Employment

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The Prayer Ministry Assistant provides administrative support for the congregational care ministry of a large membership, multi-campus church with specific emphasis on Pastoral Care, Prayer, and Senior Adult Ministry. Demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) mission to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Support church-wide prayer ministry across all worship communities. This includes:

  • Create a culture where volunteers love to serve by recruiting, coaching, equipping, and empowering a full team of volunteer leaders for Caring Ministry.
  • Communicate neatly and concisely via phone, email, and text to serve the congregation in scheduling appointments.
  • Assist those in need by referring them to an outside organization, one of TWMCs Pastors, or a counseling center.
  • Respond to non-emergency answering service calls.
  • Distribute birth and sympathy cards to members as needed.
  • Liaison between church and families experiencing loss.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and support funeral and memorial services as needed.
  • Communicate with staff, funeral pastoral care team, and funeral homes.
  • Collaborate with families in gathering information and creating funeral bulletins.
  • Organize and schedule two appreciation luncheons (Spring and Christmas).
  • Present members of Prayer Shawl with Christmas ornament.
  • Facilitate Senior Adult Fitness kickoff event in January on both The Woodlands and Woodforest campuses including ordering t-shirts (in collaboration with Rec Ministry), purchase door prizes, and purchase snacks.
  • Assist with prayer ministry coordination, administrative oversight of ministry, and meeting preparations for weekly prayer groups, including purchasing materials, room reservations, and coordination of room set-up.
  • Create events for classes, memorial services, inurnments, and groups using FMX.
  • Update and review FMX as needed.
  • Create program registrations, update member profiles in Rock church management system.
  • Track hospitalizations, cancer, hospice, physical rehab, homebound, etc.
  • Run reports as requested for Administrative Board.
  • Submit programming information to Creative Services for publication using communications request form in Rock.
  • Update Care Ministry website as needed.
  • Prepare and distribute letter for Stephen Ministry quarterly books.
  • Send emails, schedule classes online, and track registration for Divorce Care ministry.
  • Set-up treats with coffee cart for Prayer Shawl.
  • Collaborate with Connections Ministry to maintain the inventory of quilts and supplies.
  • Set-up room and keep attendance in G.R.O.W. for Senior Adult Fitness.
  • Schedule rooms, update website, keep attendance in G.R.O.W., and communicate with leaders of Men’s Book Club (meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exemplify the core values of The Woodlands Methodist Church:
    1. Live Faithfully – integrate your beliefs, values, and principles into your professional life.
    2. Love Compassionately – foster a caring and supportive environment where individuals feel valued and supported.
    3. Embody Integrity – trust and be trustworthy, demonstrate consistency in actions and values, and respect confidentiality.
    4. Offer Encouragement – Foster a positive work environment by expressing appreciation, offering constructive feedback, and providing support and resources when able.
    5. Remain Teachable – demonstrate a genuine desire to learn, an open mind, and a willingness to put in the effort to improve.
    6. Be Accountable – take ownership of tasks and responsibilities; consistently practice clear, open communication (verbally or via email), learn from mistakes, and seek continuous improvement.
    7. Multiply Yourself – search for wats to be more efficient and productive; maximize your impact and productivity, leverage the resources and skills available.
  • Spiritual maturity and strong passion for the Gospel message of Christ’s love and grace.
  • Strong team player with a willingness to complete a variety of tasks, with a shared workload.
  • Ability to multitask, handle complex, sensitive, and detailed-oriented ministry situations with confidentiality and grace.
  • Comfortable working with a high degree of flexibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written.
  • Excellent computer skills including use of Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Outlook. Able to learn new computer programs, such as Event Pro and Rock.
  • Able to comfortably talk with hurting and grieving congregants in a spirit of compassion and love.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Reports to: Lead Caring Ministry Assistant
  • Position Type: Part-time but will transition to full-time.
  • Schedule: As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. It includes agreed upon onsite office hours, Sunday services, occasional Saturday services, evening activities
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

