Local Job opportunities in United Methodist Churches in Northern VA

Job postings will remain online for up to 3 months. Please send job postings to NoVaDistricts@vaumc.org for consideration.




P/T Facilities Manager: Warrenton United Methodist Church, Warrenton, Virginia. Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in
the heart of Warrenton, Virginia. Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. We are seeking a part-time (approximately 25 hours/week) Facilities Manager to ensure the grounds, buildings and equipment owned and operated by Warrenton UMC are maintained at a level that ensures the highest degree of safety, security and sanitation for the congregation, staff and visitors. The full job sescription and required application form are posted at our website: warrentonumc.org. Click on the “Employment” link. Please download the application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org. Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted 4/17)

Preschool Director for our Center for Early Childhood Education: St. John’s United Methodist Church, Springfield, is seeking a Preschool Director for our Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE). The Director supervises an Administrator and a staff of 20 teachers. The school offers both a four (4) hour daily instructional program and pre- and post daycare between mid-August and mid- June. A summer program is offered as well.  For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at  vaumc.org/jobs. (Posted 4/17)

F/T Preschool Director: Vine-Dunn Loring, Arlington District, is seeking a Preschool Director. Ministry Goal: To create ministries to connect children and their families to Jesus Christ, so that their lives bear fruit. Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or related field. Must have experience in working with groups of preschool children and ministry experience through the local church. Able to supervise staff of varying backgrounds and experience levels. Able to create a sense of community among staff, children, families, and church. Sensitive to the needs of children and what constitutes a sound Christian program for young children. Capacity to actively seek and take advantage of opportunities for professional and programmatic development. For details, see the full job description at thevineva.org/about-us/jobs. This position is also posted on the Virginia Conference website at
vaumc.org/jobs. (Posted 4/9)

Preschool Director: United Christian Parish, Reston is seeking applicants for the Director of the NAEYC-accredited, VA licensed preschool. A ministry of United Christian Parish, the Preschool is a part-day program which is inclusive and focuses on the nurture of the whole child, including social-emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual development. The Preschool uses Creative Curriculum and Conscious Discipline. We are seeking someone with a degree and experience in Early Childhood Education and with administrative skills. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs. (Posted 4/9)

F/T Worship Director: Vine Church in Dunn Loring, Virginia has an opening for a full-time worship director. The Worship Director will be responsible for leading the worship ministries of two campuses and multiple worship services. For details about responsibilities and qualifications see the full job description at thevineva.org/about-us/jobs .This position is also posted on the Virginia Conference website at
vaumc.org/jobs. (Posted 4/9)

F/T Director of Youth and Outreach Ministry: Fairfax UMC, Fairfax, is seeking an energetic an innovative person called to minister by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry, along with creating a missional vision to be highly involved with the various needs of thecommunity. Through partnering, collaborating and empowering others, we hope to provide a higher quality of life for those in need. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating all aspects of youth ministry along with serving as the staff liaison to the Mission Pillar Ministry Team. A cover letter and resume may be sent to Linda Burke, Executive Director, FUMC: lburke@fairfaxumc.org to apply. More Details. (Posted 3/28)

F/T Director of Christian Discipleship: Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Virginia, is recruiting for the position of Director of Christian Discipleship. Primary responsibilities include outreach, education and small group ministries. This is a full-time salaried position which includes health care, pension, vacation and sick leave benefits. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at  vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 3/20)

P/T Director of Connections Ministry: St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Connections Ministry (formerly Director Welcoming Ministries.)  This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities.  This position would form and oversee a Fellowship Committee comprised of volunteers responsible for hospitality, including but not limited to Sunday morning hospitality.   More information can be found on the website at St. Matthew’s UMC. Those interested in learning more about this opportunity to serve St. Matthew’s Connections Ministry, please contact Angela Culbertson, SPRC Chair at culbertsonangela801@gmail.com or by calling the church office at 703-978-3500. (Posted 3/13)

P/T Food Pantry Coordinator: Rising Hope Mission Church, Alexandria VA has an immidiate opening for a  25-hours a week Food Pantry Coordinator. This person will maintain clean and orderly environment in Food Ministry, recruit and train volunteers, be contact for number of food suppliers, prepare monthly reports, give presentations to other organizations. Applicants should present Christian attitude when dealing with volunteers, shoppers, and staff. Resume and cover letter, together with the names and addresses of two persons who are willing to supply references for you, should be sent to: riverfarm@cox.net. (Posted 3/12)

