August 12, 2016


Current Openings at First Church

Downtown Porter Position – Part Time

This position helps prepare the church building for worship, Sunday School and fellowship activities by doing set-up, light cleaning and other tasks as assigned.  The porters are responsible for cleaning and closing up the building after services.  Porters are required to be at the church from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Sunday.   For more information, contact Marc Ridenour at

Director of Children’s Ministries

Time Required – Approx. 20 hours per week.

Work Description:

  • Responsible for all ministries and programs for newborn children through grade 5
  • Recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate all staff and volunteers, including all nursery workers
  • Purchase curriculum and supplies
  • Publicize program opportunities
  • Attend staff, committee, and other meetings as directed
  • Be visible and available at the west campus on Sunday mornings, and secure leadership for Children’s Time and Children’s Church at both worship services
  • Resource the downtown Sunday School leaders and programs
  • Organize all-church, all-children activities 4 times a year
  • Provide opportunities for spiritual growth through weekend and mid-week events

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Administration – Planning, organizing, recruiting, preparing, and
    implementing. Training and instruction of volunteers and staff.
  2. Leadership – Leading and coordinating events such as Sunday School, VBS, 3rd Grade Bible Retreat, all-church children’s events, and other activities.
  3. Communications – Scheduling and communicating with parents and
    volunteers. Updating bulletin boards. Phone calls and emails.
  4. Meetings – Staff, Children’s Ministries, and Preschool Board

Line of Authority: Senior Pastor

To apply, email your resume and a filled out Employment Application for FUMC to, or drop them by the Downtown office between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday.

If you’re interested in volunteering for First Church, please feel free to contact our office at 785-841-7500 or at