The Woodlands Methodist Church Creative Services Department is seeking an energetic and experienced Design Supervisor to advance the message of Jesus Christ in fresh and compelling ways. Candidate must be able to design and communicate with remarkable visual style across all print and digital graphics, large scale LED and projection environments, and large scale, three-dimensional spaces. We are seeking someone who embraces emerging culture, technology and design with passion and excitement. Candidate must be highly organized, an experienced manager of people, and a champion for excellent customer service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Manage and maintain consistency of the church brand across all media formats using a prescribed style guide. This includes:

  • Collaborate with ministry leaders and creative team members to brainstorm, develop ideas, and create a wide variety of branded promotional materials for advertising campaigns, church programs and special events.
  • Establish and enforce exceptional design and production standards across all projects
  • Design master theme graphics including logos and accompanying visual elements for printed materials, screen graphics and museum-style installations
  • Design promotional materials for various church ministries including t-shirts, flyers, banners, slides, posters, brochures, etc.
  • Help manage, and guide creative staff through various projects
  • Collaborate with Traffic Manager to assess client requests and assign new creative projects to team members
  • Collaborate with web programmer to develop and implement website designs and content
  • Collaborate with Design Director to ensure consistency and continuity of worship – related communication and promotions
  • Communicate with ministry clients for approvals, edits and change requests
  • Review and approve designs
  • Manage and approve production projects
  • Organize and maintain electronic files and naming configurations
  • Manage various third-party vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exemplify the core values of The Woodlands Methodist Church:
    1. Live Faithfully – integrate your beliefs, values, and principles into your professional life.
    2. Love Compassionately – foster a caring and supportive environment where individuals feel valued and supported.
    3. Embody Integrity – trust and be trustworthy, demonstrate consistency in actions and values, and respect confidentiality.
    4. Offer Encouragement – Foster a positive work environment by expressing appreciation, offering constructive feedback, and providing support and resources when able.
    5. Remain Teachable – demonstrate a genuine desire to learn, an open mind, and a willingness to put in the effort to improve.
    6. Be Accountable – take ownership of tasks and responsibilities; consistently practice clear, open communication (verbally or via email), learn from mistakes, and seek continuous improvement.
    7. Multiply Yourself – search for ways to be more efficient and productive; maximize your impact and productivity, leverage the resources and skills available.
  • Related college degree
  • Three to five years’ experience in a creative, professional environment required
  • Previous art direction experience required
  • Proven mastery of illustration, still photo editing, color theory, page layout design and typography required
  • Print production and pre-press experience required
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven ability to find creative solutions and successfully interact with a wide variety of people and personalities required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) is required
  • Macintosh platform required
  • Photography skills preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Reports to: Design Director
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Schedule: 9:00am – 6:00pm Monday – Friday. Some flexible or extended hours will be required during Christmas, Easter, and other special events on campus
  • Compensation: Competitive salary
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

This individual is an administrative professional effective in planning, prioritizing, and executing tasks in a timely manner as well as building and maintaining strong relationships both internally and externally.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides administrative support to the Pastor of Community Discipleship in support of ongoing activities and special events. This includes:

  • Attends Discipleship meetings, staff meetings, and other training as required.
  • Support discipleship team members and volunteers to ensure completion or success of activity.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with supported partner ministries, meeting with them, as necessary.
  • All administrative duties such as computer work, copies, distribution, correspondence, and travel related to Discipleship. Create and maintain volunteer registrations.
  • Manage requests and assignments for meeting rooms; coordinate with Facilities to ensure rooms are ready for meetings and events.
  • Process expense reports for ministry volunteers and, as requested, the Pastor of Discipleship.
  • Schedule meetings for Pastor of Discipleship, as requested.
  • Review budget and bring relevant items to the attention of the Pastor of Discipleship.
  • Prepare and present reports as requested by the Pastor of Discipleship.
  • Perform background checks on volunteers.
  • Ensure Safe Sanctuary requirements are fulfilled by volunteers who work with children or vulnerable adults.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exemplify the core values of TWMC
  • Proven verbal and written skills and be able to serve as primary contact for the ministry, both by phone and email
  • Working knowledge of computing and databases, MS Office suite
  • Ability to learn specialty church systems
  • Flexibility to multi-task and support multiple functions
  • Being a team player is essential

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reports to: Pastor of Discipleship
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Schedule: M – F
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands

The Woodlands Methodist Church 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.