Youth Minister & Technology/Communications Director: Vine UMC, Dunn Loring/Falls Church, has two part-time ministry opportunities. The Youth Minister is responsible for leading and ministering to the youth through small groups, discipleship development, mission and fellowship. The Technology/Communications Director will grow and expand Vine Church’s use of technology in ministry. The two positions can be combined to create a full-time job for the qualified candidate. Full job descriptions can be found at https://thevineva.org/about-us/jobs/.  Resumes can be submitted to MelissaDunlap@thevineva.org.  (Posted 3/5)

Grow Ministries Coordinator: Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Grow Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Student Ministries programs of Floris UMC as well as other administrative tasks within Grow Ministries, providing administrative support and coordination of process to all levels of Grow Ministries. Information about the position can be found at http://www.florisumc.org/employment/ with resumes submitted at employment@florisumc.org.  (Posted 2/28)

Coordinator of Music Ministries: Del Ray United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is seeking a Coordinator of Music Ministries. Must be musically gifted in any instrument applicable to hymn style worship, and demonstrate a faithful Christian life. This position requires teamwork with two other musicians. Responsibilities include selecting the music, practicing and performing for all services, directing the vocal and hand bell choirs (preferable), arranging special musicians, and attending staff and worship planning meetings once a week. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 2/15)

P/T Director of Connections: Sterling UMC, Sterling, VA is searching for a part-time Director of Connections. This position oversees and coordinates people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow in discipleship in line with our vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. General responsibilities include: developing a means of connecting people with existing opportunities, giving special attention to helping people serve in their areas of giftedness; providing experiences and environments for learning about spiritual gifts; providing experiences and environments for people interested in membership to learn about membership and join the church; developing invitation opportunities, experiences and environments (both internal and external) to engage individuals not part of the SUMC family; staffing the First Impressions team, fully with volunteers and provide the necessary resources to support Sunday worship services. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at  vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 2/2)

P/T Director of Children and Family Ministries: Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area is seeking a part-time (25 hours a week) Director of Children and Family Ministries. The position oversees all children’s curriculum for Sterling United Methodist Church’s children and youth from age 2 (preschool) through grade 5, including the Sunday School, special programs, and Summer Sunday School. The position oversees the Nursery, Summer Camp programs, and Vacation Bible School. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 2/2)

P/T Worship Leader and Coordinator: Haymarket Church (a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church) is
seeking a worship leader for its modern worship service. This position is responsible for leading music, organizing volunteer musicians, set design, and coordinating Sunday morning worship logistics for a mobile church. This is a part-time position, with responsibilities for Sunday morning worship leadership, planning during the week, working with the staff team, leading a weekly rehearsal, and being available for special events. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 1/22)

Wellness and Recovery Ministry Leader: Christ Church, Fairfax Station, is seeking This role is responsible for developing a “recovery-minded” culture of doing and being “church” that aligns with the vision set by the pastoral leadership for discipleship and Christian transformation.  The leader of this ministry is tasked with creating groups and forming a network of leaders who are dedicated and committed to meeting individuals and families along a diverse spectrum of recovery.  This position is called to oversee the day-to-day functions of our recovery ministry, which includes groups, workshops, coaching, and other community care related functions as determined by the Associate Pastor.   Click here for a detailed job description.  Send a cover letter and copy of your resume to Ryan LaRock,rlarock@christchurchva.org to apply.  (Posted 1/22)

P/T Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry: Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area,
is seeking a part-time (25 hours a week) Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade and connecting with post high school and 20 plus young adults. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at  vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 1/22)

F/T Church Executive: Pender UMC, a vibrant mid-size church in Fairfax,Virginia is seeking a Church Executive to resource and give leadership to our administrative committees and staff. A successful candidate will be called to this ministry and can demonstrate training and experience with church administrative procedures, policies, goal execution, staff supervision, and data base management. This is a full-time position as a member of a talented ministry staff. Please contact church.office@Penderumc.org. This position is also posted on the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs. (Posted 1/16)