NWD Employment Opportunities

Whitehouse UMC
Posted 5/25/17

Whitehouse UMC is in search of a pianist. Starting Salary is around $6,500 and dependent on skill and experience. Anyone interested can contact Rev. Matt Thomas or Jerry Compton directly for more information and interview.

Matt Thomas – 903-279-7903
Jerry Compton- 903-581-2056


FUMC – Palestine
Posted 5/24/2017

First United Methodist Church of Palestine, Texas is seeking to hire a Youth Director to lead its youth ministry, which includes Junior High and High school students.  If you are energetic, creative, strategic, hardworking, have at least an undergraduate degree from an accredited College, and have a passion for reaching out to Jr. High and High School students with the gospel of Jesus Christ, we are looking for YOU! We have a developing youth ministry that is ready to go to the next level of growth.

The Youth Director will recruit youth and adult leadership, support existing ministries, develop new programs, provide needed curriculum and resources, and ensure our youth experience a safe, Christian, nurturing environment grounded in our United Methodist beliefs.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For More Information: Please contact Pastor Alex Lupo


First United Methodist Church

422 South Magnolia

Palestine, Texas 75801






FUMC – Chandler

Posted: 5/24/17

First United Methodist Church, Chandler’s Anchor Academy is seeking a Christian who is at least 21 years of age for our day school director. Our preschool will open in August with an after school program for 32 kids. The full day school will open in January, 2018. This person must meet the state requirements as outlined in the minimum standards for child-care centers from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Experience directing a day school is preferred.

Refer to page 29 on the link below.


Interested applicants may request a job description and submit their resume to bryan@chandlerfumc.org. 507 N Broad, Chandler, TX 75758. 903-849-6839.

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Quitman First UMC – Choir Director Needed



Fairfield First – Pianist Needed




Winona First United Methodist Church is seeking applicants for a part-time Children’s Director. Our church is located 5 miles outside Tyler in downtown Winona, Texas and supported by a rural community. The right candidate would be willing to build a Children’s ministries from the ground up. We have a small core group, (4 Youth, and 6 Children) and no regular activities or programs currently in place. Applicants need to have a passion and calling for youth and/or children.  The Children’s Ministry candidate must have a love for elementary and pre-school children, and a knowledge of how to program for their needs.  The director should be able to relate to students, and their families. Communication and relational skills and the ability to organize and complete tasks are essential. Persons interested can call (903) 520-6330 or email Rev. Brad Crawford for job description, application, or to answer questions at: bgrawford20121@gmail.com.


Canton First United Methodist Church
Position Description

Job Title: Children’s/Student Ministry Director
Supervised by: Senior Pastor
Position Status: Part Time Regular (25 hours or less per week)
Position Summary: The children and student ministry director will provide direction and supervision to the vital ministries that involve children & students. Twenty hours a week will focus upon Student Ministry and five hours a week will focus upon Children’s Ministry.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Will provide direction to the Children’s Ministry through overseeing the Sunday morning Sunday school for children age three to eleven by 1) purchasing and evaluating curriculum for each age group, 2) recruiting and scheduling teachers for each of the classes, 3) providing the curriculum to the teacher in a time appropriate manner, 4) maintain a list of substitute teachers that will be able to fill in for those who cannot be there.

Will provide direction to the Children’s Ministry through overseeing the Sunday morning Children’s Church for children age three to six by 1) purchasing and evaluating curriculum for the group, 2) recruiting and scheduling teachers for each month, 3) maintain a list of substitute teachers that will be able to fill in for those who cannot be there.

Provide direction to several church wide children’s ministry events including but not limited to 1) Summer VBS, 2) Quarterly Children’s Activities, 3) Family Easter Celebration, 4) Family Advent Celebration.

Provide information in the form of articles, announcements, and flyers for upcoming monthly children’s events in the church.

Will provide direction to the Student Ministry through direct incarnational ministry by doing the following 1) being present in the Canton ISD Lunch room (junior high & senior high) on a weekly basis to establish relationships with the students, 2) purchase and evaluate curriculum for junior high and senior high Sunday school, 3) recruit teachers and adult team members to assist in the direct ministry with students, 4) establish and provide direct supervision to the Sunday evening Xtreme student ministry program.

Will provide direction to the Student Ministry through overseeing summer programs for the students including by not limited to 1) Summer programming, 2) UMArmy, 3) Big House, 4) Summer Camp.
Will provide direction to the Student ministry through overseeing special events such as 1) Fifth Quarters, 2) Lock In’s, 3) Senior Sunday.
Provide information in the form of articles, announcements, and flyers for upcoming student ministry events in the church.
Attend weekly staff meetings giving input and demonstrate attitude of team player. Also attendance at other called staff meetings/retreats.
Participation in yearly performance reviews.
Perform all assigned tasks to accomplish Canton FUMC vision and mission in regards to office needs as determined by the Senior Pastor.

Please send cover letter and resume to Rev. Jon Thornsbury 600 S. Buffalo Canton Texas 75103 or jthornsbury@cantonfumc.com.”


First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville currently has a part-time (20-30 hours per week) position open for Director of Children’s Ministry. Salary: approximately $20,000 annually. Responsibilities include developing, coordinating, and administering a comprehensive and expanding educational ministries program for children (infant through sixth grade) of the church and surrounding community, as well as supervising staff members and volunteers involved in the ministries. Qualifications include being a committed Christian, a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred), experience in children’s ministries, the willingness and ability to work cooperative with pastors, staff members, and volunteers; effective interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, a positive attitude and willingness to be a member of the First United Methodist Church family and act as a spiritual leader within the church.  Among the responsibilities are leading the “mini-Methodists” after school program, Children’s Church, the nursery, Sunday School (through sixth grade), Confirmation program, VBS, and working with the Director of Youth Ministry for church camp and the Director of the Methodist Readiness School for weekly chapel.

For a complete job description please email fumc@jacksonvillemethodist.org.



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