Minister of Discipleship

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

May 24, 2023

First United Methodist Church in Newton, NC is searching for a half-time Minister of Discipleship. This staff person works in partnership with the pastor, other staff and laity of the congregation to oversee our youth and children’s ministry, including faith formation, relationship building and missional engagement in our community. There is opportunity to work in other areas of ministry (Discipleship, worship, music etc) as personal gifts allow.  First UMC Newton is a thriving congregation committed to loving all persons into a relationship with Jesus Christ by becoming one diverse community, practicing unprecedented acts of hospitality, and worshipping Jesus passionately. Located in a growing, small town near Hickory, NC, we are a Lighthouse Congregation of the Western NC Conference as we offer the love of Christ to a world separated by brokenness and division.
Please see attached job description for more specifics.  
Reports to: Senior Pastor 
Hours per week: 20-25 
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience level
Please send resume or CV and cover letter to Rev. Josh Sherfey at:
First United Methodist Church 
PO Box 926 
Newton, NC 28658 
Rev. Josh Sherfey
704-881-2488 Cell