Contact Stephen Gasaway at SLGasaway@twmc.org. No phone calls please.

The Front-End Web Designer will be responsible for translating UI/UX design wireframes into actual code, creating the visual elements of our church's websites and a variety of web applications. This role provides an exciting opportunity to work on multiple projects varying in scale, from large-scale web development to smaller, intricate tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation and defining the visual and functional elements of our digital assets. Additionally, this position will also assist in refreshing content and maintaining various areas of our web presence as needed.

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team with other professionals such as back-end developers and web designers

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize websites and applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Regularly update and verify the accuracy of website content
  • Maintain and improve the church website
  • Build high-quality mockups and design different prototypes
  • Maintain consistency with our brand guidelines
  • Implement and suggest best practices for front-end development
    • QUALIFICATIONS

      • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
      • Proficient understanding of CSS Frameworks, including Bootstrap, CSS Grid, and Flexbox
      • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
      • Basic understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
      • Basic understanding of server-side scripting languages, particularly ASP.NET and PHP
      • Proficient in designing mobile-based features using modern design tools
      • 2 years of experience as a front-end developer or a similar role
      • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
      • Knowledge of some SEO principles
      • 2 years of experience with markup languages, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery
      • Knowledge of graphics software such as Adobe Suite, Photoshop, etc.
      • Demonstrated ownership of projects and understanding of how your role contributes to the organization's success.
      • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
      • Team player
      • Good time-management skills
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS

      • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

      OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

      • Reports to: Director of Digital Communications
      • Position Type: Full-Time
      • Schedule: As is typical for a ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. The successful candidate may be asked to work Sunday mornings and church holidays (Christmas Eve, Easter, etc.).
      • Compensation: Dependent on experience
      • • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

      This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving problems with user hardware and software at The Woodlands Methodist Church (TWMC), including The Woodlands Methodist School, and The Church at Woodforest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provide a high level of customer service for users experiencing problems with hardware and software related issues. Learn IT policies and procedures and be able to convey the basic philosophy to users in a way that is easily understood by basic users.
This includes:

  • Work alongside project teams to support on-going work related to IT and IT related facilities work.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying technical knowledge, at all levels of the organization.
  • Manage tickets in order to control process flow and represent work effort.
  • Diagnose and repair Windows desktop problems as assigned.
  • Image and deploy new computers to employees and contractors.
  • Install, configure and support phone system end user devices.
  • Maintain resolution of tickets and project related work.
  • Resolve network issues with End-User and collaborate with the Network Team in the implementation of related projects.
  • Desktop, laptop, and printer hardware diagnosis and repair.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Information Technology Manager

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exemplify the core values of The Woodlands Methodist Church:
    1. Live Faithfully – integrate your beliefs, values, and principles into your professional life.
    2. Love Compassionately – foster a caring and supportive environment where individuals feel valued and supported.
    3. Embody Integrity – trust and be trustworthy, demonstrate consistency in actions and values, and respect confidentiality.
    4. Offer Encouragement – Foster a positive work environment by expressing appreciation, offering constructive feedback, and providing support and resources when able.
    5. Remain Teachable – demonstrate a genuine desire to learn, an open mind, and a willingness to put in the effort to improve.
    6. Be Accountable – take ownership of tasks and responsibilities; consistently practice clear, open communication (verbally or via email), learn from mistakes, and seek continuous improvement.
    7. Multiply Yourself – search for wats to be more efficient and productive; maximize your impact and productivity, leverage the resources and skills available.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience of 3+ years of experience supporting users in an enterprise environment.
  • Working experience installing, upgrading and maintaining computers, PC peripherals, and mobile devices.
  • Able to perform basic network analysis and troubleshooting in order to work with specialized teams; coordinating the effort between the user and level 2 support analysts.
  • Maintain a high level of flexibility.
  • Excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong knowledge of tools and techniques employed in supporting enterprise networks.
  • Proven ability to document in writing instructional material as related to the use and maintenance of technology.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying technical knowledge, at all levels of the organization.
  • Extensive experience in the support of:
    • Windows 7 and above
    • macOS and OS X
    • iOS
    • Chrome OS
    • Computer, mobile device and peripheral configuration/installation to include tablets, printers, plotters, etc.
    • Anti-malware software configuration, installation, deployment.
    • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other desktop and browser-based applications.
    • Mac specific computing environments including operating systems and software applications.

