Employment

Below are all the current
First UMC Employment Opportunities:

Communications Director

Are you looking to put your creativity to use for a higher calling? Well we have got the job for you! First United Methodist Church Blue Springs is a 150 year old church in a suburb of Kansas City continuing to adapt and change in order to lead people to an active faith in Christ. We’re looking for a passionate and talented Communications Director who will help share their creative ability with our church family!

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Communications Coordinator is to lead in the creation of materials, systems, and strategies for all church communications. The broad scope includes creating copy, graphics, social media posts, website updates, and print materials. Any additional skills are welcome, but not required!

Communications Director Full Job Description

Nextgen Director

First United Methodist Church in Blue Springs is seeking a full-time NextGen Director to oversee our Kids and Youth ministries! We are searching for a leader who will build up these programs, reach new families, and provide vision and direction with the ultimate goal of helping young people become deeply devoted followers of Christ.

In order to help the NextGen Director thrive in this role, First UMC is in the process of renovating our Kids and Youth ministry spaces, budgeting for a Youth Director position to assist the NextGen Director, and prioritizing kids and youth church-wide including in worship. We’re serious about serving the next generation!

 Job Summary

The ideal candidate for this position is...
● Experienced in children’s ministry (ideally with 3+ years leading in this capacity).
● Strategically minded and able to think years down the road.
● Familiar with the Orange curriculum philosophy and United Methodist theology.
● Administratively skilled and able to build systems that empower others.
● Excellent at raising up volunteer leaders and building strong teams.
● Relationally gifted and understanding of the importance of sharing their life with others.

Nextgen Director Full Job Description

Youth Director

First United Methodist Church is a 150 year old church in Blue Springs that prides itself on being a church for all generations! We’re seeking a full-time Youth Director to oversee our student ministry, Impact Youth, for 6th-12th grade students. Our dream is that this leader will build up these programs, reach new families, and provide vision and direction with the ultimate goal of helping young people become active followers of Christ.

 Job Summary

The ideal candidate for this position is...
● Experienced in student ministry (ideally with 3+ years leading in this capacity)
● Strategically minded and able to think years down the road
● Familiar with United Methodist theology (or willing to learn)
● Administratively skilled and able to build systems that empower others
● Excellent at raising up volunteer leaders and building strong teams
● Relationally gifted and understanding of the importance of sharing their life with others
● Ideally holds a Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Youth Director Full Job Description

To Apply, please email your Resume and Cover Letter to: