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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY MINISTRIES

This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Marriage Ministry, Parenting Ministry, Counseling, and General Pastoral Responsibilities. This individual must have proven verbal and written skills and be able to serve as primary contact for the ministry, both by phone and email account. The Administrative Assistant must show impeccable attention to detail while multitasking daily and work to assure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands Methodist Church.

JOB DUTIES

  • Presence on Tuesday nights for Re|Engage, plus coordination of various aspects related to the program logistics
  • Coordinate planning and registrations for Re | engage, Marriage and Parenting programs, Foundations for Marriage, Small Groups, Marriage Adventures and Retreats, and MAP Conference
  • Book rooms, worship music, media and nursery for programming
  • Create social media posts and creative campaigns for programing and events
  • Volunteer recruitment for all service opportunities within marriage and family events
  • Communicate with leadership, group/class leaders and classes throughout programming
  • Coordinating pastoral counseling appointments with the Pastor of Marriage and Family and/or referrals to approved therapists
  • Coordinate logistics with advertising/communications for marriage and parenting events.
  • All other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
  • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy and a strong passion to lead children and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional, and maintains a positive attitude.
  • Proficiency with the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Rock and EventPro.
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience speaking to small groups
  • Experience coordinating or managing volunteers

SCHEDULE

  • Part-time: 29 hours per week
  • Requires some evenings and weekends

Contact Dr. Stew Grant



Director of Community Life - Woodforest Campus

This position is full-time. Sundays are required. Partners with the Woodforest Campus Pastor in creating, implementing, and resourcing opportunities for Woodforest campus worshippers to grow in relationship with God, in friendship with one another, and in service to our church and community.

JOB DUTIES

  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s mission: “Win Them to Jesus, Disciple Them in Faith, Help Those in Need” through applicable programming.
  • Provides pastoral care in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Responsible for leading people toward maturity in their faith and in the fulfillment of their membership vows.
  • Selects and/or creates religious content and curriculum, including worship experiences, Bible study, and other programs. Supports the Women’s Ministry Coordinator and Men’s Ministry Coordinator in establishing and publicizing ongoing Bible studies and special events for women and men. Serve as the point person connecting these ministries across campuses.
  • Works with TWMC Discipleship Team to create and maintain small groups and coed studies. Identify and train leaders for these groups.
  • Connects with guests/visitors personally, and in a timely manner.
  • Oversees Back Porch events and follow up with new members to connect them with serving opportunities, discipleship options, and integrate them into the church family.
  • Supervises and resources the Sunday morning volunteer coordinators. This includes attracting, recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers needed for worship services. Also, serve as a resource for other ministries’ volunteer needs.
  • Works with TWMC Missions staff to coordinate local mission projects.
  • Works with TWMC Recreation Team to coordinate integration with other family ministries.
  • Works with Woodforest Ministry Coordinator and Creative Services department to ensure correct information is reflected in bulletins, flyers, and other internal/external communications.
  • Participates in weekly worship planning and production meetings.
  • Participates in monthly Creative team meetings.
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree in ministry or related field of study
  • 3-5 years of experience serving in ministry, non-profit or public service, including at least one year of leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Contact Brent Parker



LOFT SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT

JOB DUTIES

  • Develop volunteer team through recruiting, group meetings, and communication including hosting creative events and gatherings.
  • Lead volunteer team for creative events, campaigns, installments, and other creative initiatives along with the Loft Ministry Assistant and Loft pastoral team.
  • Plan and execute Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Creative Christmas, and any other Loft specific creative events along with the Loft Ministry Assistant.
  • Plan, coordinate, and submit requests for media and creative needs for social media, podcast, special print/digital items, video requests and special campaigns.
  • Support Loft team in developing, creating, and expanding creative content both in the worship community weekend services and through social media.

SCHEDULE

Part time, hourly position, 10 hours a week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays and Sundays as needed. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Creative Christmas and any other special events as needed will be required.

Contact Daniel Lumpee



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: EARLY CHILDHOOD SATURDAY NIGHT MINISTRY LEADER - LOFT

The Early Childhood Saturday Night Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in the Loft Children’s Ministry on Saturday nights, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Saturday Night Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way. This position works with ages 3 years old through Kindergarten.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Saturday nights
  • Providing direction to volunteer and intern team
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive
  • Take attendance and offering
  • Lead large group learning
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Concluding the lesson and dismissing students
  • Clean up the environment

SCHEDULE

The Saturday Night Ministry Leader serves on Saturdays from 5:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Curriculum is provided. Saturday Night Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Saturday night. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Saturdays per year; no health benefits are provided. Occasional opportunities to gain an additional stipend by substitute for Sunday morning programming are possible, as well.

The ideal candidate is high energy, loves kids, enjoys being on a stage on a mic, and is gifted in teaching about the Lord. Candidates will work directly with the Early Childhood Team (ages 3 years-Kindergarten). Candidates will be asked to participate in a Saturday night experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Shana Duerr at SDuerr@twumc.org. No phone calls please.



