UMC seeks a director of youth ministries. For more information, e-mail or send a resume to: Harmony Grove UMC, 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn, GA 30047. - 4/6/06

MARION, Va. — First Marion UMC seeks a part time youth director. Send resume to: First UMC, 115 South Church Street, Marion, VA 24354. - 3/28/06

BRISTOL, Va. — Reynolds Memorial seeks a part-time youth worker with three or more years of experience. Send resume to: SPRC, Reynolds Memorial UMC, 327 W. Mary Street, Bristol, VA 24201. - 3/28/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Wesley House Community Center seeks summer counselors for its SummerTime Enrichment Program, promoting empowerment of 1st to 7th grade urban youth through service and education. Program dates are June 5 through July 28, with staff training beginning May 31. Hours are 7:30/8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Contact Betzy at (865) 524-5494 or by e-mail. - 3/28/06

CLINTON, Tenn. — Heiskell UMC seeks part-time director for the Heiskell Gathering Place Community Center. Qualifications include experience in working with children and adults of all ages in a variety of settings; ability to develop after-school and summer programs for children; ability to coordinate activities; experience in grant writing (or willingness to learn); and comfort in meeting with community leaders to promote the center's programs. For more information, call (865) 945-3623; write Heiskell UMC, c/o Rev. Pat Bishop, 535 Old Emory Rd., Clinton, TN 37716-6062; or send e-mail. - 3/28/06

SWEETWATER, Tenn. — First Sweetwater UMC seeks part-time director of music. Responsibilities will include directing the chancel choir and developing and overseeing other music ministries, including a children's choir. Apply to: First UMC, 501 Church Street, Sweetwater, TN 37874, or send e-mail. - 3/28/06

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — Trinity Morristown UMC seeks Director of Children's Ministries. Applicants must have training in educational methodology or children's ministry. Position is part-time. Send resume with cover letter to: TUMC, 425 Wilder Street, Morristown, TN 37813. - 3/22/06

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Munsey Memorial UMC seeks summer youth intern to work with Youth Director for 10-week period from late May through early August. Applicant must be at least a college sophomore or equivalent age. Responsible to help plan and facilitate youth activities for 70+ youth for 20 to 25 hours per week. Housing can be provided if not from Johnson City. Send resume to: - 3/22/06

BLUFF CITY, Tenn. — Bluff City UMC in the Johnson City District is seeking a part-time director of children and youth, with a focus on youth ministry. Annual salary is $12,000 for approximately 15 hours per week. Position begins immediately. Send resume to: Dr. E. D. Nelson, 505 Kentucky Ave., Bluff City, TN 37618. - 3/22/06

PHOENIX, Ariz. —
Desert Southwest Conference is accepting applications for a Director of Communications. Responsibilities include leading a wide variety of communications and public relations activities in support of the mission and ministry of the Annual Conference. The person in this position reports to the Bishop. Send inquiries to: Mike Pearson, DCM, Desert Southwest Annual Conference, 1550 E. Meadowbrook, Phoenix, AZ 85014, or e-mail: - 3/21/06

BRISTOL, Tenn. — First Bristol UMC seeks organist. Responsibilities include one morning service, weekly choir rehearsal, and occasional special services. Classical to contemporary repertoire expected. Salary commensurate with education, background, and experience. Contact: SPR Committee, First Bristol UMC, 322 Vance Drive, Bristol TN 37620, or e-mail. - 3/1/06

SEYMOUR, Tenn. — Seymour UMC seeks full-time minister/director of worship and music. The ideal candidate should have an advanced degree in music or a related field. The director will oversee both the traditional and contemporary worship services, with special worship and lead worship as needed. Additional knowledge or training in drama, dance, media, and sound technology would be helpful. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Health and retirement benefits will be provided. Send resumes, and if possible, a video of the candidate leading worship, to: SUMC, P.O. Box 171, Seymour, TN 37865, or e-mail. For more info, contact Rev. Rae Mullins at (865) 573-9711. - 3/1/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Emerald Avenue UMC seeks young adult ministry intern/coordinator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, promoting, coordinating, and facilitating young adult ministries. Approximately 15 hours per week. Send resume by e-mail or fax (865) 637-7399. - 3/1/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Emerald Avenue UMC seeks ministry leadership intern. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating activities to prepare leaders for congregation and serving as liaison to ministry committees. Approximately 15 hours per week. Send resume by e-mail or fax (865) 637-7399. - 3/1/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Apply now for full-time positions impacting lives of urban children and youth at Emerald Youth Foundation. Opportunities include working with an after-school, summer, and mentoring program. Includes benefits. Send resume or application request by e-mail or call (865) 637-3227 ext. 112. - 3/1/06

HARRISON, Tenn. — Harrison UMC seeks a part-time youth and children's ministries director. Responsibilities include planning, implementing, and organizing programs and activities for children and youth through 12th grade. Experience with children's and/or youth ministry is preferred. Call Pastor Tom Hancock at (423) 344-8228 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; fax your resume to (423) 344-8395; or e-mail. - 2/17/06

DUNLAP, Tenn. — Dunlap UMC seeks a summer intern or part-time youth worker to meet weekly with youth ages 12-18. Contact: Rev. Amy Probst or John Kell at Dunlap UMC, phone (423) 949-2724 or e-mail. - 2/17/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Bookwalter UMC seeks an organist for the 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. worship services and 5:15 p.m. choir rehearsal. Applicants should be prepared to play a prepared piece and sight-read from the hymnal. Contact: Rusty Boggs at (865) 688-5284 or e-mail. - 2/17/06

Holston Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries Inc. offers a variety of staff positions for our resident summer camps in 2006. Contact should be made as soon as possible with the director of the individual camp: Buffalo Mountain Camp near Johnson City, Tenn. — Christina DowlingSoka, (423) 753-6678; Camp Dickenson near Fries, Va. — Chuck and Heather Jones, (276) 744-7241; Camp Lookout near Chattanooga, Tenn. — Don Washburn, (706) 820-1163; and Camp Wesley Woods near Townsend, Tenn. — David Leach, (865) 448-2246. For more information go to - 2/17/06

TOWNSEND, Tenn. — Camp Wesley Woods – which serves thousands of school children with year-round programs – is seeking energetic, enthusiastic, Christian role models to teach grade-school children about nature in an environmental education program. No experience is necessary. All training and meals are provided. Contact David Leach or Steve Owen at (865) 448-2246. - 2/17/06


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