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 frequently 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.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reports to: Information Technology Director
  • Position Type: Full time, exempt
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday. As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule with potential evening and weekend hours to support special events
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

The Media Tech will work alongside their fellow techs to provide technical services to church ministry clients and guests. This position receives task requests and scheduling assignments from the Media Scheduling Manager. This position is integrated into a team where participation in all events and tasks will be expected as assigned, however, there will be heavy emphasis on campus support for The Church at Montgomery and The Church at Woodforest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Work with the Scheduling Manager to support ministry events on church campuses.

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Operate an audio console during services each week.
  • Transport and perform AVL system setup on a weekly basis.
  • Thoroughly check AVL systems for any needed maintenance or programming changes.
  • Personally perform basic maintenance needs such as troubleshooting audio/video signal flow. Follow industry safety standards in all situations such as working at heights and rigging of AVL gear.
  • Maintain equipment inventory in multiple locations that requires diligence in proper storage, purchasing, and communication of additional needs to your supervisor.
  • Perform duties that fall outside of the audio category such as running lighting or graphics for a worship service, building video screens, or assisting in a scenic construction project when requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in audio mixing and AVL system setup
  • Proven experience in task and project management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to perform under stress i.e., live productions and deadline driven environments

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reports to: Media Scheduling Manager
  • Position Type: Full-time, non-exempt
  • Schedule: Sunday through Thursday. Work schedules also include major holiday seasons such as Easter and Christmas
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

The 56/Confirmation Lead Shepherd is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and continued strategic development of The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) 56 Ministry and of the catechesis for confirmands which remains faithful to Christian orthodoxy and aligns with The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) mission to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide prayerful, visionary leadership for 56 and Confirmation Shepherds and the overall function of the Confirmation experience. This includes:

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Create a culture where volunteers love to serve by recruiting, coaching, equipping, and empowering a full team of volunteer leaders for Next Gen Ministries.
  • Host summer parent information sessions.
  • Coordinate local mission opportunities for student participation.
  • Recruit, train, and nurture parent color group leaders.
  • Recognizing parents as a child’s primary faith trainer, provide weekly communication to color group leaders and parents.
  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC.
  • Provides pastoral counseling to children in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Align ministry activities with the mission, goals, and values of Next Gen Ministries and The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Collaborate with the Special Blessings team to support families of kids with special needs.
  • Lead weekly Chapel at The Woodlands Methodist School.
  • In conjunction with the 56-ministry team, minister to the staff and students at The Woodlands Methodist School.
  • Attend 56 ministry staff meetings, church staff meetings, and other meetings deemed appropriate by the Executive Pastor of Next Gen Ministries.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Pastor of Next Gen Ministries.

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Collaborate with Next Gen Ministries leadership to develop and implement ongoing and effective orientation, placement, and onboarding process for volunteers. Ensure alignment to these policies.
  • Administer group selection process and track student participation year-round.
  • Selects and/or creates religious content and curriculum, including worship experiences, Bible study, and other programs. Lead and teach Sunday morning confirmation classes at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
  • Plan and implement the parent/student Fall weekend retreat (off-site).
  • Plan and implement the student Spring retreat (½ day local or on-site).
  • Evaluate confirmation program for effectiveness and adjust as needed.
  • Manage materials preparation, including ordering, planning for volunteer preparation, set-up, and storage.
  • Ongoing development of catechism curriculum; student journal; leader guide, and Sunday morning parent sessions.
  • Develop parent companion guide, on-going parent’s sessions with bridge into adult discipleship, field visits to local varied denominational worship services.
  • Responsible for leading 56 students toward maturity in their faith through teaching the Word of God.
  • Lead a confirmation team (administrator/Confirmation Shepherd(s) in the preparation, organization, and ministry staff, and approved outside guests.
  • Oversee the catechesis of confirmands participating in the “crash-confirmation” (for those older than the 6th grade.)
  • Administer the sacrament of baptism for those confirmands not yet baptized.
  • Administer the Eucharist as a sign and celebration of the confirmands coming into communion with the body of Christ.
    • QUALIFICATIONS

