Iliff Names New President
DENVER (UMNS) — The Rev. Thomas V. Wolfe, senior vice president and dean of the Division of Student Affairs at United Methodist-related Syracuse University, has been named the 14th president of the United Methodist Iliff School of Theology. He is an ordained elder in the Upper New York Annual (regional) Conference. He begins his new position on Aug. 1. Read news release here.
Garrett-Evangelical Selects New President
EVANSTON, Ill. (UMNS) – The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Board of Trustees selected Lallene J. Rector to be the next president of Garrett-Evangelical. Now the seminary's vice president for academic affairs and academic dean, Rector will succeed Philip A. Amerson, who will retire on Dec. 31 after nearly eight years as president.
Read news release here.
California-Nevada Clergyperson Jeffrey Kuan Named President of Claremont School of Theology
The Board of Trustees announced today that the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan accepted their invitation to be the seventh president of Claremont School of Theology, effective July 1. Dr. Kuan will succeed Jerry D. Campbell, who held the position for seven years.
"Jeffrey is a distinguished educator, scholar and minister who is deeply committed to the vibrant future of theological education," said the Rev. Dr. David Richardson, chair of Claremont's...
The Rev. Dr. Robert Martin to Serve as Wesley's Dean
Washington, D.C. - Wesley Theological Seminary's board of governors and president are pleased to announce the selection of the Rev. Dr. Robert Martin as dean of the seminary.
Martin brings a deep understanding of theological education, spiritual formation and church leadership to his new position. He is an ordained elder in the Missouri Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has held the position of the Lovett H. Weems, Jr. associate professor of church leadership and practical...
How Old is Too Old to Join the Clergy?
HOUSTON (UMNS) — A proposal from the Texas Annual (regional) Conference to discourage people over 45 from becoming candidates for ordination and people over 60 from licensed local pastors is igniting debate across the denomination. Read full story here....
GBOD Board Authorizes Search Committee for New General Secretary
NASHVILLE, Tenn.– The board of directors of the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD) has authorized a committee to search for a new General Secretary to replace Karen Greenwaldt, who will retire after 13 years on Dec. 31.
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky of the Denver episcopal area, who chairs the board, will head the search committee, which will bring a candidate for election to GBOD's October board meeting. The new General Secretary will assume the position on Jan. 1,...
United Methodist Insurance Elects Charles Hamilton as President
Nashville, TN – The United Methodist Insurance Company (UMI) board of directors elected Charles D. Hamilton as President of the organization. Mr. Hamilton will assume his position immediately.
Mr. Hamilton brings experience as a financial and administrative executive and significant insurance leadership to UMI. He has been instrumental in maintaining quality controls and increases in profitability. He has been an integral part of the growth and sustainability initiatives in...
Executive Director of Connectional Ministries
The California-Pacific Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church (www.cal-pac.org) is seeking a qualified Executive Director of Connectional Ministries at its main office in Pasadena, California.
The purpose of the Executive Director position is to focus and guide the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church within the California-Pacific Annual Conference through leadership and example.
Access the JOB DESCRIPTION here.
For an application packet,...
February 15 Deadline to Apply for Chief Financial Officer Opening
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has an opening for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO functions as an executive of the agency and serves under the supervision of the General Secretary, its chief executive. Deadline for applications is Feb. 15.
The General Board of Church & Society is one of four international general program boards of The United Methodist Church. Prime responsibility of the board is to seek implementation of the Social...
March 18 Deadline to Apply for General Secretary Position of General Board of Church & Society
Serves as chief executive responsible for coordination of program, supervision of staff and administration of headquarters on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — March 18 is the deadline to apply for the position of General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). The General Secretary serves as the chief executive officer of the agency and is responsible for coordination of the total program of the board, supervision of staff, and administration of...
Reconciling Ministries Network Seeks Executive Director
CHICAGO, Illinois—The Board of Directors of Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN) seeks a leader to pursue RMN's goal of creating a fully inclusive United Methodist Church for all God's children, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer United Methodists.
The successful candidate will expand upon 28 years of successful grassroots organizing in the United States, five years of national campaigns, and a recent launch of international work with United Methodists in Africa,...
GBCS Has Opening for Women's Advocacy Director
Work with and on behalf of women around the globe by advocating for passage of just policies by the U.S. Congress and the U.N.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) is seeking a Director and Organizer for Women's Advocacy.
The opening is part of the board's Louise & Hugh Moore Population Project, the mission of which is to work with and on behalf of women around the globe, particularly those most marginalized, by advocating for...
Two Job Openings at GBCS
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) is seeking applicants for two grassroots organizer/educator positions: an Addictions-Prevention Consultant and a Healthcare Consultant.
The Addictions-Prevention Consultant opportunity is a 12-month position tasked with building support for public policies addressing addiction issues, including confronting alcohol, tobacco, and gambling industry efforts to loosen regulation and market to young...
Haiti Plan Changes, Job Opportunity
Phil Bandy, coordinator for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) for the California-Nevada Annual Conference, has announced some changes to the Haiti Relief Plan.
Small volunteer teams (4 to 6 persons) are now being authorized to go to Haiti. (In the past, only large teams of 7 to 10 people were allowed.) Small teams need $2500 to qualify for a matching grant; large teams still require $3500 matching funds.
Youth groups are now invited to go to Haiti, as well. The...
Cal-Nev Seeks Applicants for New Conference Staff Position
Do you want to make a huge impact – reaching more people, more diverse people, and younger people, through vital congregations? Do you have a passion for the Gospel, compassion for God's people, and experience equipping leaders and starting systems that start and grow faith communities?
If so, we want you to apply to be the Conference Superintendent for Congregational Vitality, a new staff position in The California-Nevada Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church....
Annual Conference Session Childcare Looking for Preschool Director
Do you enjoy preschoolers? If so, Annual Conference Session Childcare could use you! Program Director Helen Mansfield is looking for someone to run the preschool room June 15-18. An honorarium is paid for the position.
Please contact the Rev. Helen Mansfield at 209.744.9354 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to apply....
General Board of Church & Society Seeks Intern for Immigration/Criminal Justice Grassroots Coordination
Ten-month, paid position at United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has an opening for an Immigration and Criminal Justice Reform intern. The intern will assist Bill Mefford, GBCS director of Civil & Human Rights. This is a paid position for a 10-month period starting in August.
The internship is in the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill here. GBCS is one of four international...
Worship Leader for 2012 General Conference Still Sought
The United Methodist Church General Conference is still looking for the right person to serve as Worship and Music Director for the 2012 General Conference, April 24-May 4, 2012. The deadline for applicants is February 1, 2010.
Address questions to Alan Morrison, Business Manager of General Conference, at 615.369.2350 or email@example.com. Look in the Classifieds section on the Conference website for position description and instructions for applying....
GBOD Advertises for 'New Church Starts' Exec
The General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church is seeking an Executive Officer [for] New Church Starts. The position has been posted to the Classifieds section of the California-Nevada Annual Conference website at cnumc.org.
Deadline for receiving applications is January 15, 2010.
Download job description and appendix here.
The General Board of Discipleship is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer....
November 30 Deadline for 'Healthy Families, Healthy Planet' Consultant Position
Year-long effort to build constituency of United Methodists to support increased funding from U.S. government for international family planning
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) seeks a consultant to serve as an educator, advocate, and organizer for its "Healthy Families, Healthy Planet" initiative. The project is a year-long effort to build a strong constituency of United Methodists to support increased funding from the U.S....