Employment Opportunities

As a courtesy to the Mississippi Annual Conference, job announcements from across the United Methodist connection are featured in The Circuit Rider and on the conference website. To submit an employment notice, send an email to news@mississippi-umc.org.

Connectional Ministries Project/Office Coordinator

published 7/17/2017
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing organization, broad administrative and project planning support for connectional ministries and communications for the Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide administrative support for connectional ministries and communications through coordinating committee meetings, travel itineraries (transportation, lodging, etc.) Oversee administrative functions of the day-to-day activities of two ...

Part-time Choir Director

published 7/14/2017
Aberdeen First United Methodist Church, located in Aberdeen, Mississippi is currently seeking a part-time choir director. Candidates will plan, prepare and lead the chancel choir during Sunday morning worship under the direction of the pastor. Traditionally, the chancel choir presents both Easter and Christmas cantatas for the community. Send resume and references to: Frank Herndon PPR Chairman 201 Mobile Street Aberdeen, MS 39730  

Part-time Children’s Ministry Director

published 7/10/2017
McLaurin Heights United Methodist Church in Pearl, Mississippi is expanding its ministry to children and their families by adding a new part-time children’s ministry director to its staff.  This new paid position will work with children, parents, volunteers and church staff to plan and implement ministry for children (infants through grade six) and their families.  The work schedule will include Sundays (morning and evenings) and Wednesday evenings.  For a job description and/or application ...

Director of Youth Ministry

published 7/9/2017
First United Methodist Church, Batesville, Mississippi, an active, multi-generational congregation in northwest Mississippi, is seeking a person of high character with a passion and calling for youth ministry. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (post-graduate degree or progress toward a post-graduate degree is preferred.), experience in youth ministry leadership, a strong personal faith, and a commitment to the doctrines of...

Full-time Children's Ministry Director

published 7/9/2017
Chapelwood United Methodist Church, a generous flagship church in the Texas Annual Conference, is looking for a dedicated and passionate full-time director of children’s ministries. With nearly 800 children on the membership rolls, the director will be responsible for leading and expanding children’s programming on the main campus of Chapelwood to reach and inspire children on the path to discipleship in addition to building commitment and trust with parents, training and equipping volunteers, ...

Director of Music Ministries

published 6/26/2017
The director of music ministries is a full-time professional staff position. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in music or music related major and should be gifted in choral, vocal and instrumental leadership with all ages. We are a multi-generational church with two distinct weekly worship services in a beautiful small town in southeast Mississippi. Our music program is seen by the church as one of its strongest attributes. At the present time we have a praise band, a traditional ...

Full-time Director of Youth Ministry

published 6/26/2017
First United Methodist Church of Austin, Texas (www.fumcaustin.org), a progressive faith community in the heart of Austin’s vibrant downtown, is looking for an inclusive and dedicated full-time director of youth ministry. With over 1,600 members in this outwardly focused congregation, the candidate will need to bring a high level of passion and energy for undergirding the many different aspects of the church’s ministry to youth. First United Methodist Church hopes to find a director who has a ...

Minister of Music/Lead Musician

published 6/26/2017
New Beginnings United Methodist Church, a vibrant African-American congregation in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a minister of music/lead musician. The minister of music/lead musician must be comfortable playing piano, organ and keyboard for and leading various choirs and vocal ensembles. In addition, the ability to play hymns, as well as, traditional and contemporary gospel music is essential. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. For more information, please contact ...

Part-time Choir Director

published 6/26/2017
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Youth Minister

published 6/26/2017
Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church (Calhoun City, Mississippi) is currently looking for a new youth minister to work with our youth on Sunday morning (Sunday school - 10:00 a.m.) and night (youth-led service - 5:00 p.m.) and on Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. For more information and a job application call 662.628.5772 or send email to preacher@afo.net.  

Director of Music Ministries at Highland Valley UMC, Little Rock, AR

published 5/24/2017
Director of Music Ministries - Highland Valley UMC, Little Rock, Arkansas   HVUMC desires qualified candidates for its Director of Music Ministries position. Candidates should possess excellent musical, organizational, and relationship skills. The position is full time and coordinates all musical ministries at HVUMC, which currently includes an adult “chancel choir,” two children’s choirs, several ensembles, and supervision of two part-time musicians (organist and pianist). This position reports...

Director of Children’s Ministries at Broadmoor UMC, Baton Rouge, LA

published 5/22/2017
Broadmoor United Methodist Church (www.broadmoormethodist.org) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join the team in the church’s mission to invite, equip, send, and serve. Broadmoor’s membership of 3900+, with 687 in worship, is in a time of reinvigoration and hope, and has a strong financial base. The congregation has a broad spectrum of theologies present and is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for all people to come, worship, and ...