First United Methodist Church of Laurens Is Seeking a Director of Music

First UMC of Laurens is seeking a part-time Director of Music. The Director of Music reports directly to the pastor and is to provide overall direction for the total music program at the church and to assist in the development and implementation of church worship services. Click here to download a copy of the job description.

Please direct inquiries to Rev. Alice MacKeil (

June Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter

June newsletterClick on the image at the left to read or download a copy of this month’s newsletter.

Items of interest include:

  • Invitation to farewell reception for Rev. and Mrs. Friday
  • District Office closed for vacation
  • First UMC, Laurens, news
  • News from Office of Pensions and Benefits
  • District Set-up Meeting, August 18 (Please mark your calendars now for this required annual clergy meeting.)


Music Director Position Available – Edgefield UMC

Edgefield United Methodist Church is seeking a talented and creative musician for part time music director. We are looking for someone who has a deep faith and passion as they lead our children and adult music ministries. Edgefield United Methodist Church is a loving congregation in the heart of downtown Edgefield. Interested applicants can email their resumes to or mail to P.O. Box 25 Edgefield, SC 29824. For more information please call (803)637-6163 Monday –Thursday from 8am-1pm.

Position Announcement – Children & Youth Disciple Leader

Main Street United Methodist Church, a 1000 member church, in downtown Greenwood, SC, is seeking a proven, self-motivated, energetic and faith-driven individual with the skills to restructure and advance the children and youth programs. The successful individual will primarily lead the youth in stimulating weekly programs as well as oversee the children’s ministry. This individual will engage in young family recruitment, volunteer mission outreach, solicit volunteers, and in the development of community-based networks. The position will require the creation and successful execution of a three-year plan designed to establish a well-recognized children and youth ministry.

Job Requirements

  • Three years experience in church ministry
  • A working knowledge of the Methodist faith
  • Four- year college degree (masters a plus)
  • Provide a minimum of three references (at least two professional)

To Apply: Please send email to

  • Resume and cover letter/email
  • References
  • Salary requirements

Lowell St. UMC Seeking Part-time Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary

Lowell Street United Methodist Church is seeking a (Part-Time) Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary.

This position will primarily receive and record funds which come into the church treasury and forward information about the deposit to the Church Treasurer, process payroll and accounts payable.

Successful candidates should have previous accounting experience, ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all church financial matters; ability to maintain detailed and accurate records of all church financial matters; effective communication skills; and must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

Please submit a resume by January 30, 2016 to:

Lowell Street United Methodist Church
Attention: Cathy Smith
300 Lowell Avenue
Greenwood SC  29646