      • Intimate understanding of Christian scriptures and Wesleyan doctrine.
      • Licensed/ordained persons strongly preferred.
      • Strong relational skills, with the ability to successfully recruit people to serve children.
      • Excellent communication [written and oral], teaching and training skills for work with staff, parents, volunteers, and children.
      • Ability to envision, plan, and implement age-appropriate programming that supports the vision and values of Next Gen Ministries.
      • Ability to lead people and provide them with encouragement, guidance, feedback, and follow-up – to coach, train, and motivate volunteers.
      • Ability to work well independently, consistent with biblical truths and church policy.
      • Excellent organization, planning, goal setting, and time management skills.
      • Ability to write, plan, and teach lessons; to research, analyze, and communicate information for ministry and projects.
      • Computer and tech literacy: Basic competence with Microsoft Office, CMS, presentation software, website, and social media, and willing and able to be trained further.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS

      • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

      OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

      • Reports to: Executive Pastor of NextGen Ministry
      • Position Type: Full-Time
      • Schedule: As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. It includes agreed upon onsite office hours, Sunday services, occasional Saturday services, evening activities and meetings, and camps requiring travel
      • Compensation: Dependent on experience
      • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

      This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

The Lead Shepherd is responsible for developing a dynamic ministry to children, three years of age through fourth grade, in collaboration with the full children’s shepherd team. Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) mission to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need to children through applicable programming.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide prayerful, visionary leadership for the overall function of Next Gen Ministries, ages three through fourth grade. This includes:

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Create a culture where volunteers love to serve by recruiting, coaching, equipping, and empowering a full team of volunteer leaders for Next Gen Ministries.
  • Implement creative training and connection opportunities for volunteers through regularly scheduled gatherings, individual connections, pre-service huddles, and regular written communication.
  • Provide supervisory leadership and oversight to the Early Childhood, Elementary and Loft Ministry Assistants and Ministry Leads, along with volunteer teams, and interns; ensuring each member’s consistent execution of vision, values, and programming to create a vibrant ministry environment that leads children toward maturity in their faith through teaching the Word of God on a weekly basis.
  • In coordination with the Next Gen Ministry team, create and follow a plan for consistent communication with early childhood and elementary parents, utilizing multiple platforms to ensure effective reach and interaction.
  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC
  • Provides pastoral counseling to children in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Align ministry activities with the mission, goals, and values of the Next Gen Ministry and The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Work in tandem with the Next Gen Kids Shepherd Director and the Ministry Assistant teams to develop a unified approach to children’s ministry.
  • Collaborate with the Special Blessings team to support families of kids with special needs.
  • Attend children’s ministry staff meetings, church staff meetings, and other meetings deemed appropriate by the Shepherd Director.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Shepherd Director or executive leadership.

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Collaborate with Next Gen Ministry leadership to develop and implement an ongoing and effective orientation, placement, and onboarding process for volunteers. Ensure alignment to these policies.
  • Maintain a consistent presence during services, supporting ministry teams as needed, interacting with parents, and observing needs and improvement.
  • Collaborate with Next Gen Shepherds to research effective ministry to these age groups. Selects and/or creates religious content and curriculum for children including worship experiences, Bible study, and other programs.
  • Maintain agreed upon policies, procedures, and standards that ensure the health, safety, and security of children and volunteers. Ensure all Next Gen Early Childhood, Elementary staff and volunteer leaders are confident in their role in emergency response.
  • Recognizing parents as a child’s primary faith trainer, provide weekly follow-up materials that empower parents to continue faith conversations based on weekly lessons. Coordinate this material with the other Next Gen Kids Lead Shepherds.
  • Oversee/administer a range of care, teaching, fellowship, and discipleship opportunities for first through fourth grade students including, weekly services, mid-week ministry, and special events.
  • In collaboration with Ministry Leads ensure preparation of lesson plans, organize materials, schedule volunteers.
  • Evaluate ministry programs for effectiveness and adjust as needed.
  • Manage materials preparation, including ordering, planning for volunteer preparation, set-up, and storage.
    • QUALIFICATIONS

