Job Postings

Seeking: Part Time Office Assistant and Treasurer

Trinity United Methodist Church (1100 Lake Drive, Grand Rapids) is seeking a part time office assistant and treasurer. This position reports to the Office Manager. This position is 8 hrs/week, 16-20 hrs/week when Office Manager out of the office; hours are flexible and dependent on church needs. Position is computer and accounting oriented. Skills required: proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Publisher, ability to manage social media, comfortable with multitasking.  Duties include preparing Sunday worship bulletins and other special service bulletins; reviewing email requests and responding as necessary; sending various emails reminders and messages to the congregation and committees; basic office duties such as answering phones, organizing supplies, and assisting the Office Manager as needed. Other duties include creating financial statements, recording payroll, reconciling statements and accounts, maintaining financial records. Salary $13/hour. Apply online to Trinity United Methodist Church at employment@grtumc.org. Resumes due Oct. 24.

Seeking: Director of Youth Ministry

Faith UMC of Grand Rapids is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry. Responsibilities include: engaging youth (grades 6-12) in study, fellowship, service projects, fundraising and group-building activities which will help them grow in their relationship with Christ. The position is for ten hours per week at a salary of $200 per week. Please send resume and cover letter by October 29 to pastor@grfaithumc.org.

Seeking: Organist/Pianist

South Monterey UMC is seeking a Sunday morning organist/pianist. Services are 9:30. The pay is $50 per week. Please contact Pastor Joel Fitzgerald at pierfitz@gmail.com or 269-793-7323 for more information.

Seeking: Director of Children’s Ministry

About Us: Valley is a growing church in the Allendale area. Our mission and passion is: “Helping others live for God, for People, for a Change”. This is the heartbeat of our community. If you love kids and want to help them discover Jesus’ love, then we’d love to talk with you! Learn more about us at: valleychurchallendale.org. Please email resume and cover letter to Pastor Matt Bistayi at mbistayi@valleychurchallendale.org.

Purpose: To carry out the vision of Valley Church by building and implementing a growing, dynamic, and vital Children’s Ministry.

Qualities Needed:

Vision driven leadership skills and passion for growth.
Good organizational, communication, and delegation skills.
Self-motivated and initiator.
High ability and drive to recruit, lead, and manage a large team of diverse volunteers.
Commitment to varied Christian expressions and outreach.
Understanding of curriculum and its selection, creation, development, and implementation.
Primary Responsibilities:

Create, oversee, and lead a small team of “key leader” volunteers who meet regularly to dream about Valley Kids, think outside the box and carry out curriculum and ministry.
Be the staff “champion” promoting the needs of children/families within the life of the church.
Provide leadership and training for volunteers and organize quarterly leadership/training events for your volunteer staff.
Oversee the weekly administration and resources for the “Valley Kids” Sunday morning large group/small group experience so that all leaders are prepped and ready prior to Sunday morning.
Oversee the nursery ministry and paid staff.
Provide coordination and leadership for the yearly Vacation Bible School experience.
Create and develop communication between parents, leaders, children and the congregation.
Meet and form relationships with parents and their children
Organize, plan, and implement the Club 456 ministry
Create a consistent follow up system with children and families for nurturing and encouragement.
Create and implement weekly resources and communications to help children and their families grow in their faith at home.
Create and implement special children’s ministry events throughout the year.
Communicate with administrative assistant weekly with any new “guest data” VK details.
Be intentional about networking in the community, and surrounding areas, and inviting
Build leaders so you can schedule yourself to be in worship consistently. You are the “director” not the “doer”.
Meet monthly with Pastor, Lead Team, and Staff
Other duties as assigned
Specifics and Details:

20 hrs/wk. Compensation is above and beyond for a church staff position. 3 wks paid time off. Continuing education opportunities will be available and encouraged.

Please email resume and cover letter to Pastor Matt Bistayi at mbistayi@valleychurchallendale.org.

Seeking: Director of Music & Youth Ministries

Leighton United Methodist Church, centrally located between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Youth Ministries (24 hrs per week). The purpose of this position is to oversee, coordinate, and give leadership to weekly worship services, Jr. High, and Sr. High youth ministry programs and further develop these ministry programs. We are looking for a vibrant Christian with a calling and gifts for service in the area of music and youth ministry. Flexible hours and paid time off. A complete job description or more information can be acquired by contacting Rev. David McBride or the church office at office@leightonchurch.org or 616-891-8028. Resumes with cover letter with be accepted via e-mail or via USPS to Leighton Church, c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, 4180 2nd Street, Caledonia, MI 49316.

Seeking: Director of Music Ministries

Leighton United Methodist Church, centrally located between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (12 hrs per week). The purpose of this position is to oversee, coordinate, and give leadership to weekly worship services and further develop music ministry programs. We are looking for a vibrant Christian with a calling and gifts for service in the area of music. Flexible hours and paid time off. A complete job description can be requested through the church office. More information can be obtained by contacting Rev. David McBride at office@leightonchurch.org or 616-891-8028. Resumes with cover letter with be accepted via e-mail or by USPS to Leighton Church, c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, 4180 2nd Street, Caledonia, MI 49316.

Seeking: Director of Youth Ministries

Leighton United Methodist Church, centrally located between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (12 hrs per week). The purpose of this position is to oversee, coordinate, and give leadership to Jr High and Sr High youth ministry programs and to further develop these ministry programs. We are looking for a vibrant Christian with a calling and gifts for service in the area of youth ministry. Flexible hours and paid time off. A complete job description and more information can be acquired by contacting the church office or Rev. David McBride at office@leightonchurch.org or 616-891-8028. Resumes with cover letter will be accepted via e-mail or USPS to Leighton Church, c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, 4180 2nd Street, Caledonia, MI 49316.

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