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Christ United Methodist Church

Plano, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
Recreational/Sports Ministry
United Methodist
Church Size:
4001 to 5000
Job Type:
Christ United Methodist Church
Job Description:





Create, develop, implement and oversee operation of all recreational ministries in a manner that fulfills Christ United Methodist Church’s mission to “Love God, Serve Others and Transform Lives”. Areas of accountability include providing a welcoming environment in what is often the first experience at CUMC, community outreach, program quality and fiscal management.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creation, development, implementation and oversight of all recreational programs for children, youth, adults and seniors
  • Market recreational ministry with the help of the CUMC Communications Department
  • Provide new activities and opportunities, and the highest level of excellence for participants
  • Develop and promote special events, league activities, and summer camps
  • Develop programs in collaboration with other CUMC ministry areas
  • Recruit, train, support and provide leadership for recreation staff and volunteers for all areas of the recreation ministry
  • Coordinate the maintenance and safety of recreational facilities and equipment with CUMC’s Facilities Director
  • Maintain and uphold all compliance and safety regulations, training and standards for the recreation ministry
  • Articulate overall vision for recreation ministry, developing yearly goals and strategies for growing participation
  • Plan submit and oversee an annual budget



  • Spiritual grounding and theological alignment with the United Methodist Church
  • Bachelor’s degree in recreation administration, physical education, or closely related field with directly applicable work experience in sports and recreation
  • Must have the ability to relate in a positive manner with participants and staff while providing exceptional customer service at all times
  • Must exhibit CUMC staff core values of hospitality, innovation and passion
  • Hold/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to participate in active sports and recreation activities
  • Must have proven skill in Microsoft Office and ability to learn new software programs
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Christ United Methodist Church

As followers of Jesus Christ, we believe that every person is called to a spiritual journey that helps one to grow in faith, hope, and love. We are an inclusive congregation that invites all persons regardless of where they are on their spiritual journey. We are united by our belief in the two great commandments given by Jesus to love God and love our neighbors. Our ministry of loving God and loving our neighbors is lived out at Christ United Methodist Church (CUMC) with inspiring worship, small group study that enables the spiritual journey More...