First UMC Cedar Hill: Associate Minister

Date Posted: 5/29/2022

First UMC Cedar Hill, Cedar Hill, TX

Job Description

The Associate Minister is responsible for supporting the senior pastor in ministry, supporting the congregation with pastoral care and helping the congregation grow and mature in their Christian faith.  The associate minister will possess leadership and communication skills that facilitate excellent worship ministry.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in Theology or Music Ministry is preferred
  • Experience in the United Methodist Church is preferred. Ordination is not required
  • Employee must pass a criminal background check 
  • Salary commensurate with education and experience
  • This is a part-time salaried position with approximately 


  • Commitment to Christ and to spreading the Gospel
  • Ability to become certified in Ministry Safe
  • Attract and recruit people to become active in the church
  • Plan and implement various church related activities
  • Recruit, train and direct volunteers
  • Work in harmony with the senior pastor, staff members, church committees, and volunteers as a team player in the ministry of the church
  • Possess excellent organizational, planning and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and manage annual budget and expenditures for assigned programs and conduct fund raising events as needed
  • Proficiency with social media
  • Work in harmony with the senior pastor for the mission of the church
  • Visioning with senior pastor and coordination to review and handle pastoral responsibilities
  • Assist with pastoral care: check-ups, personal visits and encouragement
  • Occasionally preach for worship services or share a devotional for events/meetings
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: As assigned by the senior pastor


  • Participate in worship services
  • Support the senior pastor in ministering to the congregation and community
  • Know the Ministry Safe rules and apply them in training and supervising all staff and volunteers
  • Attend meetings with staff, church committees and Leadership Council as required
  • Collaborate with other program directors as needed 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the senior pastor


  • Possess strong faith in God
  • Honoring God with all you think, say and do
  • Ability to help others to grow in their faith
  • Must be able to preach and lead a service

Reports to: Senior Pastor

How to Apply

Email a resume and cover letter to Cathy Cox, Chairman SPRC, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 214-675-4285


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