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10/5/2020 - Part-Time Pastor Wanted - A mobile home park ministry in Fort Myers is looking for a part-time pastor.  If interested, please contact Stuart Schwotzer at 614-832-1531 or at schwotzer@sbcglobal.net.

 

7/29/2020 - DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRY & CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP LEADER (Full-Time) - Faith UMC in Fort Myers, FL is a thriving community whose mission is, “To continue the mission of Jesus, by loving, worshipping, and serving.” To that end, its people are passionate about worship the Lord and serving others in and out of the walls of the church. Faith Church is in search of its next Director of Student Ministry & Contemporary Worship. 

This is a full-time position as the director is responsible for two distinct ministries in the church. Our new Director of Student Ministries & Contemporary Worship will be tasked, as the name implies, with leadership of our youth group and the volunteer and paid musicians in our Contemporary Worship Service. A brief description of the demands of each ministry is mentioned below.  

The new Director of Student Ministries will teach our students about Jesus and will help them to build a personal relationship with the Lord. She/he will lead the students in serving others in and outside the walls of the church. This person should have the ability to establish and maintain relationships with the youth and their families. She/he must be able to work as a team member on staff. This person needs to be able to recruit new volunteers and lead them in ministry to our students and their families. Organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively are necessities for this ministry.

The new Director of Contemporary Worship will participate on our Worship Planning Team to plan meaningful worship services. This person shall be well versed in modern contemporary worship music and have knowledge of traditional hymns. The ability to work well with a team of mostly volunteer musicians is a necessity. She/he needs to be able to create a schedule for the worship team. This person will need to be intentional in the ongoing effort to recruit volunteers for this ministry. The Director will supervise one Sound Technician and one paid musician (both are part-time positions). A knowledge of sound and lighting technology is greatly preferred.

The salary for this position will range between $32,000 and $38,000 depending on whether or not health benefits will be necessary for that person.

Preference will be given to applicants who have previous experience in a ministry of the United Methodist Church. Also, it is desirable for the applicant to maintain a personal and professional theology consistent with the Wesleyan understanding of the Christian faith. 

In order to effectively serve in these two critical roles in the church, this person must be accessible. Therefore, it is preferred that the director reside in Fort Myers. 

Please send a letter of intent along with your resume to Rev. Dennis Lewis via the following information:
Email: dlewis@faithum.com
Or, if you choose to use the Postal Service: 
Attn: Rev. Dennis Lewis
Faith United Methodist Church
15690 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33908

 

 

7/1/2020 - YOUTH DIRECTOR (Part Time) - First Church of Sarasota (a United Methodist congregation) is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and faithful follower of Jesus Christ to serve as Youth Director who will connect students (6-12th grade) to the life and mission of the Church. This is a part-time position (20 hours). An application is available at firstsrq.com (Resources—Employment Application). Please send the application and a resume to Dr. Sam Wright at 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, or email to swright@firstsrq.com

Salary: $19,000.00 to $20,000.00 /year

 

6/9/2020 - COORDINATOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES - The Lighthouse UMC of Boca Grande is seeking an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Coordinator of Family Ministries. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work load and prioritizing diverse tasks in a seasonal based work environment.

General Responsibilities Include:

  • Introduce children to Jesus Christ and develop strong, meaningful, and stable foundations for children in the Christian Faith. Agree to the foundational theological principles of the United Methodist Church.

  • Organize curriculum for Children’s Ministry / Nursery each Sunday and coordinate volunteers for Sunday School. Manage ordering of curriculum and supplies for Children’s Ministries.

  • Organize and recruit volunteers.

  • Prepare and lead Children’s Message during worship services in conjunction with the Pastor.

  • Maintain the children’s learning areas as inviting and welcoming spaces.

  • Manage a schedule for acolytes and crucifers for Sunday services.

  • Coordinate and lead a small group for Middle School Students.

  • Be a full participant in the life of the Lighthouse Church congregation by participating in worship services, occasional staff meetings, and special events throughout the year. The Lighthouse UMC is a "seasonal" congregation that requires flexibility of job responsibilities throughout the year.

  • Assist the church in discovering ways to incorporate the island working and school population into the ministry of the Lighthouse Church. Develop and implement ministries that “share the light of Jesus Christ.”

The position is 20 hours per week. Salary to commensurate with experience. A job description is available upon request.  

