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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Director of Finance Services/Conference Treasurer for Holston Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance. MBA or CPA certificate preferred. Minimum 5 years experience in accounting/finance field at a United Methodist church, conference, college, or similar institution. 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 supervisory experience required. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Send resume to MFT, c/o Office of Resident Bishop, P.O. Box 32939, Knoxville, TN 37930-2939, or email on or before Sept. 1. - 7/12/06

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Blountville UMC seeks a part-time director of youth ministries. Mail resume to: Blountville UMC, Rev. Larry Murphy, P.O. Box 686, Blountville, TN 37617. For additional information, call (423) 323-5941. - 6/29/06

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. — Hibben UMC, a 1,000-member church, seeks a director of Christian education to coordinate programs for children, youth, and young adults. A detailed job description is available at Send resume by Aug. 8 to: Hibben UMC, Staff Parish Relations Committee, c/o Ruthie Tripp, 690 Coleman Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, or e-mail - 6/29/06

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — First Cleveland UMC seeks a director of ministries with children and their families. The position is full-time and currently open. Send resumes to: First UMC, 3425 Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37312, or fax (423) 476-4505. Call (423) 476-4504 for more information. A job description is available. - 6/28/06

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Trinity UMC seeks a part-time music director to work with adults, children, youth, and bell choirs – directing some choirs while utilizing volunteer directors in others. Send resume by July 15 to: Trinity UMC, Attention SPR Committee, 524 Tusculum Boulevard, Greeneville, TN 37745, or e-mail - 6/28/06

BRISTOL, Va. — State Street UMC seeks a director of music. Send resumes to: State Street UMC, 300 West Valley Drive, Bristol, VA 24201, Attn: Music Search Committee. - 6/28/06

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Faith UMC is in immediate need of a passionate, experienced, part-time worship leader to direct the choir and lead the congregation in contemporary and blended services. Fax resume to (865) 688-1403 or mail to: Faith UMC, 1120 Dry Gap Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918, phone (865) 688-1000. - 5/24/06

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Cokesbury Bookstore, located at 2615 South Roan Street, Suite 102, seeks a full-time sales associate. Friendly atmosphere. Benefits available. Contact: Jan Butler, manager, toll-free at (877) 763-1255 or (423) 975-0800. - 5/24/06

DUBLIN, Va. — Dublin UMC seeks a part-time music director to work with adult, youth, and children's choirs. Send resume to: Dublin UMC, Attn: PR Committee, P.O. Box 577, Dublin, VA 24084, or e-mail. - 5/24/06

TEN MILE, Tenn. — Luminary UMC seeks an accompanist for the Chancel Choir. The ability to sight read is mandatory. Organ experience is valuable but not required for the position. Salary is competitive and will require a Wednesday evening and Sunday morning responsibility. Contact Dr. Wayne Tipps at (865) 717-0584. - 5/17/06

UNICOI, Tenn. — Unicoi UMC seeks a part-time choir director and/or part-time youth director. Contact the church office at (423) 743-9261 or at - 5/17/06

UNICOI, Tenn. — Unicoi UMC seeks a part-time Hispanic ministries worker to work primarily with children and to develop community participation. Contact the church office at (423) 743-9261 or at - 5/17/06

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Rock Springs UMC seeks a secretary to work Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Candidate must be a team player and able to work with Microsoft Office. Pay will be based on experience with limited benefits. Send resume to: Rock Springs UMC, c/o Rev. Joseph W. Manis, 227 Church View Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664. Telephone calls will not be accepted. - 5/10/06

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Rock Springs UMC seeks a choir director/pianist to serve 10-15 hours per week. Pay will be based on experience with limited benefits. Candidate must be a team player. Knowledge of United Methodist worship is a plus, but not mandatory. Send resume to: Rock Springs UMC, c/o Rev. Joseph W. Manis, 227 Church View Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664. Telephone calls will not be accepted. - 5/10/06

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Kern Memorial UMC seeks a full-time youth and young adults director to coordinate programs for a 700-member church. Address inquiries and resumes to: Mike Cox, 451 East Tennessee Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, phone (865) 483-5273. - 5/10/06

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

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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