(most recent submissions appear first)
ATHENS, Tenn. Keith Memorial UMC is seeking a worship leader for new contemporary worship service. This is a part-time position. Contact Rev. Mike Hubble, P. O. Box 1, Athens, TN 37371-0001, (423) 745-2612, or email.
MARION, Va. First Marion UMC seeks a part-time organist. Weekly responsibilities include two Sunday morning worship services and a rehearsal. Occasional responsibilities include accompanying other ensembles and playing for funerals or weddings. Candidates should exhibit skills at playing a two-manual pipe organ. Contact: Rex Rachel, director of music, First UMC, 115 South Church Street, Marion, VA 24354, phone (276) 783-5194, email.
SWEETWATER, Tenn. First Sweetwater UMC seeks a part-time music director. Duties include overseeing the overall music ministry and directing the chancel choir. Experience in praise and worship would also be helpful. Send resume to: First UMC, 501 Church Street, Sweetwater, TN 37874. Attn: Carl Oaks.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. Brentwood UMC, a 5,600-member church located in a suburb south of Nashville, seeks a full-time associate youth minister. Candidates should have at least three years experience in youth ministry. Salary is commensurate with experience. For more information, go to www.bumcyouth.org. Applications are due by July 1. Contact: Dietrich "Deech" Kirk, Brentwood, UMC, (615) 370-4400, email@example.com.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. First-Centenary UMC seeks organist for 2,600-member church. Responsibilities include: Plan and prepare appropriate service music and provide leadership for congregational hymn singing in two Sunday worship services (plus additional seasonal worship services and concerts). Accompany Chancel Choir. Accompany other choirs and soloists/ensembles as needed. Candidate must have excellent accompanying and creative hymn-playing skills and versatility in a broad range of musical styles. Depending on education, experience and interest, there may be opportunity for adjunct teaching and/or accompanying at a local university. Three manual, 60 rank Schantz organ (new midi-capable console in 1999 and 18 ranks added in 2002). Candidate should have minimum bachelors degree in music with training and experience in sacred music preferred. Resumes, along with a cover letter explaining your philosophy of church music should be sent to: Mrs. Janice McNair, director of music ministries, 419 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37401, or e-mail.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. Middlesettlements UMC is looking for personnel to fill two part-time, paid positions as a worship leader/youth choir director and a musician (keyboard/piano). Contact Rex Rogers at (865) 984-6906 or Rev. Joe Black at (865) 982-4799.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. 1,750-member church has opening for motivated, detail-oriented individual to manage its financial, insurance, personnel and operational functions. Applicant must have a degree in business or comparable work experience, a strong background in information technology, excellent communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and supervisory experience. Send resume and salary requirements to Fountain City UMC.
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. Piney Flats UMC just outside of Johnson City is looking for a piano and/or organ player just for the summer months (June and July). Responsibilities include Sunday morning worship and one choir rehearsal a month (rehearsal time flexible). Contact the Rev. Laura Rasor at (423) 538-7816.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. The General Board of Discipleship seeks a director of evangelism ministries. Application deadline is May 20. Persons wishing to make inquiries or nominations should contact: Human Resources, General Board of Discipleship, P.O. Box 340003, Nashville, TN 37203-0003, e-mail or phone (877) 899-2780, ext. 7100.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Immediate opening for full-time director of youth and young adults. Prior experience as a youth director leading a program of 50 or more youth is desirable. Salary and benefits commensurate with education, skills and experience. Send resume and coverletter to: First Farragut UMC, 12733 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922, Attn: Staff Parish Committee. Fax (865) 675-4435. E-mail Steve Smith
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. Ooltewah UMC is seeking a part-time, Spirit-lead person to oversee all facets of the childrens ministries. Three years leadership experience or educational equivalent in a Christian environment is required. Contact: Pastor, Ooltewah UMC, 6131 Relocation Way , Ooltewah, TN 37363. Send e-mail
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.
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.
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 http://candler.emory.edu/ABOUT/positions.html.
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.