Announcements

                        

District Announcements

 

 

 

Healing from Pain and Trauma – A Workshop
Saturday, March 10, 1:00-5:00
Christ Episcopal, SR 24 & 5th, Cedar Key, Fl

 

Are you struggling with Fear, Anger, Grief, Depression, Shame, or a sense of Abandonment?  You may be suffering from the effects of traumatic events or circumstances in your life.

Do you seek more Trust, Love, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Peace, and Wholeness in your life?  This workshop may be for you.

Ms. Kristen E. Vincent, author of the book Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma, and Spiritual Wholeness, will lead a workshop from 1:00 – 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 10th, at Christ Episcopal Church, SR 24 & 5th St., Cedar Key, FL. 

Ms. Vincent is a survivor of childhood trauma and will share her own story of spiritual and emotional healing.  She is an experienced workshop leader, a member of the United Methodist Church, and a graduate of Duke Divinity School.  Ms. Vincent leads workshops on using Protestant Prayer Beads to assist with healing and spiritual growth.  She has worked with people suffering from pain and trauma due to many causes, including victims of abuse and soldiers with PTSD.    She currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

To learn more about our workshop leader, please visit her website  at www.prayerworksstudio.com.  Ms. Vincent’s book, Beads of Healing, can be previewed at Amazon.com.

This workshop is sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church, Cedar Key; Cedar Key United Methodist Church; and First United Methodist Church, Chiefland.

For more information, or to register for the workshop, contact Rev. Jim Wright, 352-328-9848, or Jimwright123@gmail.com

 

 

WOODVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

9400 Woodville Highway
MARCH 17, 2018

10 A.M. TO 4 P.M

Music in the Sanctuary

Including but not limited to:

Scrap Iron

Revival Railroad

Coon Bottom Creek Band

Evangel Grassroots

Joel Harrison

Glenda Sue Bradley

Jessica Ratliff

Harper Trio

$10 Donation at Door – Door Prizes

For more information -- Ph:  850 443 1405 or 850 591 4841

There will be Food Vendors Outside including Chicken Pilau by

 Victory Thru Truth Ministries

Children's Home Local Church Representative (LCR) Workshop

The Local Church Representative (LCR) plays a pivotal role in connecting the Children's Home with the local church. This spring, we will be holding a series of LCR workshops in select districts. LCRs are invited to attend any of the workshops, whether or not they are held in your particular district. The workshops will include an overview of the ministry of the Children’s Home, as well as an overview of the role of the LCR. There will be an opportunity to learn about the various resources we have available to support our Representatives. We will cover the 2018 Day on Campus festivities, as well as the opportunities for connection that the event brings. Finally, there will be time to share questions, ideas, and resources with other LCRs.

The workshops will be on the following dates (but representatives can attend any meeting with an RSVP):

North West District

Friday, February 23               OR               Saturday, February 24

First UMC Madison                                                  Tallahassee Heights UMC, Tallahassee

10:00 am to 12:00 noon                                         10:00 am to 12:00 noon

(Lunch and tour after)     

 

East Central District, February 3rd, First UMC Oviedo (EC Training Event), 9:50am-11:10am

North Central District, February 3rd, First UMC Gainesville, 9am-11am,  OR New Covenant UMC, The Villages, 2pm-4pm

North East District, February 17th, St. James UMC, Palatka, 9am-11am,   OR Riverside Park UMC, Jacksonville, 2pm-4pm

 

Please call Trista Calvin with any questions and RSVPs at 386.668.4774 ext. 2296 or email at Trista.Calvin@fumch.org.

 

 

 

 

Employment  Opportunities

 

Disaster Recovery

The Florida Conference is actively recruiting for Construction Coordinators, Case Managers, Volunteer Coordinators and Volunteer Family Advocates for: Naples, Tampa, Jacksonville, Sebring/Lake Placid, Marathon and the Lower Keys. Send resume with cover letter and minimum salary requirements to mmollica@flumc.org.

 

 

Director of Youth Ministries - Trinity UMC Gainesville
Trinity United Methodist Church
4000 NW 53rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL


Trinity United Methodist Church in Gainesville, Florida is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. Trinity is a big-hearted, Spirit-led church where all are welcome, called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. With an average weekly worship attendance of over 900, Trinity is looking for the person with the passion for ministering with youth and their families, the desire to build upon a foundation of ministry that has equipped generations of youth for service in the church and the world, and the leadership skills necessary to thrive in a large church setting. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Requirements: Undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field, and a desire to serve within the United Methodist Church. For additional information or to submit resume, please contact jobs@trinitygnv.org

Director of Sonlight Youth Choir & Band

 