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: INTERN

This is a part-time position with no benefits created for high school students age 16 or older.

Shift schedules include Sundays and/or Saturday nights and Children’s Ministry-sponsored events serving children ages 3-12 years of age.

JOB DUTIES

  • Greet families and students as they arrive on Sundays and events.
  • As an intern your primary focus is to help ensure that every child is greeted, encouraged, interacted with and engaged in program activity.
  • Help set up and lead Sunday School, events, crafts, activities and clean up.
  • Support Ministry Directors and Ministry Leaders.
  • Arrive and Sign in on time for scheduled shifts.
  • Behavior in the community and your online presence must be compatible with values and beliefs of our church. Your online social networks should be accessible to CM Staff.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

Strong interpersonal skills, enjoy children, role model for young children and a growing Christian that feels comfortable sharing their faith with others. Creative artistic talents in music, drama and art a plus.

Contact Ingrid Gibbons



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: SUNDAY MINISTRY LEAD - LOFT

The Sunday Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in each area of Children’s Ministry on Sunday mornings, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Sunday Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way.

The Sunday Ministry Lead serves one age/grade group during each of our two service hours - 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Sunday mornings
  • Providing direction to volunteer and intern team
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive
  • Assist with attendance and offering
  • Assisting with large group learning
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Concluding the lesson and dismissing students
  • Clean up the environment

SCHEDULE

The Sunday Ministry Leader serves on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Curriculum is provided; Sunday Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Sunday. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Sundays per year; no health benefits are provided.

The ideal candidate is high energy, loves kids, enjoys being on a stage on a mic, and is gifted in teaching about the Lord. Candidates will be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Shana Duerr


CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: PROGRAMS AND PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR

Are you a highly energetic, organizer that works well with people and has experience leading church productions or plays? Can you work independently and strategically?

This position is responsible for coordinating all promotions and event logistics for the Children’s Ministry, communications for Children’s and Special Needs Ministries, and oversight of the Sunday morning worship experiences in Children’s Ministries. The Programs and Promotions Coordinator works to ensure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional, and upbeat.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work within the department and with other departments toward a common vision.
  • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous event planning experience preferred.
  • Previous church staffing experience preferred.

WORSHIP MINISTRY

  • Collect information, share with media, and administer monthly Children’s Ministry Parent Cues.
  • Schedule, maintain and monitor interactions on Children’s Ministry social media sites (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Plan and implement the process for providing a Blog/Vlog/Resourcing Component for Children’s Ministry

PROMOTIONS / MEDIA LIAISON

  • Campaigns – Submit requests for Sunday School and special event promotions including artwork design, posters, banners, web banners, bulletin ads and any other venue for promotion.
  • Website - Monitor and submit updates to ensure all information is current and correct including all information pages and registrations links.
  • Special Events – Serve as liaison to Media team to plan and coordinate all media needs. Ensure media, nursery and food service requests are timely and accurately entered into Event Pro

COMPETENCIES

Communication, Collaboration, Leadership, Organization, Teamwork, Time Management, Administration, Attention to detail, Computer proficiency

Contact Chris McLain



CREATIVE SERVICES: FILMMAKER / VIDEOGRAPHER

The Woodlands Methodist Church is seeking a talented Videographer to join our award-winning creative team. Candidate must be creative, self-motivated, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We are seeking someone who embraces story telling with passion and excitement in conveying the story of the Church through a spiritual narrative. Candidate must have an exceptional eye for detail, the ability to find creative video solutions and must successfully interact with a wide variety of people and personalities.

JOB DUTIES

  • Capture, edit and produce videos for ministry events and promotion
  • Film or Animate for series bumpers, stories, social media, and miscellaneous projects
  • Maintain and organize studio and equipment
  • Assist in maintaining video archive
  • Concept, write, edit, and produce scripts as needed
  • Collaborate with a team to budget, cast, scout, and produce work as needed

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 – 5+ years’ experience in film/video
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Student of current styles, trends and equipment in the film industry
  • Previous Church creative experience
  • Willingness to collaborate with leadership, ministry clients and other team members
  • Be able to shoot on-location and in studio environments
  • Current film portfolio or reel available online
  • Video editing proficiency (Adobe Premiere)
  • Inspired by telling stories in a unique and creative way

OPTIONAL SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Adobe CC Suite

SCHEDULE

  • This is a full-time, permanent in-house position
  • Competitive salary and benefits offered
  • Work hours are 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • Weekends, holidays, evenings, and extended hours may be required
  • No Phone Calls, please

Submit resume, and link to demo reel or portfolio site to the Creative Services Administrative Director Lisa Fenley. No phone calls please.



The Woodlands Methodist Church is a 14,000-member congregation located in suburban Houston, Texas. They are a Methodist church offering 11 live worship services each week in three unique worship styles across two campuses. Each Sunday, The Woodlands Methodist Church webcasts three services (one in each style) live online. They offer dynamic Christian programs for all ages, placing special emphasis on discipleship, missions, and outreach. They also run an accredited preschool, and a private elementary school. The Woodlands Methodist Church’s mission is to “Lead people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need.”

NOTE: APPLICANTS WITHOUT A LINK TO A DEMO REEL OR PORTFOLIO WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.



CREATIVE SERVICES: GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Woodlands Methodist Church is seeking a talented graphic designer for the purposes of visually communicating our mission and ministries to a wide variety of audiences. Candidate must be self-motivated, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment. We are seeking someone who embraces emerging technology and design with passion and excitement. Candidate must have an exceptional eye for detail. The ability to find creative solutions and successfully interact with a wide variety of people and personalities.

JOB DUTIES

  • Design graphics for promotional materials for various church ministries including fliers, brochures, posters, table tents, brochures, T-shirts, etc.
  • Design graphics for projection screens and TV monitors
  • Design graphics for use on websites
  • Print, trim, paste, fold, and label printed materials as assigned
  • Assist with installation of large format graphics in display areas
  • Interact with department staff members and members of ministry teams

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant college degree and three to five years’ experience in a creative, professional environment required
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) is required
  • Macintosh platform experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software preferred
  • Experience with animation software such as Adobe After Effects is preferred
  • Photography skills are preferred

SCHEDULE

  • This is a full-time, permanent position. Competitive salary and benefits offered.
  • Work hours are 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
  • Some weekends, evening and extended hours will be required during Christmas, Easter and other special events.

Submit resume, and PDF or link to portfolio site to the Creative Services Administrative Director Lisa Fenley. No phone calls please.




FACILITIES ASSISTANT

This position will monitor the campus for building maintenance items, safety issues, prohibited or concerning behavior of persons throughout the campus, respond to emergency situations to minimize risk and / or loss to buildings, property or persons.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist facilities maintenance technicians with assigned campus maintenance needs.
  • Daily unlocking and locking of facility (verify campus is secure before leaving at night)
  • Respond to onsite emergencies and provide assistance including first aid and calling for backup as needed. (i.e. 9-1-1)
  • Gather information and witness statements and write incident reports following campus events.
  • Inspect Company vehicles for safety and cleanliness and clean as needed.
  • Check out vehicles to approved drivers and perform pre and post use inspections.
  • Watch video surveillance system and identify issues needing a response.
  • Monitor the campus life safety systems and aid in their operation, testing and function.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of people and events happening on campus.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

CLASSIFICATION

  • Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly
  • 40 hours per week; shift schedule as assigned

Contact Stephen Peters


FOOD SERVICES: CAFÉ

The Woodlands UMC Cafe has two part-time openings in the café.

JOB DUTIES

  • Running the cash register
  • Taking and processing orders
  • Food assembly and production
  • Delivery of orders (both at café and in school)
  • Cleaning and sanitizing

ATTRIBUTES

  • Positive, outgoing personality
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods
  • Basic mathematics
  • Willingness to serve.

SCHEDULE

  • 18 – 24 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

CHILD CARE WORKER

Noah's Nook Nursery is accepting applications for child care workers at the Woodforest location. Current openings are on Sunday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings.

JOB DUTIES

  • Prepare daily activities, reading, art and music
  • Greet and communicate with parents about child’s needs and activities
  • Engage with children during playtime
  • Support children’s emotional and social development
  • Change diapers and assist with toilet training
  • Supervise safe play
  • Sanitize toys and room daily

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Love working with preschool-aged children
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Child care experience preferred
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

Contact Chris Swenson


CHILDREN OF THE WOODLANDS TEACHER

Children of The Woodlands Preschool is a ministry of The Woodlands Methodist Church. They are currently seeking candidates for a teacher position in a classroom for the 2021-2022 school year.

This position is responsible for providing the best possible learning environment for children. Teachers must be able to meet all state licensing requirements as well as accreditation criteria. Teachers must be committed Christians. This is a part-time position that is not benefits eligible.

JOB DUTIES

  • Create and maintain a classroom setting that meets preschool requirements, national accreditation expectations and state licensing criteria
  • Make daily plans in keeping with the developmental philosophy of the program
  • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
  • Collaborate with the Director and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
  • Meet licensing and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner
  • Plan with and clarify expectations for the classroom assistant and any support staff or volunteer who may be assigned to the class
  • Cooperate with others who share the classroom, including school staff and other TWMC ministries

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Each teacher should have a baccalaureate degree
  • An Early Childhood Education Credential is a strong plus
  • Three years of experience working with children in a classroom setting is preferred
  • Teachers must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
  • Must meet licensing requirements; which includes fingerprinting and an extensive background check

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must be able to lift and/or move items over 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

CLASSIFICATION:

  • Part-time/exempt; not benefits eligible, less than 29 hours/week
  • Class schedule: Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Contact Maggie Poe