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Director of Adult Ministries

Director of Adult Ministries

Are you looking for a position where your contributions are truly valued and your work is part of a larger mission? At Trinity United Methodist Church, we strive to provide a "second home" feeling for our members and staff team; where being big hearted, Christ minded, Spirit led, and bound by love are our core values. With a beautiful 63-acre campus in northwest Gainesville and the addition in 2014 of a missional campus in northeast Gainesville, Trinity is home to an engaged and active congregation of over 2500 members, numerous community justice initiatives and missions, vibrant children and youth ministries, and our exceptional Stepping Stones Preschool. We are searching for an experienced Director of Adult Ministries with a passion for growing disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

This vital position will lead the way in fulfilling a major goal of Trinity’s recently adopted vision: to re-imagine discipleship by reaching and inspiring more people for Christ-centered living. Focused attention will be on developing intentional pathways for growing in faith and discipleship, with an emphasis on spiritual formation and small group connections. Additionally, this position will actively seek and experiment with new and imaginative methods of discipleship.   
The Director of Adult Ministries will also oversee the Hospitality ministry of the church, directing the implementation of processes and procedures that ensure all experience a gracious welcome and are invited into the journey of faith as a part of the congregation. This position supervises the Food Hospitality coordinator as well as all volunteer servants who support this area of ministry. This pivotal position works closely with and reports directly to one of the Co- Senior Pastors.
We are looking for a Director of Adult Ministries who:
  • is actively engaged in nurturing their own spiritual growth and maturity
  • has a gift for building meaningful relationships with others
  • is skilled at recruiting and coaching others for ministry involvement
  • has an understanding and appreciation for United Methodist theology
  • is highly motivated and self-directed
  • is collaborative and consensus-building
  • is eager to be part of a team seeking to grow a loving and inclusive community
The ideal candidate will have:
  • a minimum of 5 years’ prior leadership experience in discipleship ministries
  • a commitment to Christ through active church involvement and growing in personal faith
  • a desire to commit to the vision of Trinity United Methodist Church and its ministries
  • prior large church staff experience preferred
  • a BA/BS with a preference for degree/coursework in a related field of study
  • strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required
  • valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the community
If you are looking for a place where you can join other persons of vital and inspired faith in making a difference, Trinity United Methodist Church may be the place for you.  A salary commensurate with experience, credentials, and comparables will be accompanied by a generous benefit package. For confidential consideration, email your resume, a letter of interest, and your compensation history to  No phone calls or recruiters please.  We invite you to visit us at

Contact: Jennifer Thomas

Address: 4000 NW 53rd Ave Gainesville 32653

Phone: 352-416-3012