The Gateway Districts Office
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Leading congregations to lead people to actively follow Jesus Christ

Employment Opportunities

March 20, 2018
Centenary UMC in Bonne Terre is looking for a new accompanist beginning in July.  Interested parties should contact Pastor Dave Wiant at or 314-675-0481

March 19, 2018
First United Methodist Church of Festus/Crystal City is a growing, community focused, congregation seeking a Christ-centered, self-motivated, person who is passionate about ministry with students and families. Responsibilities include identifying and connecting with new students and their families in worship, planning and leading weekly 6th-12th grade youth group lessons and activities, and recruiting and training adult volunteers for student ministries.
The ideal candidate will have a vital relationship with Jesus Christ, passion for working with young people, strong interpersonal skills, promote team building through empowerment, and be self-motived. 15 hours weekly. For a full job description, click here. To apply, please e-mail your resume to

February 28, 2018
Located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, Manchester United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. This person is responsible for offering a safe, attractive and exciting environment for youth in grades 6 to 12 to grow spiritually, create community with other youth, and engage in missional service to others. This person casts vision and directs efforts for programs that welcome youth of all backgrounds to help them take meaningful steps in their faith journey.
This person must be a team player who is called to full-time youth ministry. This person will be relationally-driven and an effective leader, manager, teacher and creative thinker who partners with youth and their influencers (parents, siblings, teachers, coaches, congregation, etc.) to help youth experience how much God loves them.
Interested candidates should review the full Job Description and follow the instructions to apply. No calls please.

February 7, 2018
New Covenant United Methodist Church in south Saint Louis is seeking a part-time Worship and Praise Band Leader to plan music for worship, do lead singing (contralto, mezzo- soprano or contra-tenor), and lead a well-developed Praise Band. Rehearsals are currently Thursday evenings. Worship is 8:55-10:00 am Sunday mornings. Applicants need not have instrumental skills and experience (other than voice performance), though it could be helpful. 
Send resume (and video if desired) to Rev. Mark Harvey,, or call 314-398-7485

January 25, 2018
Manchester United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Director of Missions to partner with our pastors, staff, ministry leaders and congregation to harness the passion, talents and resources of the church to help vulnerable individuals move toward thriving self-sufficiency. This person will help people of all ages and backgrounds understand, experience and respond to God's call to missional living. 
The Director of Missions will work 20 hours per week with 4 of those hours usually occurring on Sunday mornings. The weekday schedule is flexible according to ministry needs. This role will have access to 10 hours of adminstrative support weekly to assist with administrative tasks and access to our Communications Department.
Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree with previous experience leading missional programs or activities.  Theological training or church staff experience is a plus.
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