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.

Children's Director, First UMC (Demopolis, AL)

published 9/29/2022
The Children’s Ministry Director will faithfully shepherd the spiritual growth of our children at First United Methodist Church and in the community.  This individual must have a heart for children and for Jesus. Send resume to: janice@fumcdemopolis.com  

Church Business Administrator, Peace Tree UMC (Collierville, TN)

published 9/21/2022
Primary Function and Scope of Position: The Church Business Administrator is responsible for maintaining the financial records, membership information, and human resource records of Peace Tree UMC. The position will also work with various church teams and staff members in the overall care, management, and scheduling of building facilities and assets. This is a part time position (24 hours per week – nominally four days per week) and reports directly to the Lead Pastor and the Staff Parish ...

Director of Finance and Operations, Oxford University UMC (Oxford, MS)

published 9/16/2022
Oxford University United Methodist Church, located between the center of Oxford and the University of Mississippi seeks a Director of Finance and Operations.  Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by embracing all people, encountering Christ, and releasing servant leaders for the work of Christ’s kingdom. Our church is an anchor institution and community leader at the intersection of the generations and the sectors (business, politics, education, ...

Children’s Ministry Director, First UMC (Mountain Home, AR)

published 9/1/2022
Children’s Ministry Director First United Methodist Church in Mountain Home, Arkansas is seeking a Children’s Ministry Director. A well-established congregation averaging 350 in worship weekly, FUMCMH seeks to share with others the mission of “Making Life Better and YOU Better at Life Through Jesus Christ.” The Children’s Ministry Director will be responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of ministry to children in pre-K through 5th grades, building relationships with children and ...

Director of Youth Ministries, Trinity UMC (Gulfport, MS)

published 8/24/2022
With students knocking down the doors to join, this thriving gulf coast church is ready for you to become their next staff member! Trinity United Methodist Church in Gulfport, MS, is searching for a Director of Youth Ministries who will take their youth ministry to the next level. This congregation is eager to welcome someone who can lead a large ministry and has a solid foundation in the evangelical essentials of the Christian faith. Located only an hour away from New Orleans, Gulfport has the ...

Next Generation Pastor, Faith Community UMC (West Chester, OH)

published 8/19/2022
  Want to join a team of staff committed to championing and nurturing the next generation? This leader of leaders will help steward a vision for family ministry working alongside the senior pastor to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Faith Community United Methodist Church (www.faithcommunityumc.org) is seeking a Next Generation Pastor to join the staff team. This person will coordinate, create, and lead staff and volunteer teams who deliver engaging ministry from infants through high school as ...

Director/Campus Minister JSU Wesley Foundation (Jackson, MS)

published 8/18/2022
Job Description / Qualifications The Jackson State Wesley Foundation is a Campus Ministry of The Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church located in Jackson, MS. The Wesley Foundation seeks a full-time, spirit-centered, dedicated, and dynamic leader for its collegiate ministry program. Our Wesley Foundation has established a significant United Methodist presence on the campus of Jackson State University. We have an active board of directors dedicated to working with the Campus ...

Graduate Resident Youth or Children's Minister

published 8/15/2022
About the Residency: Fulfill your call to youth or children’s ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident Youth or Children’s Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local ministry setting (church, camp, or nonprofit) while both training and coaching you as you earn your debt-free Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through CYMT’s partner seminary. CYMT partners ...

Part-Time Choir Director, Memorial UMC (Bolton, MS)

published 8/11/2022
Job Description Attend Wednesday choir rehearsal, Sunday Morning service and special services Lead choir and congregation in the ministry of music for Sunday morning services and special services Select hymns for choir rehearsal, Sunday morning service and special services Inform choir of music to be performed four weeks in advance Organize filing of music and choir room Order and distribute music to the choir Find substitute in case of absence (Memorial UMC will pay the substitute) Preparation...

Part-Time Student Minister, Memorial UMC (Bolton, MS)

published 8/11/2022
Job Description: Part-Time Student Minister Lead a ministry that nurtures every 7th through 12th grade student in the church toward a deeper maturity in Jesus Christ Plan and implement weekly Sunday school 10-10:45 a.m. and Sunday night student ministry 5:30-7:00 p.m. Communicate with students & parents regarding events, church activities, and meetings o Hold two parent meetings in a year Plan and lead student ministry trips during Spring, Summer, and Fall Develop annual calendar and submit to ...

Director of Student Ministries, First UMC (Madisonville, KY)

published 8/10/2022
First United Methodist Church of Madisonville, Kentucky, a dynamic, missional 1200-member congregation, seeks an experienced and faithful individual for the position of Director of Student Ministries for a program that averages a weekly participation of 55-60 students. This is a full-time, salaried ministry position that is designed to implement the mission of First United Methodist Church by coordinating the planning and implementation of a comprehensive ministry serving alongside students from...

Director of Youth Ministry, Riverchase UMC (Hoover, AL)

published 8/10/2022
A large, passionate, welcoming, and caring United Methodist church in Hoover, AL, a suburb of Birmingham, is looking for their next full-time Associate Director of Youth Ministry. Riverchase United Methodist Church is seeking an individual who is deeply relational, empathetic, and has excellent communication skills.   The right candidate will have a deep love for teens, especially middle school students- since this will be their primary ministry focus. He/she will have a strong emotional ...

Director of Business Operations, St. Paul UMC (Ocean Springs, MS)

published 8/2/2022
Position: Director of Business Operations Emphasis: Church Management, Human Resources, Facility Operations      Reports to: Senior Pastor Status: Full-time, salary commensurate with experience  Supervisory: Yes: Facilities Manager, Financial Manager, Church Secretary (PT)     Requirements: A deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ as both Savior and Lord accompanied by the desire to pursue the heart of Christ in all matters of life (a strong commitment to maintaining a lifestyle which glorifies ...

Director Of Children's and Youth Ministries, Eastlawn UMC (Pascagoula, MS)

published 7/27/2022
Eastlawn United Methodist Church is currently seeking an energetic and committed individual to serve as Director of Children's and Youth Ministries.     Position Description---The Director of Children's and Youth Ministries is responsible for planning, coordinating and promoting the children's and youth programs of the church, special youth projects, mission projects, fundraising activities, and district- and conference-related activities.   Position Status---This is a full time position that ...

Director of Music Ministry, Crawford Street UMC (Vicksburg, MS)

published 7/25/2022
Crawford Street United Methodist is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministry*   To Apply: Send letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to Rev. Kevin Bradley (Pastor@crawfordstreetumc.org).  Include your qualifications and experience related to the duties and responsibilities summarized below. Applications are encouraged by 31 July 2022, but position will remain open until filled.  Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor of Arts in music or equivalent experience...

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