      • Ability to develop leaders through identifying areas of giftedness; training and releasing them to do the work of the ministry.
      • Strong relational skills, with the ability to successfully recruit people to serve children.
      • Excellent communication [written and oral], teaching and training skills for work with staff, parents, volunteers, and the children.
      • Ability to envision, plan, and implement age-appropriate programming that supports the vision and values of the Next Gen ministry.
      • Ability to lead people and provide them with encouragement, guidance, feedback, and follow-up – to coach, train, and motivate volunteers.
      • Ability to work well independently, consistent with biblical truths and church policy.
      • Excellent organization, planning, goal setting, and time management skills.
      • Ability to write, plan, and teach lessons; to research, analyze, and communicate information for ministry and projects.
      • Computer and tech literacy: Basic competence with Microsoft Office, CMS, presentation software, website, and social media, and willing and able to be trained further.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS

      • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

      OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

      • Reports to: Next Gen Kids Shepherd Director
      • Position Type: Full-Time
      • Schedule: As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. It includes agreed upon onsite office hours, Sunday services, occasional Saturday services, evening activities and meetings, and camps requiring travel
      • Compensation: Dependent on experience
      • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

      This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

Seeking individuals 16+ with a passion to serve kids from 3-years-old through 6th grade. This position requires someone who loves kids, loves Jesus, desires to be a role model and share your faith with others while learning general workplace skills and church operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Create a safe and inclusive environment for kids, and guide kids in faith driven programs, activities, and instruction.

EXPECTATIONS

  • Be welcoming, inviting, engaging, and positive
  • Ensure all children are greeted, encouraged, safe, and engaged
  • Ensure kids have necessary supervision according to Safe Sanctuary policy
  • Act as a role model for children
  • Create an inclusive environment for all
  • Display appropriate behavior on campus, in the community, and online
  • Be prompt and punctual
  • Take initiative and be a team player
  • Support Ministry Directors/Leaders
  • Assist with ministry programming and activities
  • Other duties as assigned

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE FOLLOWING MINISTRIES:

  • NextGen Kids – Assist the NextGen Kids staff on Sunday mornings in executing Sunday school lessons, crafts, and games. Interns are focused on making sure students ages 3 years old – 4th grade are nurtured and feel seen.
  • Recreation – Serve as a facility aid to keep our sports and fitness facility operations running smoothly, as a camp counselor making an impact on kids through sports camps and clinics, or as a referee or gameday assistant for our youth sports leagues.
  • Special Needs Ministry – Special Blessings interns serve as one-on-one buddies for children with a variety of special needs. Your job is to help make Sunday school a place where each child is included and thrives. This includes Sunday mornings and various special events throughout the year. Each buddy is given tools (“buddy bag,” schedule, headphones) to help the child be successful in Sunday school. Experience is not required, training available. Must have a teachable spirit and be flexible.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Christian Faith
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong intrapersonal/communication skills

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

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 frequently 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.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Position Type: Part-time, exempt
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday. As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule with potential evening and weekend hours to support special events.
  • Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

Submit resume to employment@twmc.org.

Noah's Nook Nursery is accepting applications for child care workers at The Woodlands and Woodforest campuses. Current openings are on Sunday mornings and other shifts as needed.

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

Please submit resumes to CSwenson@twmc.org.