Trinity United Methodist Church in Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Director of Sonlight Choir and Band. For more than 30 years, Sonlight has offered special music weekly at the 9:40am worship service. They have also taken their unique message of finding the sacred in the secular on the road to numerous cities and states around the country. Trinity is a big-hearted, Spirit-led church where all are welcome, called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. With an average weekly worship attendance of over 900, Trinity is looking for the person who has a passion for music and worship, an enthusiasm for working with middle and high school students and developing their musical and leadership skills, and the leadership skills necessary to thrive in a large church setting. This role will constitute approximately 25 hours weekly of a full-time, salaried position with benefits, which will include other responsibilities in music and/or youth ministry, based on experience of the applicant and needs of the church. Requirements: Undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field, and a desire to serve within the United Methodist Church. For additional information or to submit resume, please contact jobs@trinitygnv.org

 

 

 

Children's Ministry Director -Deer Lake UMC
Deer Lake UMC
8013 Deer Lake Road South
Tallahassee, FL

 

Deer Lake UMC Children’s Director

 

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic ministry team while using your gifts and talents to advance the Kingdom of God by ministering to elementary age children?  Deer Lake United Methodist Church is looking for an energetic, outgoing, individual who has Children’s Ministry experience, is spiritually mature and is passionate about seeing children grow in their faith.  This person will be responsible for creating, managing, and directing all aspects of children’s ministry from K – 5th grade as well as overseeing and coordinating with the Early Childhood Ministry staff person from Childbirth – Pre-K. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and is able to recruit, develop and work with a team of volunteers. 

Hours:  30 – 35 hours weekly

 

Children's Nursery Part Time Position - Deer Lake UMC

Deer Lake is looking for a fun loving person who enjoys babies- preschool age children. The nursery position is part-time, Thursdays, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, Sundays, 8:45 am - 12:00 pm, the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9:15-12:00. If interested please contact, Nicole Coxwell, Early Childhood Coordinator. 

 

Director of Music (Part-time) - Killearn UMC
Killearn UMC
2800 Shamrock Road South
Tallahassee, FL
(850) 893-1116

Killearn United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Director of Traditional Worship. This position is responsible for directing our choir and orchestra, leading the Sunday traditional worship service, and collaborating weekly with the Worship Planning Team to design the traditional worship service and special worship services throughout the year. The ideal candidate must have a love for Jesus Christ, music and people. They must also demonstrate strong music competency, both vocal and instrumental, have experience in the design, development and delivery of a variety of musical programs, and proven Christian leadership skills. Strong organizational and planning skills, excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills and experience with traditional worship are required. A college degree with a major or minor in music, or equivalent experience, is desirable. Please send resume via email (sdodge@kumconline.org).

https://www.kumconline.org

 

Children’s Ministry Teacher - Pisgah Church
Pisgah Church
7000 Pisgah Church Road
Tallahassee

Summary:  A new position in a rapidly-growing church in Northeast Tallahassee that is committed to serving the needs of growing families.  You have the opportunity to teach and assist in developing a vibrant children’s ministry that will touch children’s lives with God’s love, teach them God’s Word and provide fellowship with God’s people.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Professing Christian actively engaged in local church ministry and fellowship

  • Leads by example in modeling character, integrity, honesty and kindness

  • Ability to work well with parents, volunteers, church staff and children

  • Solid understanding of the Bible and basic understanding of study principles

  • Leadership abilities that include organization, delegation, administration and interpersonal relationships

  • Positive attitude and willing to take direction

  • Strong, clear communicator in speech and writing

  • Work experience in a church-based children’s ministry and managing volunteers is helpful

  • Ability to complete Florida Level II background check at church expense and provide references

Responsibilities

  • Develop effective relationships with parents and enlist their support and participation

  • Coordinate Sunday morning children’s church

  • Communicate and coordinate activities with volunteer leaders and parents

  • With help from volunteers, ensure rooms and equipment are properly used and supervised during activities and ensure spaces cleaned up/straightened up and trash properly removed by end of activities

  • Coordinate all ministry-related purchases with pastor

  • Provide own transportation

  • Punctuality

  • Provide periodic, clearly written, informative articles and announcements for bulletin

  • Ensure compliance with Florida Conference UMC’s Child Protection Policy and other applicable requirements

Salary:  Net $100.00 per week/paid bi-weekly

Total Hours Weekly:  Two hours on Sunday, 10:30-12:30, plus preparation during week                                                              

Send resume or questions to:
Pastor Rodney West 
P.O. Box 16577 
Tallahassee, FL 32317, or

w.rodneywest@gmail.com , or 
850-668-4777  

 

Youth Director - First Alachua

First Alachua UMC
P.O. Box 668
Alachua, Fl 32616

 

Looking for a Part-Time Youth Director,  20-25 hours a week, salary is negotiable, there is a 3 month trial period. If interested, please contact the church at (386) 462-2443. Send resumes to afumc@windstream.net. 

 

Donate here to the Florida Conference Hurricane Irma Fund to help churches

and the neighborhoods that surround them. Volunteer yourself or to bring a team to

help with the recovery. Together, with God, we are bigger!

#flumcWeAreBigger

 

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011