If interested, please email your resume and references to the following: Rev. Dr. Matthew M. Williams at  Mwilliams@bglighthouseumc.com or Pat Witschonke at Rpw1967@msn.com

6/3/2020 - YOUTH MINISTER - Harvest United Methodist Church​, Lakewood Ranch - ​Would you thrive ministering to students and families in Florida in the fastest growing planned multi-generational community in the United States? Harvest United Methodist Church is a 22-year-old inclusive church led by both male and female pastors located in the heart of Lakewood Ranch. We are seeking an innovative youth minister with a passion for partnering with families to empower students, 6th through 12th grade, to explore, develop, and mobilize their faith in Jesus. The full-time position would include working with a team to explore and create new ways to be in mission with students, equipping and inspiring adults who work with youth, creating transformative worship, grow, and serve and experiences for students and their families, working with 4th & 5th graders as they begin to transition to youth ministry, and serving as part of a larger staff team in ministry with multiple generations. ​

We are looking for a person who has a positive mission attitude, values and embraces working in teams, and has high integrity, with the following qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in a ministry related field and three years of ministry experience along with energy and passion for leading change. ​
​Start time: Late Summer 2020​
We welcome applications from clergy (deacons/elders/local pastors) or those pursuing a call to ordained ministry. ​

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to tcox@welcometoharvest.org

3/11/2020 - CHILDREN’S MINISTRY DIRECTOR  - Bay Point Church in Nokomis FL is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry.  The candidate must be a dedicated servant of Jesus Christ and have a passion for children’s ministry.  This individual will be responsible for the development and coordination of appropriate curriculum and activities to teach children about our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   Must have one to three years’ experience in Children’s’ Ministry. If interested, contact Sheri D'Avello at sheri@baypointchurch.com or by phone at 941-488-4137.

3/11/2020 - YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR - Bay Point Church in Nokomis FL is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry.  The candidate must be a dedicated servant of Jesus Christ and have a passion for youth ministry.  This individual will be responsible for the development and coordination of appropriate curriculum and activities to lead our youth in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   Must have one to three years’ experience in Youth Ministry. If interested, contact Sheri D'Avello at sheri@baypointchurch.com or by phone at 941-488-4137.

3/11/2020 - SENIOR MINISTRY LEADER - Bay Point Church in Nokomis FL is seeking a part-time Senior Ministry Leader.  The candidate must be a dedicated servant of Jesus Christ and have a passion for serving seniors.  This individual will be responsible for coordinating senior events, luncheons, service projects, Bible study and visitations.  Must have one to three years’ experience in Senior Ministry.  If interested, contact Sheri D'Avello at sheri@baypointchurch.com or by phone at 941-488-4137.

3/3/2020 -YOUTH MINISTER - HARVEST UMC, BRADENTON.  Would you thrive ministering to students and families in Florida in the fastest growing planned multi-generational community in the United States? Harvest United Methodist Church is a 22-year-old inclusive church led by both male and female pastors located in the heart of Lakewood Ranch. We are seeking an innovative youth minister with a passion for partnering with families to empower students, 6th through 12th grade, to explore, develop, and mobilize their faith in Jesus. The full-time position would include working with a team to explore and create new ways to be in mission with students, equipping and inspiring adults who work with youth, creating transformative worship, grow, and serve and experiences for students and their families, working with 4th & 5th graders as they begin to transition to youth ministry, and serving as part of a larger staff team in ministry with multiple generations.

We are looking for a person who has a positive mission attitude, values and embraces working in teams, and has high integrity, with the following qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in a ministry related field and three years of ministry experience along with energy and passion for leading change.
Start time: Summer 2020
We welcome applications from clergy (deacons/elders/local pastors) or those pursuing a call to ordained ministry.

If you are interested, please contact tcox@welcometoharvest.org for a job description. To apply send your resume and cover letter to tcox@welcometoharvest.org

7/25/2019 - NOW HIRING: Preschool Director.  The high quality, established preschool of Trinity United Methodist Church, Sarasota is now accepting resumes for a part-time, preschool director. The preschool serves children ages 2 through 5 years of age, emphasizing small classes with low teacher-student ratios. Applicants must be passionate about the care of young children, especially their physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive development. Applicants must be credentialed as preschool directors.  Our preschool is open 42 weeks per year in conjunction with the Sarasota County school year. Salary commiserate with experience. Full job description available upon request. Send resumes or inquiries to jack@iTrinity.org - Trinity United Methodist Church, 2360 South Shade Ave, Sarasota 34231 - 941-924-7756 - www.iTrinity.org

6/26/2019 - Harvest United Methodist Church is looking for a well-organized, efficient, and faith-filled person who loves Jesus and has a passion for partnering with families to pass the faith on to the next generation of children to serve as the Harvest Kids Team Leader.   The Team Leader’s mission is to recruit/hire, train, and support the volunteer and paid Harvest Kids Team Members in order to ensure the creation and growth of a safe, fun, and formational preschool and elementary environment on Sunday mornings @ 9am & 10:30 am, weekly childcare & special events as required. The Team Leader will also ensure weekly communication to team members regarding scheduling, help develop and implement training courses for new and current workers, and other administrative duties.  The Team Leader needs to be willing and able to work on Sundays to ensure all childcare needs are met, including filling in if there is a shortage of coverage. This is a part-time, hourly, 20 hours a week position. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to Terry Cox, Executive Assistant to the Pastors, at tcox@welcometoharvest. Applications will be considered as they are received.