This position is responsible for professional work in coordinating, planning, and the supervision of the Church’s Christian Education ministry and programming for all ages; does related work as required. Essential functions and job duties include: coordinate and supervise an effective Church Sunday School for all ages; plan, coordinate, supervise and participate in Vacation Bible School and other summer programs; plan, coordinate and supervise UMYF and UMK programs and special children’s Christmas and other special programs; lead children sermons during worship services and plan and coordinate children’s church; plan, organize and lead youth mission trips and retreats; performs other tasks as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: thorough knowledge of Christian Education principles; ability to speak in public; ability to communicate effectively through written and oral methods; ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to work a varied schedule to include Sunday’s and some evenings; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with minister, staff, church membership, lay committees and the general public; ability to prepare and maintain records. Education and Experience:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university of recognized standing, with major work in Christian Education, Theology or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid appropriate driver’s license and ability to obtain and pass Red Cross First Aid and CPR training classes and be Safe Sanctuary approved within the first 6 months of employment.

Salary: $32,500 Plus benefits: Health Insurance and Pension.

Resume including education, work history and references may be hand delivered or mailed to FUMC Cherryville at 601 N. Pink Street, Cherryville, NC 28021 or emailed to Pastor Parish Committee Chairperson: Susan P. Beam fourtigers@carolina.rr.com Drug Screening and Background Check Required.

Position Is Open Until Filled. Date Posted: September 24, 2019. 

Community Service

Our outreach programs help us bring the gospel to life every month.  Click on "Community" for current community projects and the backpack ministry food donation list.

Thank you for taking time to visit the First UMC, Cherryville website.  As the pastor I invite you to come and worship with us on Sundays and I look forward to meeting you.

Each of us have been created by God and we are invited to a relationship through Faith with Him.  We are also called to be a part of a church family in order to support, love and equip one another.  You are truly loved and valued by God. Hope to see you on Sunday!



​​Youth Programs

Our youth programs help teens learn to navigate those toughest of years.

Sunday School

Classes for children and adults

at 9:45 a.m.,  help build your faith.

Sunday Service

  8:45 A.M. Contemporary Worship Service

  9:45 A.M. Sunday School

11:00 A.M. Traditional Worship Service

​​601 N. Pink Street

Cherryville, North Carolina

​(704) 435-6732


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