Full-time, exempt, includes Sunday mornings as scheduled

CARING MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • leadership of the congregational prayer ministry and special needs ministry
  • leadership within Special Needs Ministry pastors and support team including team meetings for communication and encouragement
  • develop and lead new ministry opportunities and support existing ministry opportunities as part of G.R.O.W. discipleship pathway
  • provide pastoral care phone calls and in-person office visits
  • hospital visitation and hospice support will be high priority tasks for this position, including regular trips to the Texas Medical Center
  • provide essential clergy support for funerals and memorial services, both on campus and off-site
  • develop and lead ministry opportunities related to caring ministry for the congregation and community

SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • lead Special Needs Ministry staff and families to develop and continue programs that share the love of Jesus Christ in a developmentally appropriate way for individuals with special needs ages pre-K through senior adulthood
  • provide leadership for Special Needs Family worship services
  • main contact for our partnership with Brookwood Community

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • participation in worship services and other special services as assigned
  • participation in discipleship activities and spiritual formation

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Master’s Degree in area of Biblical Studies, Christian Formation or Master of Divinity Degree
  • A spiritually mature Christian in full agreement with The Global Methodist Church’s Book of Doctrine and Discipline.
  • Spiritual maturity, confidentiality, high energy, and strong passion for the Gospel message of Christ’s love and grace
  • Ability to multitask, manage complex, sensitive, and detail-oriented ministry situations
  • Minimum of one year experience working with Special Needs youth and adults
  • Team building and leadership experience

SUMMARY:

The Community Outreach Shepherd is responsible for leading, guiding, organizing, and equipping the Hospitality Student Leadership Team as well as guide the Rebelbase Students toward a hospitable environment. In collaboration with the full Next Gen Ministries team. Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) mission to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need to students through applicable programming.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide prayerful leadership and encouragement for the overall environment of Rebelbase Next Gen Ministries. This includes:

Relational Leadership

  • Support creating a culture where volunteers love to serve by assisting the other Shepherds and volunteers in conducting their mission and programs.
  • Meet with Hospitality Student Leadership Team weekly during the school year and assign weekly tasks.
  • Collaborate with the leaders and volunteers in conducting the mission, goals, and values of Next Gen Ministries and The Woodlands Methodist Church (TWMC).
  • Collaborate with the Special Blessings team to support families of students with special needs.
  • Attend Next Gen Ministry staff meetings, church staff meetings, and other meetings deemed appropriate by the Executive Pastor of Next Gen Ministries.
  • Meet with Rebelbase students weekly to check-in and guide them in their spiritual walk.
  • Welcome students and families as they arrive.
  • Provides pastoral counseling to children in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Pastor of Next Gen Ministries.

Strategic/Operational Leadership

  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC.
  • Align ministry activities with the mission, goals, and values of the Next Gen Ministry and The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Lead and manage the Hospitality Student Leadership Team; review applications, meet weekly with hospitality team to discuss roles and tasks.
  • Collaborates with the Rebelbase Ministry staff members in weekly meetings to provide new techniques and practices to hold our ministry accountable to be hospitable at every event and weekly gathering.
  • Works with Rebelbase team to coordinate, communicate, and assign adult volunteers for annual events and gatherings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication [written and oral], skills for work with staff, parents, volunteers, and the children.
  • Ability to lead people and provide them with encouragement, guidance, feedback, and follow-up – to coach, train, and motivate volunteers.
  • Ability to work well independently, consistent with biblical truths and church policy.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Computer and tech literacy: Basic competence with Microsoft Office, CMS, presentation software, website, and social media, and willing and able to be trained further.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Reports to: Executive Pastor of NextGen Ministries
  • Position Type: Part time
  • Schedule: As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. It includes agreed-upon onsite office hours, Sunday services, and meetings.
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: This position is not benefits eligible.   

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

The Special Needs Ministry Assistant provides a consistent adult staff presence for Special Needs Ministry activities while fostering a positive environment for discipleship, fellowship, and worship. The Special Needs Ministry Assistant participates in Special Needs Ministry weekend worship activities and is also a vital component of Special Needs Ministry programming at The Woodlands Methods Church.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This includes:

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others
  • Welcoming participants and their families upon arrival
  • Birthday cards for youth & adult participants, volunteers, and interns

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom
  • Assist Special Needs Coordinator as directed, including but not limited to:
    • Preparing teaching materials for Sunday School and Bible study
    • Providing direction to intern and volunteer team on weekends
    • Teaching or assisting with individual or group lessons on Sunday mornings and Bible study
    • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
    • Overseeing safe and timely dismissal
    • Ensuring the environment is clean and all materials put away
    • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone
  • Experience and / or familiarity with various disabilities (training is available)
  • Experience in teaching or with special needs individuals
  • A neat, professional appearance; punctual, and reliable
  • Computer skills with Microsoft programs, email, and internet proficiency
  • College coursework in education, healthcare, or a related field is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be physically able to keep up with youth and adults and able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.
  • This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reports to: Associate Director of Special Needs Ministry
  • Position Type: Part - time, non-exempt
  • Schedule: Four Sundays a month from 8:45 a.m. – 12:24 p.m., 6 hours per week in the office or at various events with some evenings required
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Not benefit eligible

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

TWMS Athletics Cheer Coach will guide our student athletes and teach them the correct way to cheer. This position will study the rules, techniques, and other technical aspects of cheering for a sports team during a game. TWMS Cheer Coach will formulate training plans and look at areas such as the athlete and team’s performance, nutrition, educational performance at school and issues they may be having at home. A TWMS Coach will mentor our young athletes in the sport as well as their journey of faith.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promoting fair play
  • Taking care of sports equipment
  • Completing administrative duties
  • Planning coaching sessions
  • Execute practice sessions during the sports season
  • Mentoring athletes
  • Resolving team issues
  • Coordinating with schools, instructors and administrators
  • Communicating with families

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • TWMS Cheer Coach will have trained or developed an in-depth knowledge of cheer.
  • Some college hours are preferred
  • Thorough understanding of good sportsmanship is required
  • Teamwork and an ability to build a team is essential
  • Understanding nutrition, anatomy and physiology is recommended
  • Organization and administration skills are required
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Mentoring and motivating are essential
  • Planning and project management skills
  • Being assertive and professional
  • Stress management
  • Experience working in a school or other academic setting is strongly preferred
  • Committed Christian that is comfortable sharing their faith with students and families
  • Must successfully pass background check requirements, which include fingerprinting and an extensive criminal history search

This is a part-time position that requires a weekday M-F schedule in the afternoons for games. The Cheer season should last from November - January. This position will be approximately 15-20 hours/week and should not exceed 29 hours/week.

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 frequently 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:

This is a part-time, exempt position that is not eligible for benefits.

APPLICATION:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to employment@twmc.org. Additional information can be found on our school website at www.twmschool.org.

The Church at Woodforest is a campus of The Woodlands Methodist Church (TWMC). Our Woodforest campus has been a worshiping congregation since January 2016. Worship services are filled with contemporary worship music and engaging Bible teaching. Families and individuals of all ages are invited to join this “front porch” community of believers. The Associate Pastor will assist the Woodforest Lead Pastor in shepherding the Woodforest congregation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide oversight to TWMC’s GROW Discipleship program
  • Preaching
  • Writing study guides
  • Collaborate with ministry teams to produce worship and worship-related resources
  • Pastoral care including counseling, hospital visits, weddings, and funerals
  • Leadership of Woodforest events and Woodforest-specific programming. The Associate Pastor also provides pastoral leadership for church-wide events and programming across The Woodlands Methodist Church.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Master’s Degree in area of Biblical Studies, Christian Formation or Master of Divinity Degree
  • Appointment as a licensed local pastor, provisional or ordained deacon or elder
  • Spiritual maturity, confidentiality, high energy, and strong passion for the Gospel message of Christ’s love and grace
  • Ability to multitask, handle complex, sensitive, and detail-oriented ministry situations
  • Committed to helping people grow spiritually closer to God
  • Innovative and creative thinker; unafraid to follow-through with implementation of new ideas
  • Team player capable of and committed to helping other staff members do a better job in accomplishing their job responsibilities, a desire to mentor
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to multi-task
  • Relational and patient
  • Experience with budgeting

CLASSIFICATION

Full-time, exempt, includes Sunday mornings